Notable: Named All-SBC in 2011 and 2012 … 2011 and 2012 NCAA participant ... Participant in the 2011 U.S. Open Championship … Finalist for Male Amateur Athlete of the Year at the 2012 Pepsi Celebration of Champions, Voted No. 5 on the Top Ten Sports Moments for 2011 at the 2012 Pepsi Celebration of Champions for appearing in U.S. Open Championship, Named the Male Winner of the Presidents Award at the 2012 Raiders Choice Awards.
2012 Fall: Played in first three events before suffering an elbow injury … Will take a redshirt and not compete in the spring … Led team with a 73.1 stroke average … Was MT’s top finisher in all three tournaments with a 15th place showing at the Jerry Pate … Seven of his nine rounds were 73 or better.
2011 Fall: Was third on the team with a 72.7 stroke average … Five of his nine round were even par or better … Had a 69 in the final round of the Mason Rudolph where he finished ninth.
2012 Spring: Had four top 15 finishes in seven events … Nine of 19 rounds were even par or better … Was a team-best ninth at the difficult Memphis Intercollegiate … Shot 217 (73-72-72) for 54 holes at the USF Invite to finish 12th … Was fourth at the SBC Championships with a 219 total.
2011 Spring: Played in all seven events ... Turned in a career-best finish of fourth at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate with a 217 total ... Had eight rounds under par, including a 68 at the Irish Creek ... Was 4-under par at the USF Invitational (212) ... Finished 17th at the NCAA Regionals ... Became the first Blue Raider to qualify and compete in the U.S. Open Championship in 2011.
2010 Fall: Played in all five tournaments and finished with an impressive 72.5 stroke average ... Had two top ten finishes, including a best 5th place showing at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate ... Had five rounds under par, including four in the 60s ... Best three-round score was 210 (-3) at the Mason Rudolph where he placed seventh.
High School: Lettered all four years in golf at Warren County High School ... Ranked the No. 28 player in the nation ... Was the State AAA Runner-up in 2009 ... Named the District 6-AAA Player of the Year in 2010 ... Was all-Midstate as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Shot a course record 62 at the Willowbrook Invitational ... Was the youngest winner of the Spirit of America and the State Matchplay golf tournaments ... Also won the Tennessee Section Junior PGA, was second at the Press Thornton Future Masters, and 15th at the National PGA Junior Championships ... A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Brett Allen Patterson is majoring in Business Administration ... Born on January 29, 1992 ... Son of Todd and Lori Patterson.