4 Golf Amateurs to Watch Around the Main Line Region

Four promising local amateurs share their top golf memories, favorite equipment, local courses and more.

Joey Morganti

Temple University Men’s Golf Team

Hometown: Havertown, Pennsylvania
Home course: Llanerch Country Club
Clubs: Titleist
Driver: Ping G425 LST
Putter: Odyssey Jailbird
Ball: Callaway Chrome Tour X

Most notable win: The 2021 Cornell Invitational. “We won it as a team in my second collegiate tournament.”

Favorite memories: “Traveling to some great places, the relationships I’ve made and the opportunity to represent such a great university.”

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Advice for golfers: “Focus on keeping a good tempo throughout the swing.”

Jeff Homer
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Jeff Homer

University of Delaware Men’s Golf Team

Hometown: Wilmington
Home course: Wilmington Country Club
Clubs: Titleist
Driver: Ping G425
Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5
Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Most notable win: The 2021 Christman Cup, a junior tournament hosted by the Golf Association of Philadelphia. “It was my first big win and gave me so much confidence moving forward.”

Favorite memories: Winning the Golf Association of Philadelphia’s Junior Player of the Year in 2023. “It was a major goal of mine and a great way to end my junior golf career.”

Advice for golfers: “Stay patient and trust the process. If you stick to a solid practice routine and trust what you’re doing, the results will come. It’s a very tough game, so control what you can control to make it easier on you.”

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Christina Carroll
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Christina Carroll

University of Delaware Women’s Golf Team

Hometown: Bear, Delaware
Home course: Deerfield Golf Club
Clubs: TaylorMade
Driver: Titleist TSR3
Putter: Scotty Cameron Special Select Del Mar
Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Most notable win: The qualifier for the 2023 US Women’s Amateur at Kenwood Golf & Country Club.

Favorite memories: “All the times my dad has been able to watch me play.”

Advice for golfers: “Have fun.”

Mary Grace Dunigan
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Mary Grace Dunigan

William & Mary Women’s Golf Team

Hometown: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Home course: Kennett Square Golf & Country Club
Clubs: Callaway Apex
Driver: Callaway Paradym
Putter: Odyssey O-Works
Ball: Callaway Chromesoft X

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Most notable win: The 2022 Pennsylvania State Junior Championship at Lebanon Country Club. “I’d played the tournament several times and always wanted to win. This was especially exciting because it meant my name would go on the trophy with role models like Brynn Walker and Rylie Heflin.”

Favorite memories: Playing high school golf. “It taught me that you’re playing for something greater than just yourself.”

Advice for golfers: “It’s easy to get frustrated when you hit a bad shot. But I find that when I’m having more fun, my scores tend to be a lot lower.”

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