Zach Bates
Zach Bates

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chagrin Falls, Ohio

High School:
Kenston



2012-13 Season (R-Jenior):

  • Played in one tournament during the season, finishing 69th in the Bearcat Invitational with a 86-81-77=244 score.


2011-12 Season (Junior):

  • Played in all 14 rounds of the fall season before suffering an injury.
  • Averaged 78.29 strokes per round, ranking fifth on the squad.
  • Recorded his best finish of the season at the Bearcat Invitational, tying for 54th place.
  • Shot a season-best 1-over par 72 in the second round of the Marshall Invitational.
  • Carded his best three-round score of the season at the Marshall Invitational, posting an 11-over par 227.


2010-11 Season (Sophomore):

  • Played in all 29 rounds.
  • Averaged 76.0 strokes per round, good for third on the squad.
  • Posted top finish of the season at the UC Invitational, tying for eighth.
  • Fired a career-low 65 in the first round of the UC Invitational at Traditions Golf Club.
  • Posted four Top-30 finishes.
  • Enjoyed best three-round score of career with 72-72-69=213 (+3) at the Fighting Irish Classic.


2009-10 Season (Freshman):

  • Played in all 29 rounds as a true freshman.
  • Averaged 77.3 strokes per round.
  • Posted a season-low round of 69 at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational, his first collegiate tournament.
  • Tied for second at weather-shortened Telich/Sunlife Invitational.
  • UC's second finisher at BIG EAST Championships, placing 34th.
  • Posted three Top-20 finishes in four fall events.


High School:

  • Played from 2006-2009 at Kenston High School.
  • Coached by Don Torma.


Personal:

  • Born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
  • Son of Ron and Barb Bates
  • Has one brother (Ken) and three sisters (Ally, Hollee, Laura)
  • Majoring in Finance


Bates' Career Statistics

Year Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Round
2012-13 3 244 81.3 77
2011-12 14 1096 78.3 72
2010-11 29 2205 76.0 65
2009-10 29 2242 77.3 69
Totals 75 5787 77.2 65