Men's Golf

AlexGoff

  • class Junior
  • Hometown Kings Mountain, N.C.
  • Major Finance
  • High school Kings Mountain

SUMMER ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 106th Kentucky Amateur Champion (2020)
  • 91st Southeast Amateur Runner-Up (2020)

2021-22 (Junior): Started all 10 events for the Wildcats … Earned a career-low 71.97 stroke average for the season, playing 29 total rounds … Produced four top-20 finishes … Had 15 par-or-better rounds … Began the season with a tie for 14th at the Island Resort Intercollegiate with rounds of 74-74-72 (+4) … Tied for eighth (-4) at the Steelwood Collegiate Invitational behind a second-round 68 … Captured a tie for 14th (-2) at the Lewis Chitengwa Memorial … Played all three rounds at par or better in that event … Secured a season-low 54-hole total (210) at the Southeastern Conference Championship (E) … Tied for 18th which was the best finish on the team … Played par or lower in all three rounds, including a 69 during the second round … Tied for 23rd at the NCAA Columbus Regional (+3), boasting a tournament-best round of 70 during the third round … Graduated in December with a degree in finance.

2020-21 (Sophomore): Led the Wildcats with a career-low 72.21 stroke average and four top-20 finishes … Appeared in 10 events … Tied for 18th at the NCAA Noblesville Regional and finished 1-under par for the tournament in his first postseason appearance … Also played in the Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase for the second time in his career … Opened his season by capturing the first win of his career at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational where he played in a field that featured all SEC players … Fired a 6-under par scorecard which included rounds of 69 and 65 … Followed that performance with a tie for third at the Legends Collegiate Invitational … He shot a career-best 201 (-12) for the week and also had a career-low round of 64 in the second round of the event … All three rounds at the Legends were in the 60s … He tied for 24th at the LSU Invitational … Placed in a tie for 12th at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate which included rounds of 69 and 68 to finish the tournament … Tied for 28th at the SEC Championship … Generated 12 par-or-better rounds … Had 22 of his 24 rounds in team starts count towards the team score … Academic All-SEC selection.

2019-20 (Redshirt Freshman): Started all six events for the Wildcats in 2019-20 … Also appeared in the Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase as an individual … Earned a 73.00 stroke average, ranking second on the team … Had a team-high four top-20 finishes and a pair of top-10 finishes … Earned a career-best finish with a tie for eighth in the season’s final event at the Tiger Invitational … Carded a 6-under 66 in the final round to move into the top 10 … Opened his career with a team-best tie for 10th at the Island Resort Intercollegiate … Tied for 13th at the Bearcat Invitational behind a career-best 212 score … Had a round of 68 during the second round of that tournament … Finished the fall with a tie for 19th at the Steelwood Collegiate Invitational … He capped the tournament with consecutive rounds of even par …  Generated seven par-or-better rounds on the year … Academic All-SEC.

2018-19 (Freshman): Did not appear in any events during his freshman campaign … Academic All-SEC.

High School: An all-state golfer and a four-time conference Player of the Year … As a freshman, he won the 3A West Regional Championship and finished fifth at the state championship as a sophomore … 2018 NCHSAA 3A state runer up … Owned a 68.5 stroke average his senior season … Captured the North Carolina junior stroke play medalist with a 7-under-par 64 … Tied the course record at Cleveland Country Club with a 9-under par 63 … Shot a 7-under, 65, in the second round of the Henry Transou Memorial Classic … Was also a semifinalist at the 2016 North Carolina Junior Championship and 10th at the 2017 Joe Cheves Junior Invitational … A National Honor Society member and also participated in the BETA club in high school.

Personal: Son of Brian and Miriam Goff … Has a sister, Emma … Born on March 21 … Major is finance … Father, played baseball at James Madison … One uncle played football at Virginia Tech, another uncle played football at VMI.

Goff’s Career Stats

 Year  Tournaments  Rounds  Strokes  Average  Low Round
 2019-20  7  17  1,241  73.00  66
 2020-21  10  28  2,022  72.21  64
 2021-22  10  29  2,087  71.97  67
 Career  27  74  5,350  72.30  64
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