HONORS & AWARDS
2015-16 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
|Low Round||68 (3rd)
|Maui Jim Intercollegiate (Sept. 24, 2016)
Bayou City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 13, 2015)
|Maui Jim Intercollegiate (Sept. 23-24, 2016)
Colin Montgomerie Invitational (Feb. 29, 2016)
|Low 54||213||Colin Montgomerie Invitational (Feb. 29-March 1, 2016)|
|Relative to Par||-3||Colin Montgomerie Invitational (Feb. 29-March 1, 2016)|
|Best Finish||t-4th||Bayou City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 12-13, 2015)|
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.
Sat out as a redshirt.
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.
Full name is Matthew William Williams... Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada... Son of Caroline and Ted Williams... Majoring in business in the Honors College.