Skyhawk Golf | Hunter Richardson

YearSenior
HometownClarksville, Tenn.

2016-17: Became the first golfer in program history to be named OVC Player of the Year while also earning a spot on the All-OVC team for the third consecutive year, tying the school record for most career All-OVC mentions...Was the seventh golfer in OVC history (and first since 1999-2000) to repeat as the league’s medalist, shooting a 212 (-4) to tie Jacksonville State’s Bo Hayes in the three-day tournament...Played in 39 rounds overall, pacing the OVC with a 71.3 scoring average...Won five total tournaments, including the Skyhawk Fall Classic (Oct. 3-4), F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate (Oct. 17-18), Samford Intercollegiate (Oct. 31-Nov. 1) and the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (April 10-11)...Finished in the top-eight in 10 out of 13 tournaments...His low rounds of 68 came in the second round of the Murray State Invitational (Sept. 12) and in the second round of the Grover Page Classic (March 13)...Tied for 24th out of 75 participants in the NCAA College Grove Regional on May 15-17...Established a new school record for most adidas OVC Player of the Week accolades (five) in a single season.

2015-16: Capped off another all-conference season by capturing medalist honors at the OVC Championships, winning the tournament by three strokes (211, -5)...Saw action in 34 rounds, ranking second in the OVC in scoring average (71.0)...In addition to his OVC Championship win, he also won the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate (203, -13) on Oct. 19-20 and the UALR First Tee Classic (215, -1) on March 28-29...Was responsible for seven top-five finishes...Carded a low round of 65 in the second round of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate on Oct. 19...Established a new program record by being named adidas OVC Golfer of the Week four different times...Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014-15: Had a remarkable debut season, becoming only the eighth golfer in OVC history to sweep all three OVC postseason categories (All-OVC, OVC Freshman of the Year, OVC All-Newcomer)...Played in 33 rounds, ranking seventh in the OVC in scoring average (72.5)...Posted five top-10 finishes...Carded a low round of 69 on three different occasions (second round of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate on Oct. 20, second round of the A-State Red Wolves Intercollegiate on April 4, first round of the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate on April 13)...Best finish was sixth in the Frito Lay/All-State Intercollegiate on Feb. 23-24.

BEFORE UTM: Came to UT Martin from Clarksville High School, where he played for head coach Adam Welch...Earned a spot into the 2014 US Amateur in Johns Creek, Ga. after finishing in the top-three at a qualifier at the Cleveland (Tenn.) Country Club...His dynamic senior season included his first-ever TSSAA state golf championship appearance, where he finished tied for eighth place with a final score of 148 (72-76)...Qualified for state by emerging victorious in both the District 10-AAA and Region 5-AAA tournaments...An all-area selection by the Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, he carded 21 top-10 finishes in 31 tournaments spanning from 2010-13, including tournament victories in the 2010 TaylorMade/adidas Championship Series in Hendersonville (first out of 21), the 2010 Craig Rudolph Memorial in Clarksville (first in age division), the 2011 Craig Rudolph Memorial in Clarksville (first out of 42), the 2011 TSSAA AAA district championship in Dickson (first as both an individual as well as helping CHS to a team title), the 2012 Mayors Men's Classic in Clarksville (first out of 55) and the 2013 Belle-Meade/Hillwood Invitational (first place overall)...Also represented the West team in the Tennessee Junior Ruder Cup, hosted by PGA Tour professionals Scott Stallings and Brandt Snedeker.

PERSONAL: Born on July 1, 1996...Son of Rick and Betsy Richardson...Has two older siblings, Ashlee and Carlee...Father Rick played basketball at Wichita State before transferring to play baseball at Austin Peay...Majoring in business management.



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