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Danielle Vasquez

Illawarra Academy of Sport athlete Danielle Vasquez has been selected to receive the 2013-14 Regional Academy of Sport JNJG Titleist/FootJoy scholarship.

Danielle is also a member of the JNJG Girls Development program and is a member of Kiama and Bonnie Doon Golf Clubs.

Danielle will receive a range of Titleist/FootJoy products during her 12month scholarship which includes an equipment assessment and fitting session at the Titleist fitting centre.

Danielle commented on winning this inaugural scholarship “This has to be the proudest and happiest moment of my life. It is an honour to have been selected to receive the JNJG Titleist/ FootJoy Regional Academy of Sport scholarship. I'm so proud to be a part of JNJG, the Girls Development Squad, the Illawarra Academy of Sport and now Titleist/ FootJoy. A big thank you to Jack Newton and JNJG for all their support, encouragement and running such an amazing organisation. I started JNJG at the age of 10, and throughout the years not only have I developed my golf but have developed friendships that will last a lifetime. I will make JNJG, Titleist/ FootJoy and my regional academy proud. I will try hard to be the best role model for younger golfers and also be the best golfer I can be.”

A total of 32 nominations were received for this year’s scholarship. JNJG CEO Peter Van Wegen comments on the scholarship,  “The focus of this scholarship is recognise a 2013-14 Regional Academy of Sport Golf Program athlete that is showing a commitment to improving their golf and is an appropriate role model and ambassador for JNJG, Regional Academy of Sport Programs and Titleist/FootJoy brands. The nominations that JNJG received for this scholarship were of very high quality making it a difficult decision for the selection panel.”

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