Tyson Reeder - Men's Golf - Arkansas Razorbacks

Tyson Reeder

Gr.Sr. | 5-10 | Edmond, Okla. | North HS / Oklahoma State

– Graduated in the spring of 2020 with a degree in human resource management … Was granted an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA due to the COVID-19 pandemic that cut the 2019-20 season short.

In the Arkansas Record Book (as of June 2021):
– His Arkansas career scoring average of 70.083 ranks 5th … His season scoring average of 71.30 in 2020-21 ranks 6th; his 2019-20 scoring average of 72.381 ranks 33rd; his 2018-19 scoring average of 72.71 ranks 37th
– His 13 career eagles ties for 2nd … His 5 eagles in 2020-21 and 2018-19 ties for 6th
– 1 of 5 Razorbacks to shoot at least two rounds in the 60’s at an NCAA Championship: 67 in 2018 and 69 in 2021

As a Graduate Senior (2020-21)
» GCAA PING All-Central Region
» SEC co-Player of the Week (3/18)
Named PING All-Central Region …  Finished #37 in the Golfstat rankings and #57 in the Golfweek Sagarin rankings … Helped the Razorbacks to a runner-up finish at the SEC Championship, a runner-up finish at the NCAA Kingston Springs Regional and an 11th-place finish at the NCAA Championship … Led the team by being low man 10 times for a round and being low man for a tournament five times … Also led the team with nine rounds in the 60’s and 18 rounds of par or better … Second on the team in scoring (71.30) but led the team in the spring with a 70.92 scoring average with a win, a runner-up and a third-place finish … Claimed his second career win at the Tiger Invitational and was named co-SEC Player of the Week, sharing the title with Georgia’s Davis Thompson … Reeder birdied his final hole to get the win … Shot rounds of 67-69-70 for a 10-under-par 206 … Played the par-5 12th hole at 5-under for the three days with a birdie and two eagles … Followed that by placing third a the Old Waverly Colleguate, firing an 8-under-par 208 (73-65-70) … Finished runner-up at the NCAA Regional, one stroke off the lead … Fired ronds of 69-72-65 for a 7-under-par score of 206 … His final-round 65 marked the best round by a Razorback at a Regional and his total of 206 marked the best 54-hole score by a Razorback at a Regional … Tied for 22nd (72-73-70-69=284/+4)  … Moved up 12 spots on the final day at the NCAA Championship thanks to a closing-round 69 (-1) that included a Hole-In-One on the 71st hole – a 9-iron from 190 out on the par-3 8th hole (playing as Arkansas’ 17th that day) … His 284 ranks as the third-best, 72-score by a Razorback at the NCAA Championship … Tied for 19th at the Jerry Pate National carding a 1-under-par 209 (70-70-69) ,.. Opened with a par of 69’s and closed with a 70 for a 2-under total of 208 to tie for 3th at the Gators Invitational.

As a Senior (2019-20)
» SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
Played in seven of eight events and posted a scoring average of 72.38 prior to the season being canceled Mar. 12, 2020 due to COVID-19 … Of his 21 rounds, 18 counted toward the team’s total … Opened the season with a pair of top 20 finishes … First, carded a 2-under-par 214 (73-67-74) to tie for 17th at the Carmel Cup … Followed that by tying for 16th at the Gopher Invitational … Was 2-over for 54 holes, but had 40 pars and five birdies (73-69-73) … Turned in a 69 in the second round of the Bearcat Invitational to help the team finish second … Opened The Prestige with a 3-under-par 68 and finished at 2-over for the event with 11 birdies.

