University of Virginia (2017, Finance & Marketing, double major)
Father, James Stanger, was the National Director of Sagemark Consulting of Lincoln Financial. Little sister, Theresa Maylei Stanger plays high-school golf as a sophomore at Cambridge Christian.
First tee walk-up song would be "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" by Rend Collective.
Aspirations outside of golf include, "read[ing] as much as possible, and eventually start[ing] my own business or get[ting] my Masters Degree in business."
Non-golf related jobs include full time summer internships while in college, at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in D.C. in 2015 and at Raymond James Financial in 2016.
Raymond James Stanger is named after his grandfather who served in WWII. His little sister, Theresa Maylei, was adopted from China was she was 11 months old.
Regarding his earliest golf memories, he states, "For 2 or 3 years when I was 12-13, I worked the range and as a standard bearer at the Valspar Championship. To be inside the ropes with professional golfers was amazing!"
Of having superstitions on the course, he says, "I mark my golf ball with the Initials, H.A. in memory of my best friend growing up, Harris Armstrong, who died of spinal cord cancer when he was 12. Anytime I make an important putt, I point discretely to the sky to thank him and God."
Supports Shriners Hospitals for Children, and helps lead a high-school bible study at his church.
CURRENT YEAR HIGHLIGHTS
Club Colombia Championship: Open qualified into the Club Colombia Championship. Made the cut on the number then shot 5-under on the weekend to finish the tournament T20 and earn entry into the El Bosque Mexico Championship by Innova.
2010 FL Boys Junior Champion, AJGA All-American, Wyndham Cup, Tampa Bay Times Player of the Year in high school.
2016 General Hackler Championship Medalist, 2016 Southern Amateur Champion, 2016 U.S. Amateur-round of 16, 2016 United States Collegiate Championship Medalist.
2017 ACC Individual Champion, 2016 Walker Cup Practice Squad, 2017 USA Palmer Cup Team, UVA's first Ping First-Team All American in 2017, 2017 ACC Golf Scholar Athlete of the year, 2017 British Am-round of 32. UVA Men's Golf Team Captain 2016-2017. 2-Time Academic All-American.
First player in University of Virginia history to earn first-team All-America honors.