Chris Kirk
blank Chris Kirk
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodstock, Ga.

High School:
Etowah

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 160

Experience:
2L

2004-05 (Sophomore Season):
• Named Second-Team All-America by PING and the Golf Coaches Association of America.
• Named to the PING All-Southeast Region Team.
• Named First-Team All-SEC in voting done by the league's coaches.
• Finished tied for 13th at the NCAA Championships, helping the Bulldogs win the national title.
• Won the inaugural Isleworth Collegiate, garnering SEC Player of the Week honors.
• Led the Bulldogs to the team title at the Isleworth Collegiate.
• Also won the Augusta State Invitational as Georgia came in third.
• Was the recipient of the James R. Gabrielsen Endowed Scholarship.
• Was ranked No. 11 nationally in the final Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index, the top rating on the squad.
• Won the team's Dick Copas Award as the Bulldog with the lowest scoring average.

2003-04 (Freshman Season):
• Did not play in the fall, but was in the lineup for every spring event.
• Was Georgia's top finisher at the Schenkel Invitational (third) and the Atlanta Intercollegiate (21st).
• Helped the Bulldogs win the 25th SEC team title in school history.
• Recorded an eagle on a 45-foot putt as Georgia advanced from a three-way playoff with Southern Cal and Purdue to play the final round of the NCAA Championships.
• Chosen for the 2004 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
• Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Was the recipient of the Georgia Men's Golf Endowed Scholarship.

Amateur/Junior Highlights:
• Qualified for the 2005 U.S. Amateur by earning medalist honors at a qualifier.
• Tied for second at the 2005 Dogwood Invitational, and had top-12 efforts at the 2005 Georgia State, Northeast,Sunnehana and Players amateurs.
• Was ranked No. 1 by Junior Golf Scoreboard and No. 6 in the Junior World Rankings by Golfweek and Titleist.
• Won the 2003 AJGA TaylorMade-adidas event.
• Won the 2003 U.S. Amateur Qualifier in Pensacola, Fla.
• Was a member of the 2002 and 2003 Canon Cup East Teams.
• Had three first-place efforts in AJGA events in 2002.
• Two-time Junior All-American.

High School:
• Graduated from Etowah, leading the school to the state title in 2002 and to region titles in 2001 and 2002.
• Named the 2003 Atlanta Journal Constitution Boys Golfer of the Year .
• Was the low medalist at the 2002 and 2003 region events.
• Was the individual runner-up at the 2002 and 2003 state events.
• Named the Cherokee County High School Golfer of the Year in 2001, 2002 and 2003.
• Chosen as Etowah's MVP in 2001, 2002 and 2003.
• Given the Leland Franz Memorial Award (for character and leadership) in 2001, 2002 and 2003.
• Maintained a 4.0 grade-point average and received a Georgia Certificate of Merit.
•Won seven tournaments during his junior and senior seasons.

Personal:
• Born May 8, 1985
• Son of Gary and Kim Kirk.
• Majoring in Sport Studies.

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