Quick Facts

2017 Francis C. Poore Caddie of the Year Mick Barrett, center, with members and staff of Philadelphia Cricket Club

2018-2019 J. Wood Platt Facts & Figures

Platt Scholar Financials

-- There are 126 Platt Scholars receiving benefits from the J. Wood Platt Caddie Scholarship Trust.
-- More than $1 million in grants will be distributed during the school year.
-- The maximum grant amount is $10,000 for undergraduates and graduate students
-- The amount of an average grant is $8,200.
-- Thirty-seven of our caddie-scholars have their unmet need completely covered by a Platt scholarship.
-- The average number of rounds caddied by our scholars annually is 50
-- The cumulative GPA of our caddie-scholars is 3.2.

Colleges & Universities

-- Platt Scholars currently attend 51 different colleges or universities.
-- The school with the most Platt Scholars is Penn State, with 29. Other top schools:
Temple University, 14
St. Joseph’s University, 10
West Chester University, 7
University of Scranton, 4
University of Pittsburgh, 4

GAP Member Clubs

-- Our scholars come from 39 different Golf Association of Philadelphia member clubs.
-- Saucon Valley Country Club boasts the highest number of Platt Scholars, with 10. Other top clubs:
Philadelphia Cricket, 7
Whitemarsh Valley CC, 7
Llanerch CC, 6
Merion GC, 6
Chester Valley GC, 5
Philadelphia CC, 5
Rolling Green GC, 5