Player: R.J. Keur

2017-R.J. Keur
Hometown: Summerville, South Carolina
University: University of Alabama Birmingham
Area of Study: Communications
Expected Graduation: 2018
Soldier Honored: Casey E. Howe

2016-17 (Junior)

  • Name a First Team All-Conference USA performer in his debut season with the Blazers

  • Carded tournament low for the team in four of seven spring events

  • Led club with two top five finishes (Colleton River and the Schenkel Invitational)

  • Also first on the team with 95.8% of his rounds (23 out of 24) counted

  • Finished tied for 17th overall at NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (74-77-71)

  • Tops on the team with a 72.42 stroke average

  • Tied with Taylor Eyster for team lead with five top 20 finishes

  • Totaled 16 rounds at or under par.

2015-16 (Sophomore | Charleston Southern)

  • Earned All-Big South Conference honors with a 72.3 scoring average, good for third in the league

  • Was fourth in the Big South with four Top 10 finishes

  • Best finish came at the Kiawah Classic (2nd), leading CSU to one of the biggest wins in program and school history in November

  • Reached as high as the mid-70s in the Golfstat player rankings late in the spring

  • Finished fifth at the General Hackler in Myrtle Beach (70-71-70, -5).

2015-15 (Freshman | Charleston Southern)

  • 2015 Big South Champion following a 70-69-69, 208 (-8)

  • Won Big South individual title by one stroke to become the first freshman since 2008 to capture the title

  • All-Big South selection and All-Big South Freshman Team selection, helped the Bucs to 2015 Big South Championship and NCAA Tournament berth

  • His final round 69 (-3) keyed the Bucs’ Big South record 10-under in their final round at The Patriot in Greenwood, S.C. as CSU won the title by six strokes

  • Shot a 4-under 67 in the final round of CSU’s NCAA Tournament appearance at Lubbock Regional, to match lowest NCAA round by golfer in CSU history

  • Two-time Big South Freshman of the Week selection following Top 10 at Wexford Plantation and 30th at Southern Intercollegiate

  • Was 19th in the Big South in scoring at 74.2 over 34 rounds

  • Was CSU’s top finisher in five tournaments as a freshman with a win (Big South) and a second Top 10.

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