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Phil Bagdade
Phil Bagdade


Eugene, Ore.

High School:
Sheldon H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 197


Freshman (2008-09): His 42 rounds played are the most on the squad ... Third on the team with three top-10 finishes ... Ranks fifth on the team with a 74.38 stroke average, the 18th-best mark for a freshman in school history ... Stroke average falls to 73.31 in last five events (16 rounds) ... Four of his team-leading 14 appearances has been with the varsity (CordeValle Collegiate/Pac-10 Championships/NCAA Regional/NCAA Championships), seven were JV appearances and three came while playing as an individual ... Nine of his 42 rounds are at par or better ... Collected a top-10 finish in his debut tournament as a Wildcat, finishing tied for 10th in the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, a junior varsity event ... In the seven JV events Bagdade participated, he led the team in five of them ... Best finish was third place in the National Invitational Tournament, in which he carded a 69-68-73=210 (-6), a season low for the freshman ... Shot a 23-over 236 total at the NCAA Championships to tie for 151st place ... Tied for 19th place in his NCAA postseason debut with a 67-72-70=209 (-4) at Red Tail Golf Club, and his opening-round tally was his low round of the year ... Carded a 71-77-75-75=298 (+10) to tie for 38th place at the Pac-10 Championships ... Finished tied for 39th while competing as an individual in the ASU Thunderbird Invitational with a 70-73-75=218 (+5) ... Led the JV with a 71-71-70=212 (+2) in the Wyoming Cowboy Classic, finishing in a tie for 19th ... Tied for 21st in the Anteater Invitational, totaling a 76-75-77=228 (+12) ... Led all 13 Arizona golfers competing in the NIT with his six-under 210 ... Tallied a 238 (+22) at the Southern Highlands Championship to tie for 75th place as an individual ... Tied for 52nd place at the Braveheart Classic with a 14-over 230 ... Tied for fifth in the two-round Cactus Thaw with a score of 70-75=145 (+3) ... Carded a 17-over 230 at the Arizona Intercollegiate to tie for 68th place ... Posted a 77-79-76=232 (+16) in the CordeValle Collegiate, finishing in a tie for 55th place, his first varsity appearance ... Was the JV's top finisher in the Del Walker Intercollegiate firing a 72-72-73=217 (+4) and tying for 33rd place ... Tied for 10th place at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate with a score of 75-75-71=221 (+5).

High School: Named rookie of the year his freshman year ... Team MVP sophomore, junior and snior years ... Won the 2007 Oregon Golf Association Junior Player of the Year ... 2007 Oregon state champion ... 2007 OGA Junior Match Play champion ... First team all-state three times ... Named to all-conference team all four years ... Prep athlete of the year ... Played in the Junior World tournament in San Diego ... An honor student.