FSU Men's Golf BIO
Bennett Baker
Player Profile:
Bennett Baker 2328941
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.
High School: Chiles

 

CAREER HONORS
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

Freshman Season (2015-16)
• Played in four tournaments as a freshman, shooting a 74.08 in 12 rounds overall.
• Showed glimpses of his potential in the Fall 2015, shooting a 66 in his collegiate debut at the Olympia Fields Invitational.
• Tied for ninth at the Olympia Fields Invitational, finishing with a 1-over 211.
• Played six rounds in the fall and had a scoring average of 73.17.
• Tied for 41st at the Seminole Intercollegiate, including a 2-under 70 in the second round.

Before Florida State
Played golf locally at Chiles High School...Named the Tallahassee Democrat's All-Big Bend Player of the Year in 2013 and 2014...Three-time Tallahassee Democrat All-Big Bend First Team selection...Won the AJGA Junior Steelwood in 2013 after shooting a 202 (71-65-66)...Winner of the Florida Junior Tour at Southwood Country Club in 2015 with a two-day score of 138 (72-66)...Posted four Top 15 finishes in Florida State Golf Association tournaments in 2013, including a fifth-place finish at Pensacola Country Club with a score of 148…Placed third at Brooksville Country Club in 2014 with a 144 (72-72) over two days…Second place at the 2014 AJGA Taylor-Made Adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook (217 – 72-74-71)…Shot a 281 (67-72-70-72) and placed 14th at the Southeastern Amateur in Columbus, Ga.

Personal
Born Nov. 1, 1996...Son of John and Leslie Baker...Majoring in finance.

Baker at Florida State

Years

Events

Rounds

Strokes

Avg.

Low

Top 10

2015-16

4

12

889

74.08

66

1

Totals

4

12

889

74.08

66

1

 

 2015-16 (Freshman Season)

Tournament

1-2-3

Par

Total

Finish

Fighting Illini Invitational 

66-74-71

+1 

211 

T9 

DICK's Collegiate Golf Cup 

75-77-76 

+15 

228 

T50 

Seminole Intercollegiate 

76-70-73 

+3 

219 

T41 

Cabarrus County Irish Creek Collegiate 

78-80-73 

+18 

231 

T68 

 

Bennett Baker By The Numbers
• Round: 66 (Fighting Illini Invitational, Fall 2015)
• Tournament: 211 (Fighting Illini Invitational, Fall 2015)
• Best Finish: T9 (Fighting Illini Invitational, Fall 2015)

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