Sisson signs on with Arkansas men’s golf
FAYETTEVILLE – Jeremy Sisson, who reached match play at last year’s U.S. Junior Amateur, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Arkansas men’s golf program, Razorback head coach Brad Mcmakin announced. Sisson hails from Skaneateles, New York, and attended Junior Players Golf Academy in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
“I’m very excited about Jeremy,” Mcmakin said. “He is years ahead physically from most other incoming freshmen. He has succeeded at the highest level, winning the Golfweek event and making match play at the U.S. Junior Am. He will give us much-needed depth in our lineup and has a great opportunity to help a very experienced squad next year.”
After his performance at the U.S. Junior Amateur, Sisson placed 17th at the 2018 New York
State Men’s Amateur Championship.
The previous year, Sisson won the Golfweek International Junior Invitational as he posted rounds of 69-66 to shoot 5-under 135 and beat eventual US Junior
Amateur winner Michael Thorbjornsen. (Note: Current Razorback Luis Garza also won the Golfweek International Junior Invitational in 2013.) Including his two rounds in the 60’s at Innisbrook, Sisson had a string of seven consecutive competitive rounds at par or better that included a 10th-place finish at the Billy Horschel Junior Championship and a runner-up finish at the Hilton Head Junior Shootout.
Sisson was runner-up at 2017 New York State Boys Junior, falling in a playoff, and qualified for the 42nd Boys Junior PGA Championship. Also that year, he claimed five wins on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour with three runner-up finishes and a total of 10 top 10’s in 12 events played.
Sisson graduated from Skaneateles (N.Y.) HS in 2017, where he was one of the top junior players in the state, before attending the Junior Players Golf Academy.