Senior Korey Ward Achieves Excellence on the Course and in the Classroom
Kato And Ward Earn All-BIG EAST Selections
Kato Finishes In A Tie For Second Place
Final Round Starts Tuesday At 8 A.M.
Day 2 Starts Monday At 8 A.M.
Junior Korey Ward talks about his time at Xavier and his future profession in golf.
Xavier golfers Ariel McNair, Shane Crutchfield, Yuki Kato and Korey Ward talk about the benefits of having a world-class golf facility to call home, the Francis Xavier Homan Golf Center at Maketewah Country Club. The center features an outdoor short-game range with five greens, four indoor hitting bays, a Cobra/Puma regional fitting center, a 3,000 square foot indoor putting surface and locker rooms for both teams.
Korey Ward wants to be the general manager of the Cincinnati Bengals? Ok maybe that is just a dream, but the sophomore men's golfer is passionate about his golf game and why he came to Xavier. Ward is this week's Ask A Musketeer.
Xavier heads to Florida for the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Golf Championship. The Musketeers are among the teams that will be competing for the league title and berth in the NCAA Regional.
Three Olympic sports remain in season including the men's golf team that is in the A-10 Tournament this weekend. Baseball takes on Fordham at home and track is in its final race before the conference meet.
2013-14: Unanimous choice for the All-BIG EAST Team ... Played in nine tournaments ... Averaged a team-best score of 73.77 through 26.0 rounds ... Had a season-low round of 67 (-4) at the Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational where he tied for 12th with rounds of 72-67-74--213 (E) ... Tied for sixth at the Wolverine Intercollegiate Invitational with a one-under-par score of 212 (71-70-71) ... Tied for fourteenth at the NYX Hoosier Invitational with rounds of 75-71-71--217 (+4).
2012-13: Participated in 11 tournaments ... Averaged a team-best 72.2 over 31.0 rounds ... Placed first at the Marshall Invitational with a nine-under-par score of 204 (69-66-69) ... Shot career-low rounds of 65 twice, at the Cobra PUMA Invitational and the Pinehurst Intercollegiate Invitational ... Finished fourth at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a four-under-par score of 212 (73-72-67) ... Participated in the NCAA Golf Regional with rounds of 73-78-78 -229 (+16).
2012 Summer: U.S. Amateur Qualifier medalist with a 7-under-par 133, including a Camargo Club course record 62 in the final round ... Top 10 finisher at the 2012 Ohio Amateur Championship ...Final four in theCincinnati Men's Met Amateur.
2011-12: Eighth at the Bash at the Beach Invitational ... Second on the team in scoring average at 73.64 ... Earned A-10 Rookie of the Week honors after a 5-over-par 221 (73-72-76) at the Amelia Island Intercollegiate... Tied for 22nd at the Saint Mary's Invitational with a 6-over-par 222 ... 19th at the Georgetown Intercollegiate with an 11-over-par 224 ...Had his collegiate low round of 3-under-par 68 en route to a 3-over-par 216 performance at the Florida Atlantic Invitational... 14th at the Irish Creek Collegiate with his collegiate low tournament score of 1-under-par 212 ... 23rd at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a 3-over-par 147.
Before Xavier: Won the 2011 Ohio Amateur ... Captured back-to-back Ohio State Tournament titles in 2008 and 2009.
Personal: A Finance major ... born May 30, 1992 in West Chester, Ohio... son of Bradley and Sherry Ward ... has an older brother, Kyle, who played golf at Cincinnati.