ACC Announces Men's Golf All-Conference Teams and Individual Award Winners
Tech golfers working hard to advance to NCAA Finals in Atlanta
Yellow Jackets 8 shots off lead, Albertson fires 6-under 66
Eight of 13 teams ranked among nation's top 50
Freshman Shun Yat Hak has adjusted his approach now in college
Sixth Tech golfer to make the All-ACC team as a freshman, became a solid No. 2 player in his first year ... Two-time selection to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Third-ranked junior golfer in the state of Georgia, graduated in the fall from Etowah High School in Woodstock, Ga., and enrolled at Tech in January 2011 (sat out the spring season) ... Ranked 34th nationally by the Junior Golf Scoreboard at the time of his enrollment.
2012-13: - Tournament Results
Finished the fall ranked No. 105 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... Earned two Top 20 finishes as well as a 205-107 head-to-head record ... Recorded second lowest average score on the team during the fall season at 72.9 ... Tied for 14th at the Brickyard Collegiate in Macon, Ga. (215, -1) ... T16 at the PING-Golfweek Preview Invitational in Alpharetta, Ga. (213, +3) ... One of four Georgia Tech golfers who participated in all four fall events ... Five of his 12 rounds in the 2012 fall season resulted in scores at even or under par ... Tied for 12th at the Western Refining College All-America Classic (70-67-70).
2012 Summer Highlights: T4 at the Monroe Invitational ... T4 at the Players Amateur ... T27 at the Dogwood Invitational.
2011-12: All-ACC selection and an honorable mention GCAA All-American as a freshman ... Played No. 2 for Tech most of the spring, earning three of his five top-10 finishes in the Seminole Intercollegiate (T6), Gary Koch Invitational (T7) and ACC Championship (T4) ... Stroke average of 71.4 ranked 6th in the ACC ... Ranked 31st nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and 33rd in the Golfstat Cup and compiled a 727-158 (.821) head-to-head winning percentage ... T3 at the Carpet Capital Collegiate and T2 at the Brickyard Collegiate in the fall ... Led the Jackets to a first place finish in the Brickyard Collegiate by shooting 7 under par, placing second in individual standings ... Finished out of the top 20 three times, lowest a T35 at the Amer Ari Invitational.
2011 Summer Highlights: T1 at the U.S. Amateur qualifier at Duluth, Ga. (139, -5) ... 3rd at the Georgia State Amateur Championship in Atlanta (280, E) ... Fourth at the Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, N.Y. (280, -5) ... Tied for 4th at the Greystone Invitational in Birmingham, Ala. (289, +1) ... Tied for 17th at the Dogwood Invitational in Atlanta (279, -9) ... Shot 4-under 140 in U.S. Open sectional qualifier at Hawks Ridge Golf Club.
Amateur Golf: Advanced out of local qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Open (65 at Marietta Country Club) ... Won the 2010 Georgia State Golf Association Atlanta Amateur Match Play Championship ... Finished second by one stroke at the 2010 Dogwood Invitational with a four day total of 19-under-par...2009 US Amateur Public Links Championship qualifying medalist and match play qualifier ... 2009 U.S. Amateur Championship qualifier.
Junior Golf: Ranked as high as 34th nationally ... Posted five top-10 finishes in junior golf events over the last two years prior to his January 2011 enrollment at Tech, including a fifth-place finish at the 2010 Carolinas/Georgia Junior Championship ... 2007 US Junior Championship qualifier...Scored a double-eagle in the 2010 Junior PGA Championship, which made ESPN SportsCenter top plays that day.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Etowah High School ... Led Etowah to county championships in 2008 and 2009, and a regional championship in 2009 as medalist... Two Top 5 finishes at the Georgia High School Championship ... Three-time All County selection, and two-time County Player of the Year ... Member of the Student Council, Beta Club, and National Society of High School Scholars.
Personal: Full name is Anders Roth Albertson ... Born June 8, 1993 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Scott and Denita ... Three younger sisters, Ana, Britta and Ingrid ... Began playing competitively at age 9 ... Majoring in Business Administration.
Collegiate Tournament Results
|Carpet Capital Collegiate||9/11/2011||3||74-70-67=211||-5||t-3rd/60||57-2|
|Golfweek Conference Challenge||9/25-27/2011||3||72-73-75=220||+4||t-18th/75||57-17|
|United States Collegiate Championship||10/23-25/2011||3||73-72-75=220||+4||t-31st/75||44-30|
|Amer Ari Invitational||2/1-3/2012||3||70-75-70=215||-1||t-35th/116||81-34|
|Puerto Rico Classic||2/19-21/2012||3||75-75-67=217||+1||t-23rd/75||52-22|
|Barona Collegiate Cup||3/22-23/2012||3||67-69-73=209||-7||13th/107||94-12|
|Gary Koch Invitational||4/7-8/2012||3||74-67-74=215||-1||t-7th/78||71-6|
|Atlantic Coast Conference Championship||4/20-22/2012||3||69-68-72=209||-7||t-4th/55||51-3|
|NCAA Norman Regional||5/17-19/2012||3||74-76-73=223||+7||t-27th/75||48-26|
|SEASON TOTALS||33||2356 Avg. 71.4||-1||-||727-158|
|Carpet Capital Collegiate||9/7-9/2012||3||73-78-72=223||+7||t-40th/78||38-39|
|PING-Golfweek Preview Invitational||9/23-25/2012||3||71-70-72=213||+3||t-16th/75||59-15|
|United States Collegiate Championship||10/19-21/2012||3||74-75-75=224||+8||t-41st/79||38-40|
|Western Refining College All-America Classic||11/19-20/2012||3||70-67-70=207||-6||t-12th/23||11-11|
|SEASON TOTALS||15||1082 Avg. 72.1||+1||-||216-118|