Skyhawk Golf | Gavin Shellnut
COACH CARPENTER ON SHELLNUT: "Gavin had a very solid season last year. He was one of the most consistent players on the team and is a solid ball striker and a good putter. He rarely shoots a high number. He should be one of the top five players on the team."
2014-15: Took part in 33 rounds, posting a 75.3 stroke average...Had one top-10 finish...Low round of 69 came in the second round of the Skyhawk Fall Classic on Oct. 6...Best finish was a tie for sixth place in the Frito Lay/All-State Intercollegiate on Feb. 23-24.
2013-14: Competed in 18 rounds, averaging a 76.4 score...Best round was a 72 in the third round of the Wasioto Winds Fall Kickoff Invitational on Sept. 10...Best finish was 17th in the same tournament.
BEFORE UTM: Prepped at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tenn., where he was a two-time all-state golfer...Finished third in the state as a senior and fifth in the state as a junior...Tied for first place in the regional tournament as a freshman and was a member of the BGA varsity since he was an eighth grader...Helped the Wildcats finish second in the state tournament during his junior campaign.
PERSONAL: Born on June 6, 1994...Son of Eric and Teresa Shellnut...Has one brother, Tyler, who is a former member of the UT Martin golf team...Majoring in business and global affairs.
Year Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Best Finish
2014-15 33 2484 75.27 69 6
2013-14 18 1375 76.39 72 17
2 years 51 3859 75.67 69 6