Men's Golf

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Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Spring Valley

Ben Fogler


MG in 6th after day one at Isleworth

Ben Fogler and Matthias Schwab each shoot 70 to lead Commodores.


Men's Golf has stellar summer

The Commodores played in some of the nation's, and the world's, best amateur events this summer.


MG finishes Tempe Regional in 10th

Commodores' season ends with a tie for 10th finish at the Tempe Regional with a total of 854 (283-286-285).


VU in 11th after 2nd round

Commodores shoot a second-round, 286, with junior Charlie Ewing and freshman Zack Jaworski leading the way with a pair of even-par, 70's.


Dores in 9th at Tempe Regional

Vanderbilt shoots a first-round total of three-over par, 283, trails five teams in a tie for fourth by three strokes.


Carmel Cup - Gallery One

The Commodores' trip to Pebble Beach and the Carmel Cup is chronicled by photographer John Weast.

• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Summer 2013
Placed third at the Palmetto Amateur in his home state, and finished in a tie for 27th at the Greystone Invitational...Finished in a tie for 36th at the Players Amateur.

As a Sophomore (2012-13)
Played in 10 events and 30 rounds, had a scoring average of 74.07...Best finish of his career came at the ASU Fall Beach Classic, when he led his team to the tournament title with a third-place finish (69-76-72=217)...Low round of the year came in the opening round of the Fall Beach Classic with a career-low 69...Was team's leading scorer at SEC Championship, finishing in a tie for 20th with a 218 (74-72-72).

As a Freshman (2011-12)
Played in 20 rounds in 2011-12 and had a scoring average of 75.1...Best finish of the season came in the Carmel Cup, when he finished ninth with a total of 230 (78-77-75)...Low round of the year came twice - shot a 71 in the final round of the Schenkel Invitational and the second round of the Red Wolf Intercollegiate.

High School
Attended Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C...Injured in his senior season and did not compete...Was his team's MVP three times, was named to the All-Region team twice, and was the 2010 South Carolina-Georgia Cup medalist...His Spring Valley High School team won the 2009 Region Championship, the 2009 Ninety-Six Classic, and the 2009 Hartman Memorial; finished as the runner-ups at the 2009 Palmetto Golf Championship and the 2009 Capital City Classic...Had seven top-20 AJGA finishes in his junior career, including a second place at the 2010 North & South Junior Championship and a fifth (2009) and 11th place finish at the Bobby Chapman Invitational. Academically, Fogler is a National Merit Scholarship Qualifier and a member of the National Honor Society, and carries a 4.8 GPA.

Benjamin Edward Fogler...Born January 21, 1993 in Nashville, Tennessee...Son of Eddie and Robin Fogler...Has one sister, Emma Phillips (24)...Major is Economics...His father, Eddie, was the Vanderbilt head men's basketball coach from 1989-93.

Fogler's Statistics:
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2012-13 | 30 | 2,222 | 74.1
2011-12 | 20 | 1,502 | 75.1
Career | 50 | 3,724 | 74.5

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