Missed the start of the fall season with an ankle injury... Made his season debut at the Kansas Invitational... Led the Cougars at the season-ending The Maxwell Tournament and fired a season-best 69 in the opening round.
Made his collegiate debut at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate... Shot an even-par 72 in his first round as a Cougar... Was the only Cougar to improve with each round at the Duke Golf Classic... Shot a 1-under-par 70 during the final round at the PING Arizona Intercollegiate... Shot a career-best 67 during the second round at the Waikoloa Intercollegiate to help lead the Cougars to a third-place finish... Was the team's leading player at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate... Fired an even-par 72 in the second round of that tournament.
Lettered at Clear Creek High School for head coach Bubba Grigsby... Helped lead prep team to three District 24-5A championships... Was a two-state state tournament qualifier... Earned All-State second-team honors following his senior season... Competed in the Junior World Golf Cup at St. Andrew's, Scotland... Recognized as the Outstanding Senior and Outstanding Player in boys' golf... Received the United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award... Honored as a member of Texas Scholars and World Class Students.
Full name is Kevin Joseph Newman... Born on March 17, 1984, in Webster, Texas.. Son of Joe and Connie Newman... Also recruited by Texas A&M... Majoring in business.