Columbia Men's Golf BIO
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 Brandon Jowers

2014-15: Won two tournaments, turned in five top-10 performances and finished with the lowest scoring average on the team at 72.84 ... Wrapped up his career holding 10 different school records ... Led Columbia to a team title at the Tuxedo Autumn Invitational (9/26-9/27) with a first place performance at +5 (70-72-76—218) ... Individual champion at the John Dallio Memorial (10/4-10/5) by 10 shots at -8 (67-70-71—208) ... Carded the second best 54-hole total of his career at The Doc Gimmler (9/12-9/13) with a fourth place finish at -6 (69-67-68—204) ... Shot back-to-back rounds of 70 at the Wolfpack Spring Open to come in a tie for sixth ... Tied for ninth at +6 (72-74-76—222) at the Seahawk Intercollegiate (3/29-3/30) ... Recipient of the William Terminello Award, which goes to the most valuable member of the men's golf team.

2013-2014: Led the Ivy League with a 72.24 scoring average and a 1.44 score vs. par … Fired six rounds in the 60s and 12 rounds of par or better this year … Finished within the top-10 on the leaderboard at five tournaments … Had a career-best finish of second place at the St. John’s Doc Gimmler Invitational (68-66-66—200), for the lowest 54-hole total in school history … Tied for fifth place at the Wildcat Invitational and helped the team secure their first victory of the year (77-71-72—220) … Led the team at Ivy League Championship with fourth-place finish, earning first team All-Ivy League honors, and was named Co-Player of the Year (74-69-75—218) … Shot a 75-75-78—228 at the NCAA San Antonio Regional.

2012-13: Earned a spot on the All-Ivy League second team … Competed in 19 rounds, averaging a per round score of 76.21 … Finished second on the team with 42 birdies … Was the top Columbia finisher at The MacDonald Cup, tying for 34th (71-76—147) … Tied for 44th at the John Dallio Memorial (78-80-78—236) … Posted best finish of the year at the Yale Spring Opener, tying for fourth (73-71—144) … Used back-to-back rounds of 71 to finished tied for 12th at the Princeton Invitational (71-71-77—219) … Claimed a tie for eighth at the Wolfpack Spring Open (73-72—145) … Capped the year with a seventh-place showing at the Ivy League Championships, shooting his lowest round of season (69) in the second round (77-69-75—221).

2011-12: Competed in five events as a first-year, including two as a member of the starting five … Posted a 76.77 round average and had one top-5 showing … Tied for 25th at the Cornell Invitational in collegiate debut, shooting 75-76-75—226 (+10) … Carded season-low 1-over 72 in final round at USF Triumph at Pauma Valley en route to a tie for 15th … Took fourth place at the NYU/Manhattanville Spring Invitational, carding a 73-77—150 (+8).

Choctaw High: Four-year letterwinner and three-time captain of varsity golf team ... Named Northwest Florida Daily News Player of the Year twice (2008, 2010) ... Won the Stan Stanovich Memorial Divot Derby in 2009-10 and also won the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Tournament of Champions in 2010 ... Victorious at the Marvin DeBolt Junior Classic in 2009 & 2010 ... Shot low round of 64 at the United State Junior Amateur Qualifier ... Participated in First Tee of Northwest Florida and won the 2010 scoring title by averaging 69.4 strokes per round ... Also lettered four years in tennis.

Personal: Plans to major in chemical engineering ... Won Anne T. Mitchell award three straight years and was the team captain of the match team ... Son of La-Ong and David Jowers ... Born in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

Season

No.
Tour

No. 
Rds.
Avg. 
Score

Vs.
Par

Natl.
Rating

Low
Round
In
60s
Par or
Better
Fin.
Pct.
Wins Best
Finish
2011-12 5 13 76.77 5.31 None 72 0 0 61.3% 0 4
2012-13 8 19 76.21 5.32 1,232 69 1 4 55.9% 0 T4
2013-14 9 25 72.24 1.44 249 66 6 12 68.5% 0 2
2014-15 9 25 72.84 1.28 265 67 5 13 80.4% 2 1
Career 31 82 74.06 2.90 - 66 12 29 67.6% 2 1

School Records

Wins in a season: 2 (tied with two others)

Low 36-hole total: 134 (-6) 2013 Doc Gimmler

Low 54-hole total: 200 (-10) 2013 Doc Gimmler

Season scoring average: 72.24 (2013-14)

Par or better rounds in a season: 13 (2014-15)

Birdies in a season: 78 (2014-15)

Par 3 scoring in a season: 3.0326 (2014-15)

Par 4 scoring in a season: 4.0962 (tied with one other) (2013-14)

Par 5 scoring in a season: 4.6914 (2014-15)

Par or better rounds in a career: 29

Birdies in a career: 218

Year: Senior
Hometown: Shalimar, Fla.
High School: Choctawhatchee
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