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: AutoTrader.com 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 AutoTrader.com 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 AutoTrader.com 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.