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Steven Groover
Steven Groover

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, AL

High School:
Hoover

Birthdate:
07/31/1985

Experience:
1L

Junior (2006-07)
Had a 75.50 stroke average ... Played in the Callaway Golf Collegiate Match Play Championship, going 1-1... Low round was in the NCAA East Regional where he finished tied for 32nd with a 72-73-77--222.

Sophomore (2005-06)
Played in four events ... Had a 74.42 stroke average ... best finish was ninth at the Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate ... shot low round of 70 three times ... first alternate for the 2005 United States Amateur ... finished fourth at the Spirit of America in Decatur, Ala., during the summer.

2004-05
Redshirted the 2004-05 season.

Freshman (2003-04)
Played in two tournaments for the season ... Had a stroke average of 77.83 ... Best finish was a tie for 48th at the Billy Hitchcock Invitational by shooting a 73-76-78-227 ... Had a low round of 73 at the Billy Hitchcock Intercollegiate.

Prep
Lettered for four years at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama ... Was on the 2003 state championship team ... During his high school days he came in second at the Ormond High School Invitational and the SJGT Emerald Bay Classic.

Personal:
Full name is Steven Paul Groover ... Born July 31, 1985 ... Parents are Steve and Cathie Groover ... Has one brother, Michael Groover ... He is majoring in Marketing ... List hobbies as playing the guitar, skiing, tennis and music ... Dream golf course is Augusta National ... Favorite athlete is David Ortiz ... Plans on turning pro following graduation ... Favorite food is Japanese food ... Favorite tournament he would like to win is the Ryder Cup.