Player: Michael Shears

2021-Michael Shears
Hometown: Franklin, TN
University: Vanderbilt
Area of Study: Public Policy in Social Economics
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored:

As a Senior (2021-22):


  • Tied for sixth at the 2021 Carmel Cup with a 4-under-par 212


As a Junior (2020-21):

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll

  • Stroke average of 72.1 in 25 rounds

  • Low round 69 in third round of NCAA Championship

  • Tied for 39th at the NCAA Championships

  • Tied for fourth, a season-best, at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship at 5-under-par

  • Finished tied for 27th at the Orlando International Amateur


As a Sophomore (2019-20):

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll

  • Played 12 rounds as sophomore, averaged 75.67 strokes per round

  • Finished tied for 28th at Crooked Stick Collegiate

  • Carded a 72 in second round of Carmel Cup and first round of the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate


As a Freshman (2018-19):

  • Tom Cousins Award

  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

  • Averaging 75.5 strokes per round

  • Played in four events as a freshman

  • Carded 67 came in second round of Old Waverly Collegiate Championship


The Shears File:

  • First-team All-Region and All-State selection in 2017

  • Williamson County Award for the Boys Golfer of the Year in 2017-18

  • Captain in 2017 and 2018

  • Full name is Michael Keith Shears

  • Son of Michael and Shannon Shears

  • Has one sibling, Mary Darden


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