Player: Kyle Hogan
University: Texas Tech University
Area of Study: Finance
Expected Graduation: Graduate Student, 2022
Soldier Honored: Jordan E. Goode
SENIOR SEASON (2020-21)
Earned NCAA Elite 90 and Big 12 Golf All-Scholar... GCAA All-American Scholar... Won the 2019 Maridoe Collegiate at 1-under-par to secure an exemption to play in the PGA Tour's Houston Open... Competed in 10 tournaments during the season and finished with a 73.2 scoring average... Finished 13th at the Cabo Collegiate... Shot 2-under to finish 21st individually and help the Red Raiders win the NCAA Albuquerque Regional championship... Played in the first three rounds of the NCAA Championship.
JUNIOR SEASON (2019-20)
Hogan completed the season with a pair of third-place finishes, a 71.3 scoring average and in the top-20 in four of six stroke play events… He earned third place at the Iverness Intercollegiate and Tavistock Collegiate during the fall season and took 16th in the final event of the spring at the Southern Highlands Collegiate… Hogan shot 72-70-71 – 213 at the Iverness to finish third in a 90-competitor event and was at 71-70-68 – 209 for his third-place showing at the Tavistock… He helped lead the Red Raiders to the Big 12 Match Play Tournament title with three victories… Hogan shot his low-round of 67 in the final round of The Prestige where he took 40th overall… In the shortened season, Hogan finished ranked No. 48 in Golfstat and No. 45 by Golfweek.
Hogan competed in all 10 tournaments during his sophomore season with the Red Raiders and finished the season with a 72.2 scoring average... He shot 12-under-par and finished fourth at the Lake Charles Invitational in mid-April for his best finish of the season with a 70-69-65 scorecard... Hogan had three top-10 finishes during the season, including shooting 3-under and finishing seventh at the Showdown in the Rockies in September and a sixth-place showing at the El Macero Classic in April after shooting even-par at the event... He shot 6-over at the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional... Hogan's low-round of the season was a 65 in the final round of the Lake Charles Invitational and he would post six rounds in the 60s during the year.
Shot a +14 294 to place T28 at the Big 12 Championships, in his first postseason experience as a Red Raider ... teammate Fredrik Nilehn returned to the lineup at the NCAA Columbus Regional, so Hogan did not play there, even though he fired a hole-in-one during the practice round ... Hogan found out the night before the NCAA Championships that he would be called on to play, and he answered the bell by carding an impressive first-round 74, helping vault the Red Raiders up the leaderboard early ... In the final round he was clutch again, shooting a 78 on a day where Karsten Creek was showing its teeth ... He holed out from the fairway to eagle the 9th, and then snagged a birdie on the par-3 15th to help keep the Red Raiders afloat as they briefly drifted back toward the cutline.
Redshirt season ... Did not play.
CYPRESS RANCH HIGH SCHOOL
Hogan was ranked 20th in the Class of 2016 by Golfweek ... two-time qualifier for Jr PGA Championship, placing 13th in 2016 ... he is also a two-time qualifier for World Junior Championship, including a 22nd-place finish in 2014 ... qualified for the U.S. Jr. Amateur Championship 2015 ... two-time individual district champion and state qualifier ... won his second-straight Junior Legends Tour Preview by three strokes, finishing with a 67 ... Hogan also took fifth at the Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship, firing a 71 and a 75 ... lettered in basketball, where he was an Academic All-State honoree, as he was in golf as well.