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  Gentry Hicks
Gentry  Hicks

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oro Valley, Ariz.

High School:
Canyon Del Oro HS

Birthdate:
01/24/1993

Experience:
2VL

05/01/2016

Utah Golf Finishes in 12th Place at Pac-12 Championships

Senior Brandon Kida finishes in a tie for 32nd place.

04/30/2016

Utah Golf in 11th Place Heading Into Final Round at Pac-12 Championships

Senior Brandon Kida is in a tie for 22nd place.

04/29/2016

Utah Golf in 11th Place at Pac-12 Men's Golf Championships

Senior Brandon Kida sits in a tie for 33rd place after two rounds.

04/12/2016

Utah Golf Places Fifth at PING Cougar Classic

Senior Brandon Kida registers the best finish of his career, finishing in a tie for third-place.

04/11/2016

Utah Golf in Fourth Place After Two Rounds at PING Cougar Classic

The Utes carded 11-under par in the first round.

Redshirt Junior (2014-15): Competed in 12 rounds for a total of 907 strokes … tallied a 75.6 strokes-per-round average … recorded a season-low three-under par (69) at the Gene Miranda Invitational en route to his best finish of the season with a nine-over par 225 (69-73-83) and a tie for 54th-place … season-best finish was a tie for 51st-place with a score of 14-over par 230 (75-78-77) at the Husky Invitational.

Junior (2013-14): Did not compete.

Sophomore (2012-13): Season-low round of 68 at the Pac-12 Preview helped him earn his season-best and career-best performance with a five-under-par score of 211 (71-68-72) to tie for eighth ... posted a 306 (73-76-80-77) to tie for 58th at Pac-12 Championships ... played 34 rounds for a total score of 2541 for a swing average of 74.7.

Freshman (2011-12): Registered a season-best score of 221 (77-71-73) at Barona Collegiate Cup... posted a season low score of 71 at Alister MacKenzie Invitational, Barona Collegiate Cup and Aggie Invitational... tallied a 76.2 stroke average... competed in the 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship in Cherry Hills, Colo., after earning medalist honors at a local qualifier.

Prior to Utah: Attended Canyon Del Oro High School ... Arizona High School Golfer of the Year and first-team all-state in 2011 ... won individual and team 4A state champion his senior year ... second-team Southern Arizona in 2010 ... lowest three-round mark during high school career was 204, six-under-par ... played and lettered all four years ... averaged .09 strokes under par his senior year ... member of the National Honor Society and Principal’s Honor Roll.

Personal: Son of Jennifer and Murray Hicks ... three siblings, Andy, Aubree and Chelsee ... born Jan. 24, 1993 in Marana, Ariz. ... father Murray played baseball for University of Arizona and was in the College World Series ... enjoys golfing, basketball, flag football, hiking and horseshoes ... majoring in physical education.
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