SUMMER 2016: Competed at the U.S. Amateur at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
2015-16: Played in 16 rounds over six tournaments, compiling a 75.88 stroke average … carded two under-par rounds and hit 72.8 percent of fairways in regulation … best finish was a tie for second at the Duke-UNC Individual Tournament, where he shot 147 (77-70, +3) … placed 13th at the East Carolina Intercollegiate with a total of 227 (+11) … tied for 16th place at the Seahawk Intercollegiate with a one-over 145 (70-75).
2014-15: Had an 80.4 stroke average over five rounds played ... best finish was a tie for 29th at the Blue Devil Spring Shootout.
PREP: Four-year letterwinner at Ottawa Hills for coach Jim McGill ... three-time all-state selection ... three-time district player of the year ... helped Ottawa Hills to four Toledo Area Athletic Conference championships ... posted a school-record 35.47 stroke average as a senior ... earned First Team All-Ohio and district POTY honors in 2013 ... garnered second team all-state and district POTY accolades after posting a 36.72 stroke average as a junior ... tabbed First Team All-Ohio and district POTY after recording a 36.82 stroke average as a sophomore ... had a 38.38 stroke average en route to first team all-district honors as a freshman ... was also a four-year letterwinner in basketball ... helped lead Ottawa Hills to the Regional Finals (Elite Eight) in the OHSAA state tournament.
PERSONAL: Born Benjamin Burton Silverman on February 25, 1996 in Toledo, Ohio ... son of Judd and Lisa Silverman ... father, Judd, played golf at the University of South Florida and is an LPGA Tournament Director ... mother, Lisa, is a pizza franchise owner... has an older brother, Reed ... honor roll student as a junior and senior ... favorite athlete is Luke Donald.