Men's Golf
Solomon Petrie - Men's Golf - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Redshirt Freshman
  • Hometown Akron, Ohio
  • High school Archbishop Hoban
  • Major Psychology

2023-24 (Redshirt-Freshman): Played in four events, three as a starter, during first season of collegiate competition … Had seven counting team scores and two rounds of par-or-better … Made collegiate debut at Folds of Honor Collegiate, placing T37 at 8-over par … Tied for second best finish on the team at T52 in SEC Match Play, where he carded 71-70-11 to finish at 5-over par … Shot 73-77 to take T30 at Blessings Collegiate Invitational … Started in the first two rounds of the SEC Championship, firing 79-76.

2022-23 (Freshman): Did not compete in any events during his freshman campaign … Named to First-Year SEC Honor Roll.

High School: Internationally ranked as the 33rd overall player in American Junior Golf Association rankings … 2021 AJGA Rolex Junior All-America selection … Three top-three finishes in AJGA events … 2017 USKG Teen World Champion … Three top-two finishes in the USKG Teen World Championship … Three-time USKG Van Horn Cup team member … 2020 AJGA Imperial Headwear Junior Classic champion … Two-time All-Ohio First Team selection … Also owns an All-Ohio Second Team honor … State champion … Owns the 18-hole school record at 8-under par with a 62 at the Portage Country Club in the Hoban Invitational … School record with a season average of 71.00 … Carded a sectional record of 6-under par (65) … Has been a 17-time high school medalist honoree … Has seven medalists honors during his senior season … 2020 Akron Beacon Journal Player of the Year … Also plays varsity basketball … Honor Roll student.

Personal: Son of Ben and Michelle Petrie … Born on Feb. 25 … Has one brother, Javonte Corley … Major is psychology … Chose Kentucky because it competes in the Southeastern Conference and he wants to compete against the best of the best.


Petire’s Career Stats

Year Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2023-24 4 10 744 74.40 70
Career 4 10 744 74.40 70
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