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NLI – Early College Golf Signing Day – Congratulations!


2017 FCG COLLEGE COMMITTS – Signed on Early Signing Day in November 2016

Please email your photos to and CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Helpful Information on National Letter of Intent:

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING (will update as we get notice)


Charlie Magruder – Gonzaga

Thank you Chris Smeal and Future Champions Golf for all the support and competition.  FCG produces high level golfers and scholars year after year.  Thank you!

Angela Ding – Lehigh University

“Thank you so much for everything Chris and FCG! ” – Angela

Zackary Kaneshiro – Santa Clara University

“Hi Chris, Just wanted to share with you a photo of my son Zack’s signing his NLI with Santa Clara University for 2017. Coming from Hawaii, Future Champions Golf has given Zack great opportunity, exposure and experience at playing in the mainland. It has also helped him realize his passion for the sport. So thank you Chris and the FCG family for helping Zack and families like us help our junior golfers get to the next level. ”

Much Aloha, Bryan, Lesley and Zackary Kaneshiro


Davis Harris – Menlo College

Thank you for all that Futures has helped our son with these past 4 years.

Cheers! – Willie Harris

Emily Sumner – Santa Clara University

Emily committed to Santa Clara University.  She has already been accepted to the BioEngineering program through early decision.  She will sign in April. Thanks for a great tournament in December.  Always a good time and a good competition. Cheers and thanks from the Sumners!

Haytham Yousif – Cal State Stanislaus

Mark Williams – CSU Bakersfield

“Mark Williams Future Champions member 5 years signed NLI to play Division I golf at California State University Bakersfield. Thanks for all the great experiences and events! ”

Serena Chon – UC Riverside

Claire Hogle – CSU San Marcos

“You and your team were absolutely the primary playing platform for Claire’s rapid improvement and you definitely will be seeing us around in the big FCG events upcoming. I’m very proud of the work Claire put in and very grateful for Future Champions Golf. She is super excited to play college golf. ” – Glenn Hogle – Claire’s Father

Sophia Karnazes – Biola University

Katie Stribling – University of Colorado Boulder

Shane Muldowney – UC Davis

Matthew Mendes – UC San Diego

Justin Vrzich – CSU San Marcos

Attached is the picture of Katie signing with University of Colorado Boulder. She will be a Buffalo next year. I really like your tour & look forward to more tournaments with both Katie and her younger brother who is about ready for tournament golf!

Ryan McCoy – SDSU

Alyaa Abdulghany – USC

Zihao Jin – SDSU

Cameron Lee – SDSU

“Chris, I can’t thank you enough for what you and FCG program has done for me.  You have really prepared me well for D1 Golf! ”

Grace Fitzgerald – Santa Clara

Elijah Turner – BYU

Jake Lackey – University of Central Oklahoma

Waverly Whiston – Tennessee

Steve Sugimoto – SDSU

Brandon Michaels – Sacramento State

I am excited to announce that Brandon has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 college golf for the Sacramento State Men’s golf team next year. He has worked hard to accomplish his dream of playing at the college level and we are so proud of all his achievements.

Brandon’s journey started at 7 years old. He has developed into an elite golfer with the help of so many great junior golf organizations – Christopher Smeal and the Future Champions Golf, Chris Spence and San Diego Junior Golf Association

Randy Vergel de Dios – CSU San Marcos


Maddie Riggs – UCI

“My daughter Maddie signed today!  Thanks for all your helo my friend! ” – Brady Riggs

Keisha Lugito – Seattle University

“Thank you for everything FCG surely helped her to grow as a junior player in so many ways” –

Cullen Plousha – Colorado State University

“Proud to share that Cullen has signed his National Letter of Intent to play golf at Colorado State. We are proud of him and all the kids who have worked hard to fulfill their dreams of playing at the next level and are excited for the next chapter in his journey!!! Thank you to Christopher Smeal and Future Champions Golf Academy as well as Megan Mahoney and Chris Spence of San Diego Junior Golf Association for giving the kids opportunities to compete here in San Diego. One of the best places to play Junior Golf in the world!!! We have made soooo many incredible friends and people through this incredible game and can’t thank you enough for what you do for Jr golfers!!! Looking forward to joining the Colorado State Men’s Golf family and having Coach Newton help him develop as a golfer and person. Go Rams!!! ” – Mary Plousha

Puwit Anupansuebsai- San Diego State University

Sam Butler – Southern Utah University

Joey Vrzich – Verbal Commits to University of Reno

Yuki Moriyama, University of Oregon



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