John Augenstein
John  Augenstein
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Owensboro, Ky.

High School:
Owensboro Catholic

 

05/27/2018

Dores 4th at NCAA’s

Vanderbilt one of only three teams under par on Sunday, move on to final 18 holes of stroke play Monday

05/26/2018

Augenstein leads VU on day two of NCAA’s

Sophomore is tied for second on individual leader board, Commodores tied for sixth as a team with 579 (287-292) total

05/24/2018

NCAA Championship awaits Men’s Golf

Vanderbilt will tee it up as the four seed in Stillwater, Okla.

05/16/2018

Dores advance to NCAA Championship

Vanderbilt shoots an 11-under par, 277 to finish third at NCAA Kissimmee Regional

05/13/2018

No. 1 VU tees off in Kissimmee

Commodores a number one seed for third time in four years

05/25/2018

NCAA Championship - Day One (Drexler)

View Todd Drexler's photos from day one of the 2018 NCAA Championship

05/15/2018

NCAA Kissimmee Regional - 5/15/18 (Drexler)

View photos from action on the second day of the NCAA Kissimmee Regional (photos by Todd Drexler)

04/25/2018

SEC Championship First Round (Steve Colquitt)

View Steve Colquitt's photos from the first round of play at the 2018 Men's Golf Championship.

04/13/2018

Mason Rudolph Championship (Russell)

View John Russell's photos of the first day of the Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.

11/01/2017

East Lake Cup Round Three Gallery

View photos from round three of the East Lake Cup.

Honors
 2018 All-SEC Second Team
2017 GCAA Freshman All-American
2017 GCAA Honorable Mention All-American
2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
• 2017 SEC Freshman of the Year
• 2017 SEC All-Freshman Team


As a Sophomore (2017-18):
Averaging 71.10 strokes per round...Played in all 11 events in is sophomore season...Named a second-team All-SEC selection...Captured his first individual title at the Mason Rudolph Championship when he tallied a seven-under, 206 (70-69-67)...Won SEC Player of the Week for his win at the Mason Rudolph...Posted two other top five finishes (T-2, East Lake Cup; T-4, SunTrust Gator Invitational), and three other top 10’s (T-6, Carmel Cup; T-8, Rod Myers Invitational; T-10, SEC Championship)...Had eight rounds in the 60’s, including a season-best 63 at Pebble Beach in the second round of the Carmel Cup...His 63 tied a program-low - teammate Will Gordon has posted a 63 on two other occasions...One of the Commodores’ best match play players, he is 3-0 in match play this season, registering a 1-up win over Donald Kay of Oregon, a 4 & 3 over Giovanni Tadiotto of Illinois at the East Lake Cup, and a 2 & 1 win over Wilson Farr of Alabama at the SEC Championship.

As a Freshman (2016-17):
Averaged 71.56 strokes per round…Played in all 11 events this season…Named to the GCAA Freshman All-American team and as a GCAA Honorable Mention All-American selection...Named SEC Freshman of the Year and to the All-Freshman Team...Clinched the SEC Championship after winning the deciding matches in the semifinals against Florida and the finals against Texas A&M...Has four top 10 finishes this season, with best finishing coming at the Nike Golf Collegiate, where he finished fifth…Low round of the season came in first round of Nike Golf Collegiate, when he shot a 66...Posted seven rounds in the 60’s...Other top 10 finishes came at East Lake Cup (10th), The All-American (T-7th), and the Mason Rudolph Championship (T-7th)...Finished in a tie for 13th at the NCAA College Grove Regional.

Prior to Vanderbilt:

Augenstein, a Steve and Nicholas Zeppos Scholar, comes to Vanderbilt from Owensboro, Ky., where he attended Owensboro Catholic High School and is ranked the number one player in the state of Kentucky in the class of 2016.
  Augenstein was a 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur Semifinalist while also claiming AJGA Rolex Honorable Mention All-American honors in that same year.  In 2014, Augenstein was the 2014 Kentucky State High School individual champion and in 2015, he was named Mr. Kentucky Golf.


Augenstein's Statistics:
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2017-18 | 31 | 2204 | 71.10
2016-17 | 32 | 2290 | 71.56

Career | 63 | 4494 | 71.33

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