Current Recipients

2022 Walter J. Travis Memorial-Rudy Zocchi Memorial Scholarship Winners

The Walter J. Travis Society would like to congratulate the following applicants on winning a 2022 Walter J. Travis Society scholarship. After much deliberation, their applications were selected from a pool of nearly 100 applicants.

Anthony Delisanti (Sanborn, NY) Valparaiso University

Anthony Delisanti is the two-time reigning Buffalo District Golf Association men’s individual champion, and the 2021 New York State junior champion. He plans to study exercise science at Valparaiso, with the long-term goal of becoming a physical therapist or a physician’s assistant.

Rachel Goldstein (East Lyme, CT) University of Pennsylvania

Rachel Goldstein plans to work in golf training and management after graduating from the
Wharton School of Business. Possibilities include serving as a PGA professional, a player
manager, and a golf training facility director. Her ultimate goal is to inspire girls to take up golf and pursue it as a lifelong interest.

Annika Kuleba (Albermarle, NC) Sweet Briar College

Annika Kuleba is the winner of the Rudy Zocchi Memorial Scholarship, a named scholarship presented by the Walter J. Travis Society. Annika is a member of the varsity golf team at Sweet Briar, and is active in environmental community service. Annika plans to become a golf course superintendent when she completes her university studies.

Joshua Lendach (Raleigh, NC) University of Cincinnati

Joshua Lendach enters his freshman year at the University of Cincinnati, where he will compete on the varsity golf team. Joshua plans to take competitive golf as far as possible, with an eye on working in the game in some capacity. He is active in community service in his home community, and intends to continue his commitment to serving others in college.

Elliott Pope (Lugoff, SC) Western Kentucky University

Elliott plans to study turfgrass science at Western Kentucky, with a firm eye on golf course superintendency and architecture as a career. He has a background in course maintenance, and considers time spent on courses designed by Mr. Travis as highlights in his playing career.

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