Men's Golf
Max Mehles - Men's Golf - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Pulheim, Germany
  • Major Management
  • High school Abtei-Gymnasium Brauweiler

2018-19 (Senior): Logged an appearance in all 11 events and made 10 starts for the Cats … Averaged a career-low scorecard of 72.76 … Charted five top-20 finishes, including a season-best tie for ninth at the SEC Championship … Generated rounds of 67-69-72 in that event for a career-low 54-hole event score of 208 … Was UK’s top finisher at the NCAA Athens Regional with a tie for 18th … He also had a trio of finishes where he placed tied for 16th … Those events were the Seminole Intercollegiate, Schenkel Invitational and the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate … Posted 14 par-or-better rounds, including two at the SEC Championship and one at the NCAA Athens Regional … Was UK’s clinching point in match play at the league championship in the quarterfinals against Tennessee with a 2&1 decision … Earned All-SEC Academic Team honors.

2017-18 (Redshirt Junior): Appeared in nine events making six starts, including all three postseason tournaments … Best finish came in a tie for third at the Gary Koch Invitational where he registered a career-low 54-hole tournament score of 209 … Averaged a 73.26 stroke average with 13 rounds as par or better … Shot a low round of 67 in the opening round of the General Hackler … Had four top-10 finishes on the season … Tied for 26th at the SEC Championships with two rounds coming below par … Academic All-SEC Team member.

2016-17 (Junior): All-SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll member … Did not compete in any events.

High School: Succeeded on every level of competition … A two-time German individual champion … Represented Germany in every team event players were nominated for since 2011 … Has competed in five European Team Championships and one World Cup … Placed third overall at the European Team Championship … Other top career finishes include fifth place at the French Amateur in 2014, 10th at the European Nations Cup Individual Stroke Play in 2016 and tied for 16th at the British Amateur in 2014 and 2015 … Also competed in soccer. 

Personal: Son of Sabine and Volker Mehles … Born on Oct. 7 … Has one brother, Leo … Major is management. 

Mehles’ Career Stats

 Year  Tournaments  Rounds  Strokes  Average  Low Round
 2017-18  9  27  1,978  73.26  67
 2018-19  11  33  2,401  72.76  67
 Career  20  60  4,379  72.98  67
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