May 6, 2014
RENO, Nev. – Nevada men’s golf coach Jacob Wilner announced on Monday the signing of David Hinitz, Grant Booth, and Jooho Lee to National Letters of Intent.
David Hinitz (pronounced: HIN-its, a senior at Reno High, finished in eighth at the Nevada State Championship in 2013. Hinitz also came in first in the Northern California Junior Golf Tour and second at an International Junior Golf Tour event hosted by ArrowCreek.
"David is a great addition to our program,” Said Wilner. “Having a Reno native on the team is such a welcomed presence. His tall athletic build and his power off the tee will be a key component to his success on the course."
Grant Booth is a senior at Mitchell High School in Sydney, Australia. He finished tied for third in the 2013 Bonville Champions Trophy. He also finished tied for 13th in the 2014 Australian Amateur Strokeplay, and was the Captain of the NSW Junior Boys team.
"Grant is a tremendous signee for next year’s team,” said Wilner. “His amateur success speaks for itself. I am confident he will make an immediate impact for our program."
Jooho Lee (pronounced: JOO-ho) is a senior at Gleneagle Secondary in Coquitlam, British Columbia and will be a freshman next year. Lee has played in four USGA Events, two public links championships and two US Junior Championships. He shot a 59 (13-under) at the Wellington Cup at Seymore Country Club in 2012. He represented British Columbia in the Eddie Hogan Cup and Junior America’s Cup both 2011 and 2013. Golfweek has Lee ranked 38th in the latest junior ranking. He has shot 12 hole-in-ones.
“Jooho is a tremendous addition to our program,” said Wilner. “His experience and success in the country’s top junior events is very impressive. I look for Jooho to make an immediate impact on the course and in the class room.”
These three new signees will join Corey Eddings as the new players for the 2014-2015 season. Eddings signed his National Letter of Intent in Novemeber.