WASHINGTON – GW golf has added Manuel Barbachano and Jed Dy to its programming for the 2022-2023 season, head coach Chuck scheinost announced.
Barbachano and Dy recently signed NLIs to join GW next fall.
Ranked 98th overall in the Class of 2022 and sixth international player in the Class of 2022 on the Junior Golf Scoreboard, Barbachano has won 37 wins as a junior golfer. He qualified for the PGA Tour World Wide Technology event in Mayakoba in November 2021, finishing in the top eight in stroke play to advance to match play, playing alongside Mexico’s top seven professionals. Barbachano’s resume is highlighted by a 15th place finish in the 2021 Junior America’s Cup and three top 10 appearances at AJGA tournaments. Barbachano has dual citizenship and holds American and Mexican citizenship.
Scheinost on Barbachano: “We are very happy that Manuel is joining our program. He is a great player with a great iron and a short game. He is a very consistent player, posting solid numbers week after week. What I like most, it’s his self-confidence. and his passion for the game. “
Dy has won over 100 tournaments since the age of five, including three World Junior Championships. In 2019-2020, Dy was a member of the Philippine national team and appeared in the golf documentary “The Short Game”. Dy was also a member of the college basketball and volleyball teams. Originally from the Philippines, Dy has dual citizenship in his home country and the United States.
Scheinost on Dy: “Someone who’s won over 100 tournaments since he was five, it’s not often that you find talent like Jed. He was one of the best juniors in the world before he took a break. in the game to pursue basketball and men’s volleyball. For the past two years, Jed has focused his efforts on golf. He is an extremely hard worker and has tremendous power in his swing, this that allows him to challenge the courses in a way that others cannot.