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Ben Moody
Ben Moody

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Position:
Golfer

Experience:
1L



COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2006 Alabama State Amateur Champion
  • Won state amateur title while playing in his hometown, Tuscaloosa, at NorthRiver Yacht Club
  • Competed in one tournament, as an individual, at UA in 2006-07 (junior), the Belmont Invitational
  • Finished T-29th at 1-over at the Belmont Invitational, shooting 73-71-70/214
  • Played at Troy for two seasons, 2003-04 and 2004-05 before transferring to Alabama
  • Transferred to the University of Alabama in the fall of 2005 and joined the UA golf team in the fall of 2006
  • Competed in nine tournaments at Troy
  • Had a 75.5 stroke average in nine tournament appearances at Troy as a freshman in 2004-05
  • Best collegiate finish at Troy was 14th (plus seven) of 27 at Troy University Quad (75-76/151)
  • Collegiate career low round is a 69 shot at the Emerald Coast Collegiate in 2005

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Graduated from Central High of Tuscaloosa in 2003
  • Also attended Northside High School
  • Helped lead Central to second place in state two consecutive years
  • All-State, Class 6A in 2002 and 2003
  • Coached by Robert Beck at Central and by his mother, Sandra Moody, at Northside
  • Also played basketball in high school

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

  • Son of former Crimson Tide women's basketball coach Rick Moody who coached UA to the 1994 NCAA Final Four and is in his first season as an assistant women's basketball coach at Syracuse
  • His mother, Sandra, was his high school coach; the school had no golf team and she volunteered to coach if the school would agree to start up a team
  • Started playing golf competitively when he was 13
  • Best finish has been 11 under par (69-69-69-66)
  • A human environmental sciences major at Alabama
  • Parents are Rick and Sandra Moody
  • Born June 15, 1984
     
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