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Kyle Jones
 

Kyle  Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Snowflake, Ariz.

High School:
Snowflake HS

Height:
5-10

Experience:
3L

05/16/2015

Men's Golf Season Ends with Sixth at Regional

Bears finish one spot shy of NCAA Championship berth

05/15/2015

Men's Golf Climbs to Fifth at NCAA Bremerton Regional

Bears' second-round 280 led field by three strokes

05/07/2015

Jones Named to All-Big 12 Men's Golf Team

Senior becomes third two-time All-Big 12 honoree in program history

04/29/2015

Men's Golf Places Seventh at Big 12 Championship

Jones named All-Tournament after tying for fifth place

04/17/2015

Jones Selected to Palmer Cup Team USA

Senior among 10 players selected to compete against Europe

10/28/2014

Baylor Men's Golf - Royal Oaks Intercollegiate

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BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS
Lowest 18-hole score: 65, Querencia Cabo Collegiate (spring 2014)
Lowest 36-hole score: 135, Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational (fall 2013)
Lowest 54-hole score: 205, twice, last at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational (spring 2015)
Tournament titles: 3, all at Oak Hills Invitational (spring 2013, spring 2014, spring 2015)
Top 5 finishes:
12, last at Border Olympics (spring 2015)
Top 10 finishes: 19, last at Border Olympics (spring 2015)


CAREER
2015 PALMER CUP TEAM USA MEMBER
2015 ALL-BIG 12 MEN'S GOLF TEAM
2015 BIG 12 ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2014 ALL-AMERICAN, HONORABLE MENTION (GOLFWEEK)
2014 ALL-BIG 12 MEN'S GOLF TEAM
BIG 12 GOLFER OF THE MONTH (MARCH 2014)
BIG 12 GOLFER OF THE MONTH (SEPTEMBER 2014)
BIG 12 GOLFER OF THE MONTH (FEBRUARY 2015)
2013 UTSA OAK HILLS INVITATIONAL INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION
2014 UTSA OAK HILLS INVITATIONAL INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION
2015 UTSA OAK HILLS INVITATIONAL INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION

All-American and Baylor’s first-ever three-time Big 12 Men’s Golfer of the Month honoree ... Shot 54% of collegiate rounds at par or better (81 of 149) ... Finished among top 10 individuals in 21 of 49 career tournaments, including three individual titles and 13 top-5 finishes ... Had 36 career top-25 finishes and 28 top-15 finishes ... Posted top-10 finishes in 16 of 25 events over final two seasons ... Set Baylor single-season record with 70.47 stroke average during 2014-15 season ... Recorded fourth-best single-season stroke average in school history with 71.40 as junior in 2013-14 ... Ranks third in program history with 71.93 career stroke average, third with 13 career top-5 finishes and third with 21 top-10 finishes ... Finished tied for second in program history with 149 career rounds played.

SPRING 2015 (SENIOR)
ALL-BIG 12 MEN'S GOLF TEAM
BIG 12 ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
BIG 12 GOLFER OF THE MONTH (FEBRUARY 2015)
Anchored Baylor lineup in No. 1 spot in all seven spring events, posted team’s best finish in six of seven tournaments ... Finished among top 15 individuals in all events and recorded five top-5 finishes ... Shot 70 or better in 15 of 22 rounds ... Set program record with 70.47 stroke average over entire 2014-15 season ... Became first-ever three-time medalist at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational, shooting career-best 8-under 205, which tied ninth-best 54-hole score in program history ... Tied for second at Bayou City Championship with 5-under 211 ... Shot 7-under 206 at Querencia Cabo Collegiate to finish in third place ...Recorded fourth straight top-five finish with 7-under 209 at Border Olympics, good for fourth place ... Tied for 14th at ASU Thunderbird Invitational, shooting 2-over 212 ... Earned Big 12 All-Tournament Team recognition after tying for fifth with 8-over 288 in 72-hole Big 12 Championship ... Tied for 10th at NCAA Bremerton Regional with 4-under 212.

FALL 2014 (SENIOR)
BIG 12 GOLFER OF THE MONTH (SEPTEMBER 2014)
Played in No. 1 spot in Baylor lineup in all five events, and posted team-best score in four of five tournaments ... Scored among top 15 individuals in all five events, including three top-five finishes ... Led team with 71.00 stroke average, 10 rounds at par or better, 13.5 of 14 rounds counted, three top-10 finishes and five top-15 finishes ... Averaged -0.14 score vs. par with cumulative total of 2-under ... Shot even-par 213 at Gopher Invitational to finish tied for third place, helping team claim tournament title ... Tied for fourth at Fighting Illili Invite with 5-over 215, leading team to third-place finish in strong 15-team field ... Shot 5-under 139 in weather-shortened Rod Myers Invitational, finishing tied for second place ... Tied for 13th place with 5-under 211 at Tavistock Collegiate Invitational ... Helped team to second-place finish at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, shooting 3-over 216 to tie for 11th place.

