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Matthew Monastero

Freshman
Class
Leesburg, Va.
Hometown
Loudoun County
High School / Club
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Virginia

Junior / Amateur Golf/Personal
• Won the AJGA Lanto Junior Championship in June of 2021 by virtue of winning a three-hole playoff
• Recipient of the 2020 Middle Atlantic PGA Denny McCarthy Scholarship
• Fourth seed at 2021 Virginia State Amateur
• Captured the individual title at the 2020 Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s College Prep event at UVA’s Birdwood Golf Course
• Finished fourth at 2020 First Tee of Greater Baltimore Junior Championship
• Was fifth at 2020 AJGA Penn State Junior Championship
• Placed sixth at 2020 AJGA Alex Marina Junior Championship
• Took medalist honors at the 2019 Denny McCarthy Invitational
• Had four top-six finishes at AJGA events from 2019 to 2020
• Tied for third at 2019 AJGA Imperial Headwear Junior Championship
• Qualified for match play at the 2018 U.S. Junior Championship
• Two-time member of Virginia/Carolinas team
• Runner-up at 2018 Virginia Junior Stroke Play
• Won the Bobby Bowers Championship in 2018
• 2018 Michael Breed Invitational champion
• Played in the Virginia State Amateur Championship in 2018 and 2020 and the State Open in 2020
• Competed in the Virginia-Carolinas, Capital Cup and MidAtlantic Boys Invitational events
• Was the Michael Breed Invitational Champion in 2018 for the Freshman/Sophomore Boys division
• Two-time all-state golfer at Loudoun County High School
• Team captain for three season
• Born in Reston, Va.
• Worked as a Little League Baseball umpire for four years
• Volunteer for local MADD and women’s shelter
• Parents are Lori and Frank
• Has two older brothers – Ryan and Joey
• Brother, Ryan, played golf at George Mason