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Anders Albertson

Anders Albertson - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Graduated 2015
Experience 4VL
Height 5-9
Weight 147
Hometown Woodstock, Ga.
Last School Etowah
Anders Albertson - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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Career Notes: The sixth player in Tech history to earn All-ACC honors four times, and the 16th player to do so in ACC history … Recipient of the 2015 Byron Nelson Award as the nation’s top graduating senior golfer … Earned All-America recognition three times in four years … Was named to the U.S. team for the 2015 Palmer Cup … Received an ACC Postgraduate Scholarship … Became a solid No. 2 player in his first year and became Tech’s highest-ranked player nationally as a sophomore … Never missed a tournament in his Tech career … Has a career mark of 71.49 over 150 rounds, third-best in Tech history … In 57 career events, recorded 21 top-10 finishes, including 13 in the top-5 and three wins (2013 and 2015 ACC Championships, co-medalist at 2015 Robert Kepler Intercollegiate) … Counting ACC and NCAA championships, had six top-10 finishes in post-season events in his career … One of only five players ever to win two ACC titles, and finished in the top five the other two times … Five-time selection to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … Recipient of the Bobby Dodd Scholarship for 2013-14 … Enrolled at Tech in January 2011 (sat out the spring season).

2014-15: Tournament Results

Named to the All-ACC team for the fourth time and won the Byron Nelson Award as the nation’s top graduating senior golfer … Honorable mention All-American by Golfweek magazine … Went 2-2 for the USA in the Palmer Cup … Built on a strong finish to the fall and finished 11th, fourth and 11th, eighth, first, first and 14th in Tech’s spring events through the NCAA regional … Tied for medalist honors at the ACC Championship and the Robert Kepler Invitational … Ranked No. 37 nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and No. 39 in Golfstat … Averaged 69.83 over his last 24 rounds leading into the NCAA finals, dating back to Tech’s last fall event … Had a 71.48 stroke average for the year in a team-high 40 rounds with 10 top-20 finishes in 12 events … Co-medalist with teammate Vincent Whaley at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate and tied for eighth at the Mason Rudolph Championship … Tied for fourth at the Seminole Intercollegiate, 11th at the Puerto Rico Classic and 11th at the Valspar Collegiate … Recorded three top-20 finishes in five fall tournaments, including a fourth place finish at the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational … Posted a career-best 54-hole score of 200 at the Makai Invitational.

2014 Summer Highlights: Finished fourth at The Dogwood at Druid Hills golf Club in Atlanta (-19) … Tied for 20th at the Western Amateur (-2) … T11 at the U.S, Amateur qualifier at Piedmont Driving Club in Atlanta (+1), caddied for teammate Bo Andrews in the U.S. Amateur … T21 at the Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, N.Y., T28 at the Northeast Amateur in Rumford, R.I.

2013-14: Tournament Results

All-ACC and GCAA All-East Region choice … Also named GCAA All-America Scholar and to the ACC All-Academic team … Tied for 2nd at the ACC Championship (209, -7) and finished 8th at the NCAA Raleigh Regional … Closed with a 65 (-7), the best round of his career, at the ACC Championship … Finished the year at No. 85 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and No. 161 in the Golfstat rankings … Six top-10 finishes for the year, three in the fall (with two other top-20s) and a T6 at the spring Puerto Rico Classic … T20 in Tech’s last stroke-play event (Robert Kepler Invitational) before ACC Championship … Won both his matches in the Capital City Club Match Play event, including a 5&4 drubbing of 71st-ranked Nicholas Reach of Georgia … Best finishes before ACC were third at the USCC and the Western Refining All-American … Has two top-10 finishes in NCAA regionals, and T26 at the 2013 NCAA Championship … Counting ACC and NCAA championships, has five top-10 finishes in post-season events in his career … Stroke average was 72.03 in 39 rounds, 10th-best in the ACC.

