Michael Shears - Men's Golf - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Michael Shears

Class Senior
Hometown Franklin, Tenn.
High School Franklin
Major Public Policy Studies

As a Senior (2021-22):

  • Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Tied for sixth at the Carmel Cup with a 4-under-par 212
  • Finished tied for seventh competing as an individual at the Tiger Invitational (2-under-par 214)

As a Junior (2020-21):

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Stroke average of 72.1 in 25 rounds
  • Low round 69 in third round of NCAA Championship
  • Tied for 39th at the NCAA Championships
  • Tied for fourth, a season-best, at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship at 5-under-par

As a Sophomore (2019-20):

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Played 12 rounds as sophomore, averaged 75.67 strokes per round
  • Finished tied for 28th at Crooked Stick Collegiate
  • Carded a 72 in second round of Carmel Cup and first round of the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate

As a Freshman (2018-19):

  • Tom Cousins Award
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • Averaging 75.5 strokes per round
  • Played in four events as a freshman
  • Carded 67 came in second round of Old Waverly Collegiate Championship

The Shears File:

  • First-team All-Region and All-State selection in 2017
  • Williamson County Award for the Boys Golfer of the Year in 2017-18
  • Captain in 2017 and 2018
  • Full name is Michael Keith Shears
  • Son of Michael and Shannon Shears
  • Has one sibling, Mary Darden