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2011 Men's Golf Roster

Eric Banks

Height
5' 9"
CLASS
FR
Hometown
Truro, Canada
Weight
145 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Cobequid Educational Centre

2013-14 BESTS

Best Finish: T13 (Old Waverly Collegiate Championship, 2014)

Low Round: 68 (2x, last Valspar Invitational at the Floridian, 2014)

Low Tourney Score: 211 (SEC Championship, 2014)

 

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Best Finish: T9 (Charleston Shootout, 2012)

Low Round: 68 (4x, last Valspar Invitational at the Floridian, 2014)

Low Tourney Score: 211 (2x, last SEC Championship, 2014)

 

HONORS

·         2014 David Toms Award

·         2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

2013-14 (JUNIOR)

·         Competed in every tournament except one for Florida

·         Recipient of the 2014 David Toms Award for overcoming adversity

·         Collected four top-20 finishes on the year

·         Ranked second on the team in rounds at or under par (nine), scoring differential (5.10) and stroke average (73.50)

·         Owned the third-best mark on the team for made birdies with 70

·         Matched his career-low round of 68 on two occasions (USF Invitational and Valspar Invitational)

·         Fired rounds of 73-69-69 to match his career-best tournament score of 211 at the SEC Championship

·         Finished T18 at the SunTrust Gator Invitational after solid rounds of 71-74-72 (217)

·         Shot a 216 to finish at even par at the Old Waverly Collegiate and at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate

 

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)

·         After not playing in the fall, he participated in every event in the spring

·         Owned the third-best mark on the team in rounds at or under par (nine), scoring differential (4.00), and stroke average (73.43)

·         His stroke average of 73.43 was the 16th-best sophomore stroke average in Florida history

·         In his first tournament of the 2012-13 season, he finished in a tie for 10th place at the SunTrust Gator Invitational

·         Played the home course as an individual and was +1 after shooting 68 in the final round

·         Matched the lowest round of his collegiate career with a final round-68 (-4) en route to a tie for 11th place at the Chris Schenkel Invitational

·         Tied for 17th place at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional

·         Recorded two rounds at or under par en route to a 25th-place finish at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters

·         Was a member of the UF lineup at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational, the Gary Koch Invitational, SEC Championship and NCAA Championships

 

2011-12 (FRESHMAN)

·         Competed in 12 events for the Gators, finishing the year with a 74.94 stroke average

·         Registered four top-20 finishes, including a tie for ninth place at the Charleston Shootout and a tie for 16th place at the NCAA East Regional

·         Saw 22 rounds count towards the team score on the season

·         Finished with 69 birdies and eight rounds of even par or better

·         Played in a key role in all three UF victories – The Bake at the Ocean Course, the SeaBest Invitational and the Charleston Shootout

 

AMATEUR

·         Competed in his first Web.com Tour event, in July 2014, where he shot 75-71 (146, +4) in the first two rounds

·         One of five members on the Canadian U-22 Development Squad

·         Took medalist honors at the Nova Scotia Junior Championships and the Nova Scotia Men’s Amateur

·         Earned medalist honors at the Canadian Junior Golf Association at Northumberland Links

·         Finished as the runner-up in three of Canada’s largest junior tournaments: Canadian Junior Boys Championship, CN Future Links Atlantic Championship and East Coast Junior Championship

·         Tied for 20th place at the Canadian Men’s Amateur.

 

Eric Banks – Career Stats

 

 

 

 

 

Best Rounds

Best Rounds

Even or Under

Top-10

 

Year

Tourn.

Rds.

Strokes

Avg.

18

54

Par Rds.

Finishes

‘11-‘12

12

34

2,548

74.94

69

215

8

1

’12-‘13

8

23

1,689

73.43

68

211

9

1

’13-‘14

Totals

10

30

30

87

2,205

6,442

73.50

73.96

68

68

211

211

9

26

0

2

 

 

2013-14 (Junior Year)

Date

Tournament (Site)

Finish

Score

9/13-15

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

T57

76-77-75=228 (+18)

9/30-10/1

Shoal Creek Intercollegiate (Birmingham, Ala.)

T18

75-70-71=216 (E)

10/14-15

Crooked Stick Intercollegiate (Carmel, Ind.)

T43

74-79-74=232 (+16)

10/27-29

2/15-16

3/2-4

3/14-16

3/24-25

4/7-8

4/25-27

The Invitational at the Ocean Course (Kiawah Island, SC)

SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.)

USF Invitational (Tampa, Fla.)

Chris Schenkel Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.)

Valspar Invitational at the Floridian (Palm City, Fla.)

Old Waverly Collegiate (West Point, Miss.)

SEC Championship (St. Simons Island, Ga.)

T54

T18

T55

T20

T47

T13

T26

79-76-75=230 (+14)

71-74-72=217 (+7)

78-68-73=219 (+3)

75-71-71=217 (+1)

68-76-75=219 (+6)

69-73-74=216 (E)

73-69-69=211 (+1)

 

2012-13 (Sophomore Year)

Date

Tournament (Site)

Finish

Score

2/9-10

SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) *

T10

72-71-68=211 (+1)

2/24-25

John Hayt Collegiate Invitational (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.)

T55

78-74=152 (+8)

3/8-10

Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters (Las Vegas, Nev.)

T25

71-79-72=222 (+6)

3/15-17

Chris Schenkel Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.)

T11

76-72-68=216 (E)

4/8-9

Gary Koch Invitational (Tampa, Fla.)

T38

75-70-78=223 (+7)

4/19-21

SEC Championship (St. Simons Island, Ga.)

T54

81-75-71=227 (+17)

5/16-18

NCAA South Regional (Baton Rouge, La.)

T17

72-71-81=224 (+8)

5/28-30

NCAA Championships (Woodstock, Ga.)

T69

72-73-69=214 (+4)

 

2011-12 (Freshman Year)

Date

Tournament (Site)

Finish

Score

9/27

Inverness Intercollegiate (Toledo, Ohio)

T32

76 (+5)

10/17-18

The Bake at the Ocean Course (Kiawah Island, S.C.)

T18

76-69-77=222 (+6)

10/23-25

Isleworth Invitational (Orlando, Fla.)

T59

74-80-83=237 (+21)

1/30-31

SeaBest Invitational (Ponte Vedra, Fla.)

T11

77-72-74=223 (+7)

2/11-12

SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.)

T66

78-72-82=232 (+22)

2/27-28

Charleston Shootout (Hollywood, S.C.)

T9

75-70-70=215 (-1)

3/9-11

S.H. Collegiate Masters (Las Vegas, Nev.)

T42

74-73-80=227 (+11)

3/16-18

Schenkel Invitational (Statesboro, Ga.)

T31

71-72-74=217 (+1)

4/7-8

Gary Koch Invitational (Tampa, Fla.)

T42

78-72-76=226 (+10)

4/20-22

SEC Championship (St. Simons, Ga.)

T48

73-76-75=224 (+14)

5/18-20

NCAA East Regional (Greensboro, N.C.)

T16

75-74-72=221 (+5)

5/29-31

NCAA Championships (Pacific Palisades, Calif.)

T114

76-83-73=231 (+18)

 

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