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    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 April 29, 2014)

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
Totals 16 44 3,267 74.25 66 83 14 4 6

CAREER EVENTS
Sophomore (2013-14)
Carpet Capital Collegiate 80-75-78--233 67
Bank of Tennessee 70-70-70--210 8t
Gifford Collegiate 78-71-66--215 21t
Sea Best Invitational 77-76-77--230 27t
John Hayt Invitational 75-75-67--217 15t
Davidson Invitational 75-74--149 7t
Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate 72-73-74--219 14t
3M Augusta Invitational 79-72-71--222 45t
SEC Championship 80-74-70--224 63
Freshman (2012-13)
Windon Memorial 77-71-78--226 32t
Bank of Tennessee 72-75-83--230 67t
Gifford Collegiate 71-74-76--221 36t
John Hayt Invitational 83-75--158 76t
Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate 72-76--148 8t
Furman Triangular 69-72--141 2t
SEC Championship 75-73-76--224 47t
Awards & Honors


  • 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)
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 stater 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 Gene & Becky Hartman Athletic Scholarship
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