UCLA Men's Golf BIO
Patrick Cantlay
Player Profile:
Patrick Cantlay 1265704
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 160
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Los Alamitos, CA
High School: Servite
2011-12 -- Won the McCormack Medal as the world's No.1 ranked amateur player ... Played in the Frys.com Open and posted scores of 69-74-70-72--285 (+1) ... Missed the cut at the Northern Trust Open with scores of 78-72--150 (+8) ... At the Masters, he finished as the low amateur and won the Silver Cup with scores of 71-78-74-72--295 +7, T47) ... At the 2012 U.S. Open, he posted scores of 76-72-71-72--291 (+11, T41) ... Ended the collegiate season ranked 13th by GolfStat ... Became the first UCLA golfer to earn CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, landing a spot on the second team ... Earned Second-Team GCAA All-America honors ... Earned First-Team All-Pac-12 for the second straight season ... During the college season, he made nine starts and averaged 71.1 in 28 rounds ... Was five-under par for the season ... Recorded 15 rounds under par and seven rounds under 70 ... Recorded a counter ratio of 93% ... Led the team with five Top 5 results, including a pair of runner-up finishes ... Fired a collegiate best score of 63 (-8) in the first round of the Gifford Collegiate Championship at CordeValle CC ... In two seasons of collegiate golf, he was 35-under par in 65 rounds ... Made the DHR for Fall, Winter and Spring ... Turned professional after the 2012 U.S. Open.

Summer 2011 -- In the Walker Cup Match, he was 2-1-1 in competition ... Named to the U.S. Walker Cup Team on July 31, becoming the first UCLA player since Corey Pavin in 1982 to receive an invitation ... At the U.S. Amateur, he advanced to the finals before falling 2-up to Kelly Kraft, a senior at SMU ... In stroke play, he tied for 31st with scores of 71-69 -- 140 (-2) ... In the first round of match play, he defeated Max Scodro 5 & 4 ... In the Round of 32, he rallied against Russell Henley winning the last two holes and clinching the match with a par on the 21st hole ... Defeated England's Tom Lewis 3 & 1 in the Round of 16 ... In the quarterfinals, he won in 19 holes against Max Buckley, winning the last three holes ... Won 4 & 3 against Jordan Russell in the semifinals ... At the Western Amateur, he won a two-for-one playoff to earn a spot in the match play bracket ... Posted rounds of 73-67-72-70--282 (-2) to tie for 16th in stroke play ... In match play, he defeated top-seed Chris Williams 3 & 2 in the first round ... In an epic second round match, he beat 2010 U.S. Amateur champion Peter Uihlein, 1-up ... In the semifinals, he beat Jeffrey Kang, 1-up ... Lost 1-up in the final to Ethan Tracy ... Tied for ninth at the RBC Canadian Open with scores of 72-71-68-69--280 (E), making his fourth PGA Tour cut in four starts ... Won the 112th SCGA Amateur Championship with scores of 69-70-65-66 -- 270 (-14) ... He became the ninth UCLA player to win the SCGA title ... Named Southern Golf Assn. Amateur of the Month for June ... Tied for 20th at the AT&T National in Newton Square, PA with scores of 70-69-71-67 -- 277 (-3) ... T24 at the Travelers Championship with scores of 67-60-70-72 -- 269 (-11) ... His second round score of 60 (-10) was the lowest round by an amateur in a PGA Tour event ... Was the low amateur at the U.S. Open with scores of 75-67-70-72--284 (E), tying for 21st place ... Played four PGA events (16 rounds), was 14-under par and placed in the Top 25 in each.

2010-11 at UCLA -- Won the Nicklaus Award as the Division I Player of the Year as awarded by the Golf Coaches Assn. of America ... Won the Phil Mickelson Award as the GCAA Freshman of the Year ... Voted GolfWeek Player of the Year ... Consensus First-Team All-American by the GCAA and GolfWeek ... Pac-10 Golfer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and a First-Team All-Pac-10 selection ... Won the GolfStat Cup with an adjusted season stroke average of 70.49 ... Finished the season ranked first by GolfWeek with an adusted stroke average of 68.62 ... Set a UCLA school record by playing 37 rounds in 30-under par and posting a season stroke average of 70.5 ... Won three tournaments outright during the season: the NCAA West Regional (69-67-67--203, -13); the USC Ivitational (67-72-68--207, -6) and the Gifford Championship (67-69-71--207, -6), and tied for first in the Amer Ani Invitational (74-64-65--203, -13) ... Finished second in the stroke play portion of the NCAA Championship with scores of 72-69-71 -- 212 (-4) ... Recorded two other podium finishes during the season: third at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters with scores of 75-67-71 -- 213 (-3) and second at the Battle of the Beach with scores of 68-69-68--205 (-5) ... Led the team in Top 10 results (9), rounds under par (20) and rounds under 70 (17) -- the latter two were school records ... Made the Director's Honor Roll in the Fall and Winter and boasted a 3.2 cumulative grade point average entering the Spring Quarter.

Junior Golf -- Tied for second in stroke play at the 2010 U.S. Amateur with scores of 70-67--137 (-5) ... Advanced to the semifinals of match play with victories over Brad Shaw (2&1), Blayne Barber (3&2), Connor Arendell (1-up) and Jed Dirksen (20 holes) ... Lost (4&3) in the semis to eventual champion Peter Uihlein ... Also played in the 2009 U.S. Amateur ... 1st Team AJGA All-American in 2008 and '09 ... In 2009, he recorded five Top 10 results in nine starts on the AJGA circuit, including a runnerup finish Western Jr. Championship ... Advanced to the round of 32 at the 2009 U.S. Jr. Amateur, where he tied for 19th in stroke play with scores of 73-74--147 (+3) ... Won the 2008 ClubCorp Mission Hills, 2008 Junior America's Cup and 2008 Hogan Cup.

High School -- Won the 2010 California State High School Championship ... Runner-up at the 2010 Southern California Amateur ... Named High School Golfer of the Year by the Orange County Register in 2009 and '10 ... Named Athlete of the Year in the Trinity League ... Won the 2009 and '10 Southern California CIF Regional.

Personal -- Chose UCLA because it's a "great school in an awesome location" ... Began playing golf at the age of three ... Has three younger siblings: Nick, Caroline and Jack ... Both parents are USC graduates ... Enjoys playing ping-pong and watching movies in his spare time ... Grandmother on his father's side attended UCLA ... History major.

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