2017 Tournament Participant Profile

Grant Hirschman Collierville, Tenn.


Hometown: Collierville, Tenn.
High School: St. George Independent School

Lowest 18-hole score: 63, Big 12 Championship (spring 2016)*
Lowest 54-hole score: 206, Carmel Cup (fall 2017)
Top-10 finishes: 15, last: tied for tenth place at Gopher Invitational (fall 2017)
Top-20 finishes: 25, last: last: tied for tenth place at Gopher Invitational (fall 2017)
Best finish: First place at Gopher Invitational (fall 2016) and tied for first place (earned medalist honors) at Southern Highlands Collegiate (spring 2017)
*indicates OU school record

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17):
Named a 2017 Division I PING All-America honorable mention selection … Competed in all 14 team events, serving as a team captain … Helped the Sooners secure the 2017 national championship by going 1-0-2 in NCAA Championships match play, winning in the quarterfinals to aid an OU comeback over Baylor … Earned his first career tournament win at the Gopher Invitational, firing a birdie on the final hole to earn the title outright … Claimed his second individual win of the season at the Southern Highlands Collegiate, earning the title with a birdie on the first playoff hole … Overall, earned eight top-20, four top-10 and three top-five finishes … Tallied 13 rounds in the 60s, more than his previous two seasons combined … Recorded a 71.60 (+0.42) scoring average, second-best on the team … Named to the 2017 All-Central Region team by the Golf Coaches Association of America … Placed on the 2017 Academic All-Big 12 first team.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16):
Competed in all 13 team events, serving as a team captain … Shot a 63 (-9) in the third round of the Big 12 Championship, setting a record for both the championship and the Whispering Pines Golf Club and matching the OU single-round record … Earned six top-20, four top-10 and one top-five finish … Posted a 72.88 (+1.48) scoring average, the second best on the team … Named to the 2016 All-Central Region team by the Golf Coaches Association of America … Placed on the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 first team … Named to Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15):
Named a 2015 Division I PING All-America Honorable Mention selection … Played in all 13 team events, finishing within the top five once, top 10 five times and the top 20 a total of nine times … Posted a scoring average of 72.75 (1.40), third best on the squad … Concluded season ranked No. 69 by Golfweek … Placed in a career-best tie for first place at Liberty Spring Invitational by shooting a three-round 213 (-3) … Placed on the 10-member All-Big 12 Team … Tied for 24th place at Big 12 Championship with a four-round 298 (18) … Claimed a share of 12th at NCAA San Diego Regional (1-under-par 215) … Closed season by tying for 113th place at NCAA Championships … Named to Division I PING All-Central Region Team … Placed on Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.

Two-time Southeastern Amateur champion (2015, 2014).

Won 2014 Southeastern Amateur, one of the nation’s top amateur events, following a playoff … Three-time TSSAA Individual High School State Champion (2011, 2013, 2014) … Two-time team state champion (2011, 2014) … Honored as the Tennessee Best of Preps Golfer of the Year in 2013 and 2014 … Eight career AJGA top-five finishes … Finished second at the 2014 Tennessee State Amateur, third at the 2014 Tennessee State Open and sixth at the 2014 Eastern Amateur … Named to Academic Honor Roll as a senior.

Parents: Kerry and Lisa Hirschman … Siblings: Blake (brother) and Emily (sister) … Major: management … Home course: Spring Creek Ranch … Has recorded two holes-in-one.