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Caleb Proveaux

  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Lexington, S.C.
  • High school Gilbert
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Lexington, S.C.
  • High school Gilbert

Caleb Proveaux Bio


  • 2019 CGA Carolinas Young Amateur Champion
  • 2020-21 Srixon/Cleveland Golf Scholar All-American
  • 2019-20 Srixon/Cleveland Golf Scholar All-American
  • 2021 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2020 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2019 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2018 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016-17 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll


  • Finished with a 72.96 career scoring average (10th all-time in program history)
  • Notched four top-five finishes, seven top-10s and 11 top-20s in five seasons as a Gamecock
  • Shot par or better 45 times in 113 career rounds played at Carolina
  • Played in one NCAA Championship (2019), two NCAA Regionals (2019, 2021) and three SEC Championships (2018, 2019, 2021)
  • Granted an extra year of eligibility in lieu of COVID-19 pandemic


  • Started in nine of the team’s 10 events his final season in Garnet and Black; had the third-best scoring average on the team at 72.89
  • Had a pair of top-20s, one top-10 and shot par or better nine times in 27 rounds played
  • T-40th at the NCAA Albuquerque Regional (May 17-19) at 3-over (72-73-74=219)
  • T-61st at the SEC Championship (April 21-24) shooting 225 (+15); defeated Alabama’s Thomas Ponder 2&1 in the SEC Match Play Quarterfinals
  • T-30th at the Tiger Invitational (March 15-17) with a 54-hole score of 216 (E, 68-76-72)
  • T-38th at the LSU Invitational (Feb. 26-28) after shooting 225 (+9, 79-75-71); helped the team to a season-best third place finish in a mostly all-SEC field at the difficult University Club
  • Had his best showing of the season at the all-SEC Blessings Collegiate Invitational; T-6th after shooting 214 (-2, 70-70-74) and led the team to a fifth place finish at the Nationally Televised event
  • Named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll; also named 2020-21 Srixon/Cleveland Golf Scholar All-American for the second time

2019-20 (SENIOR)

  • Logged a 72.24 scoring average (third on the team) after starting all seven tournaments in shortened season due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Had a pair of top-five finishes and shot par or better 12 times (five scores in the 60s) in 21 rounds played
  • T-36th (220, +4) at the All-American Intercollegiate (Feb. 16-18) and T-44th (222, at the General Hackler Championship (March 9-10)
  • Logged a 71.67 scoring average in five fall starts with eight rounds of par or better, including five rounds in the 60s
  • T-2nd at the JT Poston Invitational after posting new career-best, 54-hole score of 200 (-13); shot 67-65-68 and helped the team set the new 54-hole scoring record at 806 (-46)
  • T-2nd at the Graeme McDowell Invitational (Sept. 23-24), pacing the team with a 6-under 210; closed the tournament with rounds of 68 (-4) and 69 (-3)
  • Earned Srixon/Cleveland Golf Scholar All-America honors for the first time and also named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 (JUNIOR)

