David Wicks
David Wicks
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bexhill, England
High School: William Parker (Midland Junior College)
Major: Communications

2016-17: (senior): Golf Coaches Association of America All-American Team Honorable Mention, ASUN Golfer of the Year, All-ASUN First-Team, 2X ASUN Golfer of the Week (Sept. 15, 2016, March 2, 2017)

Scoring average of 71.00 through 34 rounds (lowest in team history)...Competed in all 12 tournaments...Shot 23 rounds of par or better (new school record), including nine in the 60's ...Holed 128 birdies (new school record)...Averaged 3.0422 in par-3 scoring (second-lowest in school history)...Averaged 4.0382 in par-4 scoring (second-lowest in school history)...Averaged 4.6846 in par-5 scoring (lowest in school history)...Wrapped career with 71.33 career scoring average (lowest in school history)...Accumulated eight top-10 and five top-5 individual finishes...Earned individual medalist honors at the GolfWeek Program Challenge on Sept. 11-13, 2016, shooting 69-66-68 for a total of -13, 203...Carded a season-best 66 in round 3 of the GolfWeek Program Challenge...Earned ASUN Golfer of the Week honors on Sept. 15 for his performance at the tournament...Captured ASUN Player of the Week on March 2 for his performance at The John Hayt Collegiate on Feb. 24-26 (T2, -5, 211)...Second golfer in school history in first since Russell Knox in 2006 to earn All-American honors and win ASUN Golfer of the Year...Helped team advance to first-ever NCAA Championship berth 

2015-16 (junior): All-ASUN First-Team, NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Individual Participant, ASUN Championship Individual Champion, 2x ASUN Golfer of the Week (Sept. 10, 2015 & Feb. 25, 2016)

Scoring average of 71.70 through 30 rounds (tied for second-best in school history)...Won three tournament titles (tied for most in a single season in school history), including the GolfWeek Program Challenge, the Donald Ross Invitational, and the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships … tied for 44th at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional … had 10 rounds in the 60s and 15 rounds at or under par… finished with a 71.70 scoring average through 30 rounds...Shot team season and career-best -6, 64 in round 1 of the Donald Ross Intercollegiate on Oct. 12, 2015 (tied for second lowest round in school history)...Set program 54-hole record with a -8, 202 (66-67-69) at the SunTrust Gator Invitational on Feb. 20-21, 2016...Along with teammate Franck Medale, became first Dolphin to qualify individually for NCAA Regional...Earned ASUN Golfer of the Week Honors following medalist performances at the GolfWeek Program Challenge & SunTrust Gator Invitational

Transferred to Jacksonville in 2015, after spending time at Midland Junior College in Midland, Texas

2014-15 (sophomore at Midland Junior College):

1st Team All-American ... Jack Nicolaus Team 2014 ... Team won state by 17 strokes ... Team placed Fifth in Nationals ... 70.02 scoring average through 44 rounds

High School:

Senior year national champions runner-up ... Junior year national champions ... Sophomore year national champions

Personal:

  • Orginally from Hastings, Sussex, England
  • Parents are David Wicks and Denise Moore
  • Has two older siblings, four brothers: Dean, Richard, Dan, & Ben, and a sister named Zoe 
  • Majoring in communications