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CHRIS ZELLER
  • 6-0, 175
  • Junior
  • Boca Raton, Fla. (St. Andrews)

1999-2000 - Tied for 19th at the Atlanta Intercollegiate, posting rounds of 74-74-79 to finish at 11-over-par 227...Competed as an individual at the SunTrust Gator Invitational and tied for 10th...Carded rounds of 68-68-71 for a 3-under-par 207...Saw action in the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate, finishing at 12-over-par 227...Competed in the first tournament of the season, The Preview Invitational, and finished at 19-over-par...

1998-99 - Competed in four tournaments, finishing with a 75.45 stroke average...Saw action as an individual at the Perry Maxwell Invitational where he tied for 34th...Competed as an individual in the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate, carding a 15-over-par 231...Shot an 8-over-par 152 at the Windon Memorial Classic...Competed at the Ridges Intercollegiate, shooting 7-over-par 223...

AMATEUR COMPETITION - Advanced to the second round of match play at the 2000 U.S. Amateur Championship...Carded a two-day total of 144 at the conclusion of stroke play to advance to match play at the U.S. Amateur...At the 2000 U.S. Amateur Sectional qualifier in Larchmont, N.Y., took medalist honors after firing a four-under-par 138...Competed in the 2000 Buick Classic Qualifier...Qualified for the 1999 U.S. Public Links Championship, but had to withdraw due to shoulder injury...Missed qualifying for the 1999 U.S. Amateur by two shots...Won the 1998 Jack Nicklaus Junior Championship, shooting a 72-68-- 140...

PREP - Attended St. Andrews HS in Boca Raton, where he was named the 1998 Sun Sentinal Player of the Year...Won the 1998 S.A.C. Conference Championships...Won the 1998 Benjamin Open...Was a semifinalist at the 1997 U.S. Junior Championships... Was ranked as high as 12th in the Golfweek/Titleist Amateur Rankings...Golfed on the varsity team since seventh grade...Has been a member of two Florida State Championship teams...

PERSONAL - Born Dec. 5, 1979 in New York City...Names Golfweek as his favorite magazine...Enjoys the beach...Lists Gary McCord as his favorite sports personality...

PARENTS - Paul and Maggie ...

MAJOR - Business Administration.


Zeller's Career Stats
Best Rounds Even or Under Par Rds. Top-10 Finishes
Year Tourneys Rds Strokes Avg. 18 54
1998-99 4 11 830 75.45 72 223 0 0
1999-2000 4 12 896 74.67 68 207 2 1
TOTAL 8 23 1726 75.04 68 207 2 1

Best Finish: T10th, 2000 SunTrust Gator Invitational
Low Round: 68 (-2), 2000 SunTrust Gator Invitational
Low Tourney Score: 207 (-3), 2000 SunTrust Gator Invitational

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