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Billy Horschel
  • 5-11 * 153
  • Freshman
  • Grant, Fla.
  • (Bayside H.S.)

At Florida
(2005-06)
Named as a PING First-Team All-American, PING All-Southeast Region Team, First-Team All-SEC and to the All-SEC Freshman Team…Finished the season in a tie for 10th at the NCAA Championship in Sunriver, Ore...Earned his first collegiate individual medal when he tied for first at the NCAA West Regional in Tucson, Ariz...Carded scores of 67-70-66 = 203 (-13)... Tied for seventh at his first SEC Tournament with a career-best total of 209 (74-68-67)...Shot a career-best round of 67 during on the final day...Earned a share of seventh place at the United States Collegiate with scores of 73-72-71 = 216 (E)...Lowered his score each round at the Chris Schenkel E-Z Go Invitational...Finished tied for 33rd with scores of 75-72-74 = 221 (+5)...Tied for 16th at the Southern Highlands Collegiate with scores of 78-75-73 = 226 (+10)...Led team with a 68 (-4) during the second round of the Puerto Rico Classic...Finished tied for eighth with scores of 74-68-72 = 214 (-2)....Earned his fourth top-10 finish at the SunTrust Gator Invitational with scores of 71-71-73 = 215 (+5)...Tied for 25th at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate with scores of 79-73-78 = 230 (+14)...Earned a tie for seventh place at the Carpet Capital Collegiate....Carded scores of 70-75-68 = 213 (-3)...Earned his second top-10 finish at the Gary Koch Invitational with scores of 72-68-73 = 213 (-3)...Shot a 68 during the second round...Shot his first under-par round by carding a 71 (-1) during the second round of the Shoal Creek Invitational...Finished tied for 12th with a 217 (72-71-74)...Recorded scores of 75-72-74 = 221 (+8) to finish tied for 10th at his first collegiate tournament, the Inverness Invitational.

Amateur Competition
Qualified for the 2006 U.S. Open in Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y...Competed at the 2005 U.S. Amateur Championship in Ardmore, Pa…Fired a two-day score of 77+78 = 155…Competed at the 2004 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship.

Prep
Earned Space Coast Golfer of the Year honors in both 2002 and 2003…Finished tied for fifth at the 2004 state championship (72+69 = 141)…Also earned a top-five placing at the state championship his junior year at Bayside High School…Shot a 61 in 2003 at the Sandpiper Golf Club in Lakeland…Coached by Bob Pauley…Member of the National Honor Society and made the honor roll.


Billy Horschel - Career Stats
Best Rounds Even or Under
Par Rds.
Top-10
Finishes
Year Tourneys Rds Strokes Avg. 18 54
2005-06 13 40 2,884 72.10 66 203 18 9
Best Finish: T1, NCAA West Regional 2006
Low Round: 66, NCAA West Regional 2006
Low Tourney Score: 203, NCAA West Regional 2006
2005-06 (Freshman Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish (Score)
9/19-20 Inverness Invitational (Toledo, Ohio) T10 75-72-74 = 221 (+8)
9/26-27 Shoal Creek Invitational (Birmingham, Ala.) T12 72-71-74 = 217 (+1)
10/10-11 Gary Koch Invitational (Tampa, Fla.) T10 72-68-75 = 213 (-3)
11/4-6 Carpet Capital Collegiate (Dalton, Ga.) T7 70-75-68 = 213 (-3)
2/5-7 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) T25 79-73-78 = 230 (+14)
2/18-19 SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T6 71-71-73 = 215 (+5)
2/26-28 Puerto Rico Classic (Rio Grande, P.R.) T8 74-68-72 = 214 (-2)
3/10-12 Southern Highlands Collegiate (Las Vegas, Nev.) T16 78-75-73 = 226 (+10)
3/18-19 Chris Schenkel E-Z Go Invitational (Statesborog, Ga.) T33 75-72-74 = 221 (+5)
4/10-11 United States Collegiate (Atlanta, Ga.) T7 73-72-71 = 216 (E)
4/21-23 SEC Tournament (Sea Island, Ga.) T7 74-68-67 = 209 (-1)
5/18-20 NCAA West Regional (Tucson, Ariz.) T1 67-70-66 = 203 (-13)
5/31-6/3 NCAA Championship (Sunriver, Ore.) T10 69-74-76-67 = 286 (-2)
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