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Columbia Golf Commit Allison Paik Joins GolfNewsRI on Coalition Talk Radio Tonight

Columbia University golf commit, and former Wheeler School star, Allison Paik will join GolfNewsRI co founders Joe Calabro and Rich Cappalli on Thursday night on Coalition Talk Radio.

Columbia University golf commit, and former Wheeler School star, Allison Paik will join GolfNewsRI co founders Joe Calabro and Rich Cappalli on Thursday night on Coalition Talk Radio. 

Allison Paik joins GolfNewsRI on Coalition Talk Radio tonight. PHOTO: Columbia Athletics

As GolfNewsRI reported earlier this week, Paik committed to Columbia University earlier this week after spending four years at Wheeler and leading them to a state championship in 2019. 

“We are super excited to have one of the best golfers in the state, and in New England, Allison Paik, join us on the show. She had a tremendous career at Wheeler and now begins a new adventure at Columbia University. We are excited to talk golf and perhaps she can give Rich and I a few tips on how to not stink,” said Calabro. 

The show begins at approximately 7:30 p.m. and can be seen by clicking here. 

About Paik 

A 2020 graduate of The Wheeler School in Providence, where she lettered four years on the varsity golf team for Head Coach Shane Drury and swing coach Bill McInerney. 

Her senior high school season was cut short due to COVID-19. 

Paik is a three-time qualifier for the Girls Junior PGA National Championship (2017, 2019 and 2020) and qualified for the 2018 United States Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship, as well as, the 2015 United States Girls’ Junior Championship. 

Paik earned 10 top-10 finishes in American Junior Golf Association national tournaments from 2016-19 and competed in the 2017 and 2018 Trusted Choice Big I National Championships. 

She recorded 13 tournament wins and 16 top-5 finishes from 2016-19, including the 2019 New England Junior Amateur Invitational, New England PGA Bay State Cup Invitational (2018 and 2019), U.S. Challenge Cup Tour Match Play Championship (2018 and 2019), Future Collegians World Tour New England Classic (2016, 2017, 2018), U.S. Challenge Cup Tour Gately Cup (2016 and 2017), U.S. Challenge Cup Tour World Series of Junior Golf (2016) and Rhode Island State Junior Amateur Champion (2016). 

Paik was named Rhode Island Golf Association Junior Girls’ Player of the Year after her junior season in 2019, two-time First Team All-State selection by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League (2018 and 2019) and won back-to-back Rhode Island Interscholastic League state individual titles as a sophomore and junior (2018 and 2019). 

Paik led the Warriors to the Rhode Island Interscholastic League state team championship in 2019 and to the SENE Golf Championship in 2017. 

She was named Warriors team captain in 2019-20. 

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