SUU Men's Golf BIO
 Sammy Cole

At SUU, 2013-14:

  • Finished first on the team with a 72.0 stroke average placing him second on the all-time list
  • Competed in all 10 of the team's tournaments
  • Had the team's low round of the year with a 66 at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic
  • Had seven top-30 finishes and three top-10 finishes

At SUU, 2012-13:

  • Finished third on the team with a 74.1 stroke average
  • Competed in all 11 of the team's tournaments
  • Tied for the team's low round of the year with a 67 at the Sacramento State Cup
  • Led team in two tournaments, with a sixth-place finish at the Sacramento State Cup and a 26th-place finish at Wyoming's Desert Intercollegiate
  • Had six top-30 finishes

At SUU, 2011-12:

  • Played in 10 of the team's 12 tournaments, including all seven spring events
  • Finished the season with a 74.7 stroke average, the third-best average ever by a freshman at SUU
  • Best round was a 70, which he shot three times, at Wyoming's Desert Intercollegiate, at South Dakota State's Jackrabbit Invitational and at the Summit League Championships
  • Best finish was ninth, at SUU's Pat Hicks Invitational
  • Had four top-20 finishes among his 10 tourneys

At Aliso Niguel HS:

  • Earned four golf letters playing for Coach Wayne Westling
  • Was a CIF Southern Section Individual champ and a three-time all-South Coast League selection
  • Earned varsity Rookie of the Year award, the Coaches Award in 2009 and 2010, was team's MVP in 2011
  • Was a team captain in 2010 and 2011
  • Set the Aliso Viejo Country Club course record and tied the Aliso Niguel record for nine-hole scoring
  • Earned a Orange Coast Register athlete of the week award
  • Two-time scholar-athlete award winner


  • Tied for fourth-lace in the California US Amateur qualifier and fifth at the AJGA Junior Challenge
  • Born in Colorado
  • Parents are Diana and David Cole
  • Was a member of the California state Little League championship team as a 12-year old
  • Plans to major in economics
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aliso Viejo, California
High School: Aliso Niguel HS
Experience: High School