Richard Scott
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingsville, Ontario

High School:
Kingsville District

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Experience:
3L

2004-05 (Junior Season):
• Named Honorable Mention All-America by PING and the Golf Coaches Association of America.
• Finished 16th at the NCAA Championships, helping the Bulldogs win the national title.
• Was the first- and second-round leader at the Southeastern Conference Championships, then finished a career-best second.
• Had rounds at the SECs of 68-73-70 for a three-day total of 211, one shot behind Tennessee's David Skinns.
• Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Was the recipient of the George P. Swift Jr. Endowed Scholarship.

2003-04 (Sophomore Season):
• Named Second-Team All-SEC in voting done by the league's coaches.
• Was the Bulldogs' top individual finisher at the NCAA East Regional, tying for fourth at 1-over 211 and just four shots out of first.
• Also was the Bulldogs' top finisher at the Augusta State Invitational, tying for 12th at 1-over 217.
• Placed in a tie for 15th at the SEC Championships, helping the Bulldogs claim the team title for the 25th time.
• Named to the PING/GCAA All-Southeast Region Team.
• Chosen for the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
• Was the recipient of the George P. Swift Jr. Endowed Scholarship.

2002-03 (Freshman Year):
• Paced the Bulldogs at the Atlanta Intercollegiate, finishing in a tie for ninth place.
• Played as an individual at the Tennessee TOC, tying for 17th.
• Georgia won the tournament title, but the margin would have been greater had Scott's figure counted.
• Was the recipient of the George P. Swift Jr. Endowed Scholarship.

Amateur/Junior Highlights:
• Won the 2003 and 2005 Canadian Amateur Championships.
• Named to the Royal Canadian Golf Association's National Amateur Team.
• Represented Canada at the 2004 World Amateur Team Championships in Puerto Rico.
• Qualified for the medal portion of the 2004 U.S. Amateur.
• Placed second at the 2002 Canadian Junior Amateur Championship.
• Finished second at the 2001 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, the best showing ever for a Canadian.
• Helped Canada win the 2005 Copa de las Americas title as he shot a tournament best 277 for medalist honors.
• Placed third at the 2002 Ontario Junior.
• In 2000, won the Ontario and Canadian Juveniles.
• Named to the inaugural National Canadian Junior Team as one of the top 12 amateurs in Canada.
• Helped Canada's National Team beat Mexico in the World Junior Team Championships.
• Was the runner-up in the 2000 Junior Match Play Championships.
• Played in the Bell Canadian Open, a PGA Tour event, in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

High School:
• Graduated from Kingsville, where he was the team MVP three times.

Personal:
• Born Oct. 2, 1983.
• Son of Rick and Colleen Scott.
• Majoring in Political Science.

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