Crimson Tide overcome 30 mph winds and South Carolina to win fourth title
OUTLOOK: Bobby Wyatt became instantly famous in the golfing world with an unheard-of 57 at the 2010 Alabama Boys State Championship ... once Wyatt arrived at the University of Alabama campus, he became one of the Crimson Tide' top players ... No. 5 in 2012-13 Golfweek's preseason top-10 indviduals ... medalist at the 2012 U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills Country Club in Colorado, advanced to the round of 16 in match play before falling to teammate Justin Thomas ... the native of Mobile, Ala., and graduate of UMS-Wright Prep, came to the Capstone with an impressive list of credentials, including a No. 1 ranking in the final 2010 Polo Golf rankings ... has started 20 tournaments for the Crimson Tide and boasts a 71.98 scoring average over 60 career rounds, which ranks fourth all time at Alabama ... has nine top-five finishes ... runner-up at the 2012 SEC Championship and 2012 NCAA Athens Regional .... second-team All-American in 2012 by Golfweek ... two-time All-SEC selection ... an excellent ball striker with a good short game ... very straight off the tee ... qualified for the 2010 U.S. Amateur.
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): He was very consistent for Alabama as a sophomore in 2011-12 ... ranked 18th in the final Golfweek/Sagarin Performance index and 30th in the Golfstat Cup ... first-team All-SEC selection ... a second-team All-American by Golfweek and a third-team choice by PING ... earned SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades ... third on the Alabama roster with a 71.70 scoring average over 33 rounds (11 tournaments) ... ranked eighth in the SEC in stroke average ... finished 14-over in relation to par for the 2011-12 seaosn (+0.42) ... had 15 rounds at par or better, including 11 rounds in the 60s and six top-10 performances ... low tournament was a 10-under 206 at the Schenkel Invitational, which placed him tied for fifth ... shot 205 at the SEC Championship (-5) and the NCAA Athens Regional (-8) ... finished runner-up to Thomas at both the SEC Championship and the NCAA Athens Regional ... low round was a 7-under 65 on the opening day of the Linger Longer Invitational ... began his season at the Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invitational, firing rounds of 67, 77 and 70 to finish 4-over-par 214 and tie for fifth ... tied for 13th at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate with a 6-over 216 ... shot 233 at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational to close out the fall schedule ... opened the spring with a tie for fourth at the Puerto Rico Classic where he fired three-under-par rounds of 66, 69 and 71 for a 5-under 211 ... was the Tide's top finisher at the difficult Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, tying for fifth 1-over 217 after carding rounds of 68, 74 and 75 on the wind-blown layout ... his 10-under 206 at the Schenkel Invitational helped Alabama shoot a school-record 47-under par and win the event by 22 strokes ... carded rounds of 66, 69 and 71 at the Schenkel ... tied for 16th at the Linger Longer Invitational with an even-par 216 after rounds of 65, 75, 76... tied for 29th at the Gary Koch Invitational with a 6-over 222 ... held the first- and second-round leads at the SEC Championship with a 65 in round one and a 69 in round two ... shot 1-over 71 in the final round to finish second to Thomas ... finished at 5-under-par 205 ... carded 205 for the second straight tournament with an 8-under total that was, for the second straight tournament, second to Thomas ... opened with a 66 at the NCAA Athens Regional and followed with a 67 and a 72 to finish one shot back ... tied for 54th during the stroke play portion of the 2012 NCAA Men's Golf Championships with a 8-over 221 ... carded rounds of 81, 77 and 73 to help the Crimson Tide earn the No. 1 seed heading into NCAA Maatch Play ... lost to Kent Stat's Corey Conners in the quarterfinals and California's Michael Kim in the semifinals ... registered a dramatic 1 up win over Toni Hakula of Texas in the final by chipping in on the 18th for birdie.
2010-11 (FRESHMAN): He finished third on the team and 12th in the SEC with a 72.33 stroke average ... a second-team All-SEC selection and a All-Freshman choice ... 36 strokes above par for the season ... missed the Linger Longer Invitational and Insperity ASU Invitational due to injury ... returned for the SEC Championship ... finished 37th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index and 73rd in the Golfstat Cup standings ... fired 10 rounds under par (out of 27) and had six rounds in the 60s, including a low of 64 in the opening round of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate ... top finish was runner-up at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate ... had three top-five finish and five top-16 showings ... opened the season with a fourth place at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, helping the Tide claim the team title ... shot 5-under-par 211 with rounds of 69, 71 and 71 ... posted a tie for 16th at the Olympia Field Fighting Illini Invitational at 4-over-par 214 ... carded rounds of 64, 69 and 71 at the JPNI to just miss medalist honors ... shot 76, 73 and 74 to help the Crimson Tide win the prestigious Isleworth Collegiate Invitational and finish in a tie for 16th at 7-over 223 ... recorded his third top-five finish at the Puerto Rico Classic with a tie fourth ... shot 7-under-par 209 with rounds of 69, 71 and 69 ... shot 225 at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate to finish tied for 46th ... finished tied for 19th at the SEC Championship after recording consistent rounds of 74, 71 and 72 ... shot 1-under-par 70 in the second round of the NCAA Central Regional but shot 77 in rounds one and three to tie for 41st at 11-over 224 ... counted in all three rounds of the NCAA Championships for the Crimson Tide ... finished tied for 66th individually at NCAAs with a 10-over-par total of 226 after rounds of 74, 74 and 78.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS: He was considered one of the elite recruits in the nation coming out of high school ... an accomplished junior golfer ... shot a 57 in the first round of the 2010 Alabama Boys State Junior Championship, carding 12 birdies, one eagle and five pars on the par-71, 6,628-yard Country Club of Mobile ... a four-time champion at the Alabama Boys State Championship (2007-2010) ... participated in the 2010 United State Amateur at Chambers Bay in Place, Wash. ... ended his junior career ranked seventh in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index and No. 1 in the Polo Golf rankings ... won the 2009 Junior Players Championship at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. ... helped USM-Wright High School win the 2008 and 2009 Alabama State Championship while garnering medalist honors in 2006, 2007 and 2009 ... captured medalist honors in nine of 11 high school events in 2009 ... 2010 champion at the AJGA HP Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Bobby is the son of Cliff and Robin Wyatt ... majoring in business major at the University of Alabama.