NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The preseason PGA Tour University Velocity Global Ranking for the Class of 2023 have been announced and Vanderbilt fifth-year senior Reid Davenport will begin the 2022-23 season ranked sixth.
Davenport was named a GCAA Ping Second-Team All-American and a Golfweek Second-Team All-American, made the All-SEC second team and was named PING All-Region for the Southeast as a senior in 2021-22. The Austin, Texas, product had a scoring average of 70.7 and had five top-three finishes.
Eligible players in the Class of 2023 must enroll with PGA TOUR University in order to be included in the regular season Velocity Global Ranking. Player registration is open and the complete Class of 2023 Ranking will be released prior to the start of the fall season in August.
In partnership with the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), PGA TOUR University ranks collegiate players based on their average performance in NCAA Division I men’s team competitions, official PGA TOUR tournaments and select DP World Tour events. At the end of the college golf season, the top-five finishers will earn membership on Korn Ferry Tour and players finishing sixth through 15th will earn membership on PGA TOUR Canada or PGA TOUR Latinoamérica.
Since the first PGA TOUR University class graduated in June of 2021, alumni have combined for five professional victories.
PGA TOUR University presented by Velocity Global will be featured on GOLF Channel each Wednesday on Golf Today and within weekly live tournament coverage as well as across GOLF Channel and PGA TOUR digital platforms throughout the season.