2013 Summer Highlights: Medalist at U.S. Amateur qualifier (-7) at Capital City Club-Crabapple, did not qualify for match play … T10 at The Dogwood Invitational (-10) … T19 at the Players Amateur (-1) … T22 at Northeast Amateur … T36 at Sunnehanna Amateur.

2012-13: Tournament Results

Third-team All-American by the GCAA and Golfweek magazine … All-ACC selection for the second time and a GCAA All-Region choice … Ranked 8th in the final Golfstat Cup rankings and 27th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index … Faced the 7th-toughest schedule in the nation … Stroke average was team-low 71.1, fourth in the ACC … Medalist at the ACC Championship with a tournament-record score of 201 (-15) … Finished 4th, T6th, 1st and T10th in consecutive events before the NCAA Finals (Linger Longer, Gary Koch, ACC, NCAA regional) with a 264-17 head-to-head record and a cumulative 30-under-par score … Posted T26 at the NCAA Championship and went 1-0-1 in his matches … Nine of last 13 rounds in the 60s … Team-leading nine top-20 finishes for the year, 16 for his career … T10 at Tallahassee Regional (209, -7) to lead Tech players … T16 at PING/Golfweek Preview Invitational (213, +3) at the site of the NCAA Championship.

2012 Summer Highlights: T4 at the Monroe Invitational … T4 at the Players Amateur … T27 at the Dogwood Invitational.

2011-12: Tournament Results

All-ACC selection and an honorable mention GCAA All-American as a freshman … Played No. 2 for Tech most of the spring, earning three of his five top-10 finishes in the Seminole Intercollegiate (T6), Gary Koch Invitational (T7) and ACC Championship (T4) … Stroke average of 71.4 ranked 6th in the ACC … Ranked 31st nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and 33rd in the Golfstat Cup and compiled a 727-158 (.821) head-to-head winning percentage … T3 at the Carpet Capital Collegiate and T2 at the Brickyard Collegiate in the fall … Led the Jackets to a first place finish in the Brickyard Collegiate by shooting 7 under par, placing second in individual standings … Finished out of the top 20 three times, lowest a T35 at the Amer Ari Invitational.

2011 Summer Highlights: T1 at the U.S. Amateur qualifier at Duluth, Ga. (139, -5) … 3rd at the Georgia State Amateur Championship in Atlanta (280, E) … Fourth at the Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, N.Y. (280, -5) … Tied for 4th at the Greystone Invitational in Birmingham, Ala. (289, +1) … Tied for 17th at the Dogwood Invitational in Atlanta (279, -9) … Shot 4-under 140 in U.S. Open sectional qualifier at Hawks Ridge Golf Club.

Amateur Golf: Advanced out of local qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Open (65 at Marietta Country Club) … Won the 2010 Georgia State Golf Association Atlanta Amateur Match Play Championship … Finished second by one stroke at the 2010 Dogwood Invitational with a four day total of 19-under-par…2009 US Amateur Public Links Championship qualifying medalist and match play qualifier … 2009 U.S. Amateur Championship qualifier.

Junior Golf: Ranked as high as 34th nationally … Posted five top-10 finishes in junior golf events over the last two years prior to his January 2011 enrollment at Tech, including a fifth-place finish at the 2010 Carolinas/Georgia Junior Championship … 2007 US Junior Championship qualifier…Scored a double-eagle in the 2010 Junior PGA Championship, which made ESPN SportsCenter top plays that day … Ranked 34th nationally by the Junior Golf Scoreboard at the time of his enrollment.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Etowah High School … Led Etowah to county championships in 2008 and 2009, and a regional championship in 2009 as medalist… Two Top 5 finishes at the Georgia High School Championship … Three-time All County selection, and two-time County Player of the Year … Member of the Student Council, Beta Club, and National Society of High School Scholars.

Personal: Full name is Anders Roth Albertson … Born June 8, 1993 in Houston, Texas … Son of Scott and Denita … Three younger sisters, Ana, Britta and Ingrid … Began playing competitively at age 9 … Graduated May 2 with his bachelor’s degree in business administration.

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