Student-athletes celebrate end of the 2012-13 academic year with awards ceremony and dinner.
Carolina comes up two strokes shy of winning program's first SEC title
Carolina holds three-shot advantage over No. 2 Alabama
Laurens, S.C., native leads the tournament by a stroke
Play begins Friday in St. Simons Island, Ga.
South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Championship at the Capital City Club's Crabapple Course in Milton, Ga.
South Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Columbus Regional in Columbus, Ohio. (5/16/13)
SEC Championship - Round 2
|Harbin's Career Bests|
|Top 10 finishes||5|
|Top 20 finishes||10|
Named to the PING All-Southeast Region Team...Second-team All-SEC selection...Played in all 12 tournaments, serving as team captain...Ranked second on the team and 23rd in the SEC with a career-best scoring average of 72.94...Tied for second on the team with six top-20 finishes...Also tied for the team-high with two top-five finishes, including a win at the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic with rounds of 66-72-72=210 (-3)...Posted career lows for a round (66) and a 54-hole tournament (210) at the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic...Placed 17th at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic with a total of 220 (+7) to help lead South Carolina to the program's first tournament victory since 2009...Tied for second at the USF Invitational with rounds of 68-72-71=211 (-5), earning SEC Golfer of the Week honors for his performance...Finished in a tie for seventh at the SEC Championship to help lead the Gamecocks to a runner-up finish...Tied for 43rd at the Columbus Regional to help Carolina earn its first NCAA Championship berth since 2009...Finished tied for 116th in first career NCAA Championship appearance with rounds of 74-71-74=219 (+9).
Proved to be one of Carolina's most consistent golfers...Played in all 12 tournaments...Ranked third on the team with a career-best stroke average of 73.54...Recorded four top-20 finishes...Posted career-best finish of a tie for seventh at the Rees Jones Invitational with rounds of 72-73-77=222 (+6)...Tied for 15th the following week at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate with rounds of 71-76=147 (+3)...Placed 19th at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate with rounds of 74-73-72=219 (+3)...Had a tie for 12th showing in hometown of Augusta, Ga., the following week against a loaded field at the Insperity Augusta State Invitational with rounds of 72-70-68=210 (-6)...Total of 210 and final-round 68 were both career lows...Finished 53rd at the SEC Championship (76-76-77=229) and tied for 52nd in first career appearance at NCAA Southwest Regional (73-83-74=230)...Tied for second on team with 11 rounds of par or better.
Qualified for six varsity tournaments as a sophomore... Best varsity finish was a 26th-place showing at Seahawk Invitational in February, where he shot consistent rounds of 76-76-76=228...Finished strong at Insperity Augusta State Invitational, shooting 73-76-72=221 to tie for 36th place with his best career 54-hole total... Final-round 72 was a collegiate best... Made first varsity appearance at U.S. Collegiate Championship in October; tied for 57th at 76-75-77=228... Played in one Garnet Team event, shooting 76-77-77=230 to finish in ninth place at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate...Played in his first SEC Championship, finishing 54th... Finished season with scoring average of 76.50.
Competed in three Garnet Team events... Won the CSU Fall Invitational with a score of 218 (+2)... Tied for sixth place at the Coker Intercollegiate... Tied for 23rd place at Johnny Palmer Invitational in February...Best round was a 71 in the final 18 holes at CSU.
PRIOR TO SOUTH CAROLINA
Played three years for coach Brian Hadden at Westside High School after playing one year at Augusta Prep... Was regional medalist as a freshman (Prep) and as a junior (Westside)... Led Augusta Prep to a state title as a freshman in 2006... Team MVP at Westside... Tied for 5th at Georgia State Junior Championship in 2008... Played for the Georgia team in the Georgia/South Carolina Junior Challenge matches, leading Georgia to a win...Was ranked #7 in the state of Georgia and in the nation's top 150...Had one top 25 and one top-15 finish in AJGA events... Honor roll student.
Full name is Bertram Dykes Harbin III... Parents are Bert and Mary Leigh Harbin...Plans to major in business.
|Harbin's Career Stats|
|Year||Tourn.||Rds.||Strokes||Avg.||Low 18||Best Finish|
|(Garnet Team events not counted in career bests and season stroke averages)|