Riley Whitham
Riley Whitham
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Harvard, Mass.
High School: Belmont Hill School / Tabor Academy

Career Achievements

•  2015 GCAA/PING All-Northeast Region
•  2015 NECC Player of the Year
•  2015 NECC Rookie of the Year
•  2015 All-NECC first team

Career Highlights

2017-18: As a junior, played in 16 rounds and posted a 77.56 stroke average…recorded 12 sub-80 rounds…shot 83-77 to tie for 24th place at the season-opening Bill Detrick Invitational at Indian Hill CC on September 9-10…followed an opening 75 with an even-par round of 71 to tie for 17th position at 4-over par in the Duke Nelson Invitational at Middlebury’s Ralph Myhre Invitational on September 16-17…carded rounds of 77-78 to finish in a tie for 26th at 11-over par in the NEIGA Championship at the Captains GC on October 22-23…fired rounds of 76-75 to tie for 10th place at 7-over par in the Bentley Invitational at Newport National CC on April 18…followed an opening 79 with a 3-over 74 to recorded a tie for 12th at 9-over in the Tim Brown Invitational at Ballston Spa CC on April 21-22…shot a 5-over 76 to grab a share of eighth place in the Babson Invitational at Wellesley CC.

2016-17: As a sophomore, played in nine rounds during the spring after missing the fall portion of the schedule due to injury…finished fourth on the team with a 77.78 stroke average...finished second at +11 after rounds of 77-78 (155) at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on April 7-8…fired a 3-over 75 to finish sixth at the Rhode Island College Invitational on April 14…tied for fifth place with a 4-over 76 in the Elms Invitational at the Orchards GC on April 24…shot 83-76 to finished in a tie for 111th position at the NCAA Division III Championship at Mission Inn Resort on May 16-17.

2015-16: As a first-year, competed in 16 rounds and led the squad with a 76.81 stroke average…recorded seven top-10 finishes in 10 events and shot 78 or better on 12 occasions…fired a 1-under par 70 to finish second in his collegiate debut at the Newbury Kickoff on September 3…tied for fourth place with rounds of 74-76 (150) at the Duke Nelson Invitational at Middlebury on September 19-20…carded rounds of 76-73 (149) to tie for fifth position at the Elms Invitational on September 26-27…closed with a 1-under par 71 to post a 36-hole total of even-par 144 to take medalist honors at the NECC Championship at Stow Acres CC on October 3-4…tied for 15th place with rounds of 77-78 (155) at the NEIGA Championship at the Captains GC on October 25-26…tied for ninth place with a first-round 78 at the rain-shortened Rhode Island Invitational on April 1…tied for 24th position with rounds of 83-78 (161) at the Johnson & Wales Invitational on April 16-17…shot a 7-over par 79 in the second round and finished with a 36-hole total of 166 at the NCAA Division III Championship in Rochester, N.Y., on May 10-11.

Career Rounds: 41
Career Scoring Average: 77.32
Career Low Round: 70 (-1), Newbury Kickoff - Brookline GC at Putterham, 9/3/15

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