As a Junior (2018-19)
» SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
One of three Razorbacks to be part of starting five in all 13 events … Finished the season with a 72.71 stroke average … Tied for the team lead with five eagles while turning in a team-best 460 pars … Closed the regular season in impressive fashion, finishing third at Augusta and winning his first collegiate event – the Husker Invitational … At Augusta had rounds of 64-70-73 for a career-best 9-under 207 … The opening-round 64 ties for third on the school’s all-time list trailing a pair of 63’s … Followed that by shooting 71-69 to win at Nebraska. helping the Razorbacks win the team title as well … Went 2-1 in the SEC match play to help the Razorbacks win the conference title … Won in 19 holes in the quarterfinal and won 2-up over #82 Trace Crowe (Auburn) to secure the team’s second point … Summer 2019: Earned an invitation to the U.S. Amateur after posting rounds of 68-68 to finish second at the USGA Qualifying tournament, held at The Territory in Duncan, Okla.

As a Sophomore (2017-18)
Transferred to Arkansas in January 2018 from Oklahoma State … Played in 10 tournaments for the season – one as an individual at Oklahoma State in the fall and nine with Arkansas in the spring … All nine spring events were with the team and he shot the low round twice, including a career-low 67 in the second round of the NCAA Championship … Overall, carded nine rounds of par or better with 81 birdies and 308 pars … Recorded his best finish, T-6th at the Southern Intercollegiate with an even-par score of 74-70=144 … Had rounds of 76-72-71 for a 3-over par 219 at the NCAA Norman Regional … In his one fall event, played as an individual at the Inverness Intercollegiate and tied for ninth with rounds of 70 and 69 for a 36-hole total of 3-under par 139.

As a Redshirt Freshman at Oklahoma State (2016-17)
Played in four tournaments, all as an individual … Recorded three top 10 finishes as he tied for sixth at the Broncho Invitational and The Maxwell while placing seventh at the Hoosier Invitational … Posted a 73.3 stroke average in nine rounds and a season-best round of 3-under 68 at the Hooser Invitational where he finished 1-under overall.

As a Freshman at Oklahoma State (2015-16)
Redshirted during his first season in Stillwater.

High School
Was an All-Big City selection by The Oklahoman … as a junior, helped Edmond North High School to its 10th consecutive Class 6A state title … tied for third place at the 2014 Big “I” National Championship … posted scores of 75, 72, 72 and 73 … tied for eighth place at the 2013 Oklahoma Open with scores of 68, 68 and 70 … advanced to the round of 32 at the 2013 U.S. Junior Championship … was runner-up at the 2013 Bob Estes Abilene Junior … posted scores of 63, 66 and 69 for a 198 total … tied for 20th at the Ping Invitational in 2013 … finished 11th at the 2012 Junior All-Star at Gainey Ranch with a 215 total … tied for 18th place at the Preseason Junior at The Bridges Golf Club in 2011.

Son of Dillon and Kim Reeder … born October 19, 1996 … has one brother, Janson, and one sister, Karson.

Reeder’s Career by the Numbers
Counting Scores: 89 of 117 Rounds
Wins: 2
Top 5s: 5
Top 10s: 10
Top 15s: 11
Top 20s: 13
Rounds in the 60’s: 20
Rounds of Par or Better: 56
Eagles: 14 – including a Hole-In-One at NCAA Championship
Birdies: 333
Pars: 1,512
Low Round: 64 (-8) in the first round at Augusta Haskins Award Invitational (Apr. 6, 2019)
Low 18 vs. Par: -8 (64) in the first round at Augusta Haskins Award Invitational (Apr. 6, 2019)
Low 54: 207 (-9) at Augusta Haskins Award Invitational (Apr. 6-7, 2019)
Low 54 vs. Par: -9 (207) at Augusta Haskins Award Invitational (Apr. 6-7, 2019)

Reeder's Career Numbers

YearEventsRdsStrokesAvg.WinsTop 10/20Rds in 60'sRds Par/Better
2016-17 at OSU41287272.6703/315
Fall 2017 at OSU1213969.5001/112
Spring 2018 at Arkansas9272,01474.5901/127
2018-19 at Arkansas13382,76372.7112/3314
2019-20 at Arkansas7211,52072.3800/248
2020-21 at Arkansas *11332,35371.3013/4918
Career Totals451339,66172.64210/142054
Totals at Arkansas421208,65072.0816/101846
*: was granted 5th year by NCAA due to COVID-19