Fabrizio Zanotti of Asuncion, Paraguay, teamed up with Gary Gilchrist in late 2013 and quickly made his way into the winner’s circle. Zanotti won the 2014 BMW International Open to become the first professional from Paraguay to win on the European Tour.
Hoffmann, of Franklin Lakes, NJ, is the first player to go through the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy junior program through college and on to the PGA Tour. Hoffmann played three years at Oklahoma State where he notched four wins and was a highly-rated amateur in 2009, holding the No. 1 spot in the World Amateur Golf Ranking that year while making the Walker Cup team.
After gaining full-time status on the PGA Tour for 2013, Hoffmann qualified for the PGA Tour Playoffs in 2014 and earned his way to season-ending Tour Championship among the top 30 players in the FedEx Cup points standings.
Feng has reached the pinnacle of golf under Gilchrist’s tutelage. Feng is the first player from China to become a member of the LPGA and has been working with Gary Gilchrist since she was a junior. Feng also became the first player from China to win a major championship when she won the 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship.
Feng has two majors & eight total wins to her credit:
- 2013 CME Group Titleholders (LPGA)
- 2013 Reignwood LPGA Classic (LPGA)
- 2012 Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship – MAJOR (JLPGA)
- 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship – MAJOR (LPGA)
- 2012 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters (LET)
- 2012 World Ladies Championship (LET)
- 2012 Meiji Cup – (JLPGA)
- 2012 Yonex Ladies – (JLPGA)
- 2011 Miyagi TV Cup Dunlop Ladies Open – (JLPGA)
- 2011 Meiji Cup – (JLPGA)
Hedblom, of Sweden and a long time veteran on the European Tour, has four Challenge Tour wins and three European Tour wins to his credit:
- 2009 Johnnie Walker Championship
- 2007 Maybank Malaysian Open
- 1997 Moroccan Open