SPRING 2014 (JUNIOR)
ALL-AMERICAN, HONORABLE MENTION (GOLFWEEK)
ALL-BIG 12 MEN'S GOLF TEAM
BIG 12 GOLFER OF THE MONTH (MARCH 2014)

Became 12th player in program history to earn All-American recognition when Golfweek named him honorable mention ... Ninth player in program history to be named All-Big 12 ... Led team with 71.40 stroke average over 13 tournaments during fall and spring seasons, playing 26 of 40 rounds at par or better ... Played No. 1 in Baylor lineup in all eight spring events and recorded one of top three scores on team in all eight tournaments ... Counted 22 of 25 rounds played ... Finished among top 10 in four of eight spring starts and finished among top 25 seven times ... Posted 40-round score vs. par of 0.00 (E) ... Repeated as individual champion at UTSA Oak Hills with score of even-par 213 ... Finished tied for 21st at Bayou City Championship with 1-under 215 ... Took second place at Querencia Cabo Collegiate with 3-under 210 ... Tied for 15th place at 3-over 219 in Border Olympics ... Tied for sixth at Lone Star Invitational with 4-under 212 ... Earned third place at Augusta Invitational with 9-under 207 ... Took 17th place at Big 12 Championship with 6-over 294 ... Tied for 39th place at NCAA West Regional with 14-over 224.

FALL 2013 (JUNIOR)
Played in No. 1 or No. 2 spot in Baylor lineup in all five events ... Led team with 70.80 stroke average and recorded countable score in all 15 rounds ... Had team-best 10 rounds at par or better and led team with three top-10 finishes ... Posted best score on team in two of five events and second-best Baylor score in one tournament ... Tied for 10th at Gopher Invitational with 1-over 214, helping team take second place ... Tied for 39th at Fighting Illini Invitational with 13-over 223 ... Recorded second career top-five finish with third place at Rod Myers Invitational after shooting 8-under 208 ... Tied for 26th at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... Tied for sixth place with 11-under 205 at Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational.

SPRING 2013 (SOPHOMORE)
Participated in Baylor's starting lineup for all eight spring tournaments ... Finished in top-25 individually in six of eight spring events ... Started the season with a first-place finish at the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational, recording first career individual victory with score of 7-under-par 206... Tied for 31st (+5, 221) at the Bayou City Championship ... Second top-25 finish came at Border Olympics with tie for 15th place (+3, 219) ... Finished tied for sixth at Desert Shootout in home state of Arizona ... Third career top-10 finish with score of 2-under-par 211 ... Competed at August State Invitational and finished tied for 62nd place (+13, 229) ... Bounced back with another top-15 finish at Morris Williams Intercollegiate ... Second round 3-under 68 led to tie for 11th place (+1, 214) ... Finished tied for 25th in Big 12 Championship, shooting 15-over-par 225 (76-73-76) ... Wrapped up season with a top-25 finish at the NCAA Pullman Regional ... Shot 2-under-par 214 (71-70-73) to tie for 23rd place.

FALL 2012 (SOPHOMORE)
Started all five of Baylor's fall tournaments, including two top-20 individual finishes ... Opened season with tie for 20th place (+2, 212) at the Topy Cup ... Tied for 26th at Tucker Intercollegiate with total score of 7-over-par 223 ... Finished tied for 42nd (+10, 226) in Rod Myers Invitational ... Again finished tied for 26th place (+1, 214) at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... Wrapped up fall with top-10 finish at Warrior-Wave Intercollegiate ... Finished tied for 8th, shooting 4-under-par 212.

SPRING 2012 (FRESHMAN)
Participated individually at TCU JV Invitational #5, shooting even-par 144 ... Competed in six of Baylor's seven spring tournaments ... Tied for 16th in spring opener at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational, shooting 5-over 218 ... Tied for 11th at Border Olympics, shooting 5-over 221 ... Carded three straight sub-par rounds to tie for ninth overall at Augusta State Invitational with a career-low 7-under 209 ... Tied for 51st overall at The Woodlands All-American Intercollegiate (5-over 221) ... Concluded spring with 24th-place finish at Aggie Invitational (13-over 229) ... Made Big 12 Men's Golf Championship debut in Trinity, Texas, finishing 17th overall at 10-over (79-73-72-74=298) ... Tied for 38th at NCAA Ann Arbor Regional, shooting 7-over (78-72-70=220).

FALL 2011 (FRESHMAN)
BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL (FALL 2011)
Started in four of Baylor's five fall tournaments ... Made collegiate debut during Baylor's season-opening win at Turning Stone Intercollegiate ... Owned share of individual lead through 36 holes after posting rounds of 67 and 70 ... Finished tied for 10th, shooting 1-under (67-70-78=215) at Turning Stone ... Followed with a 29th-place finish at Wolverine Intercollegiate, shooting 7-over (72-74-74=220) ... Tied for 32nd at Rod Myers Invitational, shooting 11-over (72-80-75=227), and concluded fall at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, placing 51st (71-73-76=220) ... Participated in one event individually, finishing first at TCU JV Invitational #4 with an 11-under 133 ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years for head coach Steve Schneider at Snowflake (Ariz.) HS ... Led Snowflake HS to three straight Arizona Class 3A state golf championships ... Won four straight Arizona state individual golf titles ... Was a three-time first-team all-region selection (2008, 2009, 2010) ... Finished second in 2010 Arizona Stroke Play Championship ... Won 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier ... Participated at 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur in Michigan ... Named 2009 Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) and Southwest Section Junior Player of the Year ... Won 2009 Thunderbird Junior Classic ... Won inaugural FBR Junior Open in 2009.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kyle Christopher Jones ... Born July 15, 1993, in Victorville, Calif. ... Son of Tim and Lisa Jones ... Aspires to play on the PGA Tour ... Majoring in sports sponsorship and sales.

CAREER STATS
Scorecard
Year Events Rds Strokes Avg Par + Top 10 Top 15 Top 25
2011-12 11 34 2,498 73.47 12 2 3 6
2012-13 13 39 2,826 72.46 17 3 5 8
2013-14 13 40 2,856 71.40 26 7 8 10
2014-15 12 36 2,537 70.47 26 9 12 12
Career 49 149 10,717 71.93 81 21 28 36
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