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Chandler

Eaton

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Height: 5'11"
Weight: 160
Year: Senior
City/State: Alpharetta, Ga.
High School: Alpharetta

Bio

SUMMER 2019: Competed in his first U.S. Open in June and was one of four amateurs to make the cut, finishing T-58 at Pebble Beach ... earned his way to Pebble Beach by surviving the local qualifier at the Duke GC and the sectional qualifier at Hawks Ridge GC in suburban Atlanta ... received an exemption to play in the U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst.

2018-19: Earned All-America recognition from both Golfweek (second team) and PING (third team), marking the second consecutive season to earn recognition from both ... named to the PING All-Region Team for the third consecutive season ... named to the All-ACC Team for the third time in his career ... earned third consecutive mention on the All-ACC Academic Team ... named SRIXON All-America Scholar ... played in 12 tournaments and totaled 35 rounds ... posted a career-best 70.71 scoring average -- the second-lowest in a season at Duke to teammate Alex Smalley's 70.35 ... tied the school's regular-season record with 25 rounds at par or better ... carded 14 rounds in the 60s, which stands as the second-lowest in a season at Duke ... ranked No. 32 in the final Golfstat ratings, the ninth-best finish on record by a Blue Devil ... recorded a career-best nine top-20 finishes, inlcuding each of his first five events of the season ... opened with a second-place showing at the Rod Myers Invitational (73-70-67, -6) ... won the Nike Collegiate Invitational at Colonial CC (70-67-67. -6) as the Blue Devils also claimed the team title ... finished tied for second in stroke play at the East Lake Cup (69, -3) then defeated Oklahoma State's Austin Eckroat 3&2 in match play as Duke beat the No. 1-ranked Cowboys, 3-2 ... posted his career-low round of 64 in the opening round at the ACC Championship, en route to a ninth-place finish (64-78-69, -5) ... was tied-seventh at the NCAA Athens Regional (72-69-71, -1) ... made a late charge at the NCAA Championship (76-71-70) to advance to the fourth round of individual play, clinching a top-15 finish for the second straight year (292, +4) ... one of just five players nationally to finish top 15 in each of the last two NCAA Championships, joining Oklahoma State’s Matthew Wolff and Viktor Hovland and Stanford’s Isaiah Salinda.

SUMMER 2018: Finished second at the Dogwood Invitational ... placed seventh at the Southern Amateur ... was 16th at The Players Amateur.

2017-18: Earned honorable mention All-America recognition from both Golfweek and PING ... Named to PING All-East Team … averaged a 71.70 scoring average over 37 rounds, second best on the team … notched a pair of top-5 finishes, including a share of the tournament title at the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate (T-1 with teammate Adam Wood) … posted three top-20 finishes, a trio highlighted by a T-15 finish at the NCAA National Championship, giving him honorable mention All-America status … finished third after shooting a 207 (-9) at the Rod Myers Invitational, his lowest 54-hole score of the campaign … led the team in even par rounds with seven … accumulated 29.83 rounds counted, second most on the team.

2016-17: A PING All-East Region selection … named to the All-ACC and All-ACC Academic teams … Tied for the team lead in rounds played (39) … garnered the team’s second-best scoring average with a 71.74 ... best finish came in the Baton Rouge NCAA Regional where he placed tied for third with an even 216 (74-69-73) … finished tied for fourth with a two-under 211 (69-75-67) at the Inverness Intercollegiate … posted another T-4 finish at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate after shooting a six-under 210 (68-70-72) in his hometown … shared fourth in the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate, recording a six-under 208 (71-65-72) … opened the spring season with a seventh-place finish at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate after posting a six-under 207 (70-68-69) … finished tied for seventh at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic with a four-under 212 (73-68-71).

SUMMER 2016: Competed in the 2016 U.S. Amateur at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

PREP: Named MVP of the Alpharetta High School golf team in each of his four seasons at the school … earned all-state honors as a freshman, junior and senior … posted a 69.6 scoring average as a junior and a 70.1 average as a senior.

JUNIOR GOLF: Ranked as the No. 31 overall junior player and the No. 13 player in the class of 2016 by Junior Golf Scoreboard … rated No. 37 overall junior player and the No. 9 recruit in the class of 2016 in the AJGA Polo Junior Rankings … ranked No. 52 overall and No. 16 in the class of 2016 in the Golfweek/Sagarin ratings … competed at the 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship and the 2016 Rolex Tournament of Champions … claimed the medal at the 2016 Junior PGA Championship Section Qualifier – Georgia … won the 2016 AJGA Wells Fargo Junior Classic presented by Callaway Golf … finished sixth at the 2016 Sea Pines Junior Heritage … won the 2015 SJGT Junior Championship with a final-round 68.

PERSONAL: Born Chandler John Eaton on Dec. 8, 1997, in Alpharetta, Ga. … son of Scott and Kim Eaton … father played golf at Texas-Arlington and mother played golf at Iowa State ... has an older brother, Carter ... member of National Honor Society and Young Men’s Service League ... majoring in environmental science/policy at Duke

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