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Duke Butler IV
  • 5-9, 135
  • Redshirt Senior
  • Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • (Texas A&M)

At Florida -
(2004-05)
Played in seven of UF's 14 tournaments…Finished tied for 108th-place at the 2005 NCAA East Regional with rounds of 73-74-81 = 228 (+18)…Carded rounds of 77-78-77 = 232 (+16) at the Chris Schenkel Invitational to tie for 59th-place…Opened the Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate with the second-best round on the squad with an even par score of 72 before finishing at 233 (+17)…Shaved nine strokes off his opening round score of 78 to record a season-best round of 69 during the second round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate before finishing tied for 22nd-place at eight over par…Fired rounds of 80-78-77 = 235 (+19) at the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate to finish in 69th-place…Finished tied for 60th-place by recording rounds of 76-77-74 = 227 (+17) at the NCAA Preview.


(2003-04)
Posted fourth career top-20 finish by tying for 15th at SEC Championships … Led all Gators with first-round score of 69 (-1) before finishing at 215 (+5) … Finished in a tie for 54th at the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational with rounds of 76-74-77 = 227 +11) … Shot career-low 70 in first round of Puerto Rico Classic … Finished tied for 36th at 221 (+5) … Competed as an individual and picked up the first top-10 finish of his career at the SunTrust Gator Invitational … Carded rounds of 71-71-72 = 214 to finish at four-over in a tie for 10th … Finished tied for 42nd in Florida debut at Gary Koch Invitational … Shot 72-75-77 = 224 (+8).

(2002-03) SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection … Did not see any tournament action.

(2001-02) Did not see any tournament action.

At Texas A&M -
(2000-01)
Played in 10 tournaments as a true freshman for the Aggies…Finished year with 74.77 stroke average and one top-five finish…Also collected eight rounds of even or under par on the season…Tied for 40th at NCAA Central Regional in Stillwater, Okla., with three-round total of 223 (+7)…Shot two-under 70 in second round … Competed in Big 12 Championships, finishing in a tie for 46th at 241 (+31) at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan.…Finished in a tie for 19th at The Intercollegiate in Chapel Hill, N.C., after carding rounds of 72-74-72 = 218 (+2)…At Louisiana Classics, finished in a tie for 20th with rounds of 71-75 = 146 (+2)…Tied for 40th in collegiate debut at Windon Classic Memorial with three round score of 228 (+12).

Amateur Competition - Qualified for the 2004 U.S. Amateur…Tied for 38th at the Cardinal Amateur after carding rounds of 74-70-76=220 (+4)…Carded rounds of 71-73-78-74=296 (+8) to finish T45th in the 2004 Players Amateur…Missed cut at the 2004 Western Amateur after carding rounds of 76-72=148 to finish tied for 89th…Made the field for the 2003 U.S. Amateur and finished at +10 for two days (75-75 = 150), missing the cut for match play by three strokes … Played in the 2003 Western Amateur, finishing tied for 50th…Tied for 38th at the 2003 Players Amateur after carding rounds of 70-74-71-80 = 295 (+7)…Finished seventh at the 2003 Southeastern Amateur after shooting 73-70-72-72 = 287…T19th at the 2003 Eastern Amateur 66-69-73-72 = 280…Advanced to sectional qualifying for the 2003 U.S. Open…Finished second at the Florida Azalea Amateur by shooting 68-68-68... Also came in sixth at the Cardinal Amateur with a 207...Qualified for the 2001 U.S. Amateur but missed the cut for match play...Placed second in the 2001 AJGA Myrtle Beach tournament...Scored 221 to take third at the 2001 AJGA Izzo Junior at Sand Barrens ... Took second in the 1999 North-South Junior.

Prep - Runner-up to the Florida Championships in 1997, '98 with The Bolles School ...Named as an all-state player in 1997... Named to the 1998, '99 first-team All-Jacksonville by the Florida Times-Union.


Duke Butler IV - Career Stats
Best Rounds Even or Under Top-10
Year Tourneys Rds Strokes Avg. 18 54 Par Rds. Finishes
2000-01* 10 28 2,094 74.79 68 213 8 1
2001-02 DNP
2002-03 DNP
2003-04 5 15 1,101 73.4 69 214 3 1
2004-05 7 18 1,379 76.61 69 224 2 0
Totals 22 61 4,574 74.98 68 213 13 2
Best Finish: 4th (Indiv.), 2001 Border Olympics
Low Round: 68, 2000 Baylor Invitational
Low Tourney Score: 213, 2001 Border Olympics
* At Texas A&M
2004-05 (Senior Season)
Date Tournament Finish Score
Sept. 26-27 NCAA Preview T60th 76-77-74 - 227 (+17)
Oct. 11-12 Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf 69th 80-78-77 - 235 (+19)
Nov. 5-7 Carpet Capital Collegiate T22nd 78-69-77 - 224 (+8)
Nov. 14-16 Hooters Match Play 3-1-0  
Feb. 20-22 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate T73rd 72-85-76 - 233 (+17)
March 19-20 Chris Schenkel T59th 77-78-77 - 232 (+16)
May 19-21 NCAA East Regional T108th 73-74-81 - 228 (+15)
2003-04 (Junior Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish Score
10/20-21 Gary Koch Invitational (Tampa, Fla.) T42nd 72-75-77 - 224 (+8)
1/31-2/1 SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T10th 71-71-72 - 214 (+4)
2/22-24 Puerto Rico Classic (San Juan, PR) T36th 70-76-75 - 221 (+5)
3/20-21 Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.) T54th 76-74-77 - 227 (+11)
4/16-18 SEC Championships (Sea Island, Ga.) T15th 69-75-71 - 215 (+5)
2000-01 (Freshman Season)*
Date Tournament (Site) Finish Score
10/2-3 Windon Memorial Classic (Lake Forest, Ill.) T40th 75-74-79 - 228 (+12)
10/9-10 Red River Classic (Dallas, Texas) T74th 77-72-81 - 230 (+14)
11/6-7 Baylor Invitational (Waco, Texas) T40th 68-73-80 - 221 (+11)
3/12-13 Louisiana Classics (Lafayette, La.) T20th 71-75 - 146 (+2)
3/26-27 Morris Williams Intercollegiate (Austin, Texas) T57th 77-75 - 152 (+8)
4/6-7 Border Olympics (Laredo, Texas) 4th 72-70-71 - 213 (-3)
4/14-15 The Intercollegiate (Chapel Hill, N.C.) T19th 72-74-72 - 218 (+2)
4/23-24 Big 12 Championships (Hutchinson, Kan.) T46th 84-75-82 - 241 (+31)
5/12-13 The Maxwell (Stillwater, Okla.) T58th 72-77-73 - 222 (+12)
5/17-19 NCAA Central Regional (Stillwater, Okla.) T40th 78-70-75 - 223 (+7)
* At Texas A&M
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