Player Profiles

2022 UNITED STATES TEAM

Name: Thomson, Neil

Age: 46

Profession: Attorney

Hometown: Charleston

Club Affiliation: Yeamans Hall Club, Leland Country Club

# of Appreances: 20

Accolades: Went undefeated (3-0) in 2010 MVP campaign at Sea Island...Winless (0-3) in 2020 at La Quinta... Although he has won 6x, none of the 5 teams he's captained have won.

Name: Garnett, Muscoe

Age: 45

Profession: Commercial Real Estate

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Club Affiliation: Country Club of Virginia

# of Appreances: 20

Accolades: Team Captain of the Champion SPF 70 at Pinehurst in 2017...Rare Chairman and Team Captain at Scottsdale in 2006

Name: Rankin, Jamie

Age: 45

Profession: Commercial Real Estate in Atlanta, GA

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Club Affiliation: Piedmont Driving Club, Country Club of Virginia, Country Club of Sapphire Valley

# of Appreances: 20

Accolades: Went undefeated (3-0) as Chairman at PDL III in Palm Beach...Team Captain for winning Virginia Gentlemen in 2008 Sea Island

Name: Palmore, Michael

Age: 47

Profession: Investment Advisor

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Club Affiliation: The Country Club of Virginia, Royal St. George's

# of Appreances: 19

Accolades: Undefeated 3-0 for Team Sam Snead in 2009...3-0-1 in 2012 PDL X in St Andrews earned Int'l earned MVP

Name: Bird, Jeremy 

Age: 45

Profession: Insurance Broker

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Club Affiliation: Atlanta Country Club

# of Appreances: 19

Accolades: Nobody has more titles than Jeremy's 7....Captained Winning Garnett Brigade in 2011..Incredibly only finished worse than 2nd once...Highest Average Team Finish

Name: Battle, Wes

Age: 47

Profession: Public Affairs

Hometown: Washington, DC

Club Affiliation: Chevy Chase Club, Army Navy Country Club, Farmington Country Club, Rolling Rock Club, Timuquana Country Club, Royal St. George's Golf Club

# of Appreances: 18

Accolades: Tied with most titles at 7 : Won 4 of 7 Captaincies (Both Records)...Shot career round 76 in final round singles at Pacific Dunes in 2016...Came back from 3 down with 3 to play to tie Rankin in final round singles in 2010 to halve match and win title for Red Numbers.

Name: Wainscott, Bill AKA "The Toaster",

Age: 49

Profession: Technology Sales

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

# of Appreances: 17

Best Finishes: 1

Accolades: Has never missed a Ponce since joining the circus in 2006...Undefeated in MVP 2009 PDL at La Quinta & 2011 The Greenbrier...Winless 0-4 in 2018 Int'l PDL at RSG...4th place and Wooden Spoon in Captaincy in team Captaincy 2013

Name: Aide, Michael

Age: 49

Profession: Real Estate Investor

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

# of Appreances: 16

Accolades: 4-0 to win MVP in 2014 vs Brits; 4-0 in 2016 at Bandon Dunes; Never won a 4-team Ponce; 0-3 as Team Captain

Name: McAllister, John

Age: 45

Profession: Documentary Film Producer/ Bridge Player

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Club Affiliation: Farmington Country Club

# of Appreances: 16

Accolades: Brought the Ponce to Sea Island for first time as Chairman in 2007....4-0 and MVP at 2020 PDL XIX in Mid Pines, winning his first title; 0-4 in Team Captaincies; Longest Streak without a title - 14.

Name: Winn, Scott

Age: 44

Profession: Software Sales

Hometown: Denver, CO

Club Affiliation: The Olympic Club

# of Appreances: 15

Accolades: US MVP at PDL XVI 2018 London/Sanwich...2x: 2009 at PDL VII in La Quinta & 2018 at PDL XVI in London/Sandwich...All 3 wins in 4 team format

Name: Klim, John

Age: 45

Profession: Investment Banker

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Club Affiliation: Country Club of Virginia

# of Appreances: 14

Accolades: Undefeated MVP for Team Lacoste in 2007 at Sea Island...Chairman of PDL II in Orlando in 2004

Name: Coulbourn, Clark

Age: 47

Profession: Business Development

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Club Affiliation: The Country Club of Virginia

# of Appreances: 14

Accolades: Won Three-in-a row 2004-06 in 1st 3 Ponces - the only player to ever accomplish that feat. Captained Black Sunday to victory in 2006. Undefeated in 2017 at Pinehurst.

