Hogan Hopefuls

#HoganHopefuls: Robby Shelton


08-24-15 MGO Headshots Robby Shelton Photo by Amelia B. Barton

Robby Shelton



Wilmer, Ala.

Ten Hogan Highlights

  • Is one of three players to rank among the top six in all four major ranking systems, the Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking, World Amateur Golf Ranking, Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking and Golfstat Individual Ranking.
  • Tied for third at the Barbasol Championship last July, becoming the 18th amateur to finish in the top-3 on the PGA TOUR since 1940.
  • Was a member of the United States’ 2015 Walker Cup squad.
  • Posted a perfect 4-0 record at the 2015 Palmer Cup for victorious Team USA.
  • Reached the semifinals of the 2015 Western Amateur after finishing as the medalist during stroke play.
  • Advanced to the round of 16 at the 2015 U.S. Amateur following a tie for fifth during medal play.
  • Shared eighth place at last year’s Players Amateur.
  • Has three collegiate victories to his credit this year, winning the Dick’s Collegiate Challenge Cup, Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate and Puerto Rico Classic.
  • Owns a total of five top-10 finishes in six events in 2015-16.
  • Is already a two-time semifinalist for The Ben Hogan Award after earning that honor as a freshman (2014) and sophomore (2015).

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