Wright to Compete in 2011 Patriot All-America Invitational
Dec. 27, 2011
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Senior Chase Wright is among a field of 84 collegiate golfers from across the country that will compete in the 2011 Patriot All-America Invitational at Wigwam Golf Club in Litchfield Park, Ariz. on Dec. 28-30.
Wright, ranked No. 59 in the Royal & Ancient World Amateur Golf Rankings, is one of 21 players in the Patriot field that is rated among the world's top-100 amateurs. The Muncie, Ind. native is coming off a stellar fall season that included four top-10 finishes and a team-best season stroke average of 71.67.
The Wigwam Golf Club, along with the Arizona Golf Association (AGA) and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), is partnering with the Folds of Honor Foundation to host the inaugural Patriot All-America. The AGA is the host organization for the event, while the GCAA will administer the player invitations. Senator John McCain and Jerry Colangelo serve as co-chairmen for the event.
To show support for Folds of Honor, each golfer will carry a commemorative PING golf bag bearing the name of a fallen soldier from the community in which they live or attend school.
Wright's golf bag will honor Major Christopher J. Splinter of Platteviller, Wisc.
For complete information on the Patriot All-America Invitational please visit www.patriotallamerica.com.
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