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Will Starke
Will Starke

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chapin, S.C.

High School:
Chapin

07/15/2013

South Carolina Leads 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list

04/21/2013

Gamecocks Finish Runner-Up at SEC Championship

Carolina comes up two strokes shy of winning program's first SEC title

04/20/2013

Gamecocks, Sturgeon Take 36-Hole Lead at SEC Championship

Carolina holds three-shot advantage over No. 2 Alabama

04/19/2013

Sturgeon's 65 Puts Gamecocks in Second at SEC Championship

Laurens, S.C., native leads the tournament by a stroke

04/18/2013

Gamecocks Set for SEC Championship at Sea Island Golf Club

Play begins Friday in St. Simons Island, Ga.

05/29/2013

NCAA Championship - Second Round

South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Championship at the Capital City Club's Crabapple Course in Milton, Ga.

05/16/2013

NCAA Columbus Regional - Round 1

South Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Columbus Regional in Columbus, Ohio. (5/16/13)

04/20/2013

2013 SEC Championship - Round 2

SEC Championship - Round 2

  • 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Starke's Career Bests
18-hole score 68
54-hole score 212
Tournament finish 2nd
Top 10 finishes 2
Top 20 finishes 2

2012-13
Came on strong in the spring to lock down a spot in the postseason lineup...Played in six tournaments and recorded two top-10 finishes...Ranked fifth on the team with a stroke average of 74.11...Opened collegiate career with a runner-up finish at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic with rounds of 70-73-69=212 (-1) to help lead the Gamecocks to the program's first tournament win since 2009...Played a key role in leading South Carolina to a runner-up finish at the SEC Championship, finishing tied for 63rd with rounds of 79-75-75=229 (+19)...Tied for ninth at the NCAA Columbus Regional with a total of 217 (+4), including a career-low 68 in the first round...Tied for 116th at the NCAA Championship with rounds of 70-75-74=219 (+9)...Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO SOUTH CAROLINA
Had a stellar career at Chapin High School in Chapin, S.C. ...Highly ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard...Qualified for the 2011 U.S. Junior Amateur...Finished second in the stroke play portion of the event with rounds of 68-71=139 (-5)...Advanced to the quarterfinals of match play...Claimed first at the 2011 Southern Cross and tied for fifth at the 2011 Big `I' National Championship...Member of the Carolinas Junior team in both 2010 and 2011...Finished tied for first at the 2011 Carolinas Golf Association Junior and tied for second in 2010...Placed third at the 2011 South Carolina Junior...Received the 2011 David Parrott Memorial Award...Member of the National Honor Society and the Beta Club.

PERSONAL
Full name is William Andrew Starke...Born Dec. 20, 1993...Parents are Tom and Sue Starke...Major is undecided.

Starke's Career Stats (Stroke Play)
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2012-13 6 18 1,334 74.11 68 2nd
Career 6 18 1,334 74.11 68 2nd

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