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Keenan Huskey

  • class Senior
  • Hometown Greenville, S.C.
  • High school Greenville
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Greenville, S.C.
  • High school Greenville

Keenan Huskey Bio


  • SEC Golfer of the Week – 2/21/18
  • 2017 Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar
  • 2017 Honorable Mention All-American Golfweek
  • 2017 Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar
  • 2017 PING All-Southeast Region
  • 2017 Second Team All-SEC
  • 2017 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016 PING All-Southeast Region
  • SEC Golfer of the Week – 4/6/16
  • 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2017-18 (SENIOR)

  • Finished his illustrious Gamecock career second on the career scoring average list (71.66) and T-6th all-time with 16 career top-10s. li>
  • One of two players to play in all 12 events, finished second on the team with a 71.50 scoring average, the eighth best scoring average all-time and the third lowest scoring average all-time by a senior
  • Led the team with five top-10s and tied for the team lead with seven top-20 finishes
  • Won the 2018 All-American Intercollegiate (Feb. 16-18) for his fourth collegiate win after fending off defending NCAA Champion Braden Thornberry of Ole Miss in the final round with a 7-under 65
  • His four career wins T-2nd on the all-time victories list at Carolina with fellow All-Americans Matt NeSmith and Carl Paulson
  • Shot a new 54-hole career low 201 (-15), T-4th lowest 18-hole score in program history en route to the title
  • T-36th at the NCAA Bryan Regional (May 14-16) and finished 51st at the SEC Championship (April 25-29)
  • T-11th at The Jackrabbit (Oct. 1-3) after shooting a 13-under 209, followed that performance with a T-10th finish at the Crooked Stick Invitational (Oct. 16-17) and a sixth-place finish at the Camden Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 21-22), helping the team to its third title in four seasons at the event
  • Finished 14th at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic (Nov. 3-5), posting a 209 which helped the Gamecocks finish second in a 21-team field
  • T-9th at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational (March 18-20) after posting a 3-day total of 212 (-1), loaded field at the event featured 16 of the top-50 players in the country
  • Shot 212 (-4) and T-9th at the 3M Augusta Invitational (March 31-April 1), posted a 4-under 68 in the final round to push up the leaderboard
  • Ranked second on the team with 19 rounds of par or better and nine rounds in the 60s

2016-17 (JUNIOR)

  • One of two players on roster to play in all 12 events – logged the third lowest 18-hole scoring average in South Carolina history at 70.63, which ranked 15th in the nation
  • Finished in the top-20 in nine tournaments, including leading the team with six top-10s and four top-fives
  • Earned Honorable Mention All-America recognition from Golfweek – also named PING All-Southeast Region for the second straight year and Second Team All-SEC, his first all-conference recognition
  • Despite battling an arm injury the final two months of the season, still T-28th at the NCAA West Lafayette Regional (May 15-17) and T-9th at the SEC Championship (April 21-24)
  • Shot 207 (69-70-68) at Sea Island Golf Club en route to his first career top-10 finish at the conference tournament, which helped the Gamecocks finish fifth in stroke play and clinch a spot in the first ever SEC Match Play
  • Won the Camden Collegiate Invitational (Oct. 22-23) for a second straight season, marking his third collegiate win
  • Shot 205 (-5), including a lights out 64 (-6) in the second round at Camden, one stroke shy of tying the school record for lowest round
  • Also shot 64 in the second round of the Maui Jim Intercollegiate (Sept. 23-25) en route to a T-16th finish
  • Posted five top-10 finishes in eight events during the spring
  • T-4th at the Palmetto Intercollegiate (March 6-7) after shooting 65-74-69 (208, -2) helping the team to a come from behind third place finish
  • T-5th at the General Hackler Championship (March 11-12) and T-10th the Valspar Collegiate Invitational the following two weeks
  • Led the team to its third consecutive Hootie At Bulls Bay Intercollegiate title on March 28 after taking third (206, -10) – shot 66 in the opening round and 67 in the final round to help lead the team to the win
  • Ended the season with 21 rounds of par or better and 14 rounds in the 60s, which led the team
  • His 4.56 par-5 scoring average ranked sixth in the nation
  • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll

2015-16 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Earned his first career PING All-Southeast Region selection at the end of the season
  • Finished T-51st at the NCAA Championship to help the Gamecocks qualify for match play
  • Opened the NCAA Championship wth back-to-back rounds of 70
  • Finished ninth at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional, his first career Regional appearance
  • Shot a three-round total of 214 (-2) at the Tuscaloosa Regional, including a team-best 68 (-4) in his second round
  • Won the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate for his second medalist win of the season
  • Opened the Hootie with a career-best 65 and took the tournament by six strokes with a total of 205 (-11)
  • Won his first career tournament at the Camden Collegiate Invitational with a 5-under 205 and helped the Gamecocks capture the team title as well
  • Shot below par in all three rounds of the Camden Collegiate Invitational including a pair of career-low 68s in the second and third rounds
  • Closed out the fall with a sixth place showing at the Ka’anapali Classic Collegiate Invitational, firing a 3-under 210 as the Gamecocks’ low man
  • Shot par or better in all three rounds of the Ka’anapali Classic
  • Had five top-10 finishes in 13 tournament appearances
  • Ended the year with a 72.20 stroke average, second on the team and third-best in Carolina history among sophomores
  • Shot nine rounds in the 60s, tops for the team
  • Appeared in the lineup for all 13 tournaments and saw his score count 32 of 40 times

2014-15 (FRESHMAN)

  • Played in three tournaments, with a stroke average of 73.89
  • Had his best finish at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship, tying for 16th at 216 (E)
  • Finished tied for 21st at the Savannah Quarters Individual Intercollegiate, posting a score of 226 (+10)


  • Standout at Greenville High School under head coach Tom Cummings
  • 2013 and 2014 Class AAA South Carolina High School State Champions
  • 2013 Class AAA South Carolina Player of the Year
  • Won the 2014 Big I National Championship
  • Also won the 2014 Sea Pines Junior Heritage, 2013 SCJGA Players Championship, 2012 Cheraw Fall Challenge, 2012 CGA Junior Championship and the 2012 Carolinas Junior PGA Championship
  • Qualified for the 2013 and 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship
  • Finished fourth at the 2014 Sage Valley Junior Invitational
  • 2012 CGA Junior Player of the Year
  • Ranked No. 1 junior in South Carolina by the SCJGA
  • 2014 USA Today All-USA Second Team All-American
  • In the classroom, was a member of the Beta Club and graduated in the top 30 in class


  • Parents are Victor and Missy Huskey
  • Has three brothers, Jennings, Slade and Hayes, and three sisters, Victoria, Olivia and Gabriella
  • Chose South Carolina after growing up being a Gamecock fan
  • Majoring in Sport, Entertainment and Management
Year Events Rounds Low 54 Low 18 Par/Better Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 Strokes Average
2014-15 3 9 216 70 2 1 665 73.89
2015-16 13 40 205 65 19 2 5 6 2,888 72.20
2016-17 12 35 205 64 21 4 6 9 2,472 70.63
2017-18 12 36 201 65 19 1 5 7 2,574 71.50
Total 40 120 201 64 61 7 16 23 8,599 71.66