Jackson Van Paris - Men's Golf - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Jackson Van Paris Season 2022-23

Class Sophomore
Hometown Pinehurst, N.C.
High School Pinecrest
Major Undeclared

As a Sophomore (2022-23)

  • Tied for sixth at the John Hayt Invitational at 4-under-par
  • Tied for 13th at the Sunnehanna Amateur with a four-day total of 281

As a Freshman (2021-22)

  • Tied for 16th at the Jones Cup
  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll 

The Van Paris File

  • Four-time Rolex Junior All American
  • In 2018 at the age of 14 became the youngest player to win a match at the U.S. Amateur since Bobby Jones in 1916
  • Ranked seventh nationally by Golfweek and fourth by Rolex
  • Won 10th annual Junior Invitational at Sage Valley by shooting 9-under par with rounds of 71-69-67 – including 4-under on his final nine holes of the tournament
  • Captured 2020 Sea Pines Junior Heritage
  • Won back-to-back AJGA Simplify Boys Invitational titles
  • Member of the 2017 ACDS Junior All Star Team
  • 2020 AJGA Player Representative
  • AJGA Foundation Board Member
  • Four-time NCISAA all-state selection
  • Competed in 2017 Evian Junior Cup in France where he won the individual competition and led United States team to victory
  • Part of team titles with United States in 2019 Junior President’s Cup, with East Team at 2019 Wyndham Cup and with The O’Neal School in NCISAA state golf tournament
  • Organized and hosted Carolina Cup through AJGA’s Leadership Links program raising more than $250,000 for charity