Luke Long - Men's Golf - Arkansas Razorbacks

Luke Long

Gr.Sr. | 5-10 | Fayetteville, Ark. | Fayetteville HS (Houston)

Graduated from Houston in the spring of 2021 with a degree in economics.

COLLEGIATE HONORS
• 2019-20 PING All-Central Region Team

• 2017-18 All-Southern Conference
• 2017-18 Southern Conference Honor Roll
• 2016-17 Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year
• 2016-17 All-Ohio Valley Conference First Team

• 2020-21 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

2020-21 (Sr. at Houston)
Played in all eight events for the Cougars and posted a 73.35 scoring average … Was second on the team with nine rounds of par or better … Tied for 34th at the NCAA Kingston Springs Regional (71-73-72=26/+3) and helped Houston to a ninth-place finish … Recorded a T-5th finish at the HBU Colin Montgomerie Invitational (74-72-71=217) and he fired a 66 en route to an 11th-place finish at the Bayou City Collegiate (71-66-76=213/-3) … Summer 2021: Won his second Arkansas Amateur Championship with a 7-under-par 205 (68-70-67).

2019-20 (RJr. at Houston)
Named to the PING All-Central Region team … Team leading in scoring average (70.71), rounds of par or better (15) and rounds in the 60’s (8) … One of two Cougars to compete in starting lineup of all team-scoring tournaments … Posted a score of 3-under 210 to tie for 12th overall and tie for the team lead at Trinity Forest Invitational at Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas … Posted three straight rounds in the 60s, including a final-round 66, to lead the Cougars and finish third at the White Sands Invitational at 13-under 203 … Lowered his score with each round on way to 10th-place finish at All-American Intercollegiate … Finished in a tie for fourth at Border Olympics at Max Mandel Golf Course … Tied for the team lead with a score of 215 to tie for 29th at Cabo Collegiate … Summer 2020: Finished second at Arkansas Amateur Championship (6-70-67) … Had rounds of 72-74 in stroke play at the U.S. Amateur but missed the cut to advance to match play.

2018-19 (Jr. at Houston)
Sat out as a redshirt due to NCAA transfer rules. Summer of 2019: Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship and carded rounds of 76-70 but did not advance to match play.

2017-18 (So. at UTC)
All-Southern Conference
selection at Chattanooga … Started all 11 tournaments … Score counted 29 times in 32 rounds … Led team with 73.47 stroke average and par-5 scoring (4.80) … Played par or better on 76.9 percent of his holes … Earned three Top-10 finishes with a pair of Top-5s … Tied for fourth at the Wolfpack Fall Invite … Finished fifth at the Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate while tying for eighth at the East Bay Deli Classic … Tied for the team lead with 13 par or better rounds and four in the 60’s … Low round of the year was 5-under 66 to close out play at the Ryman … Recorded six top-20 finishes … Second on the team with four eagles … Led team with 108 birdies, including a tournament-high 15 birdies at the Wolfpack … Member of Dean’s List, Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and Southern Conference Honor RollSummer: of 2018: Won the 2018 Arkansas Amateur Championship

2016-17 (Fr. at SIUE)
Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year
at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville … Member of All-Ohio Valley Conference first team … Earned three Top-10 finishes, including one Top-5 … Season-best fourth-place finish at OVC Championships … Led team with 73.5 scoring average … Season low round was 69 … Top 54-hole total was 211 at Loyola Intercollegiate.

Fayetteville HS
Captured 2015 Arkansas 7A state championship as a senior …  Led Bulldogs to a third straight team title … Won 2013 Arkansas overall state championship in the one-day event encompassing all seven high school classes in the state … Finished as the runner-up at that event in 2015.

Personal
Full name is Luke Elliot Long… Born in Fayetteville, Ark… Son of John and Kara Long.

Long’s Career by the Numbers (through 2020-21 season)
Counting Scores: 91 of 100 Rounds
Wins: 0
Top 5s: 6
Top 10s: 11
Top 15s: 19
Top 20s: 11
Rounds in the 60’s: 16
Rounds of Par or Better: 45
Eagles: 12
Birdies: 324
Pars: 1,191
Low Round: 66 (3x)
Low 18 vs. Par: -6 (2x)
Low 54: 203 (-13) White Sands Intercollegiate (Nov. 2019)
Low 54 vs. Par: -13 (203) White Sands Intercollegiate (Nov. 2019)

YearEvetsRdsStrokesAvg.WinsTop 10/20Rds in 60'sRds Par/Better
2016-17 at SIUE1133242773.5503/829
2017-18 at UTC1132235173.4703/9413
2018-19 at HOURedshirt
2019-20 at HOU721148570.7104/6814
2020-21 at HOU823168773.3501/229
Totals37109794972.93011/221645