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Kyler

Tate

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Winter Garden, Fla.
High School: West Orange/Florida
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

JUNIOR (2017-18)
  • Named to the 2017-18 all-conference team by the American Athletic Conference
  • Held a 72.6 scoring average; the 14th best in program history
  • Had a team-best 19 rounds scoring par or better
  • Had a team-high five Top-10 finishes
  • Competed in all 13 events
  • Best finish was second at the Hartford Hawks Invitational with a 209(-7)
  • Held the lead after the second round of the Kissimmee Regional 136(-8)
  • Helped team to second consecutive NCAA National Championship berth

SOPHOMORE (2016-17)
  • Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors from Golf Coaches Association of America
  • Ranked second on team with 13 rounds of par or better
  • Led team at NCAA Championships with a 23rd-place finish
  • Earned four Top 10 finishes
  • Led team at The Hayt, where he finished tied for ninth
  • Ranked third on team with a 73.2 scoring average
  • Only Knight to play in all 13 events in 2016-17

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
  • Played in eight events for Florida as a freshman in 2015-16
  • Carded a scoring average of 74.13 in one season at UF
  • Turned in two Top 10 finishes for the Gators
  • Finished tied for sixth at 2015 Jerry Pate National
  • Finished seventh at 2016 SunTrust Gator Invitational

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP
  • Qualified for the 2015 U.S. Amateur
  • Won the 2014 KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior Open
  • Runner-up honors at two 2014 AJGA circuit events
  • Took third at Florida Junior Golf Tour Lake Wales event in 2014
  • Fifth place finisher at Junior Players Championship in 2014
  • Honorable Mention Rolex Junior All-America in 2014
  • Took runner-up honors at 2014 FHSAA State Championship for West Orange HS

PERSONAL
  • Born on April 21, 1997
  • Born in Greenville, N.C.
  • Interdisciplinary Studies major
  • Father was a national champion in water skiing at UCF
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