Hometown Franklin, Tenn.
High School Franklin
2019 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
- Shears, from Franklin, Tenn., signed with the Commodores in 2017-18
As a Sophomore (2019-20):
- Played in nine rounds in the fall, averaging 75.33 strokes per round.
- Best finish of the fall came at Crooked Stick Collegiate, where he finished in a tie for 28th.
- Low round of the year came in second round of Carmel Cup when he carded a 72.
As a Freshman (2018-19):
- Averaging 75.50 strokes per round
- Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
- Played in four events as a freshman
- Low round of 67 came in the second round of the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship
Prior to Vanderbilt:
- Played at nearby Franklin High School in Franklin, Tenn., where his golf team won two district championships and one regional championship
- Individually, Shears was a first-team All-Region and All-State selection in 2017, and was named the Williamson County Award for the Boys Golfer of the Year in 2017-18
- Was captain of his Franklin golf team in 2017 and 2018
- Michael Keith Shears
- Son of Michael and Shannon Shears
- Has one sibling, Mary Darden
- Plans to major in Economics
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2018-19 | 12 | 906 | 75.5
Career | 12 | 906 | 75.5