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Jack Skirkanich


Sophomore 6-1, 180

Rumson, NJ

Rumson-Fairhaven/The Peddie School

2001-2002 Season
Competed in five tournaments, compiling a 74.93 stroke average in 14
rounds...Best finish was a tie for eighth place at the U.S. Naval Academy
Invitational...Best score was a three-over-par 145 in two rounds at the U.S.
Naval Academy Invitational.

Amateur
Qualified for the U.S. Amateur in 2001©Finalist at the Met Amateur©Won the
New Jersey Public Golf Organization tournament in 1999©Placed third at the
Hudson Junior in 2000©Qualified for match play at the U.S. Junior in 1999.

High School
As a freshman, placed third in the state tournament with a 73 and was a
First Team All-State selection©Was runner-up at the divisional championship
leading up to state©Led Rumson-Fairhaven to a second-place team finish at
state the same year©As a junior at The Peddie School, placed third in the
prep state tourney and the county tourney, each time shooting a 75©Completed
his senior year of classes at The Pendleton School in Bradenton, Fla., while
attending the Leadbetter Golf Academy.

Personal
Born September 14, 1982©Has a sister Brett, age 12, and a brother Erik, age
13©Started playing golf at the age of eight©Parents are Peter and Geri
Skirkanich©Peter played football at Penn, and Jack's cousin, Nicholas, is a
pitcher at UMass.


Off the Course With the Commodores

Favorite Golfer: Nick Faldo
Favorite Non-Golf Athlete: Juan Dixon
Favorite Golf Course: Pine Valley
Favorite Tournament Played: U.S. Amateur
Favorite Professional Golf Tournament: The Masters
Favorite Professional Sports Team: New York Giants
Favorite Non-Sports Movie: The Godfather
Favorite Sports Movie: Caddyshack & Hoosiers
Favorite Singer/Group: Dave Mathews Band & Bruce Springsteen
Favorite Meal: Veal parmesan
Favorite Book: Catcher in the Rye
The highlight of my golf career thus far has been: Qualifying for the U.S. Amateur
Who would play me in the movie version of my life: Keanu Reeves
My favorite non-golf sport is: Lacrosse
Ten years from now, I: will be finishing up college

 
Year-By-Year Tournament Scores
2001-2002 Tournaments Finish Scores Par
US Naval Academy Invitational T8 72-73=145 +3
Mason Rudolph Championship T39 71-77-72=220 +10
The Adams Cup T62 74-79-76=229 +18
Tennessee Tournament of Champions 47 77-70-74=221 +11
Rice Intercollegiate T57 76-82-76=234 +18
       
Career Totals
Year Rounds Strokes Stroke Avg.
2001-2002 14 1049 74.93

 


 









 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
                   
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