  • Made 10 starts, including all nine spring events, posting a 72.57 scoring average with five top-20 finishes, that included a pair of top-fives
  • Shot par or better 13 times in 28 rounds played, including six rounds in the 60s
  • T-44th at the NCAA Pullman Regional (May 13-15) posting a 54-hole score of 211 (+1, 72-69-70); helped the team to a top-five finish and trip back to the NCAA Championship for the first time since 2016
  • Led Carolina in the stroke play portion of the SEC Championship (April 24-26) where he T-9th with a 2-under, 54-hole total of 208 (69-68-71); fell 1-up to Jovan Rebula in the SEC Match Play Quarterfinals (April 27) vs. No. 16 Auburn
  • T-3rd at the final event of the regular season, the Southern Intercollegiate (April 15), helping the team to its third win of the spring; shot 2-under (70-72)
  • Had back-to-back top-20 showings at the Augusta Haskins Award Invitational (April 6-7) and the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate (March 24-26)
  • Shot 212 (-4) and finished T-14th in Augusta with a final round, bogey-free 65 (-7) to help the team surge to a runner-up finish
  • T-13th at Bulls Bay with a 3-under score of 213; carded a 2-under 70 in the final round, helping the team secure a comeback win for its second victory of the spring
  • T-5th at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate (March 11-12), firing a 207 (-3, 66-71-70); helped the team to its first win of the spring in which it set the then program 54-hole scoring record at 813 (-27) en route to a 35-shot victory
  • Won the 10th annual Carolinas Young Amateur Championship by the Carolinas Golf Association (January 3); shot 68 (-4) to win by a shot at Pinewild Country Club 
  • Member of the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2017-18 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Earned starts in all seven of the tournaments he played in, recording a scoring average of 73.67 for the year
  • Tallied eight rounds of par or better with one top-10 and two top-20s
  • Posted three rounds in the 60s
  • In five fall events, notched a scoring average of 72.27
  • Opened the year with a T-26th finish at the Carpet Capital Collegiate (Sept. 8-10) after shooting a 2-over 218
  • T-19th at the Crooked Stick Invitational (Oct. 16-17)
  • Tallied first career top-10 after a T-7th finish at the Camden Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 21-22)
  • Shot 1-over 211 (54-hole career low) and fired a career best 66 (-4) in the second round helping Carolina to its third title in four seasons at the event
  • Finished fourth at the Azalea Invitational (March 22-25) after firing a 7-under 277
  • Opened with a 1-over 72 and then shot under par the final three rounds at Country Club of Charleston, including a 67 (-4) in R4
  • Finished fifth at the Southeastern Amateur (June 13-16), shot in the 60s in three of his four rounds en route to a 4-under 276
  • Earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2016-17 (FRESHMAN)

  • Played in six events in initial collegiate season, posting an 18-hole scoring average of 73.75
  • Was a part of the lineup four times, making his debut at the spring opener, the All-American Intercollegiate (Feb. 17-19)
  • Had a rock solid debut at the All-American, finishing T-32 after carding scores of 71-74-72 (217, +1) to help pace the squad to a fourth place finish
  • Season-best showing came at the Palmetto Intercollegiate (March 6-7) as he T-30th (218, +8) en route to helping the team finish in third
  • Also played in the lineup at the General Hackler Championship (March 11-12) and the Valspar Collegiate Invitational (March 19-21)
  • Made Gamecock debut at the Camden Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 22-23) where he T-34th (225, +15) playing as an individual
  • Finished the season at the Irish Creek Intercollegiate (April 8-9), where he T-38th (217, +4) playing individually, carded a career 18-hole low 68 (-3) in the final round
  • Scored counted 8 of his 11 rounds in the lineup, shot par or better three times
  • Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll


  • Ranked the No. 2 recruit in South Carolina
  • The No. 36 national prospect for his class and No. 75 overall for all ages
  • Advanced to the round of 32 at the 2015 U.S. Amateur
  • Three-time U.S. Junior participant (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Won the 2015 Henry Transou Memorial Junior
  • Medalist at the 2015 Blade Junior Golf Classic
  • Claimed the 2015 Amelia National Junior Shootout
  • Posted top-five finishes at the 2015 Beth Daniel Junior Azalea, the 2015 Grant Bennett Florence Junior and the 2015 Scott Robertson Memorial
  • A top-10 finisher at the 2015 Harvey Brock Orange Jacket Classic and the 2015 Naert & DuBois High School Invitational


  • Parents are Charles and Donna Proveaux
  • Has one brother, Cody, who was a four-year starter on Clemson’s golf team (2012-16) and is a current assistant coach at VCU; brother was named the AJGA Rolex Junior Golfer of the Year in 2011
  • Favorite food is banana pudding and favorite sandwich is a cold cut combo with pepperoni and mayonnaises
  • Favorite course is Ponderosa Country Club (Leesville, S.C.)
  • Graduated in the spring of 2020 with a degree in sociology
Year Events Rounds Low 54 Low 18 Par/Better Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 Strokes Average
2016-17 6 16 217 68 3 1,180 73.75
2017-18 7 21 211 66 8 1 2 1,547 73.67
2018-19 10 28 207 65 13 2 3 5 2,032 72.57
2019-20 7 21 200 65 12 2 2 2 1,517 72.24
2020-21 9 27 206 66 9 1 2 1,968 72.89
Total 39 113 200 65 45 4 7 11 8,244 72.96