Baxter Ward
Baxter  Ward

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Armidale, Australia

High School:
Duval

Height:
6-3

Experience:
2L

07/20/2016

Ward, Weant Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars

Lumberjack duo are among the Golf Coaches Association of America honorees

05/14/2016

55 SFA Student-Athletes Receive Degrees in May Commencement

Group of student-athletes represent over 60 combined Southland Conference titles

04/27/2016

Stephen F. Austin Honors Its Own at 2016 Champions Dinner

Annual event recognizes the top athletic performances in SFA Athletics for the past year

04/19/2016

SFA Closes Out 2015-16 Season With Fifth-Place Finish at SLC Championships

Lumberjacks post the low round of the final day with a 1-over 289

03/17/2016

Lumberjacks; Leyvani Record Runner-Up Finishes at Bob Sitton Invitational

SFA closes out the 54-hole event second among the 17 team field

2015-16 (Junior): Competed in eight tournaments for SFA, registering a 75.65 scoring average over 23 rounds ... Shot a season-low 217 at the Quail Valley Intercollegiate, including a 4-under 68, tying for 21st overall ... Recorded a 223 at the Bob Sitton Invitational, including an even-par 72 in round one, tying for 24th ... Shot a 225 at the Herb Wimberley Intercollegiate, one week after posting a 226 at the Cabo del Sol Intercollegiate ... Closed out the year with a 230 at the Southland Conference Championship, shooting a 1-under 71 in round three, finishing tied for 36th ... Was among the top three SFA finishers in five tournaments.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Competed in 10 events, posting a 74.81 scoring average over 27 rounds ... Recorded his first individual tournament title at the ASU Fall Beach Classic, shooting an even-par 216 and defeating teammate Baxter Ward in a one-hole playoff ... Tied for third at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate with a 9-under 207, tying for the third-lowest 54-hole score in program history ... Shot a season-low 4-under 68 in round one of the Jim Rivers ... Shot an even-par 144 at the Texas A&M Reveille Challenge, tying for seventh overall behind a 3-under 69 in round one ... Just missed a top-20 showing, tying for 21st at the ULM Wallace Jones Invitational with a 4-over 220 ... Finished the year with six par-or-better rounds ... One of the top three SFA finishers in five events on the year, leading the team on two occasions.

2013-14 (Freshman): Competed in nine events for SFA, recording a 75.15 scoring average over 26 rounds ... Notched a pair of top-10 finishes, including a pair of under-par tournaments ... Finished eighth in back-to-back tournaments at the Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate (2-under 214) and UIW James Litz Memorial (12-over 228) ... Shot a career-low 5-under 67 in round two of the Moe O'Brien ... Closed out the season finishing 14th at the Southland Conference Championships with a 7-over 223 ... Tied for 17th at the UALR First Tee Classic, carding a 12-over 228 ... Shot his second under-par tournament of the season with a 1-under 215 at the Jim West Intercollegiate, tying for 20th overall ... Finished in the top three of the SFA scorecard in four events.

2012-13 (Redshirt): Utilized his redshirt season.

Personal: Son of Barry and Vanessa Ward ... Born May 31, 1993, in Armidale, NSW, Australia ... Plans to major in Business Economics.

Ward's Career Statistics

Years Rounds Strokes Average Low Par - Top 10/20
2013-14 26 1,954 75.15 67 4 2/3
2014-15 27 2,020 74.81 68 7 3/0
2015-16 23 1,740 75.65 68 2 0/0
TOTALS 76 5,714 75.18 67 13 5/3

Ward's Career Highs
Best Finish: T-1st • ASU Fall Beach Classic (Nov. 3-4, 2014)
Low Round: 67 • Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate (Feb. 24, 2014)
Low 36-Hole Tournament: 144 • Texas A&M Reveille Challenge (Apr. 12, 2015)
Low 54-Hole Tournament: 207 • Jim Rivers Intercollegiate (Oct. 20-21, 2014)

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