BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS Lowest 18-hole score:
66, Wolverine Intercollegiate (fall 2011)Lowest 36-hole score:
135, Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (fall 2011)Lowest 54-hole score:
209, Wolverine Intercollegiate (fall 2011)Top 5 finishes:
2, last at Wolverine Intercollegiate (fall 2011)Top 10 finishes:
3, last at Rod Myers Invitational (fall 2011)
SPRING 2012 (JUNIOR)
Started in five of Baylor's seven spring events ... Tied for 57th in spring opener at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational, shooting 14-over 227 ... Tied for 75th at Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate (10-over 226) ... Posted sixth top-25 finish of season at Border Olympics, tying for 23rd overall at 8-over 224 ... Tied for 44th at Aggie Invitational with final tally of 19-over 235 ... Made third consecutive appearance at Big 12 Men's Golf Championship, tying for 31st overall with final score of 18-over (76-76-74-80=306) ...Tied for 65th overall at NCAA Ann Arbor Regoinal, shooting 16-over (75-76-78=229).
FALL 2011 (JUNIOR)
Started in all five fall tournaments ... Finished 14th at Turning Stone Intercollegiate after shooting 2-over (71-75-72=218) ... Shattered 18-, 36- and 54-hole personal bests at Wolverine Intercollegiate ... Posted career-best performance, shooting 4-under (71-66-72=209) to finish fourth overall ... Tied for 10th at Rod Myers Invitational, carding 2-over 218 ... Followed with 17th-place tie at Lone Star Invitational (72-73-74=219) ... Tied for 11th in fall finale at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... Carded rounds of 67 and 68 to finish at 3-under 210 ... Participated as individual at TCU JV Invitational #1 in August, finishing second with a 2-over 146.
Tied for 16th at 102nd Texas Amateur Championship in Austin, shooting final-round 1-under 71 ... Tied for 17th at 41st Chesapeake Energy Texas State Open in Tyler.
SPRING 2011 (SOPHOMORE)
Made spring debut at Charleston Shootout, carding a pair of 1-under 71 rounds ... Tied for fifth in Charleston - his career-first top-five or top-10 finish, finishing at even-par 216 ... Finished tied for 33rd at Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters with 9-over 225 ... Went 0-4 at Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship ... Finished tied for 18th at Border Olympics, posting three straight sub-par rounds to finish with a career-low 3-under-par 213 ... Tied for 38th at Wyoming Cowboy Classic, finishing with 7-over-par 217 ... Thanks to final-round 69, finished tied for 22nd at Aggie Invitational (73-82-69=224) ... Tied for 31st at Big 12 Championship, carding 20-over-par (76-73-77-74=300) ... Shot final-round 71 to tie for 47th overall at NCAA Florida Regional (6-over-par 222).
FALL 2010 (SOPHOMORE)
Participated in three of Baylor's four fall tournaments ... Finished tied for 58th at Golfweek's Conference Challenge (75-71-80=226) ... Tied for 32nd at William H. Tucker Intercollegiate (76-74-75=225) ... Set personal 18- and 36-hole records at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... Shot second-round 68 to finish 15th at rain-shortened Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (72-68-RO=140).
Qualified for U.S. Amateur Championship ... Finished 12th at Texas Amateur Open.
SPRING 2010 (TRUE FRESHMAN)
Participated in seven of Baylor's nine spring tournaments, including all three postseason events ... Opened spring season at Border Olympics, finishing tied for 28th at 8-over 224 ... Shot 12-over (78-73-77=228) to tie for 61st as an individual at National Invitational ... Finished 50th at Aggie Invitational with final score of 7-over (76-75-72=223) ... Posted personal-best 36- and 54-hole scores at Big 12 Men's Golf Championship ... Finished career-best 12th overall at Big 12 Championship with a 1-over score (72-71-73-73=289) ... Carded personal-best 3-under 69 in first round of NCAA South Central Regional ... Tied for 30th at NCAA South Central Regional with 5-over (69-79-73=221) ... Tied personal-best 18-hole score with first-round 69 at NCAA Championship before finishing 90th at 7-over (69-77-77=223).
FALL 2009 (TRUE FRESHMAN)
Made Baylor debut at William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, competing as an individual ... Shot 15-over (81-77-73=231) to finish tied for 75th.
Four-year letterwinner at Salado (Texas) High School ... Won three consecutive Class 2A Texas state individual titles, helping Eagles to two straight state championships ... Won five individual titles during spring 2008 as a junior ... Carded a 71.93 scoring average ... Was ranked as No. 1 player in Texas by Golfweek and nation's No. 36 player from Class of 2009 ... Won 2007, 2008 and 2009 district and regional individual championships ... Qualified for and played in 2007 U.S. Amateur at 16 years of age, becoming third-youngest golfer in field, but missed cut ... First-team all-state selection as freshman in 2006, placing fourth individually at Texas state tournament.
Full name is Ryan Randal O'Rear ... Born Jan. 4, 1991, in Temple, Texas ... Son of Randy and Julie O'Rear ... Has a brother, Reed (14) and a sister, Taylor (16) ... His father, Randy, is President of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor ... Aspires to play on PGA Tour ... Majoring in business.