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2009 Men's Golf Roster

Andres Echavarria

Height
5' 10"
CLASS
R-JR
Hometown
Medellin, Colombia (Columbus School)
Weight
159 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Billy Horschel

 

2010-11: Named a semifinalist for the Ben Hogan Award…Earned All-SEC first-team honors…Named to the PING Division I Third Team…Named to the PING Division I All-Region Team…Shot a 233 at the NCAA Championships…Finished one stroke behind the leader in fourth place at the NCAA Regional to give Florida a first-place finish…Won the SEC Championship Individual Title in a playoff for his second medalist honor in 2011…Shot two rounds under or at par to tie for 11th at the Schenkel Invitational…Finished in a tie for 13th at the Bandon Dunes Championship…Won the Gator Invitational in a playoff for his second-career win…Recorded a seventh-place finish to help his team win the JU Invitational…Finished tied for seventh in the Gators’ first-place finish at the Olympia Fields Invitational.

 

2009-10: Named to the PING Division I All-Region Team…Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll honors for the second-straight year…Finished with a 73.0 stroke average, after playing all but one tournament for Florida… Tied for the team-lead with three top-20 finishes…Made his NCAA Championships debut and tied for 34th with an even-par 216 (73-70-73)…Helped UF qualify for its 10th-straight NCAA Championships appearance after tying for 32nd with a 214 (74-69-71, +4) at the NCAA Central Regional…Had his best event of his career at the Golden Ocala Invitational where he earned his first individual win and set a career low with a first round score of 65 (-7)...Finished the Golden Ocala with a 36-hole score of 132 (-12)…Tied for 12th place as the Gators tied for second at the SEC Championship where he carded a one-over 211 (69-72-70)…Shot a 13-over 229 to finish in a tie for 71st at the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational…Finished in a tie for 67th with a 27-over 243 (73-85-85) at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters in Las Vegas…Rounded out UF’s lineup in a tie for 79th at the John Hayt Invitational with a 240 (82-82-76, +24)…Tied teammates Tyson Alexander and Tim McKenney for third at the SunTrust Gator Invitational with a final score of 212 (+2)…Matched his previous career mark for lowest tournament score with a three-under 210 (72-70-68) at the PING Arizona Invitational where he tied for 16th place…Tied for 20th place after carding an eight-over 224 (75-74-75) at the Isleworth Invitational…Carded a five-under 211 (70-69-72) to tie for 10th place at the Gary Koch Invitational…Made his season debut at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational and tied for third place with a three-over 213 (74-71-68).

 

2008-09: Appeared in four tournaments on the season, playing in the team lineup three times … Averaged 74.92 strokes through 12 rounds … Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll recognition … Played in the prestigious U.S. Collegiate Championship and tied for 77th … Finished 14th at the Gator Invitational shooting even-par 210 as an individual … Led the team with a five-over par score of 218 at the PING/Golfweek Preview Invitational and tied for 21st place … Opened the season at the Carpet Capital Collegiate with a 49th place finish, carding a 224 (+8).

 

2007-08: Redshirted and did not see any action.

 

2006-07: Finished in a tie for 49th at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship with a score of 230 (+14) … Tied for 40th at the SunTrust Gator Invitational after recording a total of 71-75-75 = 221 (+11) … Tied his 18-hole career best in the first round with a score of 71 … Helped the Gators win the PING/Golfweek Preview Invitational with a six-over 216 (72-73-71), good for a share of 34th place … His final-round 71 marked a career best … One of three freshmen to make his collegiate debut at the season-opening Inverness Invitational … Carded a 234 (77-80-77) to finish in a tie for 43rd.

 

Amateur Competition: Finished tied for 33rd at the 2008 Players Amateur at two-under par…Was the medalist in the qualifier tournament and competed in the 107th U.S. Amateur at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif., shooting 15-over 155 (75-80) in the stroke play portion … Tied for third at the 2007 Copa de las Americas … Appeared in the 2007 Western Amateur at Point O’Woods Golf and Country Club at Benton Harbor, Mich., shooting nine-over 289 (71-73-73-72) and finishing in a tie for 40th place … Named a 2006 AJGA All-American … Earned 2006 Rolex Junior All-America honors … Won the 2006 South American Junior Championship as an individual and with his Columbian team … Tied for 28th with a score of 286 (-2), helping Colombia tie for 22nd at the 2006 World Amateur Team Championships … Advanced to the first round of match play at the 106th U.S. Amateur Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., after firing a four-over 147 in stroke play … Won the 2005 Doral Publix by shooting four-under for the tournament … Earned runner-up honors at the 2005 Orange Bowl tournament … Placed third at the 2005 Junior World Cup … Finished second at the match-play Colombian Open in 2004.

