Preston Cole
Preston Cole
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greer, S.C.
High School: Riverside

Cole Career Stats

2014-15: One of only two players to compete in all 31 rounds for the Paladins… Posted a 73.8 stroke average over the 31 rounds, the third-best on the Furman team… Fired a career-best 67 in the final round of the Camden Collegiate Invitational to place fourth, also a career-best… Carded a 73-70-74=217 to tie for ninth at the Southern Conference Championships… Placed in the top ten at three tournaments… Named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar… Named to the SoCon Academic All-Conference Team and the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

2013-14:  Competed in all 11 of the Paladins’ tournaments, tying for the Furman lead with a 75.2 stroke average over 33 rounds… Was the Paladins’ top finisher in four tournaments: Collegiate Classic (+1), Eagle/Osprey Intercollegiate (+8), Hayt Collegiate Invitational (+1), and Linger Longer Invitational (+17)…  Fired a career-best 69 in the final round of the Collegiate Classic to tie for 25th place… Recorded top 25 finishes in three tournaments… Tied for 15th at the Hayt Collegiate Invitational, a career-best finish… Scored a career-best 217 over three rounds at both the Collegiate Classic and the Hayt Collegiate Invitational… Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll and the SoCon Academic All-Conference team.

2012-13:  Competed in 9 of the Paladins’ 11 tournaments his freshman year... Recorded a 76.6 stroke average over 25 rounds... Fired a season-low 70 in the opening round of the Samford Intercollegiate... Posted a season-best score of 72-73-77=222 in the Raines Development Group Intercollegiate... Tied for 23rd at the Samford Intercollegiate, a season-best, with a score of 70-77-76=223... Finished the day one under par with a score of 71 in the opening round of the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate... Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

High School/Junior Golf:  Played for coach Sam Oates at Riverside High School... Led the Warriors to county and region titles as a senior... Helped his team to a fourth place finish at the state championships... Placed second at Edisto and 11th at the state tournament as a senior... Claimed the tournament title at the HJGT Clemson University Junior Shootout and finished fourth at the Blade.