Yellow Jackets qualify for nationals behind Bo Andrews' closing 68 at Tallahassee Regional
Tech graduate Wang makes pro debut in Korea
Eight of 13 teams ranked among nation's top 50
Freshman Shun Yat Hak has adjusted his approach now in college
With spring semester over and no classes, Jackets guard against over-preparation
After red-shirting in 2010-11, developed into a solid middle-of-the-lineup performer for Tech as a sophomore, making the travel squad for every event and earning a spot on the All-ACC team ... Highly-regarded junior player ranked No. 3 in the state of North Carolina ... Three-time selection to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012-13: - Tournament Results
Average score of 73.2 during the fall ranked fourth on the team ... Tied for 9th at the United States Collegiate Championship in Alpharetta, Ga. (218, +2) ... T10 at the PING-Golfweek Preview Invitational in Alpharetta, Ga. (211, +1) ... One of four Georgia Tech golfers who participated in all four fall events ... Finished Top 10 in two of the events he participated in during the 2012 fall season.
2012 Summer Highlights: T6 at the Monroe Invitational ... T35 at the Players Amateur.
2011-12: Named to the All-ACC team ... Solid No. 3 or 4 player for Tech with five top-10 finishes in 11 events and a 72.42 stroke average (14th in the ACC) ... Ranked No. 99 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index, 125th in the Golfstat Cup, and had a 658-227 (.744) head-to-head winning percentage ... High finish in the spring was a T6 at the Amer Ari Invitational ... Also had a T7 at the ACC Championship and a T9 at the Seminole Intercollegiate.
2011 Summer Highlights: Won the Greystone Invitational in Birmingham, Ala. (282, -6) ... Tied for 5th at the Players Amateur in Hilton head, S.C. (280, -8) ... Tied for 11th at the U.S. Amateur qualifier at Petersburg, Va. (143, -1) ... Tied for 14th at the Southeastern Amateur in Columbus, Ga. (286, +2) ... Won two matches and reached the round of 16 at the North & South Amateur in Pinehurst, N.C. ... Tied for 39th at the Northern Amateur in Chesterton, Ind. (220, +5) ... Tied for 51st at Southern Amateur in Tampa, Fla. (294, +10).
2009-10: Played in three spring events, two as part of the travel team, and had a 77.44 stroke average for nine rounds ... Best finish was a T59 at the Wolfpack Collegiate ... Placed in the top 25 in all three events he played in the fall, with a high finish of T21 at the Brickyard and the UNCG Bridgestone ... Compiled an overall stroke average of 75.88 for 17 rounds ... Shot par or better twice.
Amateur: 2010: 28th at Southeastern Amateur, reached round of 32 at North and South Amateur, T20 at Players Amateur ... 2009: Tied for 10th at the Greystone Invitational in Birmingham.
High School: Lettered five seasons in golf for coach Jimmy Cox at Ravenscroft High School, serving as team captain two years ... Led his team to four state championships (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009) and four conference titles ... Earned all-state honors in 2009 and all-conference honors four times ... Won the individual conference title twice (2005, 2008) ... One of the top 12 students in his graduating class.
Junior Golf: Rolex AJGA honorable mention All-American in 2007 ... Ranked as high as No. 39 among the class of 2009, No. 71 overall in Golfweek junior rankings ... No. 70 in Junior Golf Scoreboard ... Won the 2007 AJGA Golf Pride Classic and the 2008 AJGA Junior Championship ... Posted five other top-10 finishes, four additional top-20s.
Personal: Full name is Alexander Boyd Andrews ... Goes by "Bo" ... Born July 4, 1990, in Raleigh ... Son of Andy and Carol Andrews of Raleigh ... Has an older sister, Rhyne ... Father, Andy, played tennis at NC State and professionally ... Enjoys kayaking, seeing movies, playing basketball ... Began playing golf at age 12 ... Majoring in Management.
Collegiate Tournament Results
|Brickyard Collegiate Championship||10/11/2009||2||70-75=145||+1||t-21st/84||63-20|
|UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate||10/25/2009||3||76-75-77=228||+12||t-21st/84||63-20|
|Mauna Lani Invitational||02/05/2010||3||81-82-73=236||+20||t-93rd/120||27-92|
|Linger Longer Invitational||03/28/2010||3||77-77-79=233||+17||t-62nd/88||26-61|
|Carpet Capital Collegiate||09/13/2009||3||77-73-72=222||+6||t-24th/60||36-23|
|SEASON TOTALS||17||1292 Avg. 76.0||+4||-||245-274|
|Carpet Capital Collegiate||9/11/2011||3||73-72-75=220||+4||t-27th/60||33-26|
|Golfweek Conference Challenge||9/25-27/2011||3||75-73-75=223||+7||t-31st/75||44-30|
|United States Collegiate Championship||10/23-25/2011||3||71-69-73=213||-3||t-8th/75||67-7|
|Amer Ari Invitational||2/1-3/2012||3||69-69-71=209||-7||t-6th/116||110-5|
|Puerto Rico Classic||2/19-21/2012||3||77-77-71=225||+9||t-46th/75||29-45|
|Barona Collegiate Cup||3/22-23/2012||3||67-76-71=214||-2||t-22nd/107||85-21|
|Gary Koch Invitational||4/7-8/2012||3||70-77-79=226||+10||t-42nd/78||36-41|
|Atlantic Coast Conference Championship||4/20-22/2012||3||66-72-73=211||-5||t-7th/55||48-6|
|NCAA Norman Regional||5/17-19/2012||3||75-72-77=224||+8||t-31st/75||44-30|
|SEASON TOTALS||33||2390 Avg. 72.4||+1||-||658-227|
|Carpet Capital Collegiate||9/7-9/2012||3||75-71-79=225||+9||t-51st/78||27-50|
|PING-Golfweek Preview Invitational||9/23-25/2012||3||70-70-71=211||+1||t-10th/75||65-9|
|United States Collegiate Championship||10/19-21/2012||3||73-72-73=218||+2||t-9th/79||70-8|
|SEASON TOTALS||12||878 Avg. 73.2||+2||-||196-116|