 

Prep: Led his team to a runner-up finish with a 28-under performance at the World Golf Cup Championship in Japan … Earned the Best Senior Award at the Pendleton School … Also played soccer and tennis in high school.

 

HONORS

2011 Ben Hogan Award Semifinalist

2011 All-SEC First Team

2011 Division I PING All-America Third Team

2011 PING Division I All-Region Team

2010 PING Division I All-Region Team

2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

Andres Echavarria - Career Stats

 

 

 

 

 

 Best Rounds

Even or Under

Top-10

Year

Tourneys

Rds

Strokes

Avg.

18

54

Par Rds.

Finishes

2006-07

4

12

901

75.08

71

216

0

0

2007-08

did not compete

2008-09

4

12

899

74.92

68

210

5

0

2009-10

12

35

2,555

73.00

65

210

14

4

2010-11

9

27

   1,939

71.81

67

207

13

5

Totals:

29

86

6,294

73.19

65

207

32

9

 

 

Best Finish: 1, 2x, last at Gator Invitational, 2011

Low Round: 65, Golden Ocala Invitational, 2010

Low Tourney Score: 207, NCAA Southeast Regional, 2011

 

2010-11 (Redshirt Senior Season)

 

 

 

Date

Tournament (Site)

Finish

Score

 

9/17-19

Olympia Fields Invitational (Chicago)

T5

72-67-73 = 212 (+2)

 

10/11-12

Jerry Pate Invitational (Birmingham, Ala.)

T19

73-72-71 = 216 (+6)

 

1/31-2/1

JU Invitational (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.)

7

73-70-73 = 216 (E)

 

2/12-13

Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.)

1

69-70-71 = 210 (E)

 

3/11-12

Bandon Dunes (Bandon, Ore.)

T13

70-73-78 = 221 (+5)

 

3/17-19

Schenkel Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.)

T11

72-70-73 = 215 (-1)

 

4/15-17

SEC Championship (St. Simons Island, Ga.)

1

70-70-69 = 209 (-1)

 

5/19-21

NCAA Southeast Regional (Ocala, Fla.)

4

71-68-68 = 207 (-9)

 

5/31-6/2

NCAA Championships (Stillwater, Okla.)

T113

74-76-83 = 233 (+17)

 

 

2009-10 (Redshirt Junior Season)

 

 

Date

Tournament (Site)

Finish

Score

9/18-20

Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational (Olympia Fields, Ill.)

T3

74-71-68 = 213 (+3)

10/3-4

Gary Koch Invitational (Tampa, Fla.)

T10

70-69-72 = 211 (-5)

10/25-27

Isleworth Invitational (Windermere, Fla.)

T20

75-74-75 = 224 (+8)

2/1-2

PING Arizona Invitational (Tucson, Ariz.)

T16

72-70-68 = 210 (-3)

2/13-14

SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.)

T3

68-74-70 = 212 (+2)

2/28-3/2

John Hayt Invitational (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.)

T79

82-82-76 = 240 (+24)

3/12-14

Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters (Las Vegas, Nev.)

T67

73-85-85 = 243 (+27)

3/19-21

Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.)

T71

80-74-75 = 229 (+13)

4/16-18

SEC Championship (Sea Island, Ga.)

T12

69-72-70 = 211 (+1)

5/6

Golden Ocala Invitational (Ocala, Fla.)

1

65-67 = 132 (-12)

5/20-22

NCAA Central Regional (South Bend, Ind.)

T32

74-69-71 = 214 (+4)

6/1-3

NCAA Championships (Ooltewah, Tenn.)

T34

73-70-73 = 216 (E)

 

 

 

2008-09 (Redshirt Sophomore Season)

 

 

Date

Tournament (Site)

Finish

Score

9/12-14

Carpet Capital Collegiate (Dalton, Ga.)

T49

77-75-72=224 (+8)

9/28-30

PING/Golfweek Preview Invitational (Toledo, Ohio)

T21

68-79-71=218 (+5)

2/14-15

Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.)

14

71-69-70=210 (E)

4/5-7

U.S. Collegiate Championship (Atlanta, Ga.)

T77

76-85-86=247 (+31)

 

 

 

 

2006-07 (Freshman Season)

 

 

Date

Tournament (Site)

Finish

Score

9/11-12

Inverness Invitational (Toledo, Ohio)

T43

77-80-77 = 234 (+21)

10/2-4

PING/Golfweek Preview Invitational (Williamsburg, Va.)

T34

72-73-71 = 216 (+6)

2/10-11

SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.)

T40

71-75-75 = 221 (+11)

3/9-11

Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship (Las Vegas, Nev.)

T49

73-76-81 = 230 (+14)

 

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