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Concordia University Texas Concordia Texas Tornados
Men's Golf Program
11400 Concordia University Dr.
Austin, Texas 78705-2799
Organizations: NCAA Div III
Conferences: American Southwest

Golf Scholarships: No No
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
500K - 1M Private 1926 1,600 37% M - 63% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 29,460 $ 29,460 $ 10,750
Concordia Texas Tornados 2018 - 2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 John Bohmann Memorial Invit. 09/10/2018 season Max Starcke Park G.C. Seguin TX 3
2 NCAA DIII Preview 09/17/2018 season Keene Trace-Champions NicholasvilleKY 17
3 UMHB Crusader Intercollegiate 10/01/2018 season Wildflower C.C. Temple TX 1
4 Alamo City Classic 10/15/2018 season The Quarry Club San Antonio TX 2
5 2019 Bowie Intercoll. Stroke 02/15/2019 season Brownwood C.C. 2
6 2019 Linda Lowery Invitational 02/25/2019 season River Place C.C. Austin TX 3
7 Texas Cup 03/22/2019 season Watters Creek Plano TX 3
8 ASC Conference Preview 04/07/2019 season Comanche Trace G.C. Kerrville TX 1
9 American Southwest Conf Champ. 04/28/2019 conf Comanche Trace Kerrville TX 1
10 NCAA Division III Championship 05/14/2019 champ Keene Trace G.C. NicholasvilleKY 4
Concordia Texas Tornados 2019 - 2020 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 NCAA DIII Fall Preview 09/14/2019 season PGA National Champions Palm Beach FL 14
Head Coach: Aaron Ford
Office Phone: 512-313-4519
Fax: 512-313-4599
Email: aaron.ford@concordia.edu

Aaron Ford was named head golf coach in August 2018. He previously was at his alma mater, Northwestern Oklahoma State, where he had served as the women's golf coach since 2015, and became the men's head coach as well as director of golf for the 2017-18 season.

Concordia University of Texas fired the low score of the final round (293) to move into fourth at the 2019 NCAA D-III Championship at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, KY.  Illinois Wesleyan posted an opening 287 and held or shared the lead each round, finally claiming victory by three strokes over Huntingdon. Guilford, Concordia U (TX) and Methodist rounded out the top five.

Low scorers for the Tornados were William Kim (71-78-74-73=296), who tied for 15th, Phillip Schmitz (70-79-76-74=299) in 24th, Seger Howell (78-80-75-70=301) in 28th and Ben Balen (73-76-76-77=302) in 32nd. Three of the four rounds were played on the 7,190-yard, par-72 Champion Trace course where the 42-team, 217-player field posted a 78.8 scoring average.

Concordia seized control with a second-round 294 and cruised to victory at the 2019 American Southwest Conference Championship at Comanche Trace in Kerrville, Tex. McMurry, UT-Dallas, LeTourneau and Hardin-Simmons filled out the top five. The nine-team field recorded a 79.3 stroke scoring average in three days of windy conditions on the par-72, 6,988-yard course. 

Ben Balen (71-71-72=214) and Seger Howell (74-73-71=218) finished 1-2 for the Tornados.

Concordia placed fourth at the 2018 NCAA D-III Championship and took second at the 2018 American Southwest Conference Championship.

Concordia missed the 36-hole cut to the low 18 teams by one stroke, finishing 19th at the 2017 NCAA D-III Championship. The Tornados took third at the 2017 American Southwest Conference Championship.

Concordia missed the 36-hole cut, finishing 18th at the 2016 NCAA D-III Championship. Concordia won the 2016 American Southwest Conference Championship.

The Tornados placed third at the 2015 American Southwest Conference Championship.

Concordia finished third at the 2014 American Southwest Conference (ASC) Championship. 

The Concordia Tornados placed eighth at the 2013 American Southwest Conference Championship. They were sixth in 2011 and fifth in 2012.

 

 

Facilities:
Team Home Course: River Place Country Club, Falconhead Golf Club
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1080
SAT 25-75 Percentile 980 - 1190
Average ACT 22.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 19.0 - 25.0
Application Deadline rolling
Acceptance Rate 47%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Business and Management, Communications, Education, Liberal Arts, Music, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Religion, ROTC - Air Force, ROTC - Army, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Environmental Sciences), Social Sciences
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