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Phoenix, AZ


About Me:

Jacques started playing croquet at age 7 or 8 at his family's home in Phoenix, Arizona. His greatest singles croquet accomplishment was winning the 1999 World Croquet Championships at Sonoma-Cutrer at age 17. Jacques went 10-0, beating Robert Fulford (twice), Chris Clarke, Reg Bamford, David Maugham, Bruce Fleming, and Graham Beale, among others. He completed triple peels in 7/10 of his games. He won with an opponent triple peel against Clarke. He also went undefeated in the golf croquet event, beating Chris Clarke in the final. The Sonoma-Cutrer World Croquet Championships were played annually from 1986-2002 at Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards in Sonoma County, California. Jacques was the first American to ever complete a sextuple peel, which he completed at the US Open at age 16. Jacques' other greatest Association singles accomplishments include runner-up at the British Open in 1998 at age 16, wins at the North American Open, US Open, and USCA Nationals, and 3rd place at the 2001 WCF World Singles Championship. His greatest golf croquet accomplishment was a doubles win in the 2010 USCA Nationals. Jacques was also a member of the USCA Macrobertson Shield Team in 2000 and 2003, and founded a croquet team at the University of Virginia, which won the US Collegiate Championships in 2001, 2002, and 2003. 2015 North American Open Singles 1st Place 2010 US National Doubles Championship (Golf Laws with Paul Bennett) 2003 MacRobertson Shield Team Member (USA v GB v AUS v NZ) 2003 North American Open Singles 2nd Place 2003 US National Collegiate Championship 1st Place (Captain UVA) 2002 US National Singles Championship 1st Place (Association Laws) 2002 Minnesota Open 1st Place 2002 North American Open Singles 1st Place 2002 WCC World Singles Championship 4th Place 2002 US National Collegiate Championship 1st Place (Captain UVA) 2002 US National Club Teams Championship 1st Place 2002 US National Singles Championship 3rd Place (Golf Laws) 2001 WCF World Singles Championship 3rd Place (Association Laws) 2001 US National Collegiate Championship 1st Place (Captain UVA) 2001 US National Singles Championship 2nd Place (Golf Laws) 2000 North American Open 3rd Place 2000 MacRobertson Shield Team Member (USA v GB v AUS v NZ) 1999 US Open Singles 1st Place 1999 Irish Singles Championship 2nd Place 1999 Irish Doubles Championship 2nd Place 1999 Carter Challenge Team Member (USA v IRE) 1999 British Open Doubles 3rd Place 1999 Solomon Trophy Team Member (USA v GB) 1999 WCC World Singles Championship 1st Place 1999 North American Open Singles 1st Place 1998 US Open Singles 1st Place 1998 US National Singles Championship 2nd Place (Association Laws) 1998 British Open Singles 2nd Place 1998 Solomon Trophy Team Member (USA v GB) 1997 Carter Challenge Team Member (USA v IRE) 1994 USCA Rookie of the Year 1994 US National Singles Championship 4th Place (American Laws)


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