John Augenstein

Class Senior
Hometown Owensboro, Ky.
High School Owensboro Catholic
Bio

Career Statistics

Honors and Awards
• 2020 GCAA All-America Scholar
• 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2020 SEC Player of the Year
• 2020 All-SEC first team
• 2020 Haskins Award finalist
• 2020 GCAA All-America first team
• 2019 GCAA All-America Scholar
• 2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2019 GCAA All-America third team
• 2019 All-SEC first team
• 2018 GCAA All-America honorable mention
• 2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2018 All-SEC second team
• 2017 GCAA Freshman All-America
• 2017 GCAA All-America honorable mention
• 2017 SEC Freshman of the Year
• 2017 SEC All-Freshman Team
• 2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Off West End
• 2020 U.S. Open participant
• 2020 Masters participant
• Seventh in stroke play at 2020 U.S. Amateur
• 17th at 2020 Southern Amateur
• Led United States to 2019 Walker Cup win in Hoylake, England (clinched match for United States at Royal Liverpool with 4&3 win over Thomas Plumb; one of only four American players to play in all four of the matches; 2-1-1 record)
• 2019 U.S. Amateur runner-up
• 2018 Players Amateur winner
• 2018 Western Amateur quarterfinalist

As a Fifth-Year Senior (2020-21)
• No. 9 on PGA Tour University’s inaugural ranking

As a Senior (2019-20)
• Season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak
• 19 rounds in seven events
• 69.95 stroke average (seven rounds in the 60’s)
• Second-lowest career scoring average in program history (70.97)
• SEC Golfer of the Week (March 11)
• Individual tournament victory at Desert Mountain Intercollegiate (tied program-low with first-round 63, including seven straight birdies)
• Two top-five finishes at the Nike Golf Collegiate (second) and Crooked Stick Collegiate (third)
• Tied for seventh at Tavistock Collegiate Invitational

As a Junior (2018-19)
• 70.79 stroke average (12th in program history)
• GCAA All-America Scholar
• GCAA All-America third team
• All-SEC first team
• Two top-five finishes, five top-10 finishes
• Eight rounds in the 60’s (season-best 66 in second round of Tavistock Collegiate Invitational)
• Tied for third at Mason Rudolph Championship
• Fourth at the Tavistock Collegiate
• Tied for ninth at SEC Championships
• Ninth at NCAA Athens Regional Championships
• PGA Tour’s RBC Heritage participant (earned exemption after winning Players Amateur)

As a Sophomore (2017-18)
• 12 events
• 71.14 strokes average
• Nine rounds in 60’s (program-tying and season-best 63 in second round of Carmel Cup)
• 3-0 in match play (2-0 at East Lake Cup, 1-0 at SEC Championships)
• GCAA All-America honorable mention
• All-SEC second team
• Won Mason Rudolph Championship (7-under 206)
• SEC Player of the Week (April 19)
• Top-five finishes at East Lake Cup (tied for second) and Gator Invitational (tied for fourth)
• Tied for sixth at Carmel Cup
• Tied for eighth at Rod Myers Invitational
• Tied for 10th at SEC Championships
• Tied for ninth at NCAA Championships

As a Freshman (2016-17)
• 71.56 stroke average
• 11 events
• Seven rounds in the 60’s
• Low round came in first round of Nike Golf Collegiate (66)
• All-American honorable mention
• GCAA Freshman All-America
• SEC Freshman of the Year
• SEC All-Freshman
• Clinched SEC title after winning deciding matches in semifinals (vs. Florida) and finals (vs. Texas A&M)
• Four top-10 finishes (including fifth-place at Nike Golf Collegiate)
• Tied for 13th at NCAA College Grove Regional Championships

The Augenstein File
• Prepped at Owensboro Catholic (Ky.)
• Kentucky’s top-ranked player in class of 2016
• Kentucky’s 2015 Mr. Golf
• 2014 Kentucky state high school individual champion
• 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur semifinalist
• 2013 AJGA Rolex All-America honorable mention
• Steve and Nicholas Zeppos Scholar

Season: Rounds-Strokes-Average
2019-20: 19-1,329-69.95
2018-19: 34-2,407-70.79
2017-18: 35-2,490-71.14
2016-17: 32-2,290-71.56
Career: 120-8,516-70.97