Golfer to Compete in World Amateur Team Championship
De Jonge named to Zimbabwe National Team
August 17, 2000

Blacksburg, Va. - Virginia Tech sophomore golfer Brendon de Jonge has been named to the World Amateur Team for Zimbabwe. De Jonge will be part of a four-man team that will compete in this year's World Amateur Team Championship. The team will consist of De Jonge, Jason Jackson, a sophomore at the University of Arkansas, Glenn Hutchings and Day Muyambo.

De Jonge was Tech's top player last year. He was named to the All-Atlantic 10 golf team his freshman year. He finished the 1999 season ranked the No.1 player in Zimbabwe and won the 1999 Zimbabwe National Amateur Championship. De Jonge is the second player from Tech to ever compete in the tournament. Sean Farrell competed in the tournament twice for Zimbabwe, first in 1992 and again in 1994. Farrell graduated in 1996.

The tournament will be played Aug. 31 through Sept. 3 at The Sporting Club of Berlin in Bad Saaron, Germany. It will be a 72-hole event with each country having a four-man team.