Duke Men's Golf BIO
2009-10: PING All-East Region selection ... finished third on the team and 14th in the ACC with a 72.7 stroke average ... 13 rounds of even-par golf or better, including eight under-par rounds ... recorded five top 20 finishes, including a tie for sixth at the ACC Championship ... shot season-low 211s (-5) at the ACC Championship and the Administaff Augusta State Invitational ... posted four rounds in the 60s, including a career-best 67 at the Administaff Augusta State Invitational ... led the team in par 3 and par 5 scoring ... posted a counting team score in 29 of 33 rounds played.
Summer, 2009: Reached the U.S. Amateur be claiming medalist honors with an 12-under 132 at a sectional qualifier at Willow Creek Golf Club in Knoxville, Tenn ... shot an 11-under 277 (69-68-71-69) to finish fourth at the Rice Planters Amateur ... finished 13th in the North-South Amaeur Stroke Play with a one-over 73 ... shot a threeunder 69 in the Nationwide Tour Knoxville Open ... placed second at the Eastern Amateur with a 69-67-62-70=268 ... shot 283 (71-70-72-70) to finish third at the Tennessee Amateur.
2008-09: Played in all 13 tournaments for the Blue Devils, posting a 74.7 stroke average ... posted a season low 54-hole total with a 213 at the River Landing Collegiate ... posted season low 18-hole score of three-under 69 in the River Landing Collegiate ... lowered stroke average to 72.7 in final rounds, second best on the team ... best finish of the year was at River Landing Collegiate where his three-under 213 tied for fifth place.
Summer, 2008: Finished tied for 28th after shooting 65-79=144 (+3) at the North-South Amateur ... tied for 10th at the Eastern Amateur with a 68-65-67-71=271 ... placed fourth at the Tennessee Amateur with a 70-68-68-70=276.
2007-08: Played in 27 rounds, posting a 73.9 stroke average ... led Duke in second round scoring at 71.8 ... played nine rounds at evenpar or better ... fired a season-low 68 in the second rounds of the NCAA East Regional and ACC Championship ... fired a season-low 70-68-73=211 (-5) to finish tied for eighth at the ACC Championship ... helped Duke claim share of the Coca-Cola Duke Golf Classic with a one-over 217 (73-71-73) ... finished tied for 20th at the event.
Summer, 2007: Played in eight tournaments, posting nine rounds of under-par golf ... shot 66-74=140 at Holston Hills Invitational ... tied for 25th at the AJGA Thunderbird with a 72-77-74=223 ... shot 67-72-71-73=283 to finish tied for ninth at the AJGA Footjoy ... fired a 68-73=141 at the North-South Amateur ... posted wins over Dave Bunker (5 & 4) and Conrad Shindler (21 holes) in the match-play portion of the North-South Amateur ... fired a three-under 283 (68-72-71-72) to finish fourth at the Tennessee State Amateur ... finished first at the Willow Creek Invitational with a 69-67=136.
Prep: Five-year letterwinner in golf at Webb School of Knoxville ... member of the varsity team as an eighth grader … four-time all-region and all-state performer ... won three regional championships ... state champion as a senior ... named a AJGA second team All-America in 2006 ... also lettered two years in basketball ... named to basketball all-region team as a sophomore.
Personal: Son of Bill and Hanley Roach … born December 10, 1988 … father, Bill, is a golf course manager ... brother, Bill Jr., played collegiate golf at Tulane.