Name: Thomson, Clay

Age: 48

Profession: Investment Management

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Club Affiliation: Farmington Country Club, Wequetonsing Country Club

# of Appreances: 12

Accolades: Undefeated in 2010 at PDL VIII in Sea Island

Name: Oakey, Henry 

Age: 47

Profession: Lumber

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Club Affiliation: Farmington Country Club

# of Appreances: 9

Accolades: Only Chairman or Winning Team Captain to win the Wooden Spoon

Name: Isaac Morton

Age: 46

Profession: E-Commerce/Cookware

Hometown: Charleston, SC

Club Affiliation: Yeamans Hall Club, Wequetonsing Golf Club

# of Appreances: 7

Accolades: Went undefeated in 2 Ponces: 2017 & 2019 without a MVP.

Name: Patrick McManamy

Age: 48

Profession: Real Estate Law

Hometown: Atlanta

Club Affiliation: Dunwoody Country Club, Rock Creek Cattle Company

# of Appreances: 7

Accolades: Winning Team Captain & MVP in 2020.

Name: Dan Gilbane

Age: 46

Profession: Construction

Hometown: Boston

Club Affiliation: The Country Club & Royal St. George's

# of Appreances: 5

Best Finishes: 1

Name: Bobby Proutt

Age: 43

Profession: Environmental Real Estate Development

Hometown: Richmond

Club Affiliation: Country Club of Virginia & Farmington Country Club

# of Appreances: 4

Best Finishes: 1

Name: Ned Johnson

Age: 43

Profession: Financial Services

Hometown: Charleston

Club Affiliation: Yeamans Hall Club & Country Club of Charleston

# of Appreances: 2

Best Finishes: 1

Name: Terry Tobin

Age: 43

Profession: Technology Sales

Hometown: Charleston

Club Affiliation: Yeamans Hall Club & Chechessee Creek Club

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: Ponce Rookie in 2022


2022 – GREAT BRITAIN TEAM

Name: Clive, Dom

Age: 42

Profession: Private Equity

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's, Sunningdale

# of Appreances: 3

Accolades: Undefeated in 2018 at RSG and Sunningdale / Winless in 2014 at Sea Island

Name: Short, Brooke

Age: 43

Profession: Corporate Advisor

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Royal St. Georges, New Zealand Golf Club

# of Appreances: 3

Name: Bates, Johnathan

Age: 41

Profession: Content & Brand Marketing

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's, Liphook

# of Appreances: 2

Name: Blake, Dan

Age: 43

Profession: Finance

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Guards Golfing Society

# of Appreances: 2

Name: Carroll, Andrew

Age: 42

Profession: Venture Capital

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: R&A, Royal St Georges, Swinley Forest

# of Appreances: 2

Accolades: 1 of 2 Brits who have never lost as a team ( w/ R. Finch)

Name: Finch, Rupert

Age: 43

Profession: Attorney

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Royal St Georges, Royal West Norfolk

# of Appreances: 2

Accolades: 1 of 2 Brits who have never lost as a team ( w/ A. Carroll)

Name: Henry Crofton

Age: 43

Profession: Institutional Sales & Business Development, FInancial Services

Hometown: Pilsgate, U.K.

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's

# of Appreances: 2

Best Finishes: 1

Name: Henry Finnegan

Age: 39

Profession: Metals Investment

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: The Berkshire

# of Appreances: 2

Best Finishes: 1

Name: Francesco Grana

Age: 51

Profession: Finance

Hometown: Zurich

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's

# of Appreances: 2

Best Finishes: 1

Accolades: Spirit Award Winner at 2018 RSG/Sunningdale

Name: Ali Spry

Age: 47

Profession: Institutional Sales

Hometown: Tadley, U.K.

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's & Rye

# of Appreances: 2

Best Finishes: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Captain

Name: Bobby Barrett

Age: 45

Profession: Alternative Asset Management

Hometown: New York

Club Affiliation: Round Hill Club & Royal St. George's

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie

Name: Charles Bates

Age: 45

Profession: Strategy & Technology

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's, Liphook

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie

Name: Giles Brealy

Age: 57

Profession: Agriculture

Hometown: Dover, U.K.

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie

Name: Ross Bryan

Age: 43

Profession: Fund Mangement & Real Estate

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Alwoodley Golf Club

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie

Name: Charles Craven

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Guards Golfing Society

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie

Name: James Dalrymple

Age: 41

Profession: Renewable energy investor/psychologist

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie

Name: Ben Ducas

Age: 41

Profession: Finance

Hometown: Middletown, RI

Club Affiliation: New Zealand

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie

Name: Nick Garrett

Age: 39

Profession: Real Estate Portfolio Management

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Royal St. George's & Sunningdale

# of Appreances: 2

Best Finishes: 1

Name: Magoo Giles

Age: 57

Profession: School Founder & Principal

Hometown: London

Club Affiliation: Guards Golfing Society

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie

Name: James Larner

Age: 41

Profession: Private Equity

Hometown: Castle Rock, CO

Club Affiliation: The Mid Ocean Club, Ballyneal, The Country Club at Castle Pines

# of Appreances: 1

Accolades: 2022 Team Rookie