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Three More Join Men's Golf
June 21, 2019
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ORLANDO (UCFKnights.com) – Head Coach Bryce Wallor announced the final touches on the newcomers for the 2019-2020 season with four freshman and two transfers.

2019 UCF Men's Golf Signing Class
Name Cl. Hometown/Previous School
Guillermo Estivill Fr. Rio Cuarto, Cordoba, Argentina
Johnny Travale So. Stoney Creek, Ontario/Kent State
Teddy Tetak So. Limbach, Slovakia/South Carolina
Artem Yalovenko Fr. Moscow, Russia
Juan Delgado Fr. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Jordan Sarhaddi Fr. Land O’ Lakes, Fla.  

 

Guillermo Estivill
Freshman   Rio Cuarto, Cordoba, Argentina

Prior to UCF:

  • Finished tied for 10th at the 2019 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup Boys Championship with 72-68-67-70 in June
  • Two-time representative of Argentina at the Toyota Junior World Championship in both 2018 and 2019
  • Was a Argentine Amateur Stroke Play Medalist (70-66) in February of 2019
  • Won the Campeonato de la Provincia de Cordoba Tournament
  • Was the Torneo Internacional Copa Juan Carlos Tailhade Championship with scores of 70-68-69-70
  • Held a World Amateur Golf Ranking of 492

 

Johnny Travale
Sophomore   Stoney Creek, Ontario/Kent State

Prior to UCF:

  • Member of the Canadian National Junior Team (2018)
  • Two-time United States Junior Contestant in 2016 and 2018
  • Two-time Canadian Mizuno National Champion in 2015 and 2017
  • 2015 Ontario Bantam Champion
  • 2016 Ontario Juvenile Champion
  • Finished 14th at the Canadian Men's Amateur Championship in 2018
  • Carried a 72.64 stroke average during his rookie season at Kent State
  • Finished sixth at the Hootie at the Bull's Bay Intercollegiate during his spring season at Kent State
  • Finished 12th at the Royal Oaks Collegiate in 2018
  • Finished 14th at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in 2018

 

Teddy Tetak
Sophomore   Limbach, Slovakia/South Carolina

Prior to UCF:

  • Had five wins in junior golf career with several other top-five finishes competing in AJGA events
  • Member of the Slovakian Junior National men's golf team
  • Won the Slovak Junior Championship and finished runner-up in the Slovak Amateur Championship
  • Finished runner-up at the 2017 Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship, leading the field in birdies and eagles
  • Won his qualifier at Longboat Key Golf Club in Florida to punch ticket to the 2017 USGA U.S. Junior Amateur
  • Advanced to match play at the 2017 USGA U.S. Junior Amateur and ended with T-15th finish in stroke play
  • His 65 (-6) in the final round of stroke play at the U.S. Junior Amateur was the lowest in the field
  • Tied for sixth at the Swiss International Amateur Championship (70-70-72-68)
  • Tied for eighth at the German International Amateur Championship (74-70-74-68)
  • Finished tied for ninth at the Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate (76-70-69)
  • Golfed in two events as a freshman at South Carolina averaging 74.17 strokes per round

 

Artem Yalovenko
Freshman   Moscow, Russia

Prior to UCF:

  • Held a Junior Golf Scoreboard ranking of 309
  • Best ranking in AJGA Rolex is 198
  • Held a Junior Golf Scoreboard scoring average of 74.65
  • Is a member of the Russian International and Russian Junior Team
  • Named to the 2017 ACDS Junior All-Star Team
  • Participated in the 2014 M2M Russian Open European Tour Event
  • Is a four-Time Russian Junior Champion (2014-2018)
  • 2018 Russian Amateur Champion (77-73-69-72)
  • Won the AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior by Transamerica Tournament in 2017 with rounds of 72-70-67
  • Participated in the 2018 British Boys Tournament
  • Recorded a sixth-place finish at the 2018 AJGA Foley Performance Academy at Eaglesdream Junior Championship (70-72-75)
  • Finished 8th place overall at the St Augustine Amateur with rounds of 67-72-72

 

Juan Delgado
Freshman   Santo Domingo, DR

Prior to UCF:

  • Held a Junior Golf Scoreboard ranking of 116
  • Was ranked 73rd by AJGA Rolex rankings in the fall
  • Has an average score of 73.82 according to the Junior Golf Scoreboard
  • Is a XXV Campeonatos Nacionales Juveniles Medalist with rounds of 70-70-71
  • Finished second at the 2018 AJGA Sergio and Angela Garcia Foundation Junior Championship (74-71-71)
  • Registered a 15th place at the 2018 AJGA Wyndham Invitational presented by BB&T (74-76-68-67)

 

Jordan Sarhaddi
Freshman   Land O’ Lakes, Fla.

Prior to UCF:

  • Holds a Junior Golf Scoreboard ranking of 28
  • Is currently ranked sixth in the state of Florida
  • Was ranked 273rd by AJGA Rolex rankings
  • Averages 71.69 strokes per round according to the Junior Golf Scoreboard
  • 2018 FSGA Boys’ Match Play Championship Stroke Play Medalist (67-69)
  • Finished fifth at the 2018 FSGA Boys’ Junior Amateur Championship (72-69-70)
  • Recorded a nice eighth place finish at the 69th Annual Press Thornton Future Masters (69-70-69)

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