Andreas Filippos Loizides

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October 3, 2007

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About Athlete

My name is Andreas Filippos. I am a player from Cyprus. My objective for my college experience is to play golf at a competitive level while getting a solid undergraduate education.

As a student athlete, I am deeply passionate about my sport and always strive to be the best I can be both on and off the field. I approach every practice and competition with determination because I know that hard work and dedication will pay off. I have a team player mentality, which I prioritize through communication and collaboration to bring out the best in both my teammates and myself. Maintaining high academic standards is equally important to me as athletic success. I’m a competitive person but I always endeavor to treat everyone with respect and sportsmanship. Guided by discipline, confidence and ambition, I am deeply committed to my sport, team, and personal growth, and always strive to improve and achieve my goals.

GPA

4.0

INDIVIDUAL GRADES (IGCSEs):
Biology A*, Chemistry A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A*, English A*, French A*

Teams

Aphrodite Hills Junior Team
Cyprus Golf Federation Junior National Team

Championships
  • Malta Junior Open 2023 U21 (April 2023): ranked 24th (score: 79, 83, 80); (U16: ranked 5th
  • Cyprus: Minthis Junior Open 2023 (June 2023): ranked 2nd (score: 76)
  • Cyprus Men's National Order of Merit 2023 - current rank: 6th
  • Cyprus National Junior Order of Merit 2023 - current rank: 5th
  1. Round 1 - Elea GC: DNP.
  2. Round 2 (June 2023) - Secret Valley GC: 2nd place (score: 86)
  3. Round 3 (July 2023) - Elea GC: 2nd place (score: 77)
Additional sporting info

CARRY DISTANCES (IN YRDS) Driver: 305
FW: 270
3U: 235
4-iron: 215
5-iron: 205
6-iron: 190
7-iron: 180
8-iron: 170
9-iron: 160
PW: 142
50°: 126
54°: 109
58°: 87

CLUB SPEED Driver: 123 miles/hr

Personal Best

Current HCP: 4.0

Scores (white tees):
- Aphrodite Hills GC, Cyprus: 70 (July 2023)
- Minthis GC, Cyprus: 76 (June 2023)
- Elea GC, Cyprus: 77 (June 2023)
- Secret Valley GC, Cyprus: 77 (June 2023)

What makes you different?

I am confident and ambitious. I take my academic work seriously and use my competitiveness to push myself beyond my limits. Strong values guide my actions and choices, and discipline is the cornerstone of my daily routine.

Why do you want to compete in college?

I want to compete in college because I love golf and want to challenge myself at the highest level. Playing college golf will allow me to improve my skills, compete against top-level golfers, and be part of a team. It's a great opportunity to grow as a player and as a person.

College Goals?

My goal is to secure a golf scholarship and pursue a science degree in college. By combining my passion for golf with academic excellence, I hope to achieve success on the course and in the classroom. I aspire to use my education and my sport to make a positive impact in the world. It is my greatest ambition to become a beacon of inspiration for the younger kids, especially those who share my passion for this beautiful game. By working hard and dedicating myself fully to my pursuits, I hope to ignite a fire in the hearts of children everywhere, encouraging them to chase their dreams. With every step I take towards achieving my goals, I am one step closer to making a difference in the lives of those around me.

Anything else we should know?

Outside of golf, I have a wide range of sports interests that keep me active and energized. From the thrill of tennis to the rush of water skiing and snowboarding, and the excitement of football, I love challenging myself in new ways. When I'm not on the field or the slopes, I love to travel and explore the world with my family and friends. I have been fortunate to visit many countries, from the clear blue waters of Croatia and Greece to the snowy peaks of France, Italy, and Austria, and even the wild savannahs of Tanzania.

Education

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HIGH SCHOOL

2023
IMS PRIVATE SCHOOL

GCSEs

Awards

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Sci-Tech Challenge

2023
Received an award as part of a 6 member team representing our school in the Sci-Tech Challenge the aim of which is to inspire students to pursue STEM.