Matt Gilchrest
Matt  Gilchrest

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Southlake, Texas

High School:
Southlake Carroll

Career Highlights
2015 All-SEC first-team
2015 Ben Hogan Award Watch List
2015 NCAA All-Southeast Region
2014 All-SEC Second Team
2014 Freshman All-SEC
2015 Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate Co-Medalist
2014 UK Bluegrass Invitational Champion
SEC Golfer of the Week (Feb. 11, 2015)
2015 SEC Men's Golf Community Service Team
Career low: 64, tied for the second lowest round in Auburn history, in the Amer Ari Invitational second round on Feb. 6, 2015

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Named to the All-SEC first-team ... one of 24 golfers on the Ben Hogan Award Watch List ... NCAA All-Southeast Region selection ... averaged 71.33 strokes per round ... 19 sub-par rounds ... 12 rounds in the 60s ... Counted 33-of-39 rounds played ... co-medalist at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate with a 5-under 74-67-70--211 ... Named SEC Golfer of the Week on Feb. 11 after firing a career-low 64, tied for the second lowest round in Auburn history (one off the school record), as he tied for fifth at the Amer Ari Invitational with a 12-under 71-64-69--204 ... Tied for third at the Tiger Invitational Presented by Jason Dufner with a 6-under 72-68-70--210 ... Had his third consecutive top four finish to open the season by tying for second with teammate Dan Stringfellow at the Sagamore Fall Preview with a 2-under 69-73--142 ... Tied for third at the Primland Collegiate Invitational with an 11-under 69-69-67--205 ... Tied for fourth at 7-under in the Carpet Capital Collegiate with a 73-66-70--209 ... Tied for 17th at the US Collegiate with a 73-69-72--214 ... Tied for 17th at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate with a 67-70-76--213 ... Tied for 18th at the Gary Koch Invitational with a 73-72-72--217 ... Tied for 19th at the Schenkel Invitational with a 5-under 72-68-71--211 ... Tied for 47th at the SEC Championship with a 71-71-75--217 ... Tied for 63rd at the NCAA Lubbock Regional with a 70-76-77--223 ... Tied for 71st at the NCAA Championship with a 76-80-76-74--306 ... was named to the SEC Men's Golf Community Service Team.

2013-14 (Freshman):
An All-SEC second team selection ... Named to the Freshman All-SEC team ... Had a stroke average of 71.89 ... Counted 31 of 36 rounds ... Had two Top-5 finishes and three Top-10 finishes ... Carded 19 rounds at par or better ... Played 15 sub-par rounds ... Played nine rounds in the 60s ... Named both SEC Player of the Week and SEC Freshman of the Week after his win at the UK Bluegrass Invitational where he fired a 9-under 68-68-71--207 ... Tied for third after a final round 66 at Hootie for Bulls Bay with a 6-under 71-73-66--210 ... Tied for ninth in the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with a 73-72-75--220 ... Tied for 13th in the SEC Championship with a 68-72-68--208 ... Tied for 18th in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate with a 69-77-69--215 ... Tied for 20th in the Tiger Invitational with a 74-75-71--220 ... Tied for 29th at the US Collegiate with a 75-70-72--217 ... Tied for 30th at the Amer Ari Invitational with a 68-70-72--210 ... Tied for 34th in the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate with a 73-77-72--222 ... Tied for 52nd in the NCAA Regional with a 75-77-77--229 ... Tied for 55th in the NCAA Championship with a 67-73-74--214 ... Named to the 2014 SEC First-Year Honor Roll ... Finished third at the 2014 Trans-Miss Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Played for Southlake Carroll and was named the Team MVP.

Amateur and Junior: 2013 FJ Invitational Champion ... Finished third at the 2013 Rolex Tournament of Champions ... Captured five AJGA wins ... Part of the 2013 Wyndham Cup winning West Team ... Participated in the 2012 U.S. Amateur.

Personal: Son of Eric and Susan Gilchrest ... Born Feb. 7, 1995 ... Has a sister, Christina ... Swing coach is Cameron McCormick and mental coach is Dr. Bob Rotella ... Home course is Timarron Country Club ... Majoring in Business (Finance).

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