Skyhawk Golf | Ben Reeves

HometownKnoxville, Tenn.

COACH CARPENTER ON REEVES: "Ben is one of the co-captains selected by the team. He led the team in fall qualifying scores and is a team leader, SAAC president, pre-med major, honor roll student and is active in organizations on campus. He is a solid player and you can always count on a good score from Ben. He should lead the team in many scoring categories - he leads the team in fairways hit and greens in regulation while he also has a solid putter."

2014-15: Established himself as one of the most consistent golfers in the Ohio Valley Conference, finishing 10th in the league in scoring average (73.3)...Played in 33 rounds, earning one top-five finish and four top-10 finishes...Low round of 69 came in the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate (Oct. 21) and again at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (April 13)...Best finish was a tie for second place in the Frito Lay/All-State Intercollegiate on Feb. 23-24...Earned an OVC Medal of Honor for his perfect 4.0 GPA and a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013-14: Was one of the best golfers in the OVC, becoming just the fifth golfer in UT Martin history to nab all-conference honors...Ranked eighth in the OVC in scoring average (73.7), spread out over 31 rounds...Posted one top-5 finish and three top-10 finishes...Low round of 70 occured in the second round of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate on Oct. 14...Best finish was fifth place in the Frito Lay/Taco Bell Intercollegiate on Feb. 16-17...Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012-13: Was the program’s first-ever OVC Freshman of the Year while also earning OVC All-Newcomer accolades...Took part in 26 rounds, finishing with a 73.92 stroke average...Had a low round of 68 and his best finish was at the Frito Lay/Taco Bell Intercollegiate, where he brought home first place medalist honors...Earned an OVC Medal of Honor for his perfect 4.0 GPA and a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

BEFORE UTM: Had five top-14 or better finishes in the five national level events he entered in 2012 highlighted by three consecutive victories in his final three junior golf events starting with the AJGA Music City Junior presented by Toyota, followed by the AJGA Hank Haney IJGA Open, and culminating with the Tennessee State Junior Amateur Championship...Since 2000, Reeves is one of only five other male golfers from Tennessee to win a single AGJA open or invitational and he is the only golfer to win two...Also the only golfer from Tennessee (at least since 2000) to capture an AJGA victory and a State Junior Amateur title during a junior career, not to mention capturing both in the same year...Fired the lowest tournament rounds of his career during that stretch: a 5-under under par final round 67 at the AJGA Music City Junior and a 6-under par second round 66 (par 72) at the Tennessee State Junior Am...After his two AJGA wins, his junior golf ranking peaked at 80th in the prestigious Polo Golf Rankings which ranks junior golfers from all over the world competing in national level junior golf events...Rose to finish his junior career as the third ranked golfer in the state in the class of 2012 and fourth overall in the state...Before 2012, Reeves had two significant wins, the AAJGT at Vanderbilt Legends Club event and the TSSAA District 4-AAA championship...Overall, he had 26 top-five or better finishes in more than 50 junior golf events in his career including five additional first place finishes for a total of 10 wins overall...Was a three-time All-District 4-AAA selection and a two-time All-Knoxville Interscholastic League (KIL) honoree...Off the course, he was the student government association student body president his senior year, the junior class president and the sophomore class president...Maintained a 4.0 high school GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...Received the Knoxville Optimist Club’s Johnny Mauer award recognizing him as one of the top scholar athletes in Knox County and the US Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award...Was named the male scholar-athlete of the year during his junior year at Bearden High School.

PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 17, 1994...Son of Todd and Connie Reeves...Majoring in biology.


Year              Rounds          Strokes          Avg.          Low          Best Finish

2014-15           33                  2418            73.27           69                    2

2013-14           31                  2285            73.71           70                    5

2012-13           26                  1922            73.92           68                    1         

3 years            90                  6625            73.61           68                    1

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