Gordon Sargent - Men's Golf - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Gordon Sargent Season 2022-23

Class Sophomore
Hometown Birmingham, Ala.
High School Mountain Brook
Major Undeclared

Student-Athlete Features
The Anchor Podcast
VUCommodores.com — A Champion’s Drive
GOLF Channel highlights — Sargent wins national championship
The Associated Press — Sargent wins NCAA title in playoff
GOLF Channel — Sargent wins NCAA men’s individual title
Golfweek — Sargent wins individual title at 2022 NCAA Championship

As a Sophomore (2022-23):

  • Invited to 2023 Masters Tournament
  • Golfweek Preseason First-Team All-American
  • Named to First Spring Haskins Award Watch List
  • Named to 2022 Haskins Award Preseason Watch List
  • Named to Final Fall Haskins Award Watch List
  • February 2023 SwingU College Player of the Month
  • co-SEC Golfer of the Week (Feb. 22)
  • co-SEC Golfer of the Week (Feb. 8)
  • co-SEC Golfer of the Week (Nov. 2)
  • co-SEC Golfer of the Week (Oct. 5)
  • Won the individual title at the John Hayt Invitational at 15-under-par (201)
  • Won the individual stroke play championship at the East Lake Cup with a 4-under-par 68
  • Tied the course record of 64 at the Sawgrass Country Club during the second round of the John Hayt Invitational
  • Tied for second at 2022 SEC Match Play event with a 54-hole total of 198
  • Finished tied for second at the Watersound at 13-under-par and carded back-to-back 66s to close out the event
  • Shot 6-under-par at the Ben Hogan Collegiate Invitational to tie for third overall
  • Finished in a tie for fourth at the Linger Longer Invitational
  • Tied for sixth at the Jones Cup
  • Finished seventh at the Cabo Collegiate at 3-under-par
  • Shot a 62 in the second round of the Frederica Cup, finished tied for seventh overall at 14-under-par for the tournament
  • Tied for 36th overall individually and helped Team USA to a third-place finish at the 2022 World Amateur Team Championship
  • Competed for Team USA at the Palmer Cup
  • Advanced to match play at the 2022 U.S. Amateur

As a Freshman (2021-22):

  • 2022 individual national champion
  • Totaled a 280 through four rounds of stroke play at the NCAA Championships before winning a four-way playoff to win the individual national title
  • 2022 Phil Mickelson Outstanding Freshman Award
  • NCAA Division I PING First-Team All-American
  • Golfweek First-Team All-American
  • SEC Freshman of the Year
  • Haskins Award finalist
  • First Team All-SEC
  • SEC All-Freshman Team
  • PING All-Region Southeast
  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Led the Commodores with a 70.03 scoring average
  • SEC Championships individual runner-up at 5-under-par (205)
  • Mossy Oak Collegiate champion with a 54-hole total 204 (-12)
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week (April 14)
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week (April 7)
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week (March 31)
  • Shot a 4-under-par 212 and tied for fourth at the Palm Beach Regional
  • Tied for fourth at the Linger Longer Invitational at 7-under-par (209)
  • Finished fifth at the 2022 Mason Rudolph Championship with a 54-hole total of 204
  • In his Vanderbilt debut, tied for sixth at the 2021 Carmel Cup with a 4-under-par 212
  • Came in seventh at the Cabo Collegiate at 10-under-par
  • Tied for eighth at the Williams Cup

The Sargent File

  • No. 1-ranked player in state of Alabama
  • No. 2-ranked player in class of 2021
  • Three-time Rolex Junior All American
  • 2021 Western Amateur runner-up
  • 2021 USA TODAY Male Golfer of the Year
  • 2021 Alabama Golf Association Amateur Player of the Year
  • 2020 recipient of the Paul S. Simon Character Award (Sage Valley Invitational)
  • Co-founder and three-time host of the Alabama Cup charity event, which has raised more than $150,000 for the AJGA Ace Grant and Alabama charities
  • Two-time Alabama boys Junior Player of the Year
  • Two-time AJGA champion
  • 2020 Alabama State Amateur champion
  • 2019 Alabama State Junior champion
  • Competed in 2019 US Junior
  • Competed in 2020 US Amateur
  • Ranked No. 3 nationally by Golfweek, Junior Golf Scoreboard and Rolex