Men's Golf

 Ben Fuqua
Ben Fuqua


Danville, Ky.

High School:

Summer 2009 Finished in a tie for fourth at the 2009 Kentucky Am ... Consistently was in the top three in the Kentucky Golf Association Player of the Year standings all summer ... Finished in a tie for 21st at the 2009 The Players Amateur tournament ... Finished the Kentucky Open tied for 25th in the overall tournament and finished 12th in the amateur division ... Qualified and played in the U.S. Amateur Tournament.

2008-09 Fuqua played in all 12 events for the Wildcats, finishing with the second lowest season stroke average on the year with a 73.47 mark ... Won his first tournament of the year at the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate, posting a UK career 54-hole tournament low with an amazing 198 ... Fuqua's win at the Mason Rudolph included a career and season-low 18-hole round of 65 twice ... Fuqua finished the year with two top-10 finishes and four top-20 finishes, including finishing as Kentucky's top golfer in three tournaments.

Summer 2008 Finished third in the Kentucky State Amateur ... Tied for 10th at the Kentucky State Open ... Participated in the U.S. Amateur.

2007-08 Played in eight tournaments as a junior ... Had two top-20 finishes, his best coming at the Palmas Del Mar Intercollegiate where he finished 17th ... Set a new career record firing a 67 in the first round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate ... Finished the season with a 75.09 season average.

2006-07 Played in three tournaments as a sophomore ... Turned in his best finish of the season when he tied for 42nd at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate in October ... Also competed in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate and carded a then career-best 74 in the second round ... Topped that effort when he shot a new career-low 73 in the third and final round of the Hootie at Bulls Bay Invitational ... Had a 77.33 stroke average for the season.

Summer 2006 Competed in the U.S. Amateur.

2005-06 Played in one tournament for the Wildcats as a freshman ... Fired a 3-over-par 75 in the final round of the Gary Koch Intercollegiate to end at 224 (71-78-75) for the event ... Finished the season with a 74.33 stroke average.
2004-05 Redshirt season.

High School: Named Kentucky Mr. Golf 2003 ... Won the 2003 KHSAA Individual State Championship ... Was named to the 2003 Kentucky All-State team.

Pronounced: FOO-kway

Career Scorecard

YearTournamentsRoundsStrokesStroke Avg.Low Round
2008-09 12 36 2645 73.47 65
2007-08 8 23 1727 75.09 67
2006-07 3 9 696 77.33 73
2005-06 1 3 223 74.33 75
Career 24 71 5291 74.52 65
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