Played in one event as a junior, taking his swings an individual at the Aggie Invitational (238, +22) where he finished tied for 58th.
Made his first collegiate appearance at the Aggie Invitation playing as an individual … was 27-over par to finish in a tie for 60th place.
Did not see action as a freshman.
Recorded seven top 25 finishes during AJGA play, including a tie for fifth at the 2009 Stockton Sports Commission Junior and a seventh-place effort at the 2011 Hunter Mahan/Under Armour Championship ... recorded a tie for 14th at the 2012 Lerado AJGA ... held the No. 54 ranking in the Class of 2012 by golfweek.com.
At Harvard-Westlake High School
Lettered all four years for head coach Tony Kewal at Hardard-Westlake High school ... named all-league each season of his prep career ... three-time all-league selection and three-time CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) individual qualifier ... a standout in the classroom, was an honor roll student all four years.
Charles Boyd Benell is the son of Craig and Marion Benell ... born July 21, 1993, in Santa Monica, Calif. ... has one sister, Catie ... began playing golf at the age of five with his father...had a hole-in-one on the 9th hole at LACC in 2007... majoring in business.