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Matt Williams
Matt  Williams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

High School:
Bishop Carroll

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Experience:
3L

Major:
Business (Honors College)


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


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


Career Bests
Low Round 68 (1st)
68 (2nd)
68 (3rd)
vs. Minnesota (Feb. 24, 2018)
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
212
Bayou City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 9-10, 2017)
3M Augusta Invitational (April 1-2, 2017)
Relative to Par -4
-4
Bayou City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 9-10, 2017)
3M Augusta Invitational (April 1-2, 2017)
Best Finish t-4th
1st
Bayou City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 12-13, 2015)
vs. Minnesota (Feb. 24, 2018)

JUNIOR (2017-18)
Fall -- Made his season debut at season-opening The Jackrabbit at The Prairie Club... Steady performer with three straight rounds of 71 to tie for 28th at 3-under 213... Posted three straight rounds of par or better to tie for fifth with a score of 4-under 212 at the Bayou City Collegiate Classic at Golfcrest Country Club. Spring -- Made his season debut at All-American Intercollegiate at Golf Club of Houston... Fired three straight rounds of par or better, including a 69 to open the tournament, and tied for 25th at 3-under 213... Earned medalist honors with a 68 in a round of stroke play against Minnesota at Augusta Pines Golf Club in Spring, Texas... Tied for 19th at Aggie Invitational at Traditions Club with score of 223... Opened that tournament with a 72.

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 Bests
Low Round 66 (2nd) Border Olympics (March 9, 2018)
Low 36 137 Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic (Nov. 3-4, 2017)
Low 54 210 Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic (Nov. 3-5, 2017)
Relative to Par -7 Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic (Nov. 3-5, 2017)
Best Finish t-8th Bayou City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 10-11, 2016)










CAREER STATISTICS

Low Tour
Low Par/- Finish Top
Season Rounds Strokes 54-holes Round Rounds Events 1 5 10 W-L W-L% Average
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 14 1,035 215 68 3 5 - - 1 194-153 .559 73.93
2017-18 33 2,412 206 66 14 11 - - 1 546-365 .599 73.09
Totals 47 3,447 206 66 17 16 - - 2 740-518 .588 73.34

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