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Vincent Whaley

Vincent Whaley - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Graduated 2017
Experience 4 VL
Height 6-1
Weight 195
Hometown McKinney, Texas
Last School McKinney Boyd HS
Vincent Whaley - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Career Notes: Solid four-year contributor to the Tech lineup with a pair of tournament victories and five total top-10 finished in 33 career events … Compiled a 72.70 stroke average over 92 career rounds … Followed a string of Texans to Tech – Matt Weibring (1999-02), Troy Matteson (2000-03) and Paul Haley (2008-11) – who earned All-America recognition at Georgia Tech and went on to earn PGA Tour cards … Made the ACC Academic Honor Roll each year at Tech … Long hitter who plays well when he matches length and accuracy … Spent lot of time in past year working on full swing.

2016-17: Tournament Results

Played in seven events, including each of the last five through the NCAA Stanford Regional … Posted a 72.57 stroke average in 21 rounds … Four top-20 finishes, including a tie for 20th at the Seminole Intercollegiate (212, -4, low score this year) and a tie for 11th at the Clemson Invitational … Tech’s highest finisher at the ACC Championship (T-15)… Had a 69.7 stroke average in the final round of the seven events he played, and is ranked No. 177 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index (No. 201 in Golfstat) … Earned early-season status on the MacKenzie Tour for 2017 after tying for 20th in the tour’s qualifying school in Florida the weekend of April 14.

2016 Summer Highlights: Four top-10 finishes in top amateur events, including a tie for eighth place t the Western Amateur, where he advanced to match play … Tied for eighth place at the Monroe Invitational, tied for seventh at the Northeast Amateur, finished solo 10th at the Porter Cup.

2015-16: Tournament Results

Named an All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America … Tech’s top performer throughout the year, earning a spot on the GCAA All-East Region team … Won the Clemson Invitational for his second career victory and earning three other top-10 finishes … Tied for ninth in the Princeton Invitational … Also tied for fifth at the Amer Ari Invitational to begin the spring … Tied for 25th in the ACC Championship (218, +2) and tied for 17th at the NCAA Tucson Regional (216, E) … Recorded a final round of 67 to finish T-3 at the DICK’s Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup (-4) in the fall … Led the Jackets in stroke average (72.16 over 31 rounds) and winning percentage (72.2) … Ranked 81st nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index, 107th by Golfstat.

2015 Summer Highlights: Qualified for the U.S. Amateur by finishing fourth at Capital City Club Crabapple Course … Had a trio of top-15 finishes in key amateur events, tying for 9th at the Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, N.Y. (+3), tying for 8th at the Southeastern Amateur in Columbus, Ga. (-7), and tying for 12th at the Porter Cup in Lewiston, N.Y.

2014-15: Tournament Results

Played in 10 events, never finishing lower than a tie for 49th, including a T33 at the NCAA Championship, Tech’s top finisher … Co-medalist at the Robert Kepler Invitational this spring, and tied for 11th at the Mason Rudolph Championship the week before … T36 at the ACC Championship, lowest finisher for Tech, but birdied both playoff holes to help the Jackets win … Tied for 23rd playing as an individual at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, and tied for 29th at the DICK’S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup (middle rounds of 69 and 68) … Routed Jordan Janico, 8 & 7, in the match play Conference Challenge portion of the event … T46 at the U.S. Collegiate Championship, closing with a 69 … Had a 73.10 stroke average over 31 rounds.

2014 Summer Highlights: Finished T4 in his U.S. Amateur Public Links qualifier (-4) … T19 at The Dogwood at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta (-10), T21 at the Players Amateur in Bluffton, S.C. (-2), T28 at the U.S. Amateur qualifier in Eatonton, Ga., T66 at the Monroe Invitational in Rumford, R.I.

2013-14: Tournament Results

Played in two events as an individual in the fall, tying for 55th at the Brickyard Collegiate and 65th at the United states Collegiate Championship … Best round was his opening 70 at the USCC.

Junior Golf: Ranked No. 36 overall (all classes) and 14th in his class following spring of 2013 on the Junior Golf Scoreboard, with one top-10 and one top-20 finish in five events … In 2012, had a pair of top 10 finishes in five junior events, and qualified for match play at the U.S. Junior Amateur, where he won his first-round match … Won a pair of junior events in 2011 and has nine other top-10 finishes while rising as high as 20th in his class in the American Junior Golf Association rankings … Logged five top-10 finishes in 2010, three in 2009 and seven in 2008.

High School: Four-year letterwinner and two-year team captain for coach Jerry Crumpton at McKinney Boyd High School … Helped Boyd win the district championship four times, and finished second individually in the 5A state championship in 2013 … First-team all-state in 2013, second team in 2011, all-district choice three times (2011, 2012, 2013).

Personal: Full name is Vincent Charles Whaley … Born March 14, 1995 in Lexington, Ky. … Son of Mike and Michelle Whaley … Took up golf at age 4 … Majoring in business administration.

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