Michael  Monroe

Michael Monroe

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Franklin, Tenn.

High School:
Independence

Last College:
Chattanooga

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

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CAREER SCORECARD (Through May 18, 2015)

Year Trns. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low High Par or Better T10 T25
2013-14 1 3 223 74.33 73 76 - - -
2014-15 3 9 680 75.56 68 81 1 - -
Totals 4 12 903 75.25 68 81 1 - -

CAREER EVENTS
Junior (2014-15)
Sea Best Invitational 75-80-75--230 T39
John Hayt Invitational 78-75-81--234 T62
Jackrabbit Invitational 75-73-68--216 T26
Sophomore (2013-14)
Gifford Collegiate 76-74-73--223 T41
Junior (2014-15)


  • Competed in three tournaments, all as an individual.
  • Highest finish came at the Jackrabbit Invitational, finishing T-26th.
  • Finished with a stroke average of 75.56 and a low round of 68.
Sophomore (2013-14)


  • First start as a Volunteer came on November 4 at the Gifford College where he shot a 223 (+13) and finished T-41st.
  • Walk-on transfer from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC)
Freshman (2012-13)(CHATTANOOGA)


  • Played in three tournaments counting in seven of nine team rounds
  • Best finish was tied for 22nd in his first time out (Brickyard Collegiate) shooting two-over par 218
  • Closed with his low card of the semester (69)
  • Six rounds with three birdies accumulating nine at the Brickyard
  • Seven times marking 10 or more pars with a high of 13 shooting 71 in the second round of the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate
  • Tournament high of 34 at Brickyard
  • Two par or better rounds with one in the 60's
  • Dean's List and Athletic Director's Honor Roll
Prior to Tennessee


  • Was the No. 2 junior in Tennessee, 43rd nationally, according to Golfweek's junior rankings
  • Tied for fifth shooting -4 at 2012 Western Junior Championship
  • Won four times in 2011 with 13 total top 10 finishes (five top 10s)
  • Biggest win was 2011 TPC Invitational shooting even par to best a 108-player field at the TPC at Sawgrass
  • Tied for second at the 2011 AJGA Franklin Junior.
Personal


  • Born July 26, 1993, in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Major: Business Finance
  • Parents are Mark and Debbie Monroe
  • Reason he chose Tennessee: "I have bled orange ever since the day I was born."
  • Family history at the University of Tennessee: Mother, father, and oldest sister are UT grads
  • Favorite pro: Brandt Snedeker
  • High school academic honors: 4.0 GPA throughout high school and a member of the National Honor Society
  • Biggest sporting thrill: Winning the TPC Junior Class at TPC Sawgrass when he was in high school
  • Recipient of the W. W. Potter Athletic Scholarship Endowment

 

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