Jansen Preston - Men's Golf - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Jansen Preston

Class Junior
Hometown Lexington, Ky.
High School Lexington Christian Academy
Major Undeclared

As a Junior (2022-23)

  • Tied for third at the Kentucky Open at 5-under-par, the second-lowest score by an amateur
  • Tied for sixth at the Kentucky Amateur with a 6-under-par 207

As a Sophomore (2021-22)

  • Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Redshirted

As a Freshman (2020-21)

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Averaged 75.2 in six rounds played
  • Low round 68 in the first round at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate
  • Finished fourth at the New Year’s Invitational with a four-day total of 290 (+2)

The Preston File:

  • Kentucky’s second-ranked player
  • Three-time Kentucky high school state individual champion (state record)
  • 2019 Kentucky Junior Amateur winner
  • 2018 region individual champion
  • 2017 Kentucky Junior Amateur winner
  • 2017 Kentucky Player of the Year
  • Led team to 2017 state title
  • Three-time all-state first team
  • 2020 Magnolia Amateur winner
  • 2019 U.S. Amateur qualifier
  • Second at 2019 UHY Detroit Junior at Forest Lake
  • Tied for 24th at 2019 Wyndham Invitational
  • Tied for 12th at 2019 Scott Robertson Memorial
  • Tied for 16th at 2019 Dustin Johnson World Junior
  • Son of Marty and Ragan Preston
  • Father played baseball at Kentucky
  • Three younger siblings: brothers, Jack and Hagan, and sister, Ava
  • Four-time honor roll recipient
  • 4.36 grade-point average as a senior
  • First started playing golf as one-year-old