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    Oliver Goss     
     
      Oliver Goss
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Perth, Australia

High School:
CBC Fremantle (Australia)

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

CAREER SCORECARD (Through April 1, 2014)
Year Trns. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low High Par or Better T10 T25
2012-13 8 21 1,511 71.95 66 78 11 4 7
2013-14 9 26 1,864 71.69 66 78 14 5 6
Totals 17 47 3,375 71.81 66 78 25 9 13

CAREER EVENTS
Sophomore (2013-14)
Carpet Capital Collegiate 78-74-70--222 33t
Dick's Challenge Cup 68-70-71--209 4
Bank of Tennessee 70-68-71--209 6t
Gifford Collegiate 73-69-71--213 18t
Sea Best Invitational 77-73-73--223 9t
John Hayt Invitational 75-71-75--221 32
Davidson Invitational 71-72--143 2
Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate 71-66-73--210 1
Valspar Invitational 69-73-72--214 27t
Freshman (2012-13)
SeaBest Invitational 77-71-78--226 16t
John Hayt Invitational 70-74--144 12t
General Hackler Championship 71-72-72--215 1t
C&F Bank Intercollegiate 69--69 5t
Insperity Invitational 69-72-72--213 5t
SEC Championship 72-73-74--219 23t
NCAA Regional 73-73-70--216 5
NCAA Championship 71-66-72--209 26t
Awards & Honors


  • 2014 Masters Silver Cup (Masters low amateur)
  • 2014 Masters participant
  • 2014 Ben Hogan Award Watch List
  • 2013 Golf World's Top-50 List
  • 2013 Global All-Amateur First Team
  • 2013 U.S. Amateur Runner-up
  • 2013 PING All-American Third Team
  • 2013 Golfweek All-American Third Team
  • 2013 All-SEC First Team
  • 2013 All-SEC Freshman Team
  • 2013 PING All-Region Team
  • Finished seventh at 2013 Asia-Pacific Amateur
  • Finished sixth at 2013 Players Amateur
  • Ranked No. 15 in World Amateur Golf Rankings (4/5/14)
Sophomore (2013-14)
  • Finished the Vols regular season with five top 10 finishes and five rounds in the 60s.
  • Led the Vols in stroke average (71.69) and rounds of par or better (14).
  • Won the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate, his second career collegiate championship (3/18/14).
  • Tied his career low with a round of 66 at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate.
  • Runner-up at the Davidson Invitational.
  • Competed in the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, finishing 7th. Recap
  • Finished T-6th at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate.
  • Finished 4th at the Dick's Challenge Cup.
  • Defeated Thomas Birdsey of Wake Forest 2-Up in the Dick's SEC/ACC Challenge.
Freshman (2012-13)
  • Enrolled in January 2013.
  • Second all-time single season stroke average (71.95).
  • Led the Vols with four Top-10 finishes and a 71.95 stroke average on the season.
  • Shot season-best round of 66 at the 2013 NCAA Championship.
  • Won first collegiate tournament at the General Hackler Championship after shooting a 215 (-1).
  • First collegiate match was in Ponte Vedra, Fla., at the SeaBest Invitational.
  • Tied for 16th in first collegiate match finishing with a 226 (+10).
  • Led the Vols at the SEC Championship by finishing tied for 23rd.
  • Named to the All-SEC First Team and Freshman Team.
  • Finished fifth at his first NCAA Regional carding a 216 (E).
  • Named to PING All-Region Team.
  • Competed in his first NCAA Championship, finishing tied for 26th.
  • Upon completion of the NCAA finals, Goss participated in the U.S. Open Qualifying, missing out on the cut by a few strokes.
  • Named to Golfweek All-American Third Team.
  • Named to PING All-American Third Team.

Prior to Tennessee


  • Made cut and played with pros Adam Scott and Graeme McDowell at 2012 Talisker Master.
  • Finished third at Asia-Pacific Amateur.
  • Won and set course record at John Hughes Geely/Nexus Risk Services WA Open.
  • Competed in Perth International.
  • Made it to the Round of Eight at the 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship.
  • Read a recap of Goss' early accomplishments: HERE
Personal


  • Born April 12, 1994, in Frimley, Surrey, England.
  • Major: Kinesiology
  • Enjoys vacationing on the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise
  • Biggest Influence: His father
  • Favorite Athlete: Adam Scott
  • Ambition: To hold No. 1 world golf ranking
  • Recipient of the Dr. James G. Walls, Sr. & Mrs. Nancy E. Walls Tennessee Golf Athletic Endowed Scholarship

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