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Chandler Morris
Chandler  Morris

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hobe Sound, Fla.

High School:
The Benjamin School

Birthdate:
03/11/1998


02/27/2017

UConn Golfers Win Loyola Intercollegiate

Dietrich, Khan Lead Come-From-Behind Victory

09/20/2016

Huskies Finish 5th At Hawks Invitational

Dietrich's Final-Round 66 Leads UConn Charge

WHILE AT UCONN: Played in eight tournaments as a true freshman for UConn, averaging 74.0 per round for 23 rounds, including six rounds of par or better, with two low rounds of 69… One Top 10 and two Top 20 finishes, with a best finish of a tie for ninth at the Connecticut Cup… Finished in a tie for 5th place at the 2017 Russell C. Palmer Cup at the Country Club of Waterbury… Finished in a tie for 16th place at the 2017 New England Amateur Championship in East Providence, R.I.

SPRING 2017: Played in three tournaments on UConn’s spring schedule, each as an individual player, averaging 75.4 per round for nine rounds, shot two rounds of par or better, with a low round of 69… Best finish was a tie for 11th in the VGA/UConn Collegiate Invitational.

FALL 2016: Played in all five events on UConn’s fall schedule, averaging 73.1 per round for 14 rounds, with four rounds of par or better, and a low round of 69… Best finish was a tie for ninth place at the Connecticut Cup at Ellington Ridge CC after shooting a 6-over 222.

HIGH SCHOOL: Came to UConn after two years at The Benjamin School in North Palm Beach, Fla., under Coach Toby Harbeck… As a senior, named team captain and led the team in scoring average… Team qualified for state championship play in both years… Prior to that, he attended The Pine School in Hobe Sound, Fla., where he helped lead the team to the first state championship appearance in school history and was named First Team All-County… As a freshman, attended Holy Cross High School in Waterbury (Conn.), where he helped the team win the Division III State Championship for the first time in 17 years and was named All-State.

ADDITIONAL GOLF HIGHLIGHTS: Two-time International Junior Orange Bowl Qualifier medalist… Four career AJGA Top 10 finishes… June, 2016: won Ryan Lee Memorial Junior Open over field of 92 players by 5 strokes… April-August, 2015: Finished sixth of 54 players at AJGA at Seagate; finished first by 6 strokes over field of 66 at Don Miklus Memorial Junior Open; finished third over field of 72 with a final round of 66, the lowest in the field, at AJGA at Irish Creek… May, 2014: finished second over field of 48 in Liberty National Junior Invitational… July, 2013: finished first over field of 41 at World Series of Junior Golf.

PERSONAL: Chandler Morris … Born March 11, 1998 … Son of Michelle and Bill Morris … Two older brothers, Kyle and Blake... Born in Waterbury, Conn., now lives in Hobe Sound, Fla.… Home courses are Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Fla., and The Country Club of Waterbury in Waterbury, Conn.

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