Skyhawk Golf | Austin Swafford
COACH CARPENTER ON SWAFFORD: "Austin was selected as one of the co-captains for the 2015-16 season. He had an off-year last season but worked extremely hard during the summer and regained the form from his freshman year. He is very active in campus organizations and is a dedicated practice player that works to inprove his game every day. He is a solid ball striker and he should give the team a solid score every tournament as one of the top five players on the team."
2014-15: Competed in 33 rounds, accounting for a 75.9 scoring average...Low round of 71 came in the first round of the Skyhawk Fall Classic on Oct. 6 as well as during the first round of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate on Oct. 20...Best finish was 16th place in the Frito Lay/All-State Intercollegiate on Feb. 23-24...Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013-14: Became just the second player in program history to earn OVC Freshman of the Year accolades...Shot an average of 74.8 in the span of 31 rounds...Carded one top-10 finish...Best round was a 68 in both the Murray State Invitational (first round) on Sept. 30 and in the Skyhawk Fall Classic (first round) on Oct. 7...Best finish was a seventh place performance at the Murray State Invitational on Sept. 30-Oct. 1...Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Was a standout performer at Gallatin High School, where he was a four-time golf MVP...Finished first in the 2012 Golf Week Junior Tour and was a 2012 all-state selection...Earned a fifth place finish in the 2012 TSSAA Division AAA state tournament and was a TSSAA regional champion from 2010-12...Was a 2012 semifinalist at the Schooldays Tournament and received the 2012 USJGT Award for excellence in play and academics...Earned a second place finish in the 2012 AAU national championships and shot a low-round of 65 in the 2012 PGA championship...Was a four-time first team all-county selection...Boasted eight United States Junior Golf tour wins and was a four-time USJGT champion at Harpeth Hills Golf Course.
PERSONAL: Born on April 9, 1995...Son of Larry and Cindy Swafford...Majoring in finance.
Year Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Best Finish
2014-15 33 2505 75.91 71 16
2013-14 31 2318 74.77 68 7
2 years 64 4823 75.36 68 7