Clinard goes out of his way to keep in touch and continue to coach his former players
Blayne Barber and Gary Christian are currently in the top 15 after three rounds
Former Auburn Golfer Blayne Barber in 7th after Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship 2nd round
Former Tiger Gary Christian also made the cut at 1-over.
Barber wins the 2013 Savannah Lake Village Challenge
2012 Division I PING First-Team All-American
2012 NCAA All-Southeast Regional Team
2012 First Team All-SEC
2012 All-Nicklaus Team Honoree
2012 Ben Hogan Award Semifinalist
2011 Walker Cup - Team USA
2011 Palmer Cup - Team USA
2011 Second Team All-American
2011 First Team All-SEC
2011 Ben Hogan Award Semifinalist
2010 Bridgestone Collegiate Co-Medalist
2010 US Am Qualifer Medalist
2009 St. Augustine Am Medalist
2009 Florida State Am Medalist
2008 Rio Pinar Invitational Medalist
2008-09 GCAA Second Team All-American
2008-09 Five-man GCAA All-Freshman Team
2008-09 Conference USA Golfer-of-the-Year
2008-09 Conference USA Freshman-of-the-Year
2009 NCAA Championship Top-10 Finisher
Junior (2011-12): Broke the 36-year old Auburn scoring record with a 70.76 ... Ranked as the No.7 player in the nation according to GolfWeek/Sagarin Rankings ... Has finished in second place twice the season at the E-Z-GO Schenkel Invitational and Hootie at Bulls Bay ... Has compiled seven top-5 finishes including three tied for third finishes at U.S. Collegiate, Gator Invitational and SEC Championship ... Finished in fourth at NCAA Regionals at 2-under ... Finished tied for fifth at Desert Intercollegiate ... Tied for 7th at the NCAA Championship at Riviera CC ... Started the season with a tied for 7th finish at the Olympia Fields Invitational after carding a 5-over 215 ... Leads the team rounds at par or better (21), sub-par rounds (16), rounds in the 60s (11) and rounds counted (.939) ... Fired a season-low 66 in the first round of the Schenkel Invitational en route to his 15-under 201 ... Aced hole No. 16 at the NCAA Regional using a 4 iron from 227 yards.
Sophomore (2010-11):Second Team All-American ... First Team All-SEC ... Finished season with a team-leading 70.91 scoring average, just .01 strokes off school record ... Shot a school-record tying 13 rounds in the 60s ... Led the Tigers in six tournaments ... Finished fall season at Auburn with a team-leading 70.00 scoring average ... Led the team in rounds counted (31/33), sub-par rounds (16) and rounds in the 60s (13) ... Recorded a team-high six top-five finishes ... Picked up first Auburn medalist honors at the Bridgesone Intercollegiate, carding a 71-66-65--202 ... Placed third at the Carpet Capital Collegiate carding a 67-68-75--213 ... Tied for second at the John Hayt Collegiate with a 68-71-73--212 ... Recorded low round of 65 at the Bridgestone Collegiate ... Carded low 54-hole total of 202 at the Bridgestone Collegiate ... Had a 70.82 second round scoring average ... Tied with Michael Hebert for most rounds at par or better (18) ... Earned nine top-20 finishes.
Freshman at UCF (2008-09): Finished season at UCF with a team-leading 71.14 scoring average ... Tied for seventh at the NCAA Championship in Toledo, Ohio ... Concluded the event at 1-under 212 ... Finished third at 202 (-11) as the Knights claimed the NCAA Regional title in Sorrento, Fla... In the third round of the 2009 regional, carded a school record 9-under 62 ... Placed second as the Knights claimed the Conference USA Championship in Sorrento, Fla., finishing the event at 206 (-10) ... Tied for fifth (221, +5) at the UK Bluegrass Invitational in Lexington, Ky. ... At the Adminstaff ASU Invitational in Augusta, Ga., tied for third (208, -8) ... Tied for eighth at the Hootie at Bulls Bay in Awendaw, S.C., at 210 (-3) and recorded a 6-under 65 in the second round... Claimed medalist honors at the Rio Pinar Invitational in Orlando, finishing at 204 (-12) ... Tied a school record with an 8-under 64 ... Tied for ninth at the SunTrust Gator Invitational in Gainesville, posting a 3-under 67 in the final round and finishing at 209 (-1) ... Made collegiate debut at the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Rocky Face, Ga., and tied for 10th (216, E) ... Earned C-USA Golfer of the Week honors following the event.
Amateur: Selected to represent the United States at both the 2011 Walker and Palmer Cups ...Finished the fall season ranked ninth in the Scratch Golfers World Amateur Rankings ... Winner of the 2009 Florida State Am ... Winner of the 2009 St. Augustine Am ... Winner of his 2010 US Amateur Qualifier ... Competed in three U.S. Amateurs ... Reached round of 64 in 2011 U.S. Am ... Reached round of 32 in 2010 U.S. Am ... Earned 2/1/1 record at 2011 Palmer Cup ... Placed thrid at 2011 Southern Am ... Placed third at 2011 Northeast Am.
Junior: Claimed the 2008 Florida State Golf Association Junior Championship in Orlando ... Won the 2007 AJGA Birks & Mayors Junior Championship at Mirasol ... Named the 2006 FSGA Junior Player of the Year ... Claimed the FSGA Junior Championship in 2006 in Jacksonville ... Won the 2006 FSGA Junior Match Play Invitational ... Claimed medalist honors at the 2006 Press Thornton Future Masters ... Won five total career events on the Florida Junior Tour ... In 2008, won the FJT tournament ... Took top honors in 2007 at the FJT Bluewater Bay ... Recorded first-place finishes in 2006 at the FJT events in Dade City and in North Venice ... In 2005, claimed medalist honors at the FJT Disney tournament in Lake Buena Vista.
Personal: Born on Dec. 25, 1989 ... Parents names are David and Terri Barber ... Has siblings Shayne, Jayce, Shaylin ... Favorite local course is the AU Club ... Career highlight is winning the Florida State Amateur by nine shots ... Majoring in entrepreneurship and family business ...Lists hobbies off the course as attending the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, going to church and fishing.