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Auburn University Auburn Tigers
Men's Golf Program
P.O. Box 351
Auburn, Alabama 36849
Organizations: NCAA Div I
Conferences: Southeastern (SEC)

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


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
20K - 50K Public 1856 25,000 52% M - 48% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 11,796 $ 31,956 $ 13,778
Select Previous Season:
Auburn Tigers 2018-2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Carpet Capital Collegiate 09/07/2018 season The Farm Rocky Face GA 6
2 Maui Jim Intercollegiate 09/21/2018 season Mirabel C.C. Scottsdale AZ 5
3 Jerry Pate National Intercolle 10/08/2018 season Old Overton G.C. Birmingham AL 3
4 Tavistock Collegiate Invitat. 10/21/2018 season Isleworth Golf and C.C. Windermere FL 2
5 East Lake Cup - Stroke 10/29/2018 season East Lake G.C. Atlanta GA 4
6 The Amer Ari Invitational 02/07/2019 season Waikoloa Kings G.C. Waikoloa, HI 2
7 Tiger Inv. by Jason Dufner 02/24/2019 season RTJ Grand National G.C. Opelika AL 1
8 Southern Highlands Collegiate 03/03/2019 season Southern Highlands Las Vegas NV 12
9 Valspar Collegiate 03/17/2019 season Floridian G.C. Palm City FL 2
10 John Hayt Collegiate Invitat. 03/30/2019 season Sawgrass C.C. Ponte Vedra FL 10
11 Shoal Creek Invitational 04/15/2019 season Shoal Creek G.C. Birmingham, AL 6
12 SEC Championship 04/24/2019 conf Sea Island GC-Seaside Cs. Sea Island, GA 1
13 NCAA Louisville Regional 05/13/2019 reg Univ. of Louisville G.C. Simpsonville KY 2
14 NCAA DI Championship - Stroke 05/24/2019 champ Blessings G.C. Fayetteville AR 12
Auburn Tigers 2019 - 2020 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Inverness Intercollegiate 09/23/2019 season Inverness Club Toledo OH 7
2 Jerry Pate National Intercolle 10/07/2019 season Old Overton G.C. Birmingham AL 3
3 Tavistock Collegiate Invitat. 10/20/2019 season Isleworth Golf and C.C. Windermere FL 8
4 Kiawah Classic at Turtle Point 11/03/2019 season Turtle Point G.C. Kiawah SC 1
5 The Amer Ari Invitational 02/06/2020 season Waikoloa Kings G.C. Waikoloa, HI 6
6 Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate 02/21/2020 season Classic Club Palm Desert, CA 1
7 Tiger Inv. by Jason Dufner 03/08/2020 season RTJ Grand National G.C. Opelika AL 1
Auburn Tigers 2020 - 2021 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 The Blessings Intercollegiate 10/05/2020 season The Blesings Golf Club AR 10
2 Vanderbilt Legends Collegiate 10/25/2020 season Vanderbilt Legends Club Nashville, TN 10
3 Jerry Pate National Intercolle 11/09/2020 season Old Overton G.C. Birmingham AL 1
Head Coach: Nick Clinard
Office Phone: 334-844-9497
Fax: 334-844-9779
Email: clinard@auburn.edu

Nick Clinard was named Auburn golf coach in June 2009. He came to Auburn from University of Central Florida where he led his UCF teams to six consecutive NCAA post-season appearances (2004-2009).  Clinard graduated Cum Laude from Wake Forest (speech communications, 1995) and played professionally for five years. He played on the 1994 Wake Forest team that finished eleventh at NCAAs.

In the last tournament of the shortened spring 2020 season, host Auburn University broke par during the final round to come from behind and win the Tiger Invitational at RTJ Grand National Golf Club in Opelika, Ala. The Tigers closing 11-under 277 put the winning margin at 11 strokes over runner-up Louisiana-Monroe and 13 over third-place Kentucky. The course was par 72, measured 7,289 yards and produced an average 18-hole score of 74.6 strokes. Players recorded 62 sub-par rounds over 54 holes.

The Tigers placed three individuals in the top six. C.J Easley took second with an 8-under 208 (68-71-69), while Alex Vogelsong was close behind in third at 5-under 211 (72-71-68) and Jovan Rebula tied for sixth at 3-under 213 (71-72-70).

For daily team updates and current roster information, click the Auburn Tigers team link at the top of this page.

Auburn placed 12th, missing match play by four strokes, at the 2019 NCAA Championship. The Tigers, the first and second-round leader, faded on the final day and placed second in the 2019 NCAA D1 Louisville Regional. Defending champion Auburn, first after 54 holes of stroke play, placed second after losing in the match play finals at the 2019 Southeastern Conference Championship.

Auburn tied for third at the 2018 NCAA D-1 Championship, tied for fourth in the NCAA D-1 Norman Regional, and won the SEC Championship.

Auburn finished 11th at the 2017 NCAA Championship, second in the NCAA D-I West Lafayette Regionalm and ninth in the SEC Championship.

The Tigers competed but failed to make the 54-hole cut in the 2016 NCAA Championship, finished fifth in the NCAA D-I Tuscaloosa Regional, and sixth in the SEC Championship.

Auburn finished 12th at the 2015 NCAA Championship, fourth in the NCAA D-I Lubbock Regional, and tied for fourth in the Southeastern Conference Championship.

Auburn University finished 23rd of 30 teams at the 2014 NCAA D-I Championship, placed third in the NCAA D-I Auburn Regional, and third in the Southeastern Conference Championship.

Auburn finished 13th at the 2013 NCAA Championship, tied for second in the NCAA D-I Columbus Regional, and took third in theSoutheastern Conference Championship.

Auburn tied for 15th at the 2012 NCAA Championship, claimed third in the NCAA D1 East Regional, and second in the Southeastern Conference Championship. The Tigers finished eighth at the 2011 NCAA South Central Regional, and seventh in the SEC tournament.

Auburn advanced to the NCAA Finals in 2006, 2007 and 2008 but missed the 54-hole cut each year to the low 15 teams.

 

Facilities:
School Owned Course: The Auburn University Club features an 18-hole championship golf course.
Other Area Courses: Grand National Golf Club, Auburn University Club, Saugahatchee C.C., Auburn Links Golf Club, Moores Mill Golf Club, Indian Pines Golf Course.
Practice Facilities: The Auburn University Club features state-of-the-art practice facilities and a full service clubhouse as well as office space for the Auburn University Golf Coaches and locker rooms for both the men’s and women’s golf teams.
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1230
SAT 25-75 Percentile 1150 - 1320
Average ACT 28.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 25.0 - 31.0
Application Deadline 6/1
Acceptance Rate 81%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, Agriculture, Allied Health, Architecture, Art, Aviation/Aerospace, Broadcasting/Telecommunications, Business and Management, Communications, Cooperative Education Program, Criminal Justice, Drama, Economics, Education, Fashion/Interior Design, Film and Video, Foreign Languages, Forestry, Golf Course Superintendent, Graphic Design, Home Economics, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, 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, Turf Management
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