Razorback MGolf Adds Christian Castillo

FAYETTEVILLE – Christian Castillo will join the Arkansas men’s golf program for the 2022-23 season, head coach Brad McMakin announced.

Castillo played the past two seasons at High Point and is a native of Allen, Texas.

This past season, Castillo played in all 10 events at High Point and led the Panthers with a 72.97 scoring average while also posting team highs in eagles (6), birdies (84), par-3 scoring (3.16), par-4 scoring (4.16), par-5 scoring (4.69) and 12 rounds of shooting par or better. He was named Big South Golfer of the Week as he finished third with a 9-under-par 204 – thanks to a career-best 66 in the final round – at the Irish Creek Intercollegiate.

In 2020-21, Castillo only played six events due to a COVID-shortened schedule. He was runner-up in his collegiate debut, shooting a 70 in the 18-hole Wrangle at the Tangle versus Gardner-Webb. He posted a season-best 69 in the opening-round of the Linger Longer Invitational and finished with a 3-over 219 to tie for 27th. He also tied for 31st the Big South Championship (73-76-71).

In the summer of 2021, he Monday qualified for the Korn Ferry Tour’s TPC Colorado Championship, shooting a 6-under-par 66. He made the cut after opening rounds of 72-71 and eventually tied for 81st. Also in 2021, he was runner-up at the Dixie Amateur and was eighth at the Sunshine State Amateur.


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