Player: Max Schwarz
University: Emory University
Area of Study: Finance/Real Estate
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored: Shaun J. Whitehead
Through three seasons, he ranks first on the school's all-time list for scoring average with an effort of 73.0 strokes over 37 rounds of play ... Has totaled 15 rounds of par or better.
Turned in another solid campaign, pacing the Eagles in scoring with an average of 72.6 strokes over 14 rounds ... Chosen as a Division III PING First Team All-American, the first Eagle to claim that distinction since 2012 (Ryan Dagerman) ... PING All-South Region ... All-UAA Team honoree ... Posted a team-leading six rounds of par or better ... Recorded a pair of top-five finishes ... Ranked as the Eagles' top scorer in two tournaments ... Named UAA Golfer of the Week (Mar. 17) for the first time in his career after tying Pierce Robinson of Washington and Lee for medalist honors at the Hampden-Sydney Tiger Invitational (Mar. 13-14) where his 36-hole score of seven-under par 137 (69-68) tied the school record for a two-round tournament ... Ten birdies at the Tiger Invitational represented the second-highest total in the 70-player field and his second-round 68 tied his career best ... Tabbed as the UAA Golfer of the Week (Mar. 24) after pacing the Emory contingent and finishing tied for second out of 133 competitors at the Jekyll Island Collegiate (Mar. 19-21), carding a 54-hole mark of 212 (70-70-72) that tied the program's 11th-best showing for a three-round event while tying the school's second-best mark at the Collegiate ... Rang up 13 birdies at Jekyll Island, tying the second-highest total in the field ... Second on the squad and tied for 26th on the leader board out of the 191 players who started out at the NCAA D-III Championships with a 72-hole showing of 298 (73-79-72-74).
Emerged as a regular member of the playing group ... Ended the season No. 2 on the team in scoring average at 71.9 strokes over 14 rounds ... PING Second Team All-American ... PING All-South Region ... Landed a berth on the All-University Athletic Association Team ... Tied Matt Organisak for the team lead with eight rounds of par or better ... Ranked as the Eagles' No. 2 finisher and 22nd out of 90 competitors at the Golfweek Fall Preview (Oct. 13-15) with a two-over par 215 (68-70-77) ... Second among the Emory contingent and tied for fifth on the 120-player leader board at the O'Briant-Jensen Memorial (Oct. 28-29) with a one-under par 141 (72-69) ... Best 18-hole outing was a three-under par 68 during the opening round of the Golfweek Fall Preview ... Finished at one-under par 215 (73-70-72) at the Gordin Collegiate Classic (Sept. 30 - Oct. 1).
Competed in four events and averaged 75.4 strokes over nine rounds ... Shot one round of par or better, that being a two-under 70 during the first day of action at the Chick-fil-A Collegiate at the Stonebridge Country Club in Rome, Georgia ... Finished second on the team and tied for ninth out of 103 players at the Chick-fil-A Collegiate with a 36-hole effort of two-over par 146 (70-76) ... Topped a 17-player field at the Georgia DIII Tri-Match at the Barnsley Golf Club with a five-over par 149 (76-73) ... Playing as an individual, he chalked up three consistent rounds left him with a 54-hole score of eight-over par 221 (74-73-74), good for 18th place out of 82 players at the Emory Discover DeKalb Invitational.
Two-year competitor in golf while at Brophy College Prep ... Was coached by Steve Dahlby ... Averaged 73.8 strokes per round his final year ... Second Team All-Region performer ... Captured medalist honors at the 2018 AJGA Qualifier ... Registered six top-10 finishes in JGAA Invitationals in 2017-18 ... Finished among the top five finishers at the Arizona State Juniors ... Won the Phoenix Metro Jr. Championship and the Tucson City Championship, both in the 15-18 age group, helping him to a second place finish in the 2016 JGAA Player of the Year standings ... Was a 2018 National Merit Commended Scholar.
Son of Steven and Jennifer Schwarz ... Born April 11 ... Majors in business administration