Patrick Cantlay began his training here at the Champion’s QUEST Athlete Academy back in 2004. He continued his training from middle school all the way until he started college. His goal as he started training was to become a professional golfer, as his golfing career continues that goal is becoming more of a reality ever day. Patrick went to Servite High School in Cypress, California and he won the 2010 California State High School Championship, was Runner-up at the 2010 Southern California Amateur. Named High School Golfer of the Year by the Orange County Registerin 2009 and ’10. Named Athlete of the Year in the Trinity League, and Won the 2009 and ’10 Southern California CIF Regional. His achievements only continued as Patrick went on to play for UCLA in the fall of 2010. As a freshman he won 3 tournaments and tied for first in another to set a UCLA freshman record. He was voted Pac-10 Freshman and Golfer of the year and earned consensus first team All-American honors. He also won the Nicklaus Award (Division 1 POY), the Mickeleson Award (Freshman POY) and the Fred Hoskins Award as the nations top collegiate golfer.
Patrick is now a sophomore at UCLA and has become the first UCLA player since 1982 to receive an invitation to be on the U.S Walker Cup Team. He has played 4 PGA tour events and was under 14-under par and placed in the top 25 in each. He is currently ranked number 1 in the World Golf Amateur Rankings and received the McCormack Medal, which earned him an exemption into the 2012 British Open in July.
Congratulations Patrick on all of your achievements we can’t wait to see what 2012 has in store for you!