Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Kipp Riehle Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: August 24, 2005
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Junior (2003-04): Posted a 74.94 stroke average in six stroke play appearances ... Averaged 75.60 over 15 spring rounds ... Collected just two rounds at par or better ... Tied for 33rd place after shooting a 73-72-71=216 (+6) at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic ... Finished tied for 52nd place with an 11-over 227 at the National Invitational Tournament ... Shot a 13-over 229 to tie for 53rd place at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate ... Tied for 28th place at the Anteater Invitational Feb. 24 with a 12-over 228 total ... Finished in 78th place at the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate with a 234 (+21) total ... Went 0-1-1 in two appearances at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship, Nov. 7-9 ... Carded a 71-70-74=215 (+2) to tie for 34th at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate ... His season-opening 215 was the lowest debut tournament total for a UA golfer in 2003-04.

Sophomore (2002-03): Struggled for consistency all year long ... When he is on, he can be very good (three events/71.00 stroke average), but when he’s off, it’s a struggle (five events/76.50) ... Has seven rounds at par or better this season, including five this spring ... All four rounds in the 60s have come in the spring ... Carded an 18-over-par 306 total to tie for 40th place at the 2003 Pac-10 Championships on April 30 ... Posted a career-low tournament total with a 72-68-69=209 (-7) to tie for 17th place April 12 at the ASU Thunderbird/Savane Invitational ... The second-round 68 equaled a career low ... Tallied a 13-over-par 229 to tie for 49th at the National Invitational Tournament ... Posted his second consecutive top-20 finish with a tie for 12th at the Anteater Invitational on Feb. 11 (224/+8) ... Opened the spring with a solid 69-69-72=210 (-3) to tie for 10th place at the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate on Feb. 4 ... Lowered his stroke average by 1.39 strokes after shooting a 72-75-73=220 (+4) to finish tied for 15th at the 49er Collegiate Classic ... Tallied a 234 (+18) total at the Ping/Golfweek NCAA Preview to tie for 51st place ... Opened the season with a 72-77-82=213 (+11) to tie for 70th place at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate.

Redshirt Freshman (2001-02): Ranked fourth on the squad with a 74.48 stroke average ... One of five players to post at least one sub-par tournament total this year ... Has four rounds in the 60s ... Finished tied for 124th place at the NCAA Championships with a 72-76-74-77=299 (+15) total ... Shot a 75-76-73=223 (+7) at the NCAA West Regional to finish tied for 60th place ... Finished tied for 51st place at the Pac-10 Championships with a 74-76-79-78=306 (+19) total ... Carded a 74-72-69=215 (-1) to tie for 38th place at ASU Thunderbird/Savane Invitational ... Tied for 24th at the PING-U.S. Collegiate Championships, April 5-7, with a 74-73-75=222 (+6) total ... His 228 (+12) total tied him for 62nd place at the Oregon Duck Invitational ... Finished tied for 45th at the Las Vegas Collegiate with a 225 (+9) total ... Tied for 37th place at the John Burns Intercollegiate with a three-round 222 (+6) total ... Earned his second top-20 finish of the season Feb. 4-5 at the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate, where he tallied a 72-72-68=212 (-1), his career low aggregate total ... Shot a 229 (+16) to finish tied for 47th at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate ... Placed tied for 77th at the Taylor Made Red River Classic with a 230 (+14) total ... Finished tied for 55th place at The Preview with a 227 (+14) total ... Carded a 74-69-71=214 (-2) to finish tied for sixth at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, his first collegiate tournament.

Freshman (2000-01): Did not see any action as a redshirt ... Played into the semifinals of the 2001 Arizona State Amateur Tournament.

High School: Attended Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix ... Played golf for four years under John Lassen ... Team captain his senior season ... Won the Brophy Invitational in 2000 and finished ninth at the state championships ... City Champion in 2000 ... Regional Champion in 1999 ... Teamed with current UA teammate Justin Stover at MPHS ... Also a member of the basketball team.

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