Burger's Tee Time is 8:20 a.m. at Springfield Country Club
Cincinnati Native Carded a 3-Under 69
Xavier Finishes Third
MacLean Fired a 4-under-par 68
Xavier in Fourth
Recent Xavier graduate Chris Burger reached the U.S. Open Championship Sectional Qualifier earlier this week. He will tee off for a chance to play in the U.S Open Championship later this summer.
John and Chris Burger are brothers on the men's golf team. Get to know them better with this week's Meet the Musketeers.
Photos of Chris Burger
2011-12: Participated in all 12 events for Xavier as a senior ... Served as the team captain ... Finished third on the team in scoring average at 74.15 ... Ends his career tied for 14th in Xavier history in career scoring average at 75.23 ... Started the fall campaign with a 12th place performance at the Marshall Invitational off a 70-68-72--210 (-3) score ... Led Xavier at the Florida Atlantic Invitational with an 11th place finish to end at 1-under-par 212 (67-71-74) ... Won three points for the Musketeers at the UC-XU Skyline Chili Shootout, carding the low round for Xavier at 71 ... Finished tied for fifth at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a 3-under-par 141 (71-70) ... Named to the 2012 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Team ... Earned the Achieving Senior Award for being named to the Dean's List for at least seven semesters...was named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars team.
2010-11: Saw action in ten events during his junior campaign ... Had the third-best scoring average on the team with a 73.50 ... Best finish came at the Georgetown Invitational where Burger shot rounds of 71-70-74--215 (+2) to finish in a tie for 13th ... Had a season-low round of 69 at the Maryland Intercollegiate ... Posted back-to-back top-15 finishes at the Mizzou Intercollegiate (10th place) and Illini Spring Classic (13th place) ... Finished 16th at the Atlantic 10 Championships
2009-10: Played in eight of Xavier's 11 events and posted a 75.3 scoring average, which was fifth-best on the team ... Although he played in only 24 rounds, his seven rounds at par or better was the fifth-highest total on the team ... Posted one top-10 and one-top-20 finish ... Got on track at the Xavier Invitational with rounds of 72-69-79 - 220 (+4) to finish in a tie for 31st ... Also posted a 31st-place finish at the Renaissance Invitational after firing rounds of 74-73-71 - 218 (+2) ... Put together the first top-10 finish of his career with rounds of 76-71-72 - 219 (+6) at the Crooked Stick Invitational in Indianapolis, Ind. Burger tied for ninth at Crooked Stick to help Xavier into a fifth-place finish.
2008-09: Competed in six tournaments and posted one round under par ... Posted a scoring average of 77.31 ... Finished 43rd in the season-opening Rutherford Invitational ... Fired rounds of 72-69-77 - 218 and finished in a tie for 31st at the Xavier Invitational.
High School: Played for head coach Jon Feldkamp at La Salle High School in Cincinnati ... Honored as the GCL (Greater Cincinnati Catholic League) Most Valuable Player in 2006 and 2007 ... Qualified for the state tournament on two occasions and earned mention as an All-City selection twice ... Qualified for the United States Junior Amateur in 2007 after carding rounds of 66 and 73 ... Finished eighth in the AJGA Smithfield Tournament.
Personal: An accounting major ... Born in Cincinnati, Ohio.