The rankings is the highest ever in school history.
The 2011-12 Auburn men's golf team completed one of the most successful seasons in Auburn history
Blayne Barber Sets Auburn Career and Single-Season Stroke Average Records
Tigers are three shots out of the coveted eighth place
The fourth-ranked Auburn men's golf team is tied for second with No. 19 Florida after shooting a 4-over 288 in the first round of the NCAA Championship at historic Riviera Country Club on Tuesday. All-American Blayne Barber and All-SEC Dominic Bozzelli each fired 2-under 69s to lead the Tigers as both are tied for fourth individually.
Senior (Fall 2012): Finished in fourth place en route to Auburn's win at the Hootie at Bulls Bay after shooting a 72-71-70--213 (-3) ... Ranks third on the team in scoring average at 72.37 ... Started the season with a tie for eighth finish after carding an 8-under at Carpet Capital Collegiate ... Recorded his second top-10 finish of the season at the Jerry Pate National after finishing 10th at 3-over ... Fired a 75-70-72--217 (+1) to finish tied for 12 at Gary Koch Invitational ... Notched another top-20 finish at the E-Z-GO Schenkel Invitational after shooting a 71-69-73--213 (-3) ... Fourth on the team at rounds at par or better with 13 and sub-par rounds at 9.
Junior (2010-11): Shot low round 67 during second round of the 2010 Gary Koch en route to a 12th place tie ... Counted 11-of-15 rounds ... Finished season with a 71.20 second round scoring average ... Carded five rounds at par or better ... His 67 at the Koch tied his collegiate best.
Sophomore (2009-10): Competed in all 13 events ...Lowest returning scorer (72.91) from the 2009-10 season ... Led team in top-five finishes with three ... Counted 32-of-36 rounds ... Carded 14 rounds at par or better ... Led the team in sub-par rounds with nine ... Earned first tournament win of his career at the 2010 Tiger Shootout ... Led the team with 10 top-20 finishes ... Tied for 11th at the NCAA Caentral Regional.
Freshman (2008-09): Competed in four spring events ... recorded a scoring average of 75.25 ... Best finish came in a tie for tenth at the Seminole Intercollegiate where he led the team with a 75-75-67--217 ... Shot low round of the season, a 67, at the Seminole.
Amateur: Qualified for the 2009 and 2011 U.S. Amateurs advancing to match play in 2011 ... Won the 2011 Palmetto Am ... Runner-up at the 2011 Spirit of Dixie and Eastern Am ... Runner-up at 2011 U.S. Am qualifier ... Won the 2009 Montgomery Country Club Invitational with a 65-70-69--204 ... Shared the Collegiate Cup with teammate Jackson Beindorf at the 2009 MCC Invitational ... Tied for 48th at the 2008 Labor Day Invitational with a 78-74--152. Junior: Tied for 17th at the 2007 U.S. Junior Amateur.
Personal: Born May 22, 1990 ... Parents are Ben McCurdy and Susan Hawkins ... Has two brothers, - Zac, 12, and Devin, 19. ... Favorite Local course is Moore's Mill Country Club ... Personal highlight is qualifying for the 2007 U.S. Junior Amateur ... Lists favorite at hletes as Ernie Els and Vijay Singh ... Enjoys playing the banjo, hunting and watching football.
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