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Byeong-Hun “Ben” An, 17, Korea

AJGA Rolex First-team All-American … represented the East team at the 2009 Canon Cup … runner-up at 2009 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions … quarterfinalist at the 2009 Western Amateur … two-time U.S. Amateur qualifier … entering senior year of high school at Bradenton Prep … caddie is Jae, his father … born 09/17/1991 in Seoul, Korea.

Charlie Holland, 23, Dallas, Texas

Won the 2007 Texas State Amateur … won the 2008 Lexus Fresno Collegiate … runner-up at 2008 Gold Gopher Collegiate … three-time U.S. Amateur qualifier ... 2008 U.S. Amateur Quarterfinalist ... entering senior year at University of Texas ... Dallas Morning News MVP in 2004 … caddie: Clint Keller, high school friend and teammate, who caddied for him at the 2008 U.S. Amateur … born 04/23/1986 in Dallas, Texas.

David Lingmerth, 22, Sweden

2009 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American … won the 2007 Southeastern Collegiate … 2007-08 PING All-South Central region team … won 2008 Dixie Amateur … runner-up at 2008 Maryland Intercollegiate … entering senior year at the University of Arkansas … won the Swedish high school championships and the FSB Tour Elite Championship in 2005 … eight-time member of the Swedish international team … caddie: Goran Lingmerth, his uncle, was a kicker for the Cleveland Browns in 1987 … born 07/22/1987 in Tranas, Sweden.

Ben Martin, 21, Greenwood, S.C.

All–Atlantic Coast Conference selection in 2007 & 2009 … 2009 Academic All-American … qualified for the 2009 U.S. Open, shot 72-78 – 150 to miss the cut … overcame a heart ailment – pericarditis – that plagued his first years of college … won Palmetto Amateur in 2006 … entering senior year at Clemson … caddie: Jim Martin, his father … born 08/26/1987 in Rome, Ga.

Phillip Mollica, 22, Anderson, S.C.

Won 2007 North and South Amateur … two-time Monroe Amateur champion in 2006 and 2007 … three-time U.S. Amateur qualifier, did not make match play in 2007-2008 … mentor is his neighbor, a judge now in his 70s, who first took Phillip to chip and putt … caddie: Skip Mollica, his father … entering senior year at Clemson … born 6/10/1987 in Anderson, S.C.

Bhavik “Bobby” Patel, 18, Bakersfield, Calif.

Won 2008 Los Angeles City Junior … advanced to second round of match play in U.S. Junior Amateur in 2007 and 2008 … received Outstanding Freshman Award at Fresno State … four-year high school MVP … entering sophomore year at Fresno State … self-taught golfer, claims to have had only three lessons in his life … born 10/24/1990 in Bakersfield, Calif.

Peter Uihlein, 19, Orlando, Fla.

Won 2009 New Years Invitational … runner-up at 2009 NCAA Regionals … 2005 and 2007 AJGA Player of the Year … won 2008 Florida Azalea Amateur … four-time AJGA All-American … three-time U.S. Amateur qualifier … runner-up at 2007 Sunnehanna Amateur … entering sophomore year at Oklahoma State … son of Wally Uihlien, Chairman and CEO of the Acushnet Company … born 08/29/1989 in New Bedford, Mass.

Steve Ziegler, 20, Broomfield, Colo.

Represented USA in 2009 Palmer Cup … 2009 Stanford MVP … won 2009 Colorado Golf Association Match Play … reached round of 16 at 2009 British Amateur … 2009 NCAA Second-team All-American … 2009 Pac-10 first-team All-Conference … played for Stanford in NCAA Nationals in 2008, finishing one stroke short of championship in freshman year … won 2009 USC Invitational … reached round of 16 in 2006 U.S. Junior Amateur … three-time U.S. Amateur qualifier …entering junior year at Stanford … caddie: Alan Cohn, high school teammate … born 05/14/1989 in Denver, Colo.

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