Oklahoma States Hunter Mahan


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Spring 2003: Finished 12th at the Mercedes-Benz Championship; third at the Puerto Rico Classic; sixth at the Las Vegas Intercollegiate
Hunter Mahan2001-2002 (Sophomore): Named a first-team All-American after registering three wins and nine top-10 finishes during his first season for the Cowboys ... was the third consecutive OSU player to be named the Big 12 Player of the Year ... was an All-Big 12 selection ... one of 10 finalists for the Ben Hogan, honoring the nations top player ... finished the season ranked No. 4 in the Golfweek/ Sagarin rankings ... also the top-ranked player in District V ... was named to the GCAA All-Central Region team ... earned a spot on the U.S. Palmer Cup squad, posting a 1-2-1 record to help the Americans capture their second straight win at the event ... tallied a 70.51 stroke average during the season, giving him the ninth-best average in NCAA history ... stroke average was tops in the Big 12 Conference and more than a stroke better than the second-best total ... won his first tournament as a Cowboy at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate, posting scores of 68-72-65 for an eight-under total of 205 ... second victory came at the Ping Arizona Intercollegiate with a 10-under 203 score after firing rounds of 67-68-68 ... set the school 18-hole scoring record during the first round of the U.S. Collegiate, posting a 10-under 62 to break the old mark of 63 held by four players ... the 10-under-par total tied him for the third-lowest total in relation to par in NCAA history ... won the event with a 12-under 204 total with rounds of 62-73 and 69 ... recorded 16 sub-70 rounds on the season ... finished under par in seven of the squads 13 tournaments ... tied for nintha at the Long Cove Invitational with a one-over 214 total ... tied for third at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate with a two-under 213 score ... finished the season with four consecutive top-10 finishes, placing fourth at the Big 12 Championship (E), fifth at The Maxwell (E), seventh at the NCAA Central Regional (-2) and third at the NCAA Championship (-6) ... halved his match with Georgias Ryan Hybl at the 2002 East-West Match .. was the squads top finisher nine times ... was 30-under versus par on the year.
2000-20001 (Freshman): Played in five events for USC during the fall, finishing in the top five four times ... posted back-to-back wins at the Windon Memorial and the Red River Classic ... fired a career and school-best 63 during the second round of the Jerry Pate, where he finished fourth ... with his win at the Windon Memorial, Mahan became the first Trojan medalist since 1997 ... finished tied for fifth at the Northwest Classic ... three-round total of 204 at the Red River Classic was the lowest 54-hole total by a Trojan since 1985 ... best spring finish came at the Pac-10 Championships where he finished second after firing four consecutive sub-70 rounds ... also posted top-10 finishes at the U.S. Intercollegiate (t-4th) and The Maxwell (t-9th) ... finished the year with a 71.15 stroke average ... named the Freshman of the Year in the Pac-10 ... was a first-team all-conference performer as well ... named a second-team All-America.
Amateur: Received an exemption into the PGAs Texas Open for 2002 ... was named to the 2002 U.S. World Amateur Team along with Arizonas Ricky Barnes and Clemsons D.J. Trahan ... capped a busy summer schedule by reaching the championship match at the 2002 U.S. Amateur .... defeated Brent Wanner 4 and 3 in the first round, John Merrick 2 and 1 in the second round, Conner Robbins 1-up in the third round, Henry Liaw 3 and 2 in the quarterfinals, and Dustin Bray 1-up in the semifinals before falling 2 and 1 to Ricky Barnes in the title match ... became the first OSU player since Trip Kuehne in 1994 to reach the finals ... finished tied for 28th during stroke play at the event with scores of 70 and 71 (+1) ... moved up to No. 3 from the No. 8 spot in the Golfweek/Titleist Amateur rankings after his finish at the U.S. Amateur ... claimed medalist honors at the U.S. Amateur sectional qualifying with a two-round 141 total for a three-stroke victory ... recorded a five-under total to finish seventh in the stroke play portion of the Western Amateur before losing 2 and 1 in the first round of match play ... finished tied for 19th at the Porter Cup with a two-over 282 total after posting rounds of 67-74-69-72 ... lost on the 21st hole during the first round of match play at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship ... shot a six-under 66 to hold the first-round lead and a one-under 71 to finish tied for third during stroke play at the Pub Links ... his round of 66 set a new course record at The Orchards Golf Club ... finished fifth at the 2002 Sunnehanna Amateur after carding a two-under 278 total that included rounds of 70, 70, 64, 74 ... won two of his three matches, defeating Taichiro Kiyoto (71 to 72) and Takuya Taniguchi (72 to 76), last summer at the 2001 Fuji Xerox USA vs. Japan Collegiate Golf Championship en route to helping the U.S. to its seventh consecutive victory ... advanced to the second round of match play at the 2001 U.S. Pub Links with a 2 and 1 victory over Thomas Halla ... qualified for the 2001 U.S. Amateur missing the cut with a 147 total ... carded a six-over 286 total to finish tied for 25th at the 2001 Porter Cup ... finished tied for 27th at the 2001 Northeast Amateur with a 71-71-73-70'285 total ... played in his first PGA event in 2000, firing a 36-hole total of 140 (E) at the Canon Greater Hartford Open to miss the cut by one shot ... defeated Aaron Pellegrom 2-up and Ricky Barnes 3 and 2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2000 U.S. Amateur before falling 3 and 2 to eventual champion Jeff Quinney ... was the top-ranked junior golfer in the country in the 1999 Golfweek/Titleist rankings ... was the 1999 USGA Junior champion, defeating Camilo Villegas 4 and 2 in the final ... medalist at the 1998 Scott Robertson Memorial Tournament ... named McKinney Highs MVP all four years ...1999 Texas 5A state champion after posting scores of 70 and 68 for a one-stroke victory ... posted more than 100 victories during his junior golf career ... also won the 1999 Western Junior Championship, 1999 North South Golf Championship, 1999 AJGA Polo Golf Championship ... victorious at the 1999 World Golf Team Championship in Japan ... tabbed as the 1999 American Junior Golf Associations Player of the Year after posting back-to-back AJGA wins at the Polo Golf Junior Classic and the Scottsdale Junior Classic to go along with three non-AJGA wins and five runner-up finishes ... finished the season with a 71.04 stroke average in 16 national tournamentes ... earned AJGA second-team All-America status in 1998 ... competed internationally as a member of the USA World Team in 1999 ... was a member of the 1998 USA Junior Ryder Cup squad. posting a 1-0-1 record ... also was on the 1997 U.S. squad that competed against Canada ... finished second at the 1999 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions with a four-round total of 284 that included a second-round 64 to set the course record at the Scarlet Course.
Personal: Hunter Myles Mahan ... born May 17, 1982 in Orange, California ... parents are Cindy and Monte Mahan ... pursuing a business degree at Oklahoma State.