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 Zach Yinger

2014-15 (Sr.): Competed in 10 stroke play events with a scoring average of 77.21 … had his best finish with a tie for 18th at the Northern Intercollegiate … tied for 31st at the Firestone Invitational … recorded season-best rounds of 72 on the opening day of the Northern Intercollegiate and the final day of Vanderbilt’s Mason Rudolph Championship … had his low 54-hole total with a 223 at the Firestone Invitational.

2013-14 (Jr.): Played in six stroke-play events with a 79.67 scoring average ... tied for seventh at the Earl Yestingsmeier Memorial Invitational (April 21-22) with a season-best 54-hole score of 220 ... fired a season-best round of 71 in round two of the Yestingsmeier ... won his final-round match to help Ball State win the Mid-American Match Play (Feb. 10-11) ... also played in the Jack Nicklaus Invitational (Sept. 29-30), the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate (Oct. 15-16), the Pinetree Intercollegiate (Oct. 21-22), the Talis Park Challenge (March 16-17) and the Mason Rudolph Championship (April 4-6).

2012-13 (So.): Competed as an individual in three tournaments and posted a 77.43 stroke average ... tied for eighth at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (Oct. 15-16) with a career-best 54-hole score of 5-over par 215 ... fired a career-low 69 in the second round of the tournament ... also competed as an individual at the Pinetree Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-23) and the Butler Spring Invitational (April 18).

2011-12 (Fr.):  Competed in one fall event . . . carded 54-hole total of 251 at the Northern Intercollegiate.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Earned four letters for Coach Doug Barhorst at Sidney H.S. . . . averaged 36.0 as a senior . . . named the Greater Western Ohio Conference Player of the Year for a third straight season as a senior . . . selected to the All-GWOC North Division First Team all four years . . . helped the Yellow Jackets to sectional titles in 2007 and 2010 and the 2009 conference championship . . . as a junior, averaged 35.6 . . . named All-Ohio First Team and finished as the runnerup in the state tournament as a junior . . . tallied a 36.1 average as a sophomore and placed 11th in the state meet . . . averaged 36.2 as a freshman . . . set the Sidney H.S. record for nine holes with a 31 on two different occasions and the 18-hole school mark of 65, which he set at the Beechwood Golf Course in conference play as a senior, and which also set the Beechwood Golf Course record . . . holds the course record at the Colonial Golf Club where he managed a 64 in 2007 . . . also earned four letters in basketball three-time all-conference.

SUMMER GOLF:  Made his first hole in one at the age of nine in 2002 . . . qualified for the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur.

PERSONAL:  Son of Larry and Patty Yinger . . . one brother . . . born Aug. 16, 1992, in Sidney, Ohio . . . full name is Zachary Edward Yinger.

Year: Senior
Hometown: Sidney, Ohio
High School: Sidney
Major: Business
Experience: 2 Letters
Zach Photos:
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