AWARDS 2013 Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic Individual Champion
2014-15 American Scholar-Athlete Sports Excellence Award
2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District 7
At-Large First Team
2013-14 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
2012-13 Conference USA All-Academic Team
2012-13 Conference USA Academic Medal
2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2011-12 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Became only the 14th player in school history to compete in 3+ NCAA Regionals during his career... Finished among the Cougars' top-20 career leaders in rounds played (115) and strokes (8,479). Fall -- Made his season debut at the season-opening Northern Intercollegiate... Tied for sixth at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate... Opened that tournament with an even-par 71 and finished with a score of 219... Tied for 13th at the Miramont Invitational with a score of 144... Opened that tournament with a 1-under-par 71... Moved into a tie for 24th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate with a Final-Round 71 at that event. Spring -- Tied for 16th at the Border Olympics with a score of 1-under-par 215... Fired three straight sub-par rounds at the 3M Augusta Invitational to finish in a tie for ninth at 7-under-par 209... Closed that tournament with a Final-Round 68... Led the Cougars with a score of 217 to tie for 13th at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate. American Championships -- Fired 70s in the final two rounds to surge into a tie for eighth place at 3-under-par 213... Was his best finish at a conference Championships. NCAA Lubbock Regional -- Tied a UH record in NCAA Regional play with an opening-round 66... Finished in a tie for 33rd at 215... Sank a 5-foot birdie in a 1-hole playoff against Purdue to break the tie and lead the Cougars to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season... ... Was one of four Cougars with sub-par rounds in the First Round, only the second time in school history at an NCAA Regional.
JUNIOR (2013-14) Fall - Made his season debut at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic a memorable one... Captured his first individual title, thanks to a final-round 66, and helped lead the Cougars to the team championship... Finished at 5-under-par 208... One of three Cougars among the top-four leaders... Became just the 29th player in school history to shoot 66 or better in a round... Became only the ninth player in school history to shoot 66 or better in the third round or later of a tournament... Posted only one bogey in his final round. Spring - Made his season debut at the Cougars' own Bayou City Collegiate Championship... Lowered his score with each round, ending with a final-round 69 to tie for 10th at 212. The American Championships: Tied for 19th with a score of 222... Opened that tournament with an even-par 71. NCAA Eugene Regional: Opened the NCAA postseason with a 69... Finished in a tie for 32nd at 222... Tied for the Cougars' low round of the regional
Tied for the team lead with two top-five finishes... Tied for second on the team with 11 rounds of par or better. Fall - Made his season debut at The Invitational at Kiawah Island... Finished 34th at that event with a score of 234... Posted a 1-under-par 71 in the final round of the Lone Star Invitational to help lead the Cougars to the team championship... Was forced to miss the second round of that event due to illness. Spring - Started the spring season on a strong note with a fifth-place showing at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship... Opened that event with a career-low 68 and followed with a 71... Finished that tournament at 4-under-par 212... Named to the All-Tournament Team... Tied for 25th at the Tiger Invitational with a score of 227... Posted a second-round 72 at that tournament... Placed third at the Border Olympics with a score of 213... Capped that tournament with a final round 69, which included four birdies and only one bogey... Tied for 23rd at the Insperity Augusta State Invitational after posting a score of 220... Fired a 69 in the second round for the Cougars' lowest score of the tournament... Opened the Morris Williams Intercollegiate with back-to-back 71s... Finished in a tie for 39th at that event with a score of 221. Conference USA Championships: Finished in a tie for 10th place with a score of 218... Lowered his scored with each round, capping his stay with a 1-under-par 71 in the final round. NCAA Baton Rouge Regional: Tied for 14th with a score of 222... Bettered his first-round score by 10 strokes with a 69 in the second round... Tied as the fourth-biggest improvement in consecutive rounds by any Houston player in NCAA Regional play.
Fall - Did not compete. Spring - Made his collegiate debut at the Rice Intercollegiate... Fired back-to-back 73s in the final two rounds to tie for 38th at 223 at that event... Shot an even-par 72 in the second round at the Border Olympics... Finished in a tie for 29th at that event with a score of 225. Summer: Fired a final-round 66 to finish second at the Texas North Amateur Championship at Texas Star Golf Course in mid-August... Recorded six birdies and only one bogey during the final 18 holes... Lowered his scored with each round... Opened the tournament with a 72 and fired a 3-under-par 68 in the second round.
Played for head coach Terie Campbell... Talented all-around athlete who also competed on the basketball team... Received Student of the Year awards for math, science and English... Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class... Member of National Honors Society... Received Heart and Hustle Award in basketball and led the area in 3-point field goal percentage. Senior (2010-11): Class 5A All-State Second Team selection... Qualified for the final individual berth in the state tournament after winning a playoff... Earned Team Most Valuable Player Award and received Low Round honor for the fourth consecutive season... Member of the Texas Academic All-State Team. Junior (2009-10): Finished in a tie for second at the Region I-5A Tournament with a two-day total of 142, including a first-round 67, losing on the first playoff hole... Finished third at the AJGA Bob Estes Abilene Junior with a three-round score of 216... Posted a second-round 69 at that event... Earned a third-place finish at the Junior PGA Championship Section Qualifier with a score of 139, including a first-round 68... Finished fifth at the LJT Spring Preview.
Full name is Kyle Ross Pilgrim... Born in Fort Worth, Texas... Son of Phil and Debbie Pilgrim... Received his bachelor's degree in accounting in the Honors College in May 2015.