Nevada ends week with best score of tournament
Nevada shoots 41-under par for the tournament, a program record.
Grant Booth fired a 4-under round of 68 on Tuesday.
The junior jumped 54 spots on day two.
Grant Booth cards season-low 68 to post a career-best finish.
SOPHOMORE (2015-16) – Competed in all 11 events during his sophomore season … Won a dual match vs. Colorado State with a round of 67 … Recorded one top five, two top 10s and three top 15 finishes … Shot a season-low round of 66 during the third round at the National Invitational Tournament where he finished under par for the event … Played 13 of his 30 rounds with scores of 72 or better … All three of his rounds at the Nick Watney Invitational were in the 60s (69, 68, 68) which allowed him to post his best to par score of the season at 8-under overall, he placed sixth at the event … Finished in a tie for 11th at the MW Championship at 3-under par … Compiled a scoring average of 72.93 for the year, second best on the team … He led the team in most subpar holes (8), par 3 scoring (3.13), par 4 scoring (4.16) and birdie conversion (27.5 percent) … Collected 94 birdies during the season.
FRESHMAN (2014-15) – Competed in 10 events in the fall and spring as a freshman ... Took seventh at the Mountain West Championships ... Lowest round came in the championships with a 67 ... Shot a season-low 207 at the Price's Give Em Five Invitational ... Came in 9-under par at the same event.
HIGH SCHOOL – Graduate of Mitchell High School in Sydney, Australia ... He was Captain of the NSW Junior State team in 2014 ... Finished in the top 16 at the Men's Australian Amateur in 2014 ... Finished in the top 16 in the Men's NSW Amateur in 2014 ... Tied for third in the Bonville Champions Trophy in 2013 ... Was the State Junior Matchplay Champion in 2013 ... Came in third in the All-Schools Championships in 2013 ... Most memorable event was representing Australia at the 2013 Callaway World Junior Championship.
PERSONAL – Born Grant Booth ... Son of Greg and Katrina Booth ... Has one younger sister, Renee Booth ... Chose Nevada over Washington State, Florida State, San Francisco, San Diego, at UT Arlington because of the location and quality academics that Nevada offers ... Business Major ... Likes to listen to music, fish and go to the beach in his spare time.
Season Low Round: 67, four times
Season Low Tournament Score (to par): -12 at the 2017 Jackrabbit Invitational
Season Best Tournament Finish: T2nd at the 2017 Jackrabbit Invitational
Career Low Round: 66 at the 2016 National Invitational Tournament
Career Low Tournament Score (to par): -12 at the 2017 Jackrabbit Invitational
Career Best Tournament Finish: T2nd at the 2017 Jackrabbit Invitational