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Sam Korbe
  Sam Korbe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springdale, Ark.

High School:
Springdale HS

Height:
6-0

Experience:
3L


Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 36 of 38 career tournaments . . . has 13 career top-20 performances, and has placed among the top-10 nine times . . . began his collegiate career with a sixth-place performance at the Duke Golf Classic in his first tournament.

2005-06 -- Played in all 13 tournaments . . . had five top-20 finishes this season, as well as seven top-25 performances . . . was a first-team all-Conference USA selection . . . had his first career win with a playoff victory over Florida's Brett Stegmaier at the Gator Invitational . . . shot rounds of 73-70-67 for an even-par 210 at that event . . . also had two fifth-place performances at The Landfall Tradition and the C-USA Championships . . . was named the C-USA Player of the Week once this year . . . named to Tulsa's Ultimate Team for 2005-06, an award given to the top-7 student-athletes based on academics, athletics, community service and campus involvement . . . had a season-best five-under par 66 in the final round of the Jerry Pate National . . . had a team-leading 72.4 stroke average in 39 rounds.

2004-05 -- Played in all 13 tournaments . . . finished among the top-20 in five tournaments, including three times among the top-10 . . . was named to the all-WAC second team . . . was selected to the ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA District VI all-Academic at-large team . . . earned all-Central Region accolades . . . had three straight top-10 finishes, including third place at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate, eighth place at The Intercollegiate and third place at the WAC Championships . . . the two third-place finishes were his best career performances . . . had a 73.9 stroke average in 37 rounds.

2003-04 -- Played in 10 of 12 tournaments . . . missed the first two tournaments of the year . . . placed sixth in his first collegiate event, the Duke Golf Classic . . . placed among the top-25 four times and among the top-15 three times . . . also finished in 10th place at the Louisiana Classic and had a 12th place performance at the WAC Championships . . . tied senior David Inglis with the best stroke average of the fall campaign at 73.0 . . . completed the season with a 74.3 stroke average.

Other -- Was a four-year letterwinner at Springdale High School . . . earned Class 5A all-state honors as a senior . . . set the school records for nine, 18 and 27 holes . . . won the Arkansas Overall State Championship as a senior . . . won two other prep tournaments his senior season including shooting a 68 at the Siloam Spring Invitational and a 70 at the Miami Invitational . . . was named to the 2002 hp Scholastic Junior All-America team . . . since the age of 10, he has played in 105 tournaments, winning 21 and placing among the top-5 in over 60 events . . . final 2002 national ranking was 113th among 5,000 junior golfers . . . placed in five major national tournaments in 2002, including the Chrysler, Rolex, EDS, Polo and U.S. Junior Amateur . . . placed 14th out of 134 golfers at the AJGA Taylor-Made Adidas Junior tournament in April 2003 with rounds of 73-72 . . . placed seventh at that same event in 2002 . . . placed seventh at the AJGA Gelber Junior in 2003.

Personal -- Favorite golf course in the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland . . . favorite pro golfer is Tiger Woods . . . majoring in biochemistry . . . born January 19, 1985 in Wichita, Kansas.