|Years at St. Bonaventure:||3L|
Earned All-Conference status at the Atlantic 10 Championships by finishing in a tie for fifth place overall ... posted three under-par rounds of 71(-1)-71(-1)-69(-3) for a personal-best five-under par 211 ... his 54-hole 211 is the fourth-best three round tournament score in program history ... also named a Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar and to the A-10 Academic All-Conference team ... averaged a career-best 75.3 stroke average over 26 rounds ... posted a pair of top-5s, three top-10s and five top-20 finishes ... had a team-high five under-par rounds ... posted 21 of 26 rounds in the 70s or lower for second consecutive season ... helped the Bonnies claim their third-straight Leo Keenan Invitational title with eighth place finish ... opening round two-under par 70 resulted in a tie for 14th out of 84 individuals at the Cornell Invitational ... followed with fourth top 20 finish in a row at the ECAC Division 1 Championship ... battled windy conditions at Shelter Harbor G.C. for a 73-79/152 (T20) ... carded a two-under par 68 in his final round of the fall at the Old Dominion/Seascape Collegiate Invitational ... best spring finish leading up to the A-10 Championships came at the First Market Bank Intercollegiate ... batted adverse conditions to card a pair of solid rounds with a 72-75/147 to finish in a tie for 22nd. Summer of 2007
Qualified for the New York State Men's Amateur with a second place 76, at the Buffalo Section Qualifier. As A Sophomore (2006-07)
Averaged 75.5 over 26 rounds ... participated in all but one event ... finished in the top-10 twice and top-20 five times ... shot in the 70s or lower in 21 of 25 rounds ... had three under-par rounds, including the first two of the fall season ... opened the season with a one-under par 71 to earn medalist honors at the Little Three Tournament ... followed that up with a seventh place finish at the Navy Fall Invitational with rounds of 70 (-1) and 74 ... posted back-to-back top 15 finishes at the Leo Keenan Invitational (T14) and Cornell Invitational (T12) ... tied for 14th at the Ft. Lauderdale Spring Classic with a 75-72/147 ... turned in a strong showing at the Atlantic 10 Championship, finishing 21st overall, highlighted by a one-under par 71 in the third and final round. Summer of 2006
Made it to the quarterfinals of the SWNY-NWPA Men's Amateur before being beat by eventual champion and teammate Ryan Swanson.
Made an immediate impact, playing in all but one event ... averaged 75.8 over 26 tournament rounds ... had two top-20 finishes and one top-10 ... carded in the 70s or lower in 21 rounds ... enjoyed an impressive debut at the Atlantic 10 Championship in Orlando, tying for 20th place at 73-74-71/218 ... tied for fourth place in the Fort Lauderdale Spring Classic at 75-71/146, leading the Bonnies to the team title ... tied for 10th in St. Bonaventure's Keenan Invitational at 69-77/146 ... the one-under par 69 was his low round of the year ... tied for 17th at the Cornell Fall Invitational at 75-72-81/228. High School
In August 2004, became the youngest winner ever of the prestigious Southwestern New York-Northwestern Pennsylvania Men's Amateur tournament ... qualified for the state championship and led Pioneer High to ECIC Division II titles his sophomore, junior and senior years ... played in the International Junior Masters tournament in the summers of 2003 and 2004. Personal
Son of Max and the late Janet Payne ... in addition to his golf accomplishments, was a standout athlete in basketball and baseball and a member of the National Honor Society at Pioneer High School ... was chosen one of 20 finalists from across New York State for the Wendy's High School Heisman award ... accounting and finance major.
|Year||Events||Rounds||Strokes||Avg.||Low Round||Low Trn.||Top 10/20||U-Par||Titles/R-Up|
|2005-06||12||26||1,972||75.8||69 (-1)||218 (+2)||1/2||2||0/0|
|2006-07||12||25||1,887||75.5||70 (-1)||144 (+2)||2/5||3||1/0|
|2007-08||11||26||1,958||75.3||68 (-3)||211 (-3)||3/5||5||0/0|
|Totals||35||77||5,817||75.5||68 (-3)||211 (-3)||6/12||10||1/0|