Congrats, Matt!

College Golf Fellowship’s Central Region staff member, Matt Van Zandt, won the 2015 Houston City Amateur this past weekend. Matt defeated defending championship John Hunter by 2 strokes shooting 282 (69-72-70-71) over 3 days at Memorial Park Golf Course.

Van Zandt wins Houston AmateurCity amateur championships all over the country are filled with future, current and former college golfers. CGF encourages their staff members to invest in their local golfing communities in order to strategically build relationships in the golfing world.

While the prize that we are after is the eternal riches that come only through Jesus, we celebrate these temporal accomplishments as a gift from the Lord with gratitude and thanksgiving. Congratulations to CGF’s own, Matt Van Zandt, the 2015 Houston City Amateur Champion!

Except from the Houston Chronicle

Matt Van Zandt’s steadiness served him well as he did not shoot lower than 69 or higher than 72 in the four rounds.

Matt Van Zandt won a high school state golf championship at Elkins. He was a member of Texas A&M’s 2009 national championship team. Last year, he won the Carlton Woods Invitational.

After several years of knocking on the door, Van Zandt can add winning the Greater Houston Men’s Amateur Championship to his résumé. Over three days and four rounds at Memorial Park Golf Course, Van Zandt shot a 2-under-par 282 to win by two over last year’s champion, John Hunter… [Read more]

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