Hogan Hopefuls

#HoganHopefuls: Derek Bard

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Derek BardDerek Bard

Virginia

Junior

New Hampton, N.Y.


Ten Hogan Highlights

  • Ranks among the top 40 in all four major ranking systems, including 13th in the Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking.
  • Was the match play runner up at the 2015 U.S. Amateur after finishing tied for 36th in stroke play.
  • His road to the championship match at the U.S. Amateur including a victory over 2015 Ben Hogan Award winner Jon Rahm in the quarterfinals.
  • Will be one of six amateurs competing for the Silver Cup at the 2016 Masters Tournament and also has an exemption into the 2016 U.S. Open.
  • Was the champion of the 2015 Sunnehanna Amateur.
  • Tied for second at the 2015 Monroe Invitational.
  • Placed fourth at the New York State Amateur last summer.
  • Has five top-10 finishes in nine collegiate events this year, including a victory at the U.S. Collegiate in the fall.
  • Owns a 71.31 scoring average with six rounds in the 60s.
  • Ranks 21st in the Arnold Palmer Cup standings for Team USA.

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