Player: Johnny Keefer

Johnny Keefer
Hometown: San Antonio
University: Baylor University
Graduation Year: 2024
Area of Study: Accounting
Soldier Honored: Jeremiah J. Monroe

A fourth-year junior from San Antonio, Texas has played in 107 rounds across 36 stroke-play tournaments in his four years at Baylor… Fourth player in program history named to the Palmer Cup … Second in career stroke average (71.70) .15 strokes behind Jimmy Walker’s program record … One of 12 players in program history to have 14 or more top-10’s … Eighth in program history with eight top-5s ... Has an 12-6-4 career record in Match Play … 2023 CSC Academic All-District Team ... Three-time GCAA All-Region selection ... Three-time Academic All-Big 12 Honoree (Rookie Team, First Team, First Team)

2022-23 (Redshirt Junior): Played out of the No. 1 spot in all 13 events this season ... Became the first Baylor player to compete in the NCAA Tournament as an individual since 2009 ... 2023 GCAA All-Region South Team ... 2023 CSC Academic All-District Team ... Led the team in Rounds played (37), percentage of rounds counted (90.3%), rounds at par or better (19) and top-25s (8) ... Ended the season ranked 95th (Golfstat), 108th (Golfweek) and 92nd (WAGR) ... Tied for 29th at the season-opening Gopher Invitational, highlighted by a second-round 67 ... Tied for 43rd at the Fighting Illini Invitational ... Closed with a pair of 69s for a tie for 27th at the Trinity Forest Invitational ... Went unbeaten in three of his five matches at the Big 12 Match Play, finishing with a record of 1-2-2 ... Shot 70-72 to tie for seventh at the Bear Brawl at Ridgewood Country Club to close the fall semester ... Started the spring strong, tallying a second-place finish at the Border Olympics on the strength of a 3-under 213 ... Tied for 54th at the Prestige in Palm Springs ... Closed with a 68 to finish tied for 10th at the Cabo Collegiate ... Recorded three rounds at par or better en route to a tie for eighth in the 76 player field at the Aggie Invitational ... Improved his streak of rounds at par or better to six with three more at the ASU Thunderbird Collegiate on the way to a fifth-place finish ... Was BU's second-highest finisher at the Big 12 Championship with a tie for 19th ... Led the Bears with a 15th place finish at the Morgan Hill Regional ... Used a final-round 68 to become the first BU player to make the cut at the NCAA Championship since 2017, where he finished 52nd ... He was Baylor's highest finisher in the NCAA Tournament since 2017.