Sepp Straka
Sepp  Straka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valdosta, Ga.

High School:
Lowndes

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220

Birthdate:
05/05/1993

05/27/2016

Bulldogs Open NCAAs In 19th Place

Bulldogs Open NCAAs In 19th Place

05/18/2016

Sigg-Led Bulldogs Win Regional

Sigg-Led Bulldogs Win Regional

04/16/2016

McCoy First, Bulldogs Second At SECs

McCoy First, Bulldogs Second At SECs

04/15/2016

Bulldogs Sharing Lead At SEC Championship

Bulldogs Sharing Lead At SEC Championship

03/14/2016

Sigg-Led Bulldogs Win SICs

Sigg-Led Bulldogs Win SICs

2015-16 (Senior Season):

• Named All-Southeast Region by the GCAA.

• Named Second-Team All-SEC by the league’s coaches.

• Had five top-10s — including a stretch of four in a row — this season, which was one more than he had in his previous three years.

• Finished a career-best second in the Linger Longer Invitational, while placing fifth, sixth, seventh and 10th in four other events.

• Finished a career-best 8-under in the Linger Longer.

• Helped the Bulldogs claim the program’s 29th SEC Championship.

• Had a stretch of seven straight and 12 out of 14 par-or-better rounds this spring.

• Came in 17th in the Tuscaloosa Regional to help the Bulldogs qualify for the NCAAs.

• Matched his low round of 6-under at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate.

• Named a co-captain along with fellow senior Lee McCoy.

• Named the recipient of the George P. Swift Jr. Men’s Golf Scholarship.

2014-15 (Junior Season):

• Had five top-20 finishes, including fourth in both the Puerto Rico Classic and the Southern Intercollegiate and eighth in the Linger Longer Invitational.

• Named the SEC Player of Week (along with teammate Lee McCoy) after the Puerto Rico Classic.

• Named the recipient of the George P. Swift Jr. Men’s Golf Scholarship.

2013-14 (Redshirt Season):

• Redshirted and did not see any action for the Bulldogs.

• Named the recipient of the George P. Swift Jr. Men’s Golf Scholarship.

2012-13 (Sophomore Season):

• Saw action in four events for the Bulldogs, highlighted by a 13th-place effort in the Bulldog Battle and a 14th-place finish in the Forest Hills Collegiate.

• Named the recipient of the George P. Swift Jr. Men’s Golf Scholarship.

2011-12 (Freshman Season):

• Saw action in seven events for the Bulldogs, highlighted by a third-place finish in the Northeast Tri Match and a 16th-place showing in the Furman Intercollegiate.

• Fired a first-round 6-under 66 in the Furman Intercollegiate to match the fourth-lowest loop in school history.

• Had two other rounds in the 60s: a 4-under 68 in the Adams Cup and a 3-under 69 in the USF Invitational.

• Named to the AD’s Honor Roll.

• Named the recipient of the George P. Swift Jr. Scholarship.

Amateur/Junior Highlights:

• Reached the match play portion of the 2015 United States Amateur.

• Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Amateur.

• Came in third in the 2012 Southeastern Amateur and had a top-20 effort in the 2012 Dogwood Invitational.

• Came in second in the 2011 Southeastern Amateur.

• Helped lead Austria to a second-place finish in the 2011 European Boys Team Championship.

• Placed 25th in the 2011 Dogwood Invitational.

High School:

• Graduated from Lowndes High School.

• Led Lowndes to the state championship and earned medalist honors.

Personal:

• Born May 1, 1993.

• Son of Peter and Mary Straka.

• Twin brother, Sam, also was a golfer for the Bulldogs.

• Graduated in 2015 with a degree in Management and is working toward a Master’s in Sport Management.

Straka's Scorecard
Year Rounds Strokes Average Low
2011-12 19 1412 74.32 66
2012-13 9 678 75.33 70
2014-15 36 2631 73.08 69
2015-16 32 2291 71.59 65
Career 96 7012 73.04 65
Top 10 Finishes 9 (1/0/3/5)
Top 20 Finishes 16 (2/2/5/7)
Best Finish 2nd 2016 Linger Longer
Low Round 66 (-6) 2012 Furman
65 (-6) 2016 Querencia
Low Tournament 208 (-8) 2016 Linger Longer
2011-2012 Rounds Total Place
Carpet Capital Coll. 81-75-74 230 (+14) 55th / 60
Adams Cup / Newport 80-68-73 221 (+6) 32nd / 95
Northeast Tri Match 72 72 (+2) 3rd / 15
Brickyard Collegiate 74-79-70 223 (+7) 40th / 84
USF Invitational 78-69-78 225 (+9) 42nd / 90
Furman Intercollegiate 66-77-71 214 (-2) 16th / 125
Linger Longer Invitational 73-76-78 227 (+11) 43rd / 72
2012-2013 Rounds Total Place
Brickyard Collegiate 77-76-70 223 (+7) 46th / 84
Forest Hills Collegiate 75-72 147 (+3) 14th / 64
Bulldog Battle 78-74 152 (+8) 13th / 18
Linger Longer Invitational 76-80 156 (+12) 66th / 79
2014-2015 Rounds Total Place
The Carmel Cup 73-72-71 216 (E) 15th / 48
Nike Golf Invitational 72-74-73 219 (+9) 19th / 59
Tavistock Invitational 69-73-71 213 (-3) 22nd / 75
Puerto Rico Classic 69-70-72 211 (-5) 4th / 75
SH Collegiate Masters 75-72-76 223 (+7) 60th / 81
Southern Intercollegiate 70-73 143 (-1) 4th / 83
Linger Longer Invitational 70-72-69 211 (-5) 8th / 84
Seahawk Intercollegiate 75-76-76 227 (+11) 28th / 77
3M Augusta Invitational 74-72-72 218 (+2) 42nd / 78
SEC Championship 74-73-71 218 (+8) 52nd / 70
NCAA Regional 84-72-79 235 (+19) 70th / 75
NCAA Championships 74-70-78-75 297 (+9) 45th / 156
2015-2016 Rounds Total Place
The Carmel Cup 70-73-74 217 (+1) 10th / 48
DSG Challenge Cup 71-74-73 218 (+5) 28th / 60
Nike Golf Collegiate 73-73-78 224 (+9) 65th / 75
Puerto Rico Classic 70-69-72 211 (-5) 7th / 75
Querencia Cabo Collegiate 71-65-71 207 (-6) 6th / 75
Southern Intercollegiate 67-73 140 (-4) 5th / 78
Linger Longer Invitational 71-72-65 208 (-8) 2nd / 77
3M Augusta Invitational 70-74-67 211 (-5) 11th / 75
SEC Championship 72-80-71 223 (+13) 38th / 70
Tuscaloosa Regional 73-74-70 217 (+1) 17th / 75
NCAA Championships 69-72-74 215 (+5) 36th / 156
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