First round action of the Bluegrass Invitational at the University Club in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
- 2012-13 SEC Community Service Team - 2010-11 Academic All-SEC - 2009-10 Academic All-SEC
2012-13 (Junior): Competed in all 12 tournaments for UK during the year with three top-20 finishes ... Twenty-seven of his 33 rounds played counted toward the team score (82 percent) ... Best finish came at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate where he placed tied for 12th at 2-over-par ... Had a string of three-straight top-20 finishes at the Saint Mary's Invitational (T17), Jack Nicklaus Invitational (T14) and the Querencia Cabo Collegiate ... Fired a season-best round of 18 in the final round of the Saint Mary's Invitational with a 4-under-par, 68 en route to a season-low 54-hole score of 219 ... Wrapped up the season with a 76.36 stroke average.
Summer 2012: Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Amateur ... Finished in third place at the Kentucky Open 2011-12 (Sophomore): Started in every tournament ... Had the lowest scoring average on the team, shooting 73.18 on the year ... Led the team with a dozen rounds of even- or under-par ... Had six top-20 finishes, including three top-five finishes ... Finished in second-place at the UK Bluegrass Fall Invitational, and tied for fourth at the Marshall Invitational and Inverness Intercollegiate ... Shot a career-low round of 5-under-par 66 in the second round of the Marshall Invitational ... Twenty-eight of his 33 rounds played counted toward the team score (85 percent) ... Was UK's top finisher in five tournaments.
2010-11 (Freshman): Started to show his potential in the final half of the season, finishing as UK's top golfer in three of the six spring events ... His impressive spring began in the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate, where he finished tied for fourth for his best career finish ... Played as an individual in the event, posting a 1-over par 73 the first two rounds and concluded the tournament with a 1-under par 71 en route to the top-five finish ... Continued to strike the ball well in UK's next three events, ending as UK's best golfer in all three tournament with top-25 finishes in the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate and the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate ... Best round of the year was in the Hootie with a second round of 3-under par 68 ... Ended the season with a 75.50 season stroke average, which ranked him fifth on the team.
Summer 2010: Finished fifth in the Kentucky State Amateur with solid rounds of 67 to begin the tournament and 68 to conclude the tournament ... Also played in the Kentucky Open, scroing a three-day total of 220 to finish 22nd.
2009-10: Redshirt Season
Summer 2009: Finished tied for 26th at the Kentucky Am ... Finished in second place at the Kentucky Junior Amateur in an attempt to win back-to-back titles ... Qualified for the second stage of the U.S. Open ... Finished tied for sixth overall at the Kentucky Open and second in the amateur division with an impressive 221 for the 54-hole tournament.
High School: Earned five golf letters at Ryle High School playing under "Wild" Bill Turner ... Finished first in the Tom Johnson Invitational with a low score of 67 in 2007 and finished second in 2008 ... Played in the Steve Flesch Invitational in 2007 and 2008, placing second both times with a 73 in 2007 and 72 in 2008 ... Had first-place finishes in his high school conference his junior and senior seasons ... Placed second in the regional tournament with a 74 in 2007 and third in 2008 with an 81 ... Finished 18th at the state tournament in 2007 ... Member of the All-State team his junior season ... Finished first in the Kentucky Junior-Am in 2008 and second in the Hudson Junior Invitational ... In 2008, finished first in the PGA Jr. Series at Keith Hills CC and in the U.S. Junior Qualifier ... Was on the Academic Honor Roll all four years of high school ... Was a member of the National Honors Society, Math Honors Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Future Business Leaders of America. Personal: Father, Doug, was a three-time All-American at the University of Oklahoma ... Played on the PGA Tour for nine years but had to retire due to back issues ... Former U.S. Junior Champion and Walker Cup team member ... Mother, Gaylynn, also played golf collegiately at the University of South Carolina.