American College Golf Guide
University of South Florida USF Bulls
Men's Golf Program
4202 E. Fowler Ave., GCH 001
Tampa, Florida 33620
Organizations: NCAA Div I
Conferences: American Ath. (The American)

Golf Scholarships: Yes Yes
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes

Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
Over 1M Public 1956 32,000 45% M - 55% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 6,410 $ 17,324 $ 9,700
USF Bulls 2017 - 2018 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Jim Rivers Intercollegiate 09/17/2017 season Squire Creek G.C. Choudrant, LA 1
2 Marquette Intercollegiate 10/01/2017 season Erin Hills G.C. Hartford, WI 6
3 FAMC Intercollegiate@The Grove 10/08/2017 season The Grove Club College GroveTN 6
4 Quail Valley Collegiate Invit. 10/23/2017 season Quail Valley G.C. Vero Beach FL 1
5 Sea Best Invitational 02/05/2018 season TPC Sawgrass Ponte Vedra, FL 1
6 SunTrust Gator Invitational 02/17/2018 season Mark Bostick GC @ U of FL Gainesville FL 3
7 Querencia Cabo Collegiate 03/04/2018 season Querencia G.C. Los Cabo MX 6
8 USF Invitational 03/12/2018 season Tampa Palms Golf & C.C. Tampa FL 1
9 Valspar Collegiate 03/18/2018 season Floridian G.C. Palm City FL 8
10 Old Waverly Collegiate Champ. 04/16/2018 season Old Waverly GC West Point MS 2
11 The American Championship 04/22/2018 conf Copperhead Course FL 1
12 NCAA Reunion Regional 05/14/2018 reg Reunion Resort Reunion, FL 8
USF Bulls 2018 - 2019 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Louisville Cardinal Challenge 09/14/2018 season Univ. of Louisville G.C. Simpsonville KY 4
2 Windon Memorial 09/23/2018 season The Knollwood Club Lake Forest IL 6
3 Intercollegiate at the Grove 10/07/2018 season The Grove Club College GroveTN 2
4 Quail Valley Collegiate Invit. 10/14/2018 season Quail Valley G.C. Vero Beach FL 2
5 Florida Gators Invitational 02/16/2019 season Mark Bostick GC @ U of FL Gainesville FL 4
6 Fort Lauderdale Intercoll. 03/04/2019 season Fort Lauderdale C.C. FtLauderdale,FL 1
7 USF Invitational 03/11/2019 season Tampa Palms Golf & C.C. Tampa FL 1
8 Valspar Collegiate 03/17/2019 season Floridian G.C. Palm City FL 15
Head Coach: Steven Bradley
Office Phone: 813-309-7207
Fax: 813-377-0970

Steve Bradley was named South Florida head coach in July 2014. He was head coach at Mercer from 2011-2014, earning 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Coach of the Year honors. Prior to Mercer, Bradley spent three seasons as assistant coach at University of Florida. Bradley played two years at Florida State and two years at UF where he graduated in 1999. He was team capatain of the 1999 Gator team that won the SEC Championship.

South Florida left the Big East Conference and joined the new American Athletic Conference (The American) on July 1, 2013.

University of South Florida blitzed the field with an opening 276 (-12) and rolled to a 23-stroke win over runner-up Florida Gulf Coast in the 2019 Ft. Lauderdale Collegiate at Ft. Lauderdale Country Club in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. UConn and Virginia Commonwealth tied for third, and Boston College took fifth in the 12-team tounament. The 6,861-yard, par-72 course yielded a 75.2 scoring average for 54 holes.

USF's Albin Bergstrom (67-66-68=201) claimed the medal by nine strokes, and teammate Luke Gifford (68-70-73=211) finished third.

South Florida faded on the final day and finished eighth in the 2018 NCAA D-1 Kissimmee Regional Championship at Reunion Resort in Reunion, Fla. Florida shot a 42-under 822 to win the regional by 12 shots over runner-up Central Florida. The five teams advancing from Kissimmee to nationals were Florida, Central Florida, Vanderbilt, North Carolina and Kent State. The course was par 72, measuring 7,154 yards and produced an average 18-hole score of 72.2 strokes.

Claudio Correa tied for 14th (69-72-71=212) to lead the Bulls. Jimmy Jones tied for 23rd (71-72-70=213).

South Florida shot par or better in every round and easily won the 2018 American Championship at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Fla. The Bulls finished with a pair of 279s to win their fourth consecutive American title, beating runner-up Southern Methodist by 20 shots. Central Florida took third, Memphis fourth and Cincinnati fifth. Weather conditions were windy with some rain at the par 71, 7,125-yard course, where the average 18-hole score was 73.7 strokes.

The Bulls dominated the top of the leaderboard. Claudio Correa won the medal with a 6-under 207 (71-67-69), beating teammates Cristian DiMarco (71-69-70=210) and Jimmy Jones (71-70-69=210) by three strokes.

For daily team updates and current roster information, click the South Florida Bulls team link at the top of this page.

South Florida tied for 10th in the 2017 NCAA D-I Baton Rouge Regional, and won The American Championship.

The Bulls competed but failed to make the 54-hole cut in the 2016 NCAA Championship, placed fourth in the NCAA D-I Albuquerque Regional and won the The American Championship.

South Florida tied for fifth after losing its match play opener at the 2015 NCAA Championship, won the NCAA D-I New Haven Regional, as well as The American Championship.

South Florida finished 10th in the 2014 NCAA D-I San Antonio Regional, and fourth in the American Conference Championship.

South Florida tied for fifth then lost a one-hole playoff to Oklahoma for a nationals berth in the 2013 NCAA D-I Tallahassee Regional, and won the Big East Conference Championship.

South Florida finished ninth in the 2012 Big East Conference Championship, tied for fourth in 2011, took 11th in 2010 and fifth in 2009.


School Owned Course: The Claw at USF
Other Area Courses: They have access to six courses in the immediate area.
Practice Facilities: USF Golf Center opened in 2012 at the USF Golf course. The 5,040 square-foot facility features a 22-foot-wide dual hitting bay that allows golfers to hit directly onto the driving range, a short-game facility, state-of-the-art video analysis equipment, a multi-purpose fitness center, locker rooms for the mens and womens golf teams, coaches offices, and a team lounge.
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1280
SAT 25-75 Percentile 1220 - 1350
Average ACT 28.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 27.0 - 30.0
Application Deadline 3/1
Acceptance Rate 48%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, African/Asian and International Studies, Architecture, Art, Broadcasting/Telecommunications, Business and Management, Classics, Communications, Cooperative Education Program, Criminal Justice, Dance, Drama, Economics, Education, Foreign Languages, Graphic Design, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Medical Technology, Music, Nursing, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Religion, Restaurant/Hotel Management, ROTC - Air Force, ROTC - Army, ROTC - Navy, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Engineering), Sciences (Environmental Sciences), Sciences (Marine Sciences/Oceanography), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences
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