As a Junior in 2008-09: Played in four events during the fall but did not compete during the spring due to injury...averaged 72.83 for his 10 rounds during the fall...got off to a fast start with a seventh place finish at the Fighting Illini Invitational...fired an opening round 68 in the first round and closed with rounds of 74 and 71 to help Stanford to a fourth place finish...his final score of 213 was a career-best...tied for 11th at The Prestige at PGA West after rounds of 72, 73 and 75 (220)...tied for 14th the at the Isleworth Invitational with a 54-hole score of 220, which was highlighted by a second round 67...recorded his second top-10 finish of the fall at the CordeValle Collegiate Invitational with a 214 on rounds of 69, 74 and 71.
As a Sophomore in 2007-08: Participated in five fall events...did not compete during the spring due to an injury... recorded a stroke average of 73.1 ... carded five rounds of par or better in 15 rounds in the fall ... earned best finish (t-11th) at the The Prestige at PGA West and finished in the top 25 two other times ... shot his lowest round of the season (68) in the second round of the Topy Cup...fired his career lowest three-round total of 216 at The Prestige at PGA West.
As a Freshman in 2006-07: Competed in all 13 events, including the NCAA Championship, and finished with a 71.5 stroke average in 41 rounds played ... shot rounds of 78-68-70-69 (+5, 285) to help Stanford win its eighth NCAA title ... stroke average stood among the top 10 for a single season on The Farm ... registered three par and 18 under-par rounds ... recorded 10 top-25 finishes including seven top-10's ... a second team All-Pac-10 selection ... a second team All-American ... named to the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) All-Freshman Team ... earned top medalist honors at the Puerto Rico Classic ... placed fourth at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational where he shot a career low 64 in the first round, tying for the fourth lowest round in school history ... tied for fifth at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge ... tied for 10th at the NCAA West Regional ... competed at the NCAA Championship, helping the team to the national title ... stroke average stood among the top 10 for a single season on The Farm ... earned the Block 'S' Outstanding Freshman Award ... earned the Stanford's Steele Award for lowest freshman stoke average.
Amateur Competition Beyond Stanford: Qualified for the 2009 U.S. Amateur at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. ...was the youngest player ever to qualify for the U.S. Amateur at the age of 14 in 2002...two-time winner of the Ernie Piper Santa Clara County Amateur Championship...named to the 2005 California State Amateur team...member of the U.S. team that participated in the 2002 World Junior Golf Cup...lists his most exciting sports moment as recording a hole-in-one at Pebble Beach in the semifinals of the 2005 California State Amateur.
High School and Personal Data: A 2006 graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, Calif. ... a four-year letterwinner in golf ... coached by Dave Ferriera ... posted a 2006 WCAL League Championship record score of 62 ... named the 2005 San Jose Sports Authority High School Athlete of the Year ... the 2004 San Jose Mercury News Golfer of the Year ... a two-time San Francisco Chronicle Athlete of the Week ... a member of the 2004 All-San Jose Mercury News First Team ... medalist at the 2005 and 2006 Nor-Cal CIF ... parents are Marlo and Debbie Bramlett ... has one sister, Jessica, and one brother, Jordan ...enjoys playing basketball and listening to music...majoring in communication.