Junior finishes in the top five for the first time this season
Wildcats in eighth after opening 18 holes, Snyder tied for third
Two-day, 54-hole event set to tee off with a shotgun start on Saturday
Freshman Tyler McDaniel fires final round 68
David Snyder cards a 3-under par 69 to lead the Wildcats on day two
Photos from the final round of the 2014 SEC Championship in St. Simons Island, Ga., at the Sea Island Golf Club.
Photos from the second round of the SEC Championship in St. Simons Island, Ga., at the Sea Island Golf Club.
Kentucky won the 2014 Bluegrass Invitational on Sunday, April 13 at the University Club in Lexington, Ky.
First round action of the Bluegrass Invitational at the University Club in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
2013-14 (Junior): Turned in a career year for UK as he competed in all 12 tournaments, while ranking third on the team in scoring average at 72.94... Third on the team with four top-10 finishes and had seven total top 20 finishes... Finished the season with two top-five finishes at the SEC Championship and Bluegrass Invitational... Carded a 5-under par, 205, at the SEC Championship to tie for fifth place... His final round of 65 was a career best, while his three-day score of 205 also set a new career best... At the Bluegrass Invitational, he posted a 4-under par, 212, to tie him for fourth place and helping UK win the team title... Posted a 215 (68-75-72) at the Schenkel Invitational to tie for 10th place... In the season-opening tournament, the Northern Intercollegiate, he tied for ninth with a 217 (67-72-78).
2012-13 (Sophomore): Competed in all four fall tournaments before redshirting due to an injury ... Best tournament was a tied for eighth finish at the Saint Mary's Invitational, shooting even par with a 54-hole score of 216 (74 - 70 - 72).
Summer 2012: Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Amateur
2011-12 (Freshman): Put together a very strong freshman campaign, starting in each of Kentucky's final eight tournaments ... Had a season-low 54-hole total of 4-under-par 212 at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, finishing in a tie for second ... His 4-under-par 212 was second-best 54-hole total on the team ... Carded eight rounds of even- or under-par in his 29 rounds played ... Had two top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish at the Hootie at Bulls Bay, and tied for 10th at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate.
Summer of 2011: Came in sixth place at the Kentucky State Amateur with a 54-hole total of 217 (70, 71, 76).