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Connor Howe

Connor Howe

Year Sophomore
Experience 1 VL
Height 6-1
Weight 170
Hometown Ogden, Utah
Last School Weber HS
Connor Howe

Biography

 

General: Came to Georgia Tech after a high school career in which he earned all-state honors four times and with a top-50 ranking nationally in the class of 2018 … Highest-ranked Tech signee in that class … Chose the Yellow Jackets over Stanford, Washington, Arizona State, UNLV, UCLA, BYU and Utah … Worked his way into the Tech lineup regularly in the spring … Has a twin brother and two younger siblings.

Father played college football at BYU Idaho, an aunt played college golf at Weber State, and his grandfather played professional baseball in the Philadelphia Phillies organization … His father first took him to the golf course at age 5 … Enjoys hunting and fishing, as well as playing basketball, table tennis and cornhole, in his spare time … Studying business administration at Tech.

2019 Amateur Highlights: Tied for 29th at the Dogwood Invitational (282, -6) … Finished 44th at the Porter Cup (286, +6).

2018-19:  Tournament Results

Played in all 11 Tech events since missing out on the fall opener at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, and steadily improved in the spring season … Posteda 72.23 average in stroke play events, playing No. 5 in the Tech lineup for the last seven events after competing as an individual for three tournaments … Posted his top finish of the year at the ACC Championship, tying for 14th (212, -4) … Tied for 17th at the NCAA Pullman Regional (204, -6) … Tied for 22nd at the Clemson Invitational (212, -4) right before the ACC … Tied for 29th at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate for his top finish in the fall … Finished the spring No. 226 nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index, No. 234 in Golfstat.

2018 Amateur Highlights:  Won the Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship at Daniel Island Club, S.C., by three shots (281, -7) … Tied for 31st (+12) at the Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, N.Y., and for 46th at the Sahalee Players Championship in Sammamish, Wash.

 

Junior Golf:  Ranked No. 41 in the Class of 2018 and 168th overall by Golfweek … Listed No. 110 in the class of 2018 (No. 2 in the state of Utah) and 190th overall by the Junior Golf Scoreboard … Won the AJGA Hale Irwin Junior in 2017, and finished in the top 10 in four of 10 junior golf events since the beginning of 2017, including a runner-up performance in the FCWT Junior Tournament in Phoenix, Ariz. … Other top-10 finishes included the AJGA Project Worldwide Championship in Palos Verdes, Calif., and the Golfweek West Coast Junior Invitational … Also earned top-10 finishes in the AJGA PING Heather Farr Classic and the FCWT at Grayhawk Raptor.

High School: Four-time all-state and all-district performer for coach Kory Woodland at Weber High School in Pleasant View, Utah, Lettered four years, serving as team captain all four years … Won the Utah individual state championship in 2016 and 2017 … Led Weber HS to district titles in 2016, 2017 and 2018 … Shot a state-record low score of 62 (-10) in the 2015 state high school championship.

Career Statistics

Low Tour
LowPar/-Finish Top
SeasonRounds54-holesRoundRoundsEvents 1 510W-LW-L%Average
2018-1930204661710469-395.54372.23
Totals30204661710469-395.54372.23
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