Player: Derek Hitchner
University: Pepperdine University
Area of Study: Undeclared
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored: Paul M. Latourney
Played in the 2017 U.S. Amateur ... A 2017 Rolex Junior All-American honorable mention selection ... Won the 2017 Gary Woodland Under Armour AJGA Championship, one of six top 10 showings at AJGA events ... Placed fifth at the 2018 PING Heather Farr and sixth at the 2017 Western Junior ... Was the 2017 Minnesota Golf Association Junior Boys Player of the Year ... Ranked as high as 23rd on the Junior Golf Scoreboard and 29th by AJGA/Polo Golf.