More than 50 current and former student-athletes earned his or her degree this weekend.
North Florida won the team title and there was a three-way tie for first individually
The event concludes with 18 holes on Tuesday
Ben Wheeler and Andrew Dorn Named All-Big South; Wheeler Also Academic All-Big South; Olle Widegren Named to Big South All-Freshman Team
2015 General Hackler Championship Day 2
2015 General Hackler Championship Day 1
Men's Golf Action 2014
2014 General Hackler Day 2
2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Championship Round 1 | May 28, 2013
Represented Slovakia in the 2013 European Men's Challenge Trophy ... Team finished sixth and Valasek was his team's top finisher, tying for seventh (73-72-78) ... Won the 2013 Slovakian Match Play title ... Was one of three to represent Slovakia at the 2010 and 2012 World Amateur Team Championship ... Valasek led his country to a 50th-place finish in 2010 and a 27th-place finish in 2012 ... In the summer of 2011, was selected to represent Slovakia at the European Men's Team Championship (selecting the top six amateurs from each country) ... Played in the 2012 and 2013 British Amateur and the 2013 European International Amateur.
2013-14 (Jr.): Played in seven events and ranked fourth on the team with a 76.09 scoring average ... Led Coastal at the Windon Memorial to start the season, shooting a 4-over 220 (75-70-75) to tie for 24th ... Tied for 35th at the Big South Championship (72-85-76=233).
2012-13 (So.): Played in 13 of 14 CCU events and posted a scoring average of 75.53 ... Led Coastal at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional as the team advanced to the NCAA Championship for the first time since 2007 ... Tied for sixth individually (75-74-69) with a 2-over par 218 ... His 69 was just his third career round in the 60's and it was critical to keep CCU in fifth ... Was 8-over par (218) and tied for 109th at the NCAA Championship (75-71-72) ... Tied for 16th at the Gifford Collegiate ... Finished the event shooting 1-under over 36 holes and posted a 54-hole score of 4-over 217 on the par 71 course ... In early October, traveled to Antalya, Turkey for the World Amateur Team ... Led the Slovakian team to a tie for 27th in the 72-team field with a team score of 2-over 430 ... Individually, Valasek tied for 19th.
Summer of 2012: Won the Slovak Open (71-75-73) ... Played in the World University Championship (74-75-72-66) ... Shot 221 (72-76-73) at the International European Amateur Championship ... Qualified for the 2012 British Amateur and advanced to the match play after rounds of 74-70 in the stroke play portion ... Lost in the first round of match play on the 20th hole.
2011-12 (Fr.): Played in eight events and averaged 74.75 strokes, garnering four top 25 finishes ... Playing as an individual at the Hackler, opened with a 70-71 before shooting 78 in the final round to finish 9th at 6-over 218 ... Carded rounds of 75-68-74 to finish 12th (1-over 217) at the Big South Championship ... Turned in a 9-over 225 (75-74-75) in his first collegiate tournament, tying for 24th at the Rod Myers Invitational ... Posted a 3-under 67 in the second round of the Windon Memorial and tied for 12th with a 54-hole score of 213 ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 for the academic year.
Prior to Coastal: Named the Future Collegians World Tour (FCWT) Boy's Player of the Year in the Boys 16-18 division ... Trained at the prestigious Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy ... Tabbed the GGGA "Most Improved Player" award for making tremendous strides in his golf game as he dropped his scoring average by nearly seven shots and excelled tremendously in tournaments. ... Named Golfweek's Boy's Junior Golf Player of the Week (Mar. 4, 2011) as he shot a seven-under 137 (68-69) at Plantation Inn Golf Resort (Crystal River, Fla.) to win an FCWT event by four shots ... For the year, posted a FCWT-best three titles in 2010-2011, also winning at World Woods Golf Club (72-70=142) and Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Club (71-71=142) ... Added a runner up finish, tallied a top five finish and secured a total of seven top 10's in his nine tour events ... Posted a 74.22 scoring average over 18 rounds played and a 70.16 average in his three wins ... Played in the 2011 World University Championship, shooting (71-78-72-75) ... Ranked 94th in the Golweek Boy's Junior national rankings.
Personal: Son of Peter Valasek and Lubica Valaskova
Coastal Carolina Results
Career Low Round........................67
Career Rounds in the 60's............3
Career Rounds Par or Better.........14
2011-12 - FRESHMAN
|10/1-2||Rod Myers Invitational (72)||75||74||75||225||+9||t-24th|
|10/16-17||Windon Memorial (70)||73||67||73||213||+3||t-12th|
|10/31-11/2||Gifford Collegiate (71)||73||85||81||239||+26||t-69th|
|2/13-15||San Diego Intercollegiate (72)||76||82||78||236||+20||t-62nd|
|3/11-12||General Hackler (71)||70||71||78||218||+6||t-9th|
|3/11-12||General Hackler (71)||70||71||78||218||+6||t-9th|
|3/16-18||Furman Intercollegiate (72)||74||72||78||224||+8||t-62nd|
|3/21-4/1||Insperity Augusta State Invitational (72)||74||74||73||221||+5||t-59th|
|4/16-18||2012 Big South Championship (72)||75||68||74||217||+1||t-12th|
2012-13 - SOPHOMORE
|9/9-10||Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational (72)||74||77||73||224||+8||t-44th|
|9/23-24||Windon Memorial (71)||76||71||82||229||+16||t-42nd|
|10/12-14||Bank of Tennessee The Ridges (72)||77||73||76||226||+10||62nd|
|11/5-7||Gifford Collegiate (71)||77||70||71||217||+4||t-16th|
|2/24-25||John Hayt Collegiate (71)||72||77||149||+5||t-39th|
|3/11-12||General Hackler (72)||83||82||76||241||+25||t-52nd|
|3/15-17||Seminole Intercollegiate (72)||75||71||77||223||+7||t-42nd|
|3/24-25||Seahawk Intercollegiate (72)||81||78||159||+15||t-40th|
|4/6-7||Insperity Augusta State Invitational (72)||76||78||79||233||+17||t-70th|
|4/13||Furman Triangular (72)||74||76||150||+6||t-10th|
|4/21-23||2013 Big South Championship (72)||77||76||79||232||+16||t-31st|
|5/16-18||2013 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (72)||75||74||69||218||+2||t-6th|
|5/28-30||2013 NCAA Championship (72)||75||71||72||214||+8||t-109th|
2013-14 - JUNIOR
|9/22-23||Windon Memorial (72)||75||70||75||220||+4||t-24th|
|10/5-6||David Toms Intercollegiate (72)||78||80||75||233||+17||t-59th|
|10/11-13||Bank of Tennessee The Ridges (72)||76||77||72||225||+9||t-56th|
|2/23-25||John Hayt Collegiate (71)||75||76||78||229||+13||t-62nd|
|3/10-11||General Hackler (72)||78||83||76||237||+21||t-52nd|
|4/5-6||3M Augusta Invitational (72)||72||74||74||221||+5||t-40th|
|4/21-23||2014 Big South Championship (72)||72||85||76||233||+17||t-35th|