Nicholas Costello and Michael Rome both finished in the top ten in the 2017 Texas Amateur. Costello finished T7 and Rome finished T9. Stratton Nolen finished T11.
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What do these players have in common? They all played for Westlake High School. Stratton Nolen will lbe a junior on the Oklahoma State team, Costello will be a sophomore for The University of Texas at Austin, and Rome, who just graduated, will play for The University of Texas at San Antonio starting in the fall semester.
Rome, who along with Reese Ramsey, was one of two graduating seniors from the Westlake Boys team that just won the 6A state high school golf championship, posted a two under par total in the Texas State Amateur and finished T9.
Nolen, who is a former Firecracker Open winner, won the Big 12 individual championship in 2016. He is a junior at Oklahoma State. Click here to read his player profile.
Costello, who will be a sophomore at UT, posted a three under par total in the Texas Amateur and appears to be coming into his own as a player. . Click here for his player profile.