Player Profile






    Chris Morris


    6-2, 170, Sr.-3L
    Tyler, Texas
    Lee HS












    1998-99: Played in all but three tournaments... best performance came at the Red River Classic in which he finished tied for seventh with a 207 (69-68-70)... his 207 was the second lowest score among UH golfers... his low round of the season was opening-round 69 in the Red River Classic... kept three-round scores under 230 on nine occassions... had a string of seven from the Red River Classic (207) to the Morris Williams Intercollegiate (229)... tallied eight sub-par rounds out of a possible 33 rounds.

    1997-98: Selected to the All-C-USA First Team... played in 13 tournaments, tying for second on the team with a 73.4 stroke average... top finish was second in the Conference USA Championships with a three-over par 219 ... low round was a 67 in both the second and third rounds of the PING Arizona Intercollegiate... finished tournament with in fourth place with a 208... his 208 score tied for the lowest by a Cougar during the season... had three top 10 finishes.

    1996-97: Played in 14 tournaments, finishing second on the team with a 73.7 stroke average... top Cougar finisher in four tournaments... top finish was third place with a season-low one-under par 215 at the Harvey Penick Intercollegiate and an even-par 144 at the Golf Digest Collegiate... low round was a second-round 69 at The Maxwell Invitational... had 10 sub-par and four even-par rounds while playing 40 total rounds played very consistent golf, with 36 of 40 round scores between 70 and 77.

    High School/Juniors: Two-time All-Region and All-District selection at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas... member of National Honor Society... placed in the top 10 in three of four American Junior Golf tournaments last summer... placed third at last year's Ping Texas State Junior Boys Championship and the Ping Gulf Coast Junior Classic... finished in the top 20 among 300 juniors at the 1996 Optimist International Junior Tournament.

    Personal: Born Christopher Paul Morris on May 3, 1978, in Tyler, Texas... parents are Rick and Diane Morris... accounting major... his grandfather, Craig Wallis, played baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers... career ambition is to play professional golf... chose UH because of its golf history, coaching staff, educational opportunities and facilities.

    Morris' Scorecard

    1996-97 William H. Tucker Invitational (Albuquerque, N.M.) 75-71-77-223 T63 Missouri Bluffs Intercollegiate (St. Louis, Mo.) 77-71-74-222 T32 Red River Classic (Dallas, Texas) 72-70-77-219 T57 LSU Invitational (Baton Rouge, La.) 71-76-73-220 T19 Harvey Penick Intercollegiate (Austin, Texas) 73-71-71-215 3 John A. Burns Intercollegiate (Honolulu, Hawai'i) 73-73-73-219 T30 Louisiana Classics (Lafayette, La.) 76-71-76-223 T21 Golf Digest Collegiate (Houston, Texas) 73-71-144 T3 Morris Williams Classic (Austin, Texas) 74-80-154 T22 All-America Intercollegiate (Houston, Texas) 74-78-152 T20 C-USA Championships (West Columbia, Texas) 77-71-78-226 T7 The Maxwell Invitational (Ardmore, Okla.) 70-69-79-218 T23 NCAA Central Regional (Norman, Okla.) 74-71-74-219 T33 NCAA Championships (Lake Forest, La.) 73-73-71-76-293 T42

    1997-98 Topy Cup (Fukushima, Japan) 81-73-76-230 T37 Ping-Golfweek Preview (Albuquerque, N.M.) 74-73-70-217 T17 Red River Classic (Dallas, Texas) 73-73-73-219 T10 LSU Intercollegiate (Baton Rouge, La.) 73-70-77-220 T17 Golf World Intercollegiate (Hilton Head, S.C.) 71-74-72-217 T26 PING Arizona Intercollegiate (Tucson, Ariz.) 74-67-67-208 4 Golf Digest Intercollegiate (Las Vegas, Nev.) 75-75-71-221 T26 Morris Williams Classic (Austin, Texas) 77-75-74-226 T29 Carpet Capital Classic (Dalton, Ga.) 76-73-73-222 T28 C-USA Championships (West Columbia, Texas) 72-73-74-219 2 The Maxwell Invitational (Ardmore, Okla.) 74-76-71-221 T30 NCAA Central Regional (San Antonio, Texas) 75-76-73-224 T81 NCAA Championships (Albuquerque, N.M.) 74-70-74-73-291 T55

    1998-99 The Ridges Intercollegiate (Johnson City, Tenn.) 71-76-74-221 T32 Ping-Golfweek Preview (Chaska, Minn.) 73-78-80-231 T42 Red River Classic (Dallas, Texas) 69-68-70-207 T7 Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate (Birmingham, Ala.) 74-70-75-219 T33 Golf World/Palmetto Dunes (Hilton Head, S.C.) 71-74-75-220 T25 PING Arizona Intercollegiate (Tucson, Ariz.) 69-77-72-218 T29 Southwestern Intercollegiate (Westlake Village, Calif.) 77-75-75-227 T45 Golf Digest Collegiate (Las Vegas, Nev.) 77-76-71-224 T42 Morris Williams Intercollegiate (Austin, Texas) 75-78-76-229 T32 Carpet Capital Classic (Dalton, Ga.) 81-76-79-236 80 The Maxwell (Ardmore, Okla.) 73-73-77-223 T30

    UH Career Numbers

    Season Events Rounds Strokes Avg. 1996-97 14 40 2,947 73.7 1997-98 13 40 2,935 73.2 1998-99 11 33 2,455 74.4 Career 38 113 8,337 73.8

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