Michael Wilson
Michael Wilson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pacific Grove, Calif.

High School:
Pacific Grove HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 155

Birthdate:
02/08/1984

Experience:
3V

Major:
Mass Communications

Candidate for both All-America and All-America Scholar accolades...one of the legendary short games in college golf, and quite possibly the best putter in the history of the Bears' program.

FALL 2006: Competed in 15 rounds with a 73.0 stroke average...became first Cal golfer to win the Alister MacKenzie Invitational shooting 65-67-70 - 202 (-11)...has tied Ben Furth for most career wins at Cal with three (2002 Mid-Pines Intercollegiate, 2005 CordeValle Collegiate and 2006 MacKenzie)...tied for 30th as an individual at the Husky Invitational (74-78-70 - 222, +6)...tied for 33rd at CordeValle Collegiate (77-67-72 - 216, E).

AS A JUNIOR (2005-2006): Selected as an All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America...selected to the Second Team Pac-10 All-Academic...competed in all 12 tournaments with a 74.3 scoring average...Cal's top finisher in both Callaway Invitational (73-71-77 - 221, +5) to finish tied for sixth and Western Intercollegiate (73-70 - 143, +3) to finish tied for eighth...tied for 40th at John Burns Invitational (72-69-72 - 213, -3)...fall highlights included winning the inaugural UCLA CordeValle Collegiate by six shots (69-70-67 - 206, -10) with a back nine 30 in the last round...named Pac-10 Men's Golfer of the Month for October...tied for sixth at the Falcon Invitational (71-70-73 - 214, -2)...tied for 17th at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational (72-71-69 - 212, -1).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2003-04): Fought a viral infection most of the year, yet competed in all but one spring event, with a 74.0 scoring average, and competed in 12 of the team's event total during the 2003-04 season...tied for 33rd at the NCAA Championships (76-74-69-71 - 290, +10)...his final two rounds of 69, 71 at the 2004 NCAA Championship were key components in the team's National Championship......tied for 70th at the 2004 NCAA West Regional (79-69-80 - 228, +12)...tied for 33rd at the Pac-10 Championship, after steadily improving throughout each of the four rounds (80-77-75-72 - 304, +16)...tied for ninth at both the Western Intercollegiate, with a score of 216 (+6), and in the U.S. Intercollegiate, with a three-over-par 216...finished ninth at the Alister MacKenzie (70-72-68 - 210, -3) and third at the Mid-Pines Intercollegiate (69-71-67 - 207, -9), during the fall.

AS A FRESHMAN (2002-03): Was named Pac-10 Co-Freshman of the Year and was Second-Team All-Pac-10...posted a 71.9 scoring average, best freshman scoring average in Cal Golf history...finished a team-high ninth (72-69-70 - 211, -2) at the U.S. Intercollegiate...placed a team-high seventh (76-68-68 - 212, +2) at the Western Intercollegiate...finished a team-high tied for fourth (68-70-71 - 209, -7) at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate...tied for third (73-71-67 - 211, -2) at USC's Cleveland Classic...first Cal golfer to win his first-ever collegiate tournament, shooting a 69-69-70 - 208, (-8) at the Mid-Pines Intercollegiate...placed seventh at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational (70-68-70 - 208, -5).

HIGH SCHOOL/AMATEUR: In 2007, finished tied for fourth at the Pepsi Professional Tour event at Metropolitan Golf Links (73)...in 2006, finished tied for third at the New Year's Invitational in St. Petersburg, Fla. (72-71-72-70 -286, -3)...tied for 13th at the Pacific Coast Amateur (71-76-70-74 - 291)...tied for 38th at the Scratch Players Championship (72-75-73 - 220)...in 2005, won the prestigious San Francisco City Championship, defeating Daniel Lim of Stanford in the championship match...finished sixth at the Southwestern Amateur (70-72-69-65 - 276)...finished 25th in Scratch Players Championship (76-72-74-74 - 296)...qualified for Match Play at California Golf Association Amateur Championship (75-67-76 - 218)...qualified with a 65 for the Northern California Golf Association Amateur Match Play Championship...in the summer of 2004, finished fourth at the California State Fair (68-67-70 - 205)...also competed in the Scratch Players Championship and the Pacific Coast Amateur...tied for seventh at the 2003 Pacific Coast Amateur (72-67-70-70 - 279)...advanced to the first round of Match Play at the 2003 Canadian Amateur (75-76)...a team captain since his sophomore year, helped Pacific Grove High School to league titles as a junior and senior...individually, was a three-time league champion, including winning sectionals his sophomore year, and regionals as a sophomore and senior...a four-time all-league selection...represented Northern California at the Junior America's Cup at Sahalee, Wash., and the Hogan Cup in Portland, Ore....medalist at the 2002 regional (71) and sectional (73-66) Big I Qualifier, held at De Laveaga Golf Club...placed third at the 2002 Big I National Tournament in Houston, Texas...medalist at the 2002 NCGA Sacramento Qualifier (70)...placed fourth at U.S. Amateur Qualifier (69-75)...won 2000 USGA Junior Amateur Qualifier by six strokes (69-72)...was second at the 2000 California Junior Amateur (74-71-71 - 216)...placed fourth at the 2000 Hogan Cup (79-70)....was also a two-year letter winner in cross country.

PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Cameron Wilson...majoring in mass communications...grandfather, George Rader, attended Cal...parents are Terry Wilson and Sandy Rader...born Feb. 8, 1984 in Monterey, Calif.

Beck's Career Stats

Year Rounds Strokes Avg Low Round Top Finish
2002-03 37 2662 71.9 67 1/Mid-Pines Collegiate
2003-04 38 2797 73.6 68 3/Mid-Pines Collegiate
2005-06 35 2602 74.3 67 1/CordeValle Classic
Totals 110 8061 73.3 67 1/Twice
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