2023 Pan American GamesNews

USA GOLF Announces Roster for 2023 Pan American Games

by Staff

Roster for 2023 Pan American Games (Photo by USA GOLF)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida – USA GOLF announced the pair of men and women who will represent Team USA at the 2023 Pan American Games golf competition in Santiago, Chile from November 2-5.

Stewart Hagestad (2019) will represent Team USA at the Pan American Games for the second time in his career, while Dylan Menante, Anna Davis and Rachel Heck will make their debuts.

Stewart Hagestad | Newport Beach, California

  • Ranked No. 9 in the latest World Amateur Golf Ranking
  • Won a gold medal in the mixed team competition at the 2019 Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru with teammates Brandon Wu, Emilia Migliaccio and Rose Zhang (finished T13 in the individual competition)
  • Earned low-amateur honors at the 2017 Masters (T36), becoming the first invited U.S. Mid-Amateur champion to make the 36-hole cut
  • Led the USA Walker Cup Team to four victories (2017, 2019, 2021, 2023)
  • Has qualified for four U.S. Opens (2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)
  • Three-time U.S. Mid-Amateur winner (2016, 2021, 2023)
  • Graduate of the University of Southern California

Dylan Menante | Carlsbad, California

  • Ranked No. 6 in the latest World Amateur Golf Ranking
  • Played alongside Hagestad for the for the United States at the 49th Walker Cup
  • Represented Team USA in the 2021 and 2022 Palmer Cups
  • Played at Pepperdine from 2019-22 before transferring to North Carolina; led the Waves to the 2021 NCAA Championship title
  • Earned GCAA All-America, all-conference and PING all-region honors in each of the last three seasons
  • Two-time winner of the Northeast Amateur (2021, 2022)
  • Won the 2022 75th Annual Western Intercollegiate and 2022 Valspar Collegiate in back-to-back starts, earning an exemption into the 2022 3M Open (MC)

Anna Davis | Spring Valley, California

  • Ranked No. 5 in the latest World Amateur Golf Ranking
  • Captured the 2022 Augusta National Women's Amateur
  • Competed in eight LPGA Tour evets, including three majors and has made the cut five times (best: T50/Cognizant Founders Cup)
  • Represented the United States in the 2021 Junior Solheim and Junior Ryder Cups
  • Won the 2023 Girls Junior Invitational at Sage Valley as well as the 2023 Girls Junior Orange Bowl
  • Has verbally committed to play collegiate golf at Auburn in the fall of 2024

Rachel Heck | Memphis, Tennessee

  • Ranked No. 24 in the latest World Amateur Golf Ranking
  • Became the third woman to sweep the postseason in NCAA history (won: conference, regionals, nationals) during her freshman season at Stanford in 2021
  • Won the 2021 Annika Award recipient for being the top collegiate golfer
  • Earned stroke-play medalist honors in the 2020 U.S. Women's Amateur
  • Marked the youngest competitor in the 2017 U.S. Women's Open (T33)
  • Named back-to-back USA Today's High School Golfer of the Year (2017, 2018)

The Pan American Games are the world’s third-largest international multisport Games, it is only surpassed in size and scope by the Olympic Summer Games and the Asian Games. The competition is held among athletes from nations of the Americas, every four years in the year before the Olympic Games.

Since the addition of golf in 2015, Team USA has medaled in every women’s individual event with Emilia Migliaccio winning gold in Lima (2019) and Andrea Lee earning silver in Toronto (2015). The U.S. also earned gold in 2019 in the mixed team event, while clinching a team silver in 2015.

This year’s competition will be held at the Prince of Wales Country Club, located in La Reina. In Santiago, the quartet will be in J.Lindeberg uniforms, the Official Apparel Provider for USA Golf for the upcoming two Olympic Games.

A total of 64 golfers (32 per gender) will qualify to compete, a list of National Olympic Committees that have qualified to participate in the golf competition can be viewed here via the International Golf Federation.