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Mark Silvers III

  • class Senior
  • Hometown Savannah, Ga.
  • High school Savannah Country Day
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Savannah, Ga.
  • High school Savannah Country Day

Mark Silvers III Bio

Silvers’ Career Bests
18-hole score 66
54-hole score 211
Tournament finish 7th
Top 10 finishes 2
Top 20 finishes 3

Played in eight tournaments and was third on the team with a 73.13 average … was second on the team at the NCAA East Regional, finishing 47th after a final-round 67 … picked up his second-straight top-10 finish with a career-best seventh-place showing at the SEC Championship, closing the event with a final-round 68 to move up 19 spots in the standings … tied his career-best round with a 66 to finish the rain-shortened Administaff Augusta State Invitational, claiming his first top-10 finish … closed the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate in 14th place, his first career top-20 finish, after shooting 69 in both the first and last rounds … took 34th at The Brickyard Collegiate with a season-best 70 in the second round … rallied back from an opening-round 80 to card 72 and 71 in the final two rounds, respectively, at the Carpet Capital Collegiate to help the Gamecocks to a tie for first place … was a member of the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll and a Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar.

Competed in six tournaments, including two Garnet Team events … posted a 72.46 average over 13 varsity rounds … played a career-best tournament at the NCAA Championship, finishing 22nd after carding a career-low 66 in the second round and a 69 in the final round … finished 43rd in the NCAA West Regional behind a career-best 54-hole score of 211, which included 69s in the first and last rounds … took fourth in the Wofford Invitational (Garnet Team) behind matching 69s in the first two rounds … was seventh in the Charleston Southern Fall Invitational (Garnet Team) with a final-round 69 … made his season debut at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, battling back from a first-round 84 to shoot 74 and 73 over the final two rounds, respectively … member of the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll.

Played in three varsity events with a 75.78 average … earned a tie for fifth place in the Billy Joe Patton Intercollegiate (Garnet Team) … shot a one-under par 71 in the second round of the Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitational, his best round of the season … made the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to South Carolina
Won the 2004 Georgia High School Regional, the 2001 Junior Azalea and the 2001 Florence Invitational … finished fourth in the U.S. Junior Amateur in 2004 … member of the National Honor Society.

Silvers’ Career Stats
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2005-06 3 9 682 75.78 71 T-37th
2006-07 4 13 942 72.46 66 T-22nd
2007-08 8 23 1,682 723.13 66 7th
Career 15 45 3,306 73.47 66 7th
(Garnet Team events not counted in career bests and season stroke averages)