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Andrew Widmar
Andrew Widmar

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Cathedral HS

Height:
6-1

Experience:
4V

05/31/2011

Men's Golf at 2011 NCAA Championships

Zach Gray's photos of the Waves in action at Karsten Creek Golf Course in Stillwater, Okla.

Andrew Widmar Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

Andrew Widmar Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: In his four seasons, had a stroke average of 75.12 in 89 rounds and 30 tournaments ... Had five top-20 finishes.

PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Was back as a regular in the lineup as a senior, competing at 11 of 13 tournaments ... Had a stroke average of 75.21 in 33 rounds ... Tied for 10th at the Husky Invitational with a 2-under 214 (74-67-73) ... Tied for 19th at the WCC Championships (76-72-75=223) ... Tied for 48th at the NCAA Southwest Regional (73-75-71=219) and tied for 94th at the NCAA Championships (80-75-75=230) ... Had two sub-par rounds, including a career-best 5-under 67 in the second round of the Husky Invitational.

PEPPERDINE 2009-10: Recovered from injury to play in seven tournaments as a junior and was in the lineup during the postseason ... Averaged 75.00 strokes in 21 rounds ... Best finish was a tie for 17th place at the WCC Championships ... Best score was a 2-over 215 (71-69-75) at the Arizona Intercollegiate, which tied him for 33rd ... Had two sub-par rounds, including a 2-under 69 at the Arizona Intercollegiate and a 1-under 71 in the first round of the NCAA South Central Championships (he ended up tied for 52nd place).

PEPPERDINE 2008-09: Did not see any action due to injury and redshirted.

PEPPERDINE 2007-08: Named to the All-WCC honorable mention team as a sophomore ... Averaged 75.38 strokes in 26 rounds ... Played in eight varsity tournaments and nine overall ... Best finish at a varsity tournament was a tie for 11th at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate (70-72-76-218), sharing the best score by a Pepperdine golfer at the event ... Shot a 2-under 70 in the second round of the Elco Intercollegiate ... Tied for 14th at the WCC Championships (80-71-75=226) ... Tied for 35th at the NCAA West Regionals (73-74-75=222).

PEPPERDINE 2006-07: Played in three tournaments for the Waves as a true freshman ... Recorded a 74.33 stroke average ... Fired a season-best 70 during the second round of the National Invitational Tournament ... Best finish of the year was a 41st-place showing at the PING Arizona Intercollegiate with rounds of 71-73-74 (218).

JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Competed at the U.S. Amateur in 2008 and 2010 ... Won the 2010 El Paso City Championship and was second at the New Mexico West Texas Amateur ... Placed second at the 2009 Frank Redman Memorial ... Claimed first-place honors at both the 2007 and 2008 Torneo de Oro Tournament in Juarez, Mexico ... Placed second at the 2007 West Texas/New Mexico Amateur Tournament (71-68-71=210).

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of Cathedral High School in El Paso, Texas ... A four-year letterwinner ... Tabbed all-city, all-district and all-state all four years ... A three-time Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools district champion, claiming the title as a sophomore, junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Born in El Paso, Texas ... Son of Werner and Gloria Widmar ... Has two sisters, Elizabeth and Laura ... Majoring in public relations with a minor in Spanish ... Is secretary of Pepperdine's SAAC for the second straight year in 2010-11 ... Chose Pepperdine for the "superior athletic and academic programs, as well as the beach."

FAVORITES: Hobbies include watching sports and running ... Favorites include J.P. Hayes (pro golfer), Ballybunion (golf course), Angels and Demons (book), The Boondock Saints (movie), How I Met Your Mother (TV show), The Beatles (musical artist), seafood (food) and rock climbing (sport other than golf) ... Favorite thing about golf is "It's the most honest sport you can play. You don't need to rely on other people for you to personally get better."

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