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Matt Williams
Matt  Williams

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

High School:
Bishop Carroll

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Experience:
2L

Major:
Business (Honors College)


2017-18 Results | 2016-17 Results | 2015-16 Results | 2014-15 Results


HONORS
•nbsp;2016-17 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
•nbsp;2015-16 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
•nbsp;2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team


Career Bests
Low Round 68 (2nd)
68 (3rd)
Maui Jim Intercollegiate (Sept. 24, 2016)
Bayou City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 13, 2015)
Low 36 140 Border Olympics (March 10-11, 2017)
Low 54 212 3M Augusta Invitational (April 1-2, 2017)
Relative to Par -4 3M Augusta Invitational (April 1-2, 2017)
Best Finish t-4th Bayou City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 12-13, 2015)

SOPHOMORE (2016-17)
Finished third among Cougars with a 72.43 scoring average. Fall -- Made his season debut at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate... Tied for 40th at 216. Spring -- Made debut at All-American Intercollegiate presented by Coca-Cola at Golf Club of Houston... Tied for 25th with score of 216... Opened the Colin Montgomerie with a 68 and tied for sixth with a score of 3-under 213 at Cypresswood Golf Club in Spring, Texas... Posted sub-par rounds in the rain-shortened Border Olympics and tied for eighth at 4-under 140 at Laredo Country Club in Laredo, Texas... Opened that event with a 69... Fired the Cougars' low round at The Hootie at Bulls Bay with a 2-under 70 in the First Round... Tied for 38th with a score of 218... Joined Michael Perras among the top-20 leaders at the 3M Augusta Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club... Posted a score of 4-under 212, including 70s in the First and Final Rounds, to tie for 16th. Summer -- Played as the No. 2 seed in at the Scott Venturo Alberta Match PLay Championship at Sundre Golf Club... Advanced to the semifinals before falling to Houston letterman Emmett Oh... Opened Canadian Amateur Championship with three straight rounds in the 60s and tied for eight at 2-under 278 at Toronto Golf Club.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2015-16)
Fall
-- Made his collegiate debut at the HBU Husky Intercollegiate... Tied for ninth at that event with a score of 219, thanks to a Second-Round 69... Lowered his score by at least two strokes with each round at the Bayou City Collegiate Classic... Closed that tournament with a 68 on the way to a score of 2-under-par and tied for fourth. Spring -- Tied for 10th at the Colin Montgomerie Invitational with a score of 217... Posted a 70 in the Second Round of that event. Summer -- Tied for third at The Glencoe Invitational with a score of 221... Enjoyed a Second-Round 69 with four birdies and only one bogey at that tournament... Joined Houston teammate and fellow Canadian Emmett Oh among top-4 leaders at that event... Posted 68-69 over the final two rounds to tie for eighth at the Magnolia Amateur Championship with score of 2-under-par 211 at Hattiesburg Country Club... Teamed with Pryce Beshoory to lead Houston to 7-stroke victory at -11 in team competition... Finished second at the Alberta Amateur Championship with a score of 12-under-par 276 at Innisfail Golf and Country Club... Opened that tournament with a 65 and closed with a 68... Joined among the top-7 leaders by teammate Emmett Oh.

FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Sat out as a redshirt and did not compete.

BISHOP CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL
2013: Was the youngest member of Team Canada Boys Development Squad... Ranked as the No. 1 Canadian Junior by Golfweek magazine and No. 2 by R&A World Amateur rankings... Member of the winning Team Canada at the Canadian International Junior Team Championship... Tied for second at the Canada Summer Games... Finished ninth at the Callaway Junior World Championship in Torrey Pines, Calif... Member of second-place Team Canada at Callaway Junior World Championship... Finished second at the Golf Canada Prairie Championship and fourth at the Golf Canada Pacific Championship. 2012: Ranked No. 1 in the Alberta Junior Order of Merit... Captured individual championships at the Ontario Championship, Alberta Junior Championship and Alberta Juvenile Championship... Member of second-place Team Canada at Callaway Junior World Championship... Finished fourth at the Callaway Junior World Championship at Torrey Pines, Calif.... Placed fifth at the Aaron Baddeley International Junior Challenge in Guangzhou, China. 2011: Won the Alberta Juvenile Championship in Drayton Valley, Alberta... Ranked No. 1 in Alberta Juvenile Order of Merit for the second straight year. 2010: Represented Canada at the Stephen Ames Cup for the second straight year.

PERSONAL
Full name is Matthew William Williams... Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada... Son of Caroline and Ted Williams... Majoring in business in the Honors College.


CAREER STATISTICS

Low Tour
Low Par/- Finish Top
Season Rounds Strokes 54-holes Round Rounds Events 1 5 10 W-L W-L% Average
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 17 1,265 213 68 5 6 - 1 3 250-149 .627 74.41
2016-17 20 1,440 212 68 11 7 - - 1 498-191 .681 72.00
Totals 37 2,705 212 68 16 13 - 1 4 658-340 .659 73.11

Watch Houston Video
10/01/17
vs The Jackrabbit
Valentine, Neb. (Prairie Club)
All Day
10/02/17
vs The Jackrabbit
Valentine, Neb. (Prairie Club)
All Day
10/03/17
vs The Jackrabbit
Valentine, Neb. (Prairie Club)
All Day
10/09/17
Bayou City Collegiate Classic
Pearland, Texas (Golfcrest Country Club)
All Day
10/10/17
Bayou City Collegiate Classic
Pearland, Texas (Golfcrest Country Club)
All Day
10/23/17
vs Royal Oaks Intercollegiate
Dallas, Texas (Royal Oaks Country Club)
All Day
10/24/17
vs Royal Oaks Intercollegiate
Dallas, Texas (Royal Oaks Country Club)
All Day
11/03/17
at Kaanapali Collegiate Classic
Lahaina, Maui, Hawai'i (Ka'anapali Golf Course)
All Day
11/04/17
at Kaanapali Collegiate Classic
Lahaina, Maui, Hawai'i (Ka'anapali Golf Course)
All Day
11/05/17
at Kaanapali Collegiate Classic
Lahaina, Maui, Hawai'i (Ka'anapali Golf Course)
All Day
02/16/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/17/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/18/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
03/04/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose, Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/05/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/06/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/09/18
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/10/18
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/18/18
vs Valspar Collegiate Championships
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian National Golf Club)
All Day
03/19/18
vs Valspar Collegiate Championships
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian National Golf Club)
All Day
03/20/18
vs Valspar Collegiate Championships
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian National Golf Club)
All Day
04/01/18
at 3M Augusta Invitational
Augusta, Ga. (Forest Hills Golf Club)
All Day
04/02/18
at 3M Augusta Invitational
Augusta, Ga. (Forest Hills Golf Club)
All Day
04/07/18
at Aggie Invitational
Bryan, Texas (Traditions Club)
All Day
04/08/18
at Aggie Invitational
Bryan, Texas (Traditions Club)
All Day

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