2017 Tournament Participant Profile

John Augenstein Owensboro, Ky.


Hometown: Owensboro, Ky.
High School: Owensboro Catholic

• 2017 GCAA Freshman All-American
• 2017 GCAA Honorable Mention All-American
• 2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
• 2017 SEC Freshman of the Year
• 2017 SEC All-Freshman Team

As a Freshman (2016-17):
Averaged 71.56 strokes per round…Played in all 11 events this season…Named to the GCAA Freshman All-American team and as a GCAA Honorable Mention All-American selection…Named SEC Freshman of the Year and to the All-Freshman Team…Clinched the SEC Championship after winning the deciding matches in the semifinals against Florida and the finals against Texas A&M…Has four top 10 finishes this season, with best finishing coming at the Nike Golf Collegiate, where he finished fifth…Low round of the season came in first round of Nike Golf Collegiate, when he shot a 66…Posted seven rounds in the 60’s…Other top 10 finishes came at East Lake Cup (10th), The All-American (T-7th), and the Mason Rudolph Championship (T-7th)…Finished in a tie for 13th at the NCAA College Grove Regional.

Prior to Vanderbilt:
Augenstein comes to Vanderbilt from Owensboro, Ky., where he attended Owensboro Catholic High School and is ranked the number one player in the state of Kentucky in the class of 2016. Augenstein was a 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur Semifinalist while also claiming AJGA Rolex Honorable Mention All-American honors in that same year. In 2014, Augenstein was the 2014 Kentucky State High School individual champion and in 2015, he was named Mr. Kentucky Golf.

Augenstein’s Statistics:
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2016-17 | 32 | 2290 | 71.56
Career | 32 | 2290 | 71.56