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  Brandon Kida
Brandon  Kida

Player Profile

Layton, Utah

High School:
Layton HS




Three Utes Named to Pac-12 All-Academic Team

Pollock named to second team; Kida and Pelayo named honorable mention.


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

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


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


Utah Golf Finishes 12th at the Oregon Invitational

Casey Halliday earns back low Ute title.


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

Ben Bankhead leads the Utes in individual standings.

Redshirt Junior (2014-15): Led the Utes with 11 rounds under-par in 2014-15 … recorded a season-low four-under par (68) at the Loyola Golf Invitational, where he also posted his season-best performance of two-under par 214 (76-70-68) and a tie for fifth-place … also tied for fifth-place with a score of one-over par 217 (72-75-70) at the UC Snta Barbara Intercollegiate … finished in a tie for 59th-place at the 2015 Pac-12 Championships with a four-round score of 12-over par 300 (76-74-75-75) … led the team with a 73.5 strokes-per-round average, recording a total of 2426 strokes in 33 rounds.

Junior (2013-14): Did not compete.

Sophomore (2012-13): Season-best score of 224 (75-77-72) came at the John Burns Intercollegiate to earn him a season-best and career-best finish of tied for 20th ... tied for 45th at the Pac-12 Championships with a score of 300 (72-74-76-78) ... 29-round total of 2191 for a swing average of 75.6.

Freshman (2011-12): Tied his season-best score of 222 at three tournaments: Gene Miranda Invitational, Alister MacKenzie Invitational and Barona Collegiate Cup... posted season stroke average of 76.7... shot a season-low score of 69 at Alister MacKenzie Invitational.

Prior to Utah: Attended Layton High School ... placed third as an individual and team in the 2010 Utah 5A State Championships ... finished first as an individual and fifth as a team in the 2009 Utah 5A State Championships and was also a Region I co-medalist ... 2010 UHSAA Academic All-State and All-Region ... medalist in five (of 10) high school tournaments ... placed first in the 2010 US Jr. Amateur Championships as well as the Utah Golf Association 2010 Winterchamps ... career stroke average of 68.1 and low round mark of 62 ... lettered all three years in both golf and basketball and was team captain for both sports.

Personal: Son of Jeff and Cynthia Kida, both University of Utah alumni ... two younger sisters, Kelsey and Cami ... born August 2, 1992 in Layton, Utah ... intends to major in business and finance.
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