Kyle Pilgrim

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Colleyville, Texas

    High School:
    Colleyville Heritage

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 200

    Birthdate:
    12/11/1992

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    Accounting (Honors College)

    Kyle Pilgrim

    09/21/2014

    Men's Golf Moves to Third at Wolf Run Intercollegiate

    Senior Kyle Pilgrim ties for sixth in second fall tournament of season

    05/17/2014

    Men's Golf Advances to NCAA Championships

    Cougars post second-best team score in Final Round for first trip to NCAA Championships since 2001

    09/24/2013

    Men's Golf Sweeps Titles at Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic

    Cougars take team championship by 15 strokes; Pilgrim claims first individual title

    09/23/2013

    Men's Golf Holds Team Lead at Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic

    Cougars post top two team rounds of the day, lead Georgia Southern by 10 strokes

    06/20/2013

    Farewell to Conference USA: Men's Golf

    A look back at Houston Men's Golf in Conference USA from 1996 to 2013

    2013-14 Results | 2012-13 Results | 2011-12 Results


    AWARDS
    • 2013 Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic Individual Champion
    • 2013-14 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
    • 2012-13 Conference USA All-Academic Team
    • 2012-13 Conference USA Academic Medal
    • 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    • 2011-12 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    JUNIOR (2013-14)
    Fall - Made his season debut at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic a memorable one... Captured his first individual title, thanks to a final-round 66, and helped lead the Cougars to the team championship... Finished at 5-under-par 208... One of three Cougars among the top-four leaders... Became just the 29th player in school history to shoot 66 or better in a round... Became only the ninth player in school history to shoot 66 or better in the third round or later of a tournament... Posted only one bogey in his final round. Spring - Made his season debut at the Cougars' own Bayou City Collegiate Championship... Lowered his score with each round, ending with a final-round 69 to tie for 10th at 212. The American Championships: Tied for 19th with a score of 222... Opened that tournament with an even-par 71. NCAA Eugene Regional: Opened the NCAA postseason with a 69... Finished in a tie for 32nd at 222... Tied for the Cougars' low round of the regional

    SOPHOMORE (2012-13)
    Tied for the team lead with two top-five finishes... Tied for second on the team with 11 rounds of par or better. Fall - Made his season debut at The Invitational at Kiawah Island... Finished 34th at that event with a score of 234... Posted a 1-under-par 71 in the final round of the Lone Star Invitational to help lead the Cougars to the team championship... Was forced to miss the second round of that event due to illness. Spring - Started the spring season on a strong note with a fifth-place showing at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship... Opened that event with a career-low 68 and followed with a 71... Finished that tournament at 4-under-par 212... Named to the All-Tournament Team... Tied for 25th at the Tiger Invitational with a score of 227... Posted a second-round 72 at that tournament... Placed third at the Border Olympics with a score of 213... Capped that tournament with a final round 69, which included four birdies and only one bogey... Tied for 23rd at the Insperity Augusta State Invitational after posting a score of 220... Fired a 69 in the second round for the Cougars' lowest score of the tournament... Opened the Morris Williams Intercollegiate with back-to-back 71s... Finished in a tie for 39th at that event with a score of 221. Conference USA Championships: Finished in a tie for 10th place with a score of 218... Lowered his scored with each round, capping his stay with a 1-under-par 71 in the final round. NCAA Baton Rouge Regional: Tied for 14th with a score of 222... Bettered his first-round score by 10 strokes with a 69 in the second round... Tied as the fourth-biggest improvement in consecutive rounds by any Houston player in NCAA Regional play.

    FRESHMAN (2011-12)
    Fall
    - Did not compete. Spring - Made his collegiate debut at the Rice Intercollegiate... Fired back-to-back 73s in the final two rounds to tie for 38th at 223 at that event... Shot an even-par 72 in the second round at the Border Olympics... Finished in a tie for 29th at that event with a score of 225. Summer: Fired a final-round 66 to finish second at the Texas North Amateur Championship at Texas Star Golf Course in mid-August... Recorded six birdies and only one bogey during the final 18 holes... Lowered his scored with each round... Opened the tournament with a 72 and fired a 3-under-par 68 in the second round.

    COLLEYVILLE HERITAGE
    Played for head coach Terie Campbell... Talented all-around athlete who also competed on the basketball team... Received Student of the Year awards for math, science and English... Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class... Member of National Honors Society... Received Heart and Hustle Award in basketball and led the area in 3-point field goal percentage. Senior (2010-11): Class 5A All-State Second Team selection... Qualified for the final individual berth in the state tournament after winning a playoff... Earned Team Most Valuable Player Award and received Low Round honor for the fourth consecutive season... Member of the Texas Academic All-State Team. Junior (2009-10): Finished in a tie for second at the Region I-5A Tournament with a two-day total of 142, including a first-round 67, losing on the first playoff hole... Finished third at the AJGA Bob Estes Abilene Junior with a three-round score of 216... Posted a second-round 69 at that event... Earned a third-place finish at the Junior PGA Championship Section Qualifier with a score of 139, including a first-round 68... Finished fifth at the LJT Spring Preview.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Kyle Ross Pilgrim... Born Dec. 11, 1992, in Fort Worth, Texas... Son of Phil and Debbie Pilgrim... Majoring in accounting in the Honors College.


    CAREER BESTS
    Low Round 66 (3rd) Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic Sept. 24, 2013
    Low 36 139 Bayou City Collegiate Championship Feb. 22-23, 2013
    Low 54 208 FIghting Irish Gridiron Classic Sept. 23-24, 2013
    Relative to Par -5 Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic Sept. 23-24, 2013
    Best Finish 1st Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic Sept. 23-24, 2013


    CAREER STATISTICS

    Low Tour
    Low Par/- Finish Top
    Season Rounds Strokes 54-holes Round Rounds Events 1 5 10 W-L W-L% Average
    2011-12 15 1127 223 72 1 5 - - - 191-258 .425 75.13
    2012-13 32 2363 212 68 11 11 - 2 3 563-287 .662 73.84
    2013-14 30 2194 208 66 13 10 1 1 2 509-321 .613 73.13
    Totals 77 5684 208 66 25 26 1 3 5 1263-866 .593 73.82


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