Bobby Holden

Career Highlights
  • 2014 NCAA Division III National Champion
  • Awarded the 2014 Jack Nicklaus Award for Division III
  • Awarded the 2014 Arnold Palmer Award for Division III
  • Finalist for the Byron Nelson Award
  • Finalist for the 2014 & 2015 Palmer Cup Selection
  • Named to the 2014 All Nicklaus Team
  • 4 time NCAA Division III All-American
  • 2 time GCAA Academic All-American
  • 4 time First Team All-Western Region
  • Western Region Freshman of the Year
  • 4 time All-SCIAC First Team
  • Lee Fulmer Conference Player of the Year
  • Ken Sherman Conference Freshman of the Year
    On the National Freshman Team
  • 8 total wins in College Career
  • 11 other top 5 finishes in College Career

College Career

University of Washington

2013-2014 (Senior)
  • Enjoyed a monumental season during his junior campaign
  • Became the second Bulldog men’s golfer in school history to win the NCAA Division III Individual Championship
  • Finished the 2014 competition as the only golfer to finish under par with scores of 71, 69, and 69 through the three-day tournament
  • Played an instrumental role in the team’s third-place national finish
  • Won the West Cup Invitational with scores of 71, 69, and 75
  • Also placed second at the Cal State San Marcos Fall Classic (71-69-66), with the final round of 66 tying for second in Redlands history
  • Placed second at the SCIAC Tournament No. 1 (69-69), CSUSB Coyote Classic (72-67-71), and SCIAC Championship Tournament (70-75-77)
  • Currently sits first and second all-time in Bulldog history for single-season round averages with 71.38 and 71.6 marks during the last two years
  • Named the 2014 Jack Nicklaus Division III Player of the Year
  • Elected to the 2014 All-Nicklaus Team
  • Also received the Arnold Palmer Award
  • Earned Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) First-Team All-American recognition
  • Landed on the GCAA All-West Region First Team
  • Also named to the First-Team All-Conference squad for the third year in a row
  • Recognized as the Lee Fulmer Player of the Year
  • Named a finalist for the Palmer Cup
  • Excelled in the classroom as well, earning a spot on the CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team and All-District First Team
  • Holds SCIAC All-Academic Men’s Golf Team recognition and GCAA Scholar All-America honors
  • Part of the squad that garnered President’s Special Recognition for academic success… Also contributed to the team’s GCAA All-Academic selection
2012-2013 (Junior)
    • Second-year standout golfer for the Bulldog team that placed 16th at the NCAA Division III Championships
    • Helped Redlands finish third at the SCIAC Championships
    • Recorded a team-best single-round scoring average of 71.6, while notching a 72.5 scoring average in SCIAC play
    • Tallied a season-best round of 66 at the CSU San Marcos Classic during the fall portion of the season, tying the best-round ever by a Bulldog golfer
    • Garnered GCAA PING® Second-Team All-America laurels
    • GCAA NCAA Division III First-Team All-West Region member
    • All-SCIAC First-Team honoree

Member of Redlands team that earned the GCAA Team Academic Award

  • Redlands Scholar-Athlete… Dean’s List member


2011-2012 (Sophomore)
  • Major contributor to the team’s fifth-place showing at the NCAA Division III Championships
  • Finished tied for 31st overall individually at the national meet
  • Earned medalist honors at the first invitational of the 2012 season, shooting an impressive 71 at the Lamkin Grip Intercollegiate
  • Shot a season-best round of 67 at the SCIAC Championships en route to his third-place finish overall
  • Compiled a single-round season average of 73.68
  • Named to the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA)/PING All-America Third Team
  • GCAA/PING First Team All-Region honoree
  • GCAA/PING All-Region Freshman Team member
  • First-Team All-SCIAC selection
  • Earned the conference’s Ken Sherman Freshman of the Year Award
  • Part of squad that earned GCAA All-Academic status
  • Redlands Scholar-Athlete
  • Dean’s List member