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  Matt Savage
Matt Savage

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Scottsdale, AZ

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 126

Experience:
3V


As a Senior in 2006-07: Competed in 11 events for the Cardinal with a 71.5 stroke average in 35 rounds played ... Recorded four par and 16 under par rounds ... Registered nine top 25 finishes including five top 10 ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Third Team All-American ... Tied for fifth at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge ... Took sixth at the U.S. Intercollegiate ... Shot a season low 67 on three occasions ... Tied for 6th at the Oregon Duck Invitational ... Competed for the Cardinal at the NCAA Championship, helping the team to the national title ... Stroke average ranked among the top 10 for a single season at The Farm.

As a Junior in 2005-06: Competed in 11 events (32 rounds) for Stanford with a 74.3 stroke average...Tallied three par rounds and 3 under-par rounds...Recorded two top-25 performances...Tied for 17th at the UH Hilo Intercollegiate with a three-round score of 212...Tied for 20th at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational with a three-round score of 213...Tied for 50th at the U.S. Intercollegiate with a two-round score of 153...Tied for 48th at the Pac-10 Championships with a four-round score of 303...Finished with a season-low round of 68 and tournament score of 212...Received an Honorable Mention for the 2006 Pac-10 All-Academic Teams...Took 2nd Place at the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship...A Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar.

As a Sophomore in 2004-05: Competed in 9 events (27 rounds) for Stanford with a 75.0 stroke average...Tallied three par rounds...Tied for 28th at the Ashford Invitational in Los Angeles with a three-round score of 220...Tied for 31st at the Pac-10 Championship in Walla Walla, WA with a four-round score of 291...Tied for 37th at the Duck Invitational in Eugene, OR with a three-round score of 222...Tied for 118th at the NCAA West Regional at Stanford with a three-round score of 231...Recorded a season-low round of 71 on four occasions, including the Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional Championships...2005 Stanford Most Improved Award.

As a Freshman in 2003-04: Competed in seven events (21 rounds) as a Cardinal with a 76.2 stroke average ... Recorded one par and one under-par round during the season ... Tied for 50th at The Nelson Invitational with a three-round score of 218 ... Tied for 59th at the U.S. Intercollegiate and tied for 57th at the William H. Tucker Invitational ... Finished tied for 81st at the NCAA West Regional with a 230 ... Posted a season-low round of 70 in the final round of The Nelson.

Golf Information: Home schooled ... Played golf for Arcadia High School in 2001 and '02 ... Two-year letterwinner ... Team MVP in 2001 and '02 ... Helped squad to a state championship in 2001 and third place finish in 2002) ... '01 and '02 first-team all-state selection ... '01 and '02 first-team all-region honoree ... 2003 AJGA Polo Junior All-American ... Took first at the AJGA Needham at Diablo Grande ... Placed third in the 2001 4A State Championship ... Finished second at the 2001 Regional Championship ... Turned in a third-place showing at The Hudson Junior Invitational ... 2002 Regional Champion.

Getting To Know Matt Savage
Parents:Timothy and Lesli Savage
Major:Undeclared
Family Tradition:Grandfather, Bill, played on the Stanford golf team that won a National Championship in 1946
One thing people don't know about me is:I was born in England
The reason I love golf is:The competition and the exactness with which it is played
Friend from another college golf team:Ben Marsh, Arizona
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:Quesadillas
Sports team I followed when I was younger:Phoenix Suns
Hobbies:Playing guitar, basketball
The best advice I ever received was:Trust your God-given abilities
After my Stanford career is over, I'd like to be remembered as:A great friend, classmate, and teammate

Career Statistics


Year Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low/Low Trn.
2003-04721160276.270/218
2004-05927202575.071/220
2005-061132238074.368/212
2006-071135250171.567/202
Totals38115850874.067/202
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