UTC Men's Golf BIO
 Stephan Jaeger
  • Graduated in May 2012
  • 2012 First Team PING All-American and 2nd team Golfweek All-American
  • Pronounced YAY-gur
  • Four collegiate wins (2011 LSU National Invitational, 2011 Golfweek Conference Challenge, 2012 SoCon Championship & 2012 NCAA Bowling Green Regional)
  • 1st Mocs golfer to win NCAA postseason event and just second to win SoCon title (Donnie Green, 1978)
  • 19 collegiate top 10s/15 top 5s
  • 2012 Ben Hogan Award Watch List
  • 2011-12 Golf World Preseason Top 50 Players to Watch
  • Only 3-time Southern Conference Player of the Year (2010, 2011, 2012)
  • 4-time PING All-East Region and 4-time All-SoCon selection
  • 2011 & 2012 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.
  • Round of 32 at the 2009 and 2010 British Amateur and the 2011 U.S. Amateur
  • Invited amateur to BMW International Open (European Tour)
  • Won the 2010 & 2011 Signal Mountain Invitational
  • Tied for 11th at 2010 Lake Fleesensee Classic (EPD Tour)
  • 2009 SoCon Freshman of the Year

Jaeger set school records for wins (4), career scoring average (72.10), par or better rounds (69), rounds in the 60s (29) and finish percentage (78.5%)...posted new season marks for scoring (71.14, 2012), par or better rounds (22, 2012), rounds in the 60's (13, 2012) and finish percentage (87.5%, 2012), while tying for wins (3) with former teammate Jonathan Hodge (2006-09)...set tournament record with 54-hole total of 203 (-13) in capturing medalist honors at 2012 NCAA Bowling Green Regional...tied SoCon record with 11-stroke victory in 2012 Championship (Brad Faxon, Furman)...one of two Mocs (Hodge) to shoot under par for a season shooting -1 in 2010-11 and closing his career at -22 in 2011-12...more than half of his 135 career rounds have been played par or better...127 counters is second all-time, while his 94.1 percent is first...shot -5 or better 12 times...19 top 10's with 14 top fives finishing first four times, third thrice, fourth six times and fifth twice with nary a runner-up.

First Team All-American (PING)...2nd team All-American (Golfweek)...NCAA Bowling Green Regional Champion...Ben Hogan Award Watch List...SoCon Golfer of the Year and All-SoCon...Academic All-SoCon...one of two Mocs (Steven Fox) to play in all 13 events...captured wins at Golfweek Conference Challenge in the fall and SoCon Championship and NCAA Bowling Green Regional in the spring...the three wins tie Hodge for school season record...tied Brad Faxon's (Furman) SoCon record for margin of victory winning by 11...eight top 10s with six top 5s...ranked 12th in the country in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index and No. 21 on Golfstat...-22 for the season as his 71.14 stroke average is a school record (71.41, Jonathan Hodge, 2007-08)...22 par or better rounds with a school-best 13 in the 60s...led squad in par 4 (4.06) and par 5 scoring (4.53) shooting -63 on the par 5s...team-best 127 birdies with 405 pars scoring par or better 83.0 percent of the time...school-record 13-under par 203 winning NCAA Bowling Green Regional beating five golfers ranked in the top 20 in the R&A World Amateur Golf Rankings including then-No. 1 Patrick Cantlay of UCLA...won the SoCon title with a nine-under par 209...medalist at the Golfweek Conference Challenge shooting seven-under par 209...shot -6 or better six times on the season...low round of 66 (-6) came in back-to-back rounds finishing the LSU National Invite and opening the SoCon...also shot 66 closing the NCAA Bowling Green Regional where he played the final 36 holes at 133 (-11)...shot a 30 on the back nine at Daniel Island for his 66 at the SoCon...five or more birdies 11 times, four or more on 17 occasions...eight birdies in opening 66 at SoCon is his top number for a round matched in the second round of the NCAA Bowling Green Regional...had 18 birdies total in Bowling Green...recorded 10 or more birdies in seven events...12 or more pars 18 times with a high of 15 in his final career round at the NCAA Championship...tallied 41 pars at Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate...counted in all but one round played (35/36)...Dean's List and Athletics Director's Honor Roll.

