Men's Golf



Irish Open With Emphatic Win At The Kickoff Challenge

Freshman John Felitto claimed medalist honors after a record-setting performance.


Fighting Irish Classic Champions

Men's Golf won the 12th annual Fighting Irish Classic on Oct. 9 at The Warren Golf Course


Fighting Irish Classic Rds 1-2

Day one action of the Fighting Irish Classic at the Warren Golf Course on Oct. 8


  • Played in seven tournaments for the Irish, including five as a part of the team lineup.
  • Had one top-five finish and one top-25 finish.
  • Finished first at the Notre Dame Kickoff Challenge (Sept. 3) in his collegiate debut, shooting a 135 (-7).
  • The 135 set a school record for the best all-time 36-hole tournament score.
  • Went 3-0 to help the Irish to the championship at the Yestingsmeier Match Play (Feb, 13-14).



  • Two-time United States Junior Amateur Qualifier in 2014 and 2015.
  • 2014 New Jersey Qualifier for the Junior PGA Championship.
  • Three-time New Jersey State Open Championship Qualifier from 2013-2015, and was the youngest qualifier in the field all three years.
  • Ranked the No. 2 New Jersey player according to Golfweek.
  • Has seven career top-ten finishes and ten top-25 finishes in AJGA events.
  • Won the 2014 New Jersey State Division in 2014.
  • Selected to the New Jersey PGA All-State First Team in 2014 and 2015.
  • Medalist at the 2014 Junior PGA Championship Qualifier and the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier.
  • Medalist at the 2014 Optimist International Golf Championship Qualifier.
  • Tied for 25th in the 2014 Golfweek Junior International Invitational.
  • Helped his team to a first-place finish while placing fourth individually at the 2015 Williamson Cup.
  • Posted high finishes in several high school tournaments, including: the 2015 Peddie Invitational (First), the 2015 Conference Tournament (First), the 2015 State Sectional Tournament (First), the 2015 NJ Prep School Tournament (Second), the 2015 State Tournament (Division Champion, fifth overall), the 2014 State Sectional Tournament (Division Champion), and 2014 State Tournament (Division Champion).
  • Ranked third in Oratory Preparatory School Class of 2016.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Felitto's Career Statistics:

Year Tournaments Rounds Count Strokes Avg. Top Rd Top 36 Top 54 Top Finish (Field)- Event
2016-17 9 19 9/14 1,410 74.21 65 (-6) 135 (-7) 219 (+9)  1st (ND Kickoff Challenge)
Career 9 19 9/14 1,410 74.21 65 (-6) 135 (-7) 219 (+9) 1st ('16 ND Kickoff Challenge)

John Felitto
John  Felitto


Mountainside, NJ

High School:
Oratory Preparatory School


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