Chad  Merzbacher

Chad Merzbacher

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Jerome High

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 142

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CAREER SCORECARD (Through May 18, 2015)

Year Trns. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low High Par or Better T10 T25
2012-13 7 18 1,348 74.88 69 83 5 2 2
2013-14 9 26 1,919 73.81 66 80 9 2 4
2014-15 13 38 2,743 72.18 64 81 18 4 4
Totals 29 82 6,010 73.29 64 83 32 8 10

CAREER EVENTS
Junior (2014-15)
Carpet Capital Collegiate 69-72-76--217 T29
Windon Memorial 72-69-74--215 T26
Primland Collegiate Invitational 69-71-67--207 T10
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 75-67--142 T12
Quail Valley Intercollegiate 73-67-72--212 T12
Sea Best Invitational 74-72-71-217 T6
John Hayt Invitational 76-74-72-222 T15
Colleton River Collegiate 70-69-81--220 T7
Jackrabbit Invitational 70-64-69--203 4
Valspar Collegiate Invitational 77-80-76--233 T68
3M Augusta Invitational 73-71-68--212 T13
2015 SEC Championship 75-71-73--219 T53
2015 San Diego Regional 78-72-74--224 T40
Sophomore (2013-14)
Carpet Capital Collegiate 80-75-78--233 67
Bank of Tennessee 70-70-70--210 T8
Gifford Collegiate 78-71-66--215 T21
Sea Best Invitational 77-76-77--230 T27
John Hayt Invitational 75-75-67--217 T15
Davidson Invitational 75-74--149 T7
Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate 72-73-74--219 T14
3M Augusta Invitational 79-72-71--222 T45
SEC Championship 80-74-70--224 63
Freshman (2012-13)
Windon Memorial 77-71-78--226 T32
Bank of Tennessee 72-75-83--230 T67
Gifford Collegiate 71-74-76--221 T36
John Hayt Invitational 83-75--158 T76
Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate 72-76--148 T8
Furman Triangular 69-72--141 T2
SEC Championship 75-73-76--224 T47
Awards & Honors


  • 2015 SEC Community Service Team
  • SEC Men's Golfer of the Week (Feb. 11)
  • 2013 SEC Community Service Team
  • 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2012 Rolex Junior All-American Team: Honorable Mention
  • Tennessee's Student-Athlete of the Month (November)
Junior (2014-15)


  • Started all 12 of the team's tournaments.
  • Had a 72.18 stroke average for his junior season.
  • Carded a new career-low round of 64 on the second day of the Jackrabbit Invitational.
  • Season-best finish of 4th at the Jackrabbit Invitational, 70-64-69--203 (-13).
  • Competed as an individual at the 2015 San Diego Regional (T-40, +8).
Sophomore (2013-14)


  • Shot a career-low round of 66 on the final day of the Gifford Collegiate.
  • Season-best finish of T-8th at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, 70-70-70--210 (-6).
  • First start of the season came at the Carpet Capital Collegiate where he placed 67th.
Freshman (2012-13)


  • Started five of the team's 12 tournaments (played in two tournaments as an individual - Bobby Nichols and Furman Triangular).
  • Had a 74.88 stroke average for his freshman season.
  • Finished freshman season with five rounds of par or better.
  • Best finish was tied for 2nd at the Furman Triangular.
  • Competed as the fifth starter in the 2013 SEC Championship.
  • Shot a season-best round of 69 at the Furman Triangular.
  • Selected to the 2013 SEC Community Service Team
  • Rolex Junior All-American Team: Honorable Mention
  • Finished T-32nd in first collegiate golf tournament (Windon Memorial).
  • At Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate, led tournament with eight birdies.

Prior to Tennessee


  • Claimed medalist runner-up honors at 2011 Ohio State High School Division I Golf Championship, leading to first team All-State honors.
  • His school, Jerome High, swept both boys and girls titles for second time in seven years and remains only Ohio school to accomplish this feat.
Personal


  • Born Feb. 8, 1994, in Lawrence, Kan.
  • Major: Finance
  • Parents are Chuck and Cherie Merzbacher
  • Valedictorian of high school class
  • Hobbies: Tennis
  • Favorite Musician: Kenny Chesney
  • Recipient of the Jerry W. Ogle Athletic Scholarship Fund
  • Recipient of the William R. Beal Athletic Scholarship
 

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