Player: Sam Renner
University: Washington State
Graduation Year: 2026
Area of Study: Entrepreneurial Business
2022-23 | Freshman
All-Pac-12 Freshman Team Honorable Mention … Top Freshman Finisher at the 2023 Pac-12 Championship … Played in 10 tournaments for Washington State as a true freshman … His score of 7-under 63 in the first round at the 2023 Pac-12 Championship set the WSU record for the lowest single-round score by a Coug at a Pac-12 Championship … Ended the season with a scoring average of 72.90, which is the second-lowest scoring average by a WSU freshman in program history … Part of WSU’s lineup that finished tied for third at the 2023 Pac-12 Championship, which is the best team finish at a Pac-12 Championship in program history … Played in the 2023 National Golf Invitational for the Cougs, which was the first postseason tournament that WSU has played in since the 2002 NCAA West Regional … Score counted in 27 of the 31 rounds … Collected two top-10 finishes during the season … Carded a season-best 7-under 206 at the Visit Stockton Invitational to finish eighth overall … His score of 206 (-7) is the second-best 54-hole score by a WSU freshman in program history … Shot 4-under 276 at the 2023 Pac-12 Championship to finish in a tie for eighth and collect the highest finish by a freshman at the Pac-12 Championship … His score of 4-under 276 is the third-lowest total score by a Cougar at a Pac-12 Championship … His eighth-place finish at the 2023 Pac-12 Championship set the school’s freshman record for the best finish at a Pac-12 Championship, while it tied him with Randy Fossum (1984) and Zach Anderson (2018) for the fourth-best finish by a Coug at the Pac-12s … Carded even par in nine rounds and shot under par in eight rounds … Posted scored in the 60s in five rounds … Shot 2-over 218 at the 2023 National Golf Invitational to finish in a tie for 27th.