Duke Men's Golf BIO
Summer, 2011: Finished tied for 39th at the Rice Planters Amateur with a +1, 289 (77-74-66-72) ... reached the quarterfinals of the Pacific Northwest Amateur ... posted match play wins over Chris Tedesco (6 & 4), Nicholas Chianello (2 & 1) and Jamie Core (1up) ... also played in the Dogwood Invitational.
2010-11: Competed in the Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic and Irish Creek Collegiate ... recorded a career-best fifth place finish with a 70-69-71=210 (-3) at the Irish Creek Collegiate ... finished the year with a 72.3 stroke average ... recored two under-par rounds ... posted five rounds at 75 or under ... averaged 3.67 sub-par strokes per round ... two under-par rounds and one even-par round on the year.
Summer, 2010: Missed a majority of the summer tournaments while recovering from a wrist injury.
2009-10: Played in 12 tournaments, posting a 73.9 stroke average ... recorded seven rounds of under-par golf, including a season-low 67 in the second round of the NCAA Central Regional ... posted rounds of 68 at the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate and Gifford Collegiate ... tied for 15th at the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate with a two-under 214 (72-68-74) ... tied for 22nd at the NCAA Central Regional with a 75-67-69=211 (+1) ... second on the team in putts per round (29.79).
Summer, 2009: Shot a three-under 285 (69-78-69-69) to finish tied for 15th at the Southwestern Amateur ... finished seventh at the So Cal Amateur with a one-under 283 ... led the tournament after posting a five-under 66 in the third round ... tied for 17th at Pacific Northwest Amateur with a 72-72=144.
2008-09: Played in nine tournaments ... posted a 74.7 stroke average in 26 rounds played ... had the highest percentage of rounds at even-par on the team with .154 (4-of-26) ... third on the team in second round scoring with a 73.7 stroke average ... best finish of the year came at the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate with a seventh place tie at one-over 217 ... third best 54-hole total on team with a 213 at the SunTrust Gator Invitational ... fired a Duke season-low 64 in the second round at the event.
Summer, 2008: Fired a four-under 68 at the Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles, Calif., to finish in a tie for third and advance to a U.S. Open Sectional qualifier ... shot a 72-74-68=214 (+4) to finish tied for fifth at the 2008 Memorial Amateur.
Prep: Four-year letterwinner and all-conference performer in golf at Brentwood ... two-time league MVP ... finished tied for fourth at the Olympic League Championship as a senior ... shot a 71 to tie for second in the CIF South Coast Individual Divisional ... led Brentwood to the team title at the CIF South Coast Team Divisional as a junior ... finished third at the Olympic League Championship in 2007 ... shot 70-73=143 to claim medalist honors at the Olympic League Championship as a sophomore ... took medalist honors at the CIF South Coast Team and Individual Divisionals ... led the team to a second place finish at the CIF South Coast Team Divisional as a sophomore ... fired a 69 to grab medalist honors at the Valley Invitational Boys Tournament in 2006 ... shot a 72-70=142 to earn medalist honors at the Olympic League Championship as a freshman.
Junior Golf: 2007 AJGA HP Scholastic All-America ... had nine top 20 finishes, including four top 10s ... shot 76-70-70=216 to finish tied for 13th at 2008 ReBath Heather Farr Classic ... fired a 74-69-69=212 to finish eighth at the 2007 Farr Classic ... shot 75-73-68=216 to finish 13th at the TomatoBank Northern California Classic in 2007 ... placed 15th at the 2006 Mission Hills Desert Junior ... shot 75-71-71 to finish sixth at the 2006 Hanmi Bank Junior Open ... finished 13th with a 71-71-72=214 at the 2006 PING Phoenix Junior ... placed fourth (73-68-66=207) at the PING Phoenix Junior in 2005 ... fired a 75-72-69=216 to finish third at the 2005 Fidelity Investments Junior Open.
Personal: Son of William and Kelly Anderson … born January 23, 1990 in Los Angeles, Calif. .. father, William, is the CEO of 1st Beverage Capital ... Dean’s List member at Brentwood from 2004-08 ... played in the U.S. Amateur at Winged Foot in 2004 as a 14-year old ... advanced to the match play portion of the 2007 U.S. Junior Amateur ... finished in the top 50 at the 2007 Western Amateur ... hobbies include basketball, football, soccer, beach volleyball and reading ... favorite athlete is Tiger Woods ... has participated in a variety of community service efforts including the Special Olympics, the Los Angeles AIDS Walk and the St. Jude’s Hospital Charity Golf Tournament ... ranked 77th in the Boys’ Golfweek/Titleist Performance Index, 52nd among members of 2008 graduation class.