AT CONNECTICUT: Has participated in three tournaments at UConn, averaging 76.89 per round for nine rounds, with a low round of 71. Best finish was a tied for 31st place at The Connecticut Cup. During the summer of 2013, shot rounds of 69 and 70 at the Links at Union Vale (Lagrangeville, N.Y.) to take medialist honors at the sectional qualifying round for the 113th U.S. Amateur Championship. Competed in the U.S. Amateur in Brookline, Mass. (Aug. 12-18).
SPRING 2013: Played in two tournaments for the Huskies, the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular and the FAU Spring Break Championship, averaging 77.83 for six rounds and shooting a low round of 74. Best finish was a tie for 47th at the FAU Spring Break.
FALL 2012: Played in one tournament, The Connecticut Cup. Finished in a tie for 31st place after shooting 225, including a 71, his low round of the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in golf four years and served as team captain at Ridgefield High School under Coach Mike Merati. High school teammate of UConn sophomore Dan Myers. ... Two-time All-State and two-time All-Conference player. ... As a senior, won Ridgefield's Scholar-Athlete Award, Most Outstanding Player Golf Award, Captain's Award, placed second in FCIAC conference tournament, placed fourth in state tournament. ... As a junior, won Ridgefield's Outstanding Achievement Golf Award, placed third at state tournament to help Ridgefield win Division I State Championship.
ADDITIONALTOURNAMENT HIGHLIGHTS: Two-time (2010, 2011) Silver Spring Country Club Men's Champion.
PERSONAL: Corey John Birch. ... Born Oct. 31, 1993. ... Son of John and Lynn Birch. ... Has two sisters, Kelly and Kaitlyn. ... Home course is Silver Spring Country Club in Ridgefield, Conn.