Player: J. J. Gresco

2017-J. J. Gresco
Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ
University: UNLV
Area of Study: Business
Expected Graduation: 2021
Soldier Honored: Marcus A. Golczynski


  • A 2017 graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory High School in Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Won a record six consecutive Arizona Junior Player of the Year awards
  • Was ranked as the No. 1 high school golfer in the state for his final three years as a Saint Bernard
  • Coached by Carl Hess
  • Lettered all four years on varsity and was a member of the all-state team all four years
  • In 2013, he was selected to represent the United States as a member of its victorious four-player team at the Evian Junior Cup in France, and in 2014, he was runner-up at the Phoenix Amateur
  • In 2015, he played in the U.S. Junior Amateur and in both 2015 and 2016, he qualified to represent Arizona as a member of its three-player team at the Pacific Coast Amateur
  • He was runner-up in 2016 at the Sea Pines Junior Heritage at Harbour Town
  • He played in the Palmetto Amateur and several other major men's events
  • He also advanced to the quarterfinals of the Arizona Amateur before losing to the eventual champion
  • During the summer of 2017, he made the cut at the Southwestern Amateur and qualified to play in the Arizona Open
  • He was also runner-up at the Arizona Golf Association (AGA) Championship

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