Four Bears recorded top-25 individual finishes
Garrett May in second place at 9-under-par, one shot back entering final round
Bears are five strokes back of lead entering Saturday's second round
Bears have placed top-four in all five tournaments during 2017-18 season
Braden Bailey wins second career individual title
Played in various spots throughout Baylor lineup in all 12 tournaments ... Helped Bears to first No. 1 national ranking in program history, first NCAA Regional title and first NCAA Championship match play berth ... Earned PING All-Central Region honors ... Recorded 72.08 stroke average over 37 rounds, which was 14th-best single-season stroke average in program history ... Played 13 of first 23 rounds at par or better, including nine rounds below 70 ... Counted 82 percent of rounds (30.5 of 37) toward team score, good for second-best on team ... Had trio of top-three finishes and finished among top 25 individuals seven times ... Began season with tie for 54th place at 17-over 227 at Fighting Illini Invitational ... Rebounded with three straight rounds below 70 on way to third-place finish with 12-under 201 at Maui Jim Intercollegiate ... Shot 66-69-66=201 at Maui Jim, which was best 54-hole score by a Baylor player since 2006 and third-best in program history ... Tied for 28th place with 9-over 219 at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate ... Helped Bears to consecutive tournament titles and finished tied for 13th place individually at both the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate and The All-American ... Shot 1-over 214 at Royal Oaks and 3-under 213 at The All-American ... Recorded career-best 7-under 65 in second round at The All-American, which tied sixth-best round in program history at the time ... Earned best finish of career with tie for second place at Querencia Cabo Collegiate, carding 8-under 205 that included first-round 67 and final-round 66 ... Shot below par in all three rounds to finish tied for 10th place at Linger Longer Invitational with 5-under 211 ... Extended streak of rounds at par or better to six straight by shooting 67-72 at Aggie Invitational, good for tie for second place at 5-under 139 ... Tied for 62nd place at The Maxwell with 17-over 227 ... Shot 18-over 298 to tie for 16th place at Big 12 Championship ... Helped team to program’s first regional title by shooting 6-over 216 to tie for 38th place at NCAA Stanford Regional ... Shot 9-over 297 at NCAA Championship to tie for 56th place individually and help Bears advance to NCAA Championship match play for first time in program history ... Faced Oklahoma’s Rylee Reinertson in quarterfinals, falling 1-up ... Named to Academic All-Big 12 Second Team and Spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Participated in seven tournament during freshman season, including five times as member of Baylor lineup ... Recorded 74.11 stroke average across 19 rounds, including five rounds at par or better ... Made collegiate debut and tied for 10th place at Gopher Invitational ... Shot 1-under 70 in first collegiate round, finished tournament at 6-over 219, helping Bears to tie for third place ... Shot 16-over 226 to tie for 62nd place at Fighting Illini Invitational ... Tied for 42nd place at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate after shooting 10-over 220 ... Competed as individual at Border Olympics and recorded season-best finish with tie for eighth place at 4-under 140 ... Returned to No. 5 spot in Baylor lineup at Linger Longer Invitational, finished tied for 27th place at 3-over 219 ... Remained at No. 5 for Aggie Invitational, carded 25-over 241 to finish in 75th place ... Played as individual in The Maxwell, shooting first-round 76 on way to tie for 28th place at 3-over 143 ... Named to Fall and Spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
Four-year golf letterwinner for head coach Jay Brewer at Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas ... Back-to-back Arkansas state champion in 2014 and 2015 ... Recorded 70.33 stroke average during 2015 senior season ... First-team All-State and district champion as senior in 2015 ... Placed third in 2014 Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship ... Qualified for 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship.
Son of JD Wilson ... Finance major.
BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS
Best round: 65 at The All-American (spring 2017)
Best finish: t-2nd, twice; last at Aggie Invitational (spring 2017)
Lowest 18-hole score: 66 at Maui Jim Intercollegiate (fall 2016)
Lowest 36-hole score: 135 at Maui Jim Intercollegiate (fall 2016)
Lowest 54-hole score: 201 at Maui Jim Intercollegiate (fall 2016)
Top 3 finishes: three; last at Aggie Invitational, t-2nd (spring 2017)
Top 5 finishes: three; last at Aggie Invitational, t-2nd (spring 2017)
Top 10 finishes: six; last at Aggie Invitational, t-2nd (spring 2017)
Top 25 finishes: nine; last at Big 12 Championship, t-16th (spring 2017)
|CAREER TOURNAMENT STATS
|Gopher Invitational (5)||70-74-75=219||+6||t-10th|
|Fighting Illini Invitational (5)||73-77-76=226||+16||t-62nd|
|Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate (4)||71-76-73=220||+10||t-42nd|
|Border Olympics (IND)||69-71=140||-4||t-8th|
|Linger Longer Invitational (5)||71-74-74=219||+3||t-27th|
|Aggie Invitational (5)||84-78-79=241||+25||75th|
|The Maxwell (IND)||67-76=143||+3||t-28th|
|Fighting Illini Invitational (2)||75-76-76=227||+17||t-54th/78|
|Maui Jim Intercollegiate (3)||66-69-66=201||-12||3rd/93|
|Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate (3)||71-73-75=219||+9||t-28th/60|
|Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (2)||69-72-73=214||+1||t-13th/72|