12 Things You Didn't Know About Stewart Hagestad

12 Things You Didn't Know About Stewart Hagestad
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12 Things You Didn't Know About Stewart Hagestad

A player that you may have seen in Walker Cups and competing as an amateur at the Masters or US Open, not a lot is known about Stewart Hagestad  at the moment despite his success. We look to rectify that somewhat here with these 12 facts.

1. His full name is John Stewart Hagestad III.

2. He was born on April 10, 1991.

3. He is six foot five inches in height.

4. Hagestad played his college golf for the USC Trojans.

5. Hagestad won the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Stonewall, in Elverson, Pennsylvania, earning a spot at the 2017 Masters Tournament. He became the first U.S. Mid-Amateur champion qualifier to make the cut at the Masters.

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6. He has played in the Walker Cup three times (2017, 2019, 2021) and been on the winning team in each event. 

7. Before winning his first U.S. Mid-Amateur, he was working at a private equity firm in New York City and was training on an indoor simulator.

8. Hagestad teamed up with Emilia Migliaccio, Brandon Wu, and Rose Zhang to win the mixed team gold medal at the 2019 Pan American Games.

9. He has two brothers, George and Richard, and one sister, Leigh. Richard played football at the University of Southern California whilst George played on the water polo team at Stanford University.

10. Hagestad claimed a second U.S. Mid-Amateur title in 2021.

11. His father, John Hagestad, said he took Stewart golfing for the first time when he was about 4 years old.

12. Hagestad prepped at the International Junior Golf Academy in Hilton Head Island,  South Carolina.

Sam Tremlett
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A golfer for most of his life, Sam is Golf Monthly's E-commerce Editor.

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

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Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a single-figure handicap. 

Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Cobra LTDxLS (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Ping G430 Max (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Victory Tour 3/Cuater The Ringer (For off the course he goes for Nike Jordan 1 Low G shoes as well)