Southern Conference Golfer of the Year and All-SoCon...ranked No. 53 in Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index and No. 64 on Golfstat...SoCon Golfer of the Week three straight weeks (Mar. 24-Apr. 6) as well as March Golfer of the Month...played in 10 of 11 events leading the conference with a 71.67 scoring average playing one-under par on the season (-5 for spring)...led squad playing par or better on 83.1 percent of his holes with 15 or more par or better holes in 19 rounds...tied for the team lead with 99 birdies, but did lead in birdies per round (3.3)...second in pars with 350, but led in pars per round (11.7) as well as fewest bogeys (2.8) and fewest others (0.23) per 18...had just seven others on the season...one win and five top 10s with four coming in the spring...six rounds in the 60s and 18 par or better rounds both led team...captured first collegiate win at the LSU National Invitational by seven shots shooting seven-under par 209 at the University Club...beat two top 20 golfer and nine nationally ranked firing his low round of the season with a 67 (-5) sporting a spotless card of five birdies and 13 pars in the second round...tied for fourth at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate with his best 54-hole total of the fall firing a five-under par 211...four times recorded rounds with a single blemish (bogey) on his card...14 birdies is his tourney high set at Linger Longer and LSU Invites...13 rounds with four or more birdies with a high of six (Bank of Tennessee Int./Linger Longer Inv.)...16 rounds with 12 or more pars with a best of 16 in final round at Furman tying Steven Fox for team high...38 pars at Furman was tourney high for the year...counted in all 30 rounds played...Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scholar All-America...Dean's List and Athletic Directors Honor Roll.

Played in all 12 tournaments leading the Mocs in six of those events...PING All-Region...Southern Conference Player of the Year...All-SoCon...Dean's List, Honor Roll, Commissioner's Medal and SoCon Honor Roll...three top five finishes with his best coming at the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic where he tied for third shooting minus-five, 211...fired low 54-hole score of 210 in tying for fourth at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate and tying for 14th at the Administaff Augusta State Invite...carded seven rounds in the 60s with a low of 66 in the second round at the Carpet Capital which he equaled in the final round of the Hummingbird Intercollegiate...17 par or better rounds on the season...counted 31 of 34 rounds...ranked No. 74 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index and No. 75 on Golfstat...team leader in birdies (104) and pars (381) playing 79.9 percent of his holes at par or better...had 16 rounds with four or more birdies with a high of seven in the second round of the Hummingbird...17 rounds playing 15 or more holes at par or better...had two bogey-less rounds with one double bogey in each...second round 69 (-1) at the SunTrust Gator Invitational included two birdies, 15 pars and one bogey.

Played in all 12 tournaments...had two top fives to start his career, three on the season...PING All-Region...earned SoCon Freshman of the Year honors to go with All-SoCon and All-Freshman team...Dean's List and Athletic Director's Honor Roll...finished fifth in his first career tournament shooting -10 (206) at the Aldila Scenic City Invitational highlighted by a final round 65 (-7)...aced the 243-yar par three eighth hole in the final round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate keying the Mocs win and tying for fourth overall at two-under par 214...tied for 13th with Ben Rickett shooting 226 (+10) leading the Mocs to a third-place finish at NCAA South Central Regional...tied Fredrik Qvicker as low Mocs finisher at NCAA Finals at nine-over par 222...fifth in the SoCon in scoring average (73.17)...national ranking of 132 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index...31 of 35 rounds have counted to team score...top UTC finisher at John Hayt Collegiate tying for 24th...three-under par 213 at SoCon is best stroke finish of the Spring so far...tied for second (Derek Rende) on the team with 12 par or better rounds.

Played locally at the Baylor School for King Oehmig...played on the 2007 TSSAA State Championship team.

Born May 30, 1989 in Munich, Germany...son of Sophie and Klaus Jaeger...has one sister, Michaela...majoring in Psychology.







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Finish: 1, 2011 LSU National Invite, 2011 Golfweek Conference Challenge & 2012 SoCon Championship
54-Hole: 203 (-13), 2012 NCAA Bowling Green Regional
36-Hole: 136 (-8), 2011 Golfweek Conference Challenge
18-Hole: 65 (-7), 2008 Aldila Scenic City Invite
1st: 66 (-6), 2012 SoCon Championship
2nd: 66 (-6), two times, MR: 2009 Carpet Capital Collegiate
3rd: 65 (-7), 2008 Aldila Scenic City Invite 

Year: Senior
Hometown: Munich, Germany
High School: Baylor
Experience: 3 Letters
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