Player: Andrew Levitt
University: University of Southern California
Area of Study: Real-estate Development
Expected Graduation: 2017
Soldier Honored: Chad M. Trimble
Andrew Levitt returns to Troy for one more season as a 2017 redshirt senior, looking to continue his strong play from 2016 when he was a key starter.
Levitt was a full-time starter as a 2016 true senior, finishing fifth on the squad with a 72.84 stroke average. He posted a trio of top 5s on the year, including the first collegiate victory of his career at the Southwestern Jones Invitational when he won at 8-under 208 (72-68-68). He also tied for fourth at the Western Intercollegiate at 2-under 208 (68-68-72) and tied for fifth at the Nike Golf Collegiate at 9-under 206 (69-70-67), a then career-best effort ... He started for the Trojans at the East Lake Cup Championship Match Play. He lost twice, but took both matches to the wire. Levitt tied for 37th at the NCAA Championships stroke play at 8-over 288 (70-72-73-73). He lost twice in the NCAA Championships match play, falling 2&1 to both Vanderbilt's Matthias Schwab in the quarterfinals and to Texas' Beau Hossler, 2&1, in the semifinals ... Levitt also has a pair of top 30 finishes, tying for 27th at the Southern Highlands Collegiate at 7-over 223 (77-71-75) and tying for 29th at The Goodwin at 4-over 214 (75-70-69). He finished the season with seven rounds in the 60s.
Levitt returned to the Trojans as a 2015 junior after a year off and played in three events and finished with a stroke average of 75.44. He finished a season-best tie for 48th at the Southwestern Intercollegiate at 14-over 227 (73-77-77) ... He carded a season-low 71 in the second round of the Western Intercollegiate en route to a tie for 51st.
Levitt did not compete as a 2014 sophomore.
Levitt competed in one event as a 2013 freshman at The Prestige at PGA West, but did not finish the event.