Latest News from the FCG Academy

Posted on Apr 3, 2017

NEW WEBSITE FEATURE: Latest News from the Future Champions Golf Academy at Stadium Golf Center

88 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS SINCE 2004
OVER 380 JUNIOR, COLLEGE, AMATEUR, and PROFESSIONAL STUDENT WINS

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  • 5.23: Joey Vrzich wins the California State Amateur Qualifier at Pauma Valley CC with a 70 and will move on to the Championship to be played at the Olympic Club!  Finishing in 2nd place is Zihao Jin who fired even par 71 to also qualify!  Great Job Boys!
  • 5/22: April Ranches fires the low round by 6 shots at SDJGA Event at Woods Valley with a 4 under par 68 to Tie for 1st place eventually losing in a playoff.
  • 5/22: Thomas Browning wins SDJGA Boys 9-10 Event at Woods Valley!
  • 5/22: Jefferey Kim finishes 2nd place at SDGA Boys 7-8 Event at Woods Valley!
  • 5/20: Daniel Kim fires 69 final round of San Diego CIF Championship to qualify for the Regionals.  Joey Vrzich fired a 70 to also move onto Regionals and Zihao Jin also qualified after an even par round to male it to Brookside.
  • 5/4: Mikayla Fitzpatrick named Big East Freshman of the Year!
  • 5/1 – Joey Vrzich wins San Diego City Conference High School Championship at Balboa Park with an 8 under par 68-68.  His first round 68 included a 9!  Great playing buddy!
  • 4/30- April Ranches finishes 2nd place in the FCG National Tour Event at Vineyard GC.  Her final round 70 was the lowest round of the day! 144 Total
  • 4/29: Brooklyn Van Bebber commits to University of Montana!
  • 4/10: Sofi Torres and Gilda Castellanos have break out performances at the FMG National Championship in Puebla, MX
  • 4/9: Jacob Paule wins FCG Member Tournament at Sycuan and Rei Harashima finishes in a close 2nd place
  • 4/2: Joey Vrzich wins AJGA Tournament at Carlton Oaks
  • 4/2: Thomas Browning, age 9 hits Hole in One in SDJGA Junior World Qualifier
  • 3/28/17: Zihao Jin shoots School Record 31 on par 36 at Bernardo Heights CC
  • 3/27/17:  Joey Vrzich shoots 62 at Stoneridge, Par 72
  • 3.27/17: Thomas Browning wins back to back FCG Kids Tour Tournaments
  • 3/20/17: Justin Vrzich wins back to back collegiate events (Swing gets 74,000 Views on Instagram)
  • 3/20/17: Alfonso Franco wins Amateur Event in Mexico with 69
  • 3/12/17:  Joey Vrzich shoots 59 at Rams Hill
  • 3/15/17: Bergen Benedict finishes 2nd Place in College Tournament
  • 3/15/17: Isabella Ranches wins FCG National Tour Event
  • 3/5/17: Yuki Moriyama wins FCG Texas Championship and Qualifies for Junior World
  • 3/1/17: Chris Smeal Cabo Video gets 424,000 Views on Instagram
  • 3/1/17: Spencer Figuracion Commits to Play College Golf at Concordia University – Spencer is our 88th College Golf Scholarship Recipient
  • 2/25/17: Lance Lau wins FCG Kids Tour Event
  • 2/1/17: Matthew Mendes commits to UCSD
  • 2/1/17: Shane Muldowney commits to UC Davis
  • 1/5/17: Jack Geise commits to play collegiate golf at St. Bonaventure
  • 1/1/17: Zihao Jin wins 10th Annual FCG National Championship and enters the FCG Hall of Fame by winning the 3 Biggest Events on the FCG Tour Schedule.  He beat a field of 180 Boys at Sycuan and Steele Canyon Golf Club.
  • 12/10/16: April Ranches in 2016 SDJGA Player of the Year
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