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Patrick Cunning
Patrick  Cunning


Aiken, S.C.

High School:
South Aiken


  • 2008 Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar
  • 2008 SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll
  • 2007 SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll
  • 2006 SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll
  • 2005 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Cunning's Career Bests
18-hole score 67
54-hole score 212
Tournament finish 10th
Top 10 finishes 1
Top 20 finishes 2
Competed in eight tournaments, including five of the seven spring events ... posted a career-best 73.87 average ... earned his first career top-10 finish with a share of 10th place to lead the team at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, shooting 216 at the event ... took 13th place at the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational with opening rounds of 70 and 71 ... finished 24th at The Brickyard Collegiate, carding a season-best 69 in the second round ... took 28th place at the Carpet Capital Collegiate with steady rounds of 75, 73 and 73 ... was a member of the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll and a Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar.

Played in three varsity events, recording a 74.75 average ... led the team with a 25th-place finish in the Corde Valle Intercollegiate, shooting a season-low 70 in the first round en route to a three-round total of 215, the best of his career ... member of the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll.

Posted a 74.76 stroke average, the third-best on the team ... competed in seven varsity events, including the SEC Championship ... tied for 26th at the Hootie at Bulls Bay, his best showing of the year ... also carded his lowest round of the season at Bulls Bay, firing a 67 in the second round ... during the fall, helped Carolina to the team title at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate ... member of the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll.

Took a redshirt year ... named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to South Carolina
Lettered four years in golf at South Aiken ... earned medalist honors at the 2004 State Championship ... helped lead South Aiken to 4A State Championships in 2000 and 2004 ... named both all-region and all-state in 2003 and 2004 ... recipient of the Life Scholarship ... posted a 74.0 stroke average as a senior in 2004 and a 75.0 average as a junior in 2003.

Cunning's Career Stats
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2005-06 7 21 1,570 74.76 67 26th
2006-07 3 8 598 74.75 70 25th
2007-08 8 23 1,699 73.87 69 10th
Career 19 52 3,867 74.37 67 10th
(Garnet Team events not counted in career bests and season stroke averages)

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