Men's Golf

Matthias Schwab -

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rohrmoos, Austria

High School:
BORG Radstadt

Matthias  Schwab

06/11/2015

Comeback 'Dores: Trio overcomes injury, adversity to lead teams

From May issue of Commodore Nation

06/01/2015

Dores finish 2nd at NCAA's, advance to match play for first time

Senior Hunter Stewart finishes in a tie for third on individual leaderboard, Zack Jaworski, Matthias Schwab finish T-11.

05/30/2015

MG moves up 15 places to T-5 at NCAA's

Commodores post a second-round 284, the lowest round of the tournament so far.

05/16/2015

MG advances to the 2015 NCAA Championship

Commodores finish fourth at New Haven Regional with final total of 844 (285-282-277).

04/17/2015

Stewart, Schwab named to Palmer Cup teams

Hunter Stewart selected to represent U.S., while Matthias Schwab selected for European squad.

04/07/2015

2015 Mason Rudolph Photo Gallery

View John Russell's photos from the 2015 Mason Rudolph Men's Championship.

09/12/2013

Carmel Cup - Gallery One

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

Honors:
• 201SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 201GCAA Third-Team All-American
• 2015 All-SEC First Team

• 2015 Palmer Cup European Team
• 2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
• 2014 SEC All-Freshman Team

Summer of 2015 (2014-15)
Participated in the Palmer Cup where he represented the European side...Went 2-2 in those matches...Won the Swiss Amateur.

As a Sophomore (2014-15)
Played in eight events and 25 rounds and posted a 70.44 stroke average in his sophomore year...Named to the All-SEC First Team and to the 2015 Palmer Cup European team......Tallied four top fives and shared the Mason Rudolph Championship individual title with teammate Hunter Stewart...Finished in a tie for second at the NCAA New Haven Regional...Posted eight rounds in the 60's, with low of 66 coming in the first round of the Talis Park Challenge...Finished second at Schenkel Invitational...Finished in a tie for 11th at the NCAA Championship...Missed fall competition recovering from a back injury.

As a Freshman (2013-14)
Played in seven events and 20 rounds as a freshman, and led all Commodores with a 72.15 stroke average...Named to the SEC All-Freshman team, Vanderbilt's first honoree on the team...Was first player honored by the SEC since 2010 (Hudson Johnson)...Won medalist honors at the Carmel Cup in his first collegiate start...Finished second at the Osprey/Eagle Intercollegiate, and in a tie for sixth at the SunTrust Gator Invitational...Low round of the year came in the second round of the Carmel Cup, when he carded a 68...Has missed the final five tournaments of his freshman season because of a lower back injury.

Summer of 2013
Advanced match play and the round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur in Chicago...Finished in a tie for 14th on the European Tour Austrian Open, a professional event, and tied for third at the Swiss Amateur...Was the only amateur to make the cut at the Austrian Open, shooting an eight-under par, 280.

High School and Amateur Highlights
Established himself as one of the world's best amateur players during his junior playing days...Was ranked sixth in the world in the 2012 World Amateur Golf Rankings, and was the second-highest ranked European on the list...Finished sixth at the 2012 European Amateur, and made it to the quarterfinals of the 2012 British Boys Amateur...Made it to the finals of the 2012 British Amateur, and was one putt away from qualifying for the 2013 Masters, while also finishing in a tie for second at the 2012 Austrian Amateur...Competed internationally in the fall of 2012 at the Junior Ryder Cup, where he went 2-0-1 in his matches against the best junior players in the United States...Made the cut in two European Tour events, the 2010 and the 2011 Austrian Open, and finished tied for 32nd and 45th, respectively.

Personal
Recipient of the Toby S. Wilt Scholarship...Majoring in German and European studies.

Schwab's Statistics:
Year | Rounds | Strokes | Average
2014-15 | 25 | 1,761 | 70.4
2013-14 | 20 | 1,443 | 72.1
Career | 45| 3,204| 71.2

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