Personal: Matthew Robert Kocolowski was born April 9, 1991 in New Port Richey, Fla. … Son of Michael and Mary Ann Kocolowski … Has three older sisters, Michele (27), Melanie ( 26) and Melissa ( 22) … Intended academic major is finance.
Sorrento, Fla. • Mercer University
As a Sophomore at Mercer
(2010-11): Competed in 10 tourna-
ments for the Bears … Recorded a pair
of top- 20 finishes … Finished 16th
at the Frito
Lay AT&T Intercollegiate (Philadelphia,
Miss.) and 16th in the Invitational at
the Ocean Course (Kiwah Island, S.C.) …
Tied for 24th at the Atlantic Sun Cham-
pionships with a five-over 218 … Posted
the second-lowest scoring average on the
team (75.00) … Lowest round of the year
was 70 on two occasions … Named Mer-
cer Athlete-of-the-Month in January.
Summer 2010: Qualified for a U.S.
Open Sectional Championship by win-
ning the qualifying tournament at the
Walt Disney Resort with a four-under 68.
As a Freshman at Mercer (2009-
10): Named to the All-Atlantic Sun
Freshman Team as well as academic all-conference … Played in 10 tournaments
for the Bears … Notched his best finish
of the year (t-7th) at the Rees Jones
Intercollegiate ... Fired a season-best 69
in the second round of the Hummingbird
Invitational … Posted two top- 20 finishes
… Has the second-lowest round average
on the team (75.8).
High School: Captured the 2009
Florida Azalea Amateur Title …. Posted
rounds of 69 and 67 en route to a win at
the Florida Junior Tour event at Brooksville Country Club … Finished in 22nd
place at the Dixie Amateur … Ranked No.
65 in the nation in Golfworld’s 18 and
under rankings … Earned four varsity letters for Scott Richardson at Circle Christian School (Orlando, Fla.) … Helped
lead the team to the 2007 and 2008 state
championship … Team won four consecutive district and regional championships.
WALKING THE LINKS
WHAT’S IN YOUR BAG?
Driver: Titleist 910 D2
Woods: Taylormade Burner TP 15 degree, Titleist 909H 17 degree
Irons: Titleist 710 MBs
Favorite Club: Putter
Favorite Course: The Ocean Course (Kiawah Island, S.C.)
Favorite Golf Moment: Winning the Florida Azalea Amateur
Favorite Golfer: Rickie Fowler
Major You’d Most Like To Win: The Masters
Favorite Late Night Snack: Popcorn
Favorite Place I’ve Traveled To: Malibu, Calif.
When I Was a Kid I Pretended To Be: A professional soccer player
In High School I Had A Summer Job As A: Cart Attendant
My Prized Possession: My golf clubs
Something People Would Be Surprised To Hear About Me:
That I’ve never been to a concert
Good Friend Playing Golf At Another School: Michael Hebert (Auburn)
Favorite Pro Sports Teams: Orlando Magic
Talent I Wish I Had: Speak another language
I Do A Great Impression Of: Jim from The Office
TV Show I Never Miss: The Office
Most Famous Person I’ve Met: Larry The Cable Guy