TAMU Men's Golf BIO
Garnered honorable mention All-America honors from PING … battled through a shoulder injury as a sophomore to appear in 10 tournaments, including nine as a member of the A&M line-up … held a 73.23 scoring average in 30 rounds with 10 rounds of par or lower … carded a low round of 66 twice this year, including the final round of the NCAA Tempe Regional … recorded five top-20 finishes … opened the season with a tie for 18th place at the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational (222, +6) … finished in a tie for 13th at the U.S. Collegiate Championship (219, +3) … recorded his lowest 54-hole total at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (212, -1), ending play in a tie for 16th overall ... competed as an individual at the Aggie Invitational (232, +16) during his last action ... notched a top-20 finish with a second round 69 and a final round 66 at the NCAA Tempe Regional (208, -2), ending play in a tie for 17th place … turned heads and contended for individual medalist honors at the NCAA Championship, shooting under par all three rounds to finish in a tie for eighth place with a three-round total of 205, five-under par … earned a spot on the SEC Men’s Golf Community Service Team.
A PING All-Central Region selection … was the team's top finisher in all three postseason events, including second at the Big 12 Championship and third at the NCAA Regional … recorded a 71.50 stroke average in the postseason ... named A&M’s Newcomer of the Year in a vote by his teammates … appeared in 12 tournaments, posting a 72.97 scoring average, fourth-best on the squad … recorded six top-20, four top-10 and three top-5 finishes … 32 of 37 rounds (86 percent) counted toward team total, including his last 13 … led the team with 20 par or better rounds … broke 70 three times, with a season low of 68 … shot a 5-under 211 at the NCAA Regional to lead A&M to a second-place finish ... named to the All-Tournament team after finishing second at the Big 12 Championship (287, -1) … as the last on the course, drained a two-footer on the final hole to give the Aggies their first conference title since 1987 … also placed second at the prestigious Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters (214, -2) in March in Las Vegas … opened collegiate career with a ninth-place showing at the Lone Star Invitational (217, +1) in October in San Antonio … placed 11th at the Aggie Invitational (224, +8) in April … opened the spring with an 18th-place showing at the John Burns Intercollegiate (216, E) in Hawai’i … recorded two other top-25 finishes, at the Hootie at Bulls Bay (222, +6) and The Woodlands All-American Intercollegiate (217, +1) … finished 29th with a 4-over 217 in his first-ever NCAA Championship appearance … named a Texas A&M Athletics Scholar Award winner.
One of the top young golfers in the country ... has four junior golf titles under his belt, including the 2007 TJGT Bear Creek Championship, the 2010 Junior PGA Championship Qualifier and the 2011 AGJA Laredo Energy Junior—held at Traditions Club ... recorded four AJGA top-10 finishes and five “national tournament” runner-ups ... low round in junior golf is a 63 ... won the 2011 U.S. Amateur Sectional qualifying tournament in Hamilton, N.Y., with a score of 142 (-2) ... earned him a spot in the 2011 U.S. Amateur Championship at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, where he shot a 2-over 148 (76-72) ... placed 15th in the 2009 Texas State Amateur.
AT LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
A four-year letterwinner for coach Larry Frank ... was a four-time all-district, four-time all-region and three-time all-state honoree ... won the Texas 5A state championship as a senior (2011) with a record score of 70-68=138 (-6) ... also placed second at the event as a junior (2010) and fifth as a sophomore (2009) ... led his team to three district titles (2008, 2009, 2010), two regional crowns (2009, 2010) and the TAPPS State Championship as a sophomore (2009) ... finished his high school career with 18 tournament victories and 27 top-5 finishes ... named team MVP and Area Golfer of the Year in both his junior (2010) and senior (2011) campaigns ... was the 2011 Denton County Athlete of the Year award winner ... holds multiple school records.
Tyler Dunlap is the son of Fred and Anne Dunlap of Westlake, Texas ... born April 17, 1993 in Scottsdale, Arizona ... has two sisters, Chelsea and Katie ... a 2011 graduate of Liberty Christian School, where he was a National Merit Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society ... also was a senior class officer, an Impact leader and a SADD club speaker ... besides golf, also earned letters in basketball and track ... sister, Chelsea, is a swimmer at Yale University ... both parents attended Colgate, where his father played football and his mother was a cheerleader ... enjoys playing any kind of sports in his spare time ... career goal is to graduate from A&M with a business honors degree and eventually work as a consultant for a private equity firm ... chose A&M over Vanderbilt, North Carolina and Oklahoma.