2017 Tournament Participant Profile

Patrick Martin Vanderbilt

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Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.
High School: Spain Park

HONORS
2016 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
2016 All-SEC 2nd Team
2016 SEC All-Freshman Team

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16)
Played in 34 stroke-play rounds and averaged 71.18 strokes per round… Named to the All-SEC 2nd Team and the All-Freshman Team…Carded five top 10 finishes – the Carmel Cup (T-4th), the SunTrust Gator Invitational (T-3rd), the Schenkel Invitational (T-7th), the Mason Rudolph Championship (T-10th), and the NCAA Franklin Regional (T-9th)…Posted 10 rounds in the 60’s this season, including all three rounds at the SunTrust Gator Invitational…Posted a season-low 66 in the final round of the SunTrust Gator…Was 3-0 in match play in regular season, defeating Danny Walker of Virginia (4 & 3) at the DICK’s Collegiate Challenge Cup, and Travis Joiner of Georgia Tech (5 & 4) and Michael Johnson of Auburn, the eighth-ranked player in the nation, (6 & 5) at the FarmLinks Collegiate Match Play.

PRIOR TO VANDERBILT
Was ranked as the 19th player in the class of 2015 at the time of his signing…Won the Alabama State Match Play Championship in the summer of 2015…Was the 7A Individual State Champion for the state of Alabama in 2015…Was a 2013 Rolex All American Honorable Mention selection and captured two AJGA events, the 2013 NRP Bluegrass AJGA Junior Classic Championship and the 2014 Huntsville AJGA Junior Championship…Represented the USA in the 2013 USA – China youth golf match and went 3-0 in his matches…Was a finalist for the AJGA/ USGA Presidential Leadership award in 2013 and 2014…Finished seventh at the Rolex Tournament of Champions, and helped lead his team to three state championships at Spain Park High School…Member of the National Honor Society, Rho Kappa, Latin Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and the Student Government.

PERSONAL
Patrick Kennedy Martin…Born January 30, 1997…Son of Greg and Christine Martin…Has one sister, Lilly…Plans to major in Economics…Recipient of the Bronson Ingram Men’s Golf Scholarship.

MARTIN’S STATISTICS
2015-16: 34 Rounds | 2,420 Strokes | 71.2 Average
Career: 34 Rounds | 2,420 Strokes | 71.2 Average