Played in eight rounds to earn his first letter at UNCG … Recorded a 77.75 stroke average on the year … Posted a career-best 72 in the second round of the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate and the HeelPack Individual … Finished with an 11-over par 227 to place 66th at the Bridgestone with rounds of 80-72-75 … Placed 24th at the HeelPack Individual with a 12-over par 156 (84-72).
Prior To UNCG
Three-year letterwinner at Providence Day School for coach Dean Preston … Won the Carmel Jr. Invitational in 2015, beating out a field of 144 total players … Posted four top-five finishes in 2015-16 and six top 10 showings on the year … Ranked No. 20 in the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) Class of 2016 rankings and is ranked No. 22 in the class of 2016 JGS rankings … Finished third at the ACC Southeastern Fall Classic and was fourth at the HJGT Major Championship at Bryan Park … Also letter in baseball as a freshmen, playing in the state championship game for Providence Day.
Son of John and Leslie Buben … Majoring in business administration.
|Ben Buben - 2016-17 Stats|
|Tournament||Rounds||Total||Place/Players (Top 10/25/50)|
|Bridgestone Golf Collegiate||80-72-75||227 (+11)||T 66th / 84 (-/-/4)|
|HeelPack Individual||84-72||156 (+12)||24th / 34 (-/-/-)|
|Wolfpack Spring Open||82-81-76||239 (+26)||88th / 90 (-/-/5)|
|High School:||Providence Day School|