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  Ben Bankhead
Ben Bankhead

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McKinney, Texas

High School:
McKinney Boyd HS

Birthdate:
05/11/1992

Experience:
3VL

04/09/2013

Engle Ties for Second, Leads Utah Golf to Top 10 Finish

Engle posts career-low round en route to career-best finish.

04/08/2013

Utah Golf Tied for 10th, Engle in Top Five After Day One at the Cowboy Classic

03/26/2013

Utah Golf Finishes 12th at the Oregon Invitational

Casey Halliday earns back low Ute title.

03/25/2013

Utah Golf in 12th After Day One at the Oregon Invitational

Ben Bankhead leads the Utes in individual standings.

03/05/2013

Utah Golf Finishes 17th at the Fresno State Lexus Classic

Gentry Hicks closes with a one-under 71 to finish as the low Ute.

Junior (2012-13): Season-low round of 70 at UTEP Price's Give `Em Five Invitational and the Wyoming Cowboy Classic ... posted season-best and career-best finish at UTEP Price's Give `Em Five Invitational with a four-under-par score of 212 (70-72-70) to tie for second place ... tied for 53rd at Pac-12 Championships with a mark of 304 (76-72-77-79) ... 24-round total score of 1813 for a swing average of 75.5.

Sophomore (2011-12): Best performance of the season was at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational, where he shot a three- round mark of 230 (80-76-74)... season-low round of 74 at four tournaments: Mark Simpson Invitational, Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational, U.S. Intercollegiate and Aggie Invitational... finished the year with a stroke average of 78.9.

Freshman (2010-11): Posted a season-best score of 217 at the Ping Cougar Classic tied him for 19th ... stroke average of 75.8 ... season low round of 71 at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic and the Ping Cougar Classic.

Prior to Utah: Attended McKinney Boyd High School and graduated in the top 10 percent, ranked thirty-six out of six-hundred nine (36-609) ... won the 4A-5A high school tournament, placing in the top 10 in six out of eight events ... was first team all districts during freshman, junior, and senior years ... played in the No. 1 position during junior and senior years ... finished senior year with a 73.2 scoring average.

Personal: Son of Donis and Barefoot Bankhead ... born May 11, 1992 in Chicago, Ill. ... one sibling, Brooks Bankhead, currently plays golf at Mississippi State ... major is undecided.

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