Austin Fox
Austin Fox
Height: 5-10
Year: FR
Hometown: Delmar, N.Y.
High School: Bethlehem Central
CAREER STATISTICS
Year Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Wins Top-5 Top-15
2018-19 9 23 1824 79.3 71 0 0 0
TOTAL 9 23 1824 79.3 71 0 0 0

2018-19 (Freshman)

  • Played in nine of the team's 10 events as a freshman - three in the fall and six in the spring.
  • Turned in a 79.3 stroke average.
  • Best finish was at the Cape Fear National Intercollegiate, where he tied for 37th overall.
  • Low round of the year (71) came in the opening round of The Doc Gimmler - his first collegiate round.
  • Tied for 50th at the Atlantic 10 Championship.

High School

  • Member of his school's golf, tennis and basketball teams.
  • Has been Central Bethlehem's #1 golfer in each of the last four seasons.
  • Captain of the golf team during his senior season.
  • Finished first at the 2017 PGA Junior Championship Qualifier (71-69) and tied for first at the 2017 AJGA Killington Junior Championship (70-69-75).
  • Finished second at the 2017 NY State PGA Junior Championship (74-74).
  • Placed third at the 2017 USGA Junior Am. Qualifier (69).
  • Turned in three consecutive first-place finishes (2015-17) at the Section II State Qualifier.
  • Played in the 2015 Junior PGA Championship at Miramont Country Club, after winning the regional qualifier at the Town of Colonie Golf Club in Schenectady, N.Y.
  • Received Northeastern New York PGA Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016.
  • Became the first-ever golfer to win the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Section II Champion three straight years (2015-17).
  • Also was named the Times Union Newspaper's Athlete of the Year in both 2013 and 2017.
  • Helped lead Central Bethlehem to the NYSPHSAA Suburban Council title in 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2017, as well as the NYSPHSAA Section II Championship in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Personal

  • Son of Michele and Joseph Fox
  • Has an older brother, Victor, who was a member of the Maryland golf team (2013-17).
  • Enjoys golf, tennis, basketball, baseball and hiking.
  • Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods.
  • Favorite team is the New York Yankees.
  • Chose URI over Maryland, Rutgers, Binghamton and Siena.