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Ben Wheeler
Ben Wheeler

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
South Croydon, England

High School:
Trinity HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170


04/23/2014

Ben Wheeler is Big South Men's Golf Medalist; Chants Finish Third

Ben Wheeler and Andrew Dorn Named All-Big South; Wheeler Also Academic All-Big South; Olle Widegren Named to Big South All-Freshman Team

04/22/2014

Men's Golf Drops to 2nd at Big South Championship

The Championships will conclude Wednesday with 18 final holes

04/21/2014

Men's Golf Takes 1st Rd Lead at Big South Championships

Four Chanticleers are currently among the individual top 10

03/21/2014

Big South Names Ben Wheeler Men's Golfer of the Week

The junior tied for third at the Seminole Intercollegiate

03/15/2014

Men's Golf Finishes 8th at Seminole; Ben Wheeler Ties for 3rd

Wheeler had a 14 birdies over three rounds

03/11/2014

2014 General Hackler Day 2

2014 General Hackler Day 2

05/28/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Championship Round 1

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Championship Round 1 | May 28, 2013

05/18/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Round 3

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Round 3 | May 17, 2013

05/17/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Round 2

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Round 2 | May 17, 2013

05/16/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Round 1

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Golf NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Round 1 | May 16, 2013

His two-year career scoring average of 74.13 (63 rounds, 4.670 strokes) ranks eighth on the CCU all-time list.

Played in the 2013 British Amateur Open ... Posted top 20 finishes at the 2013 South of England Open Amateur Championship and 2013 English Amateur.

2012-13 (So.): Played in all 14 events, finishing third on the team on scoring average (73.89 - two one-hundreths behind Andrew Dorn for second) ... Was Coastal's top finisher at the NCAA Championship, tying for 26th to mark the fifth-best 54-hole finish by a Chant at the final ... Carded rounds of 70-71-68 for a 1-under par 209 ... The 68 was one of five rounds in the 60's for Wheeler for the season ... Shot a career-best 7-under and career-best 209 and tied for sixth at the Seminole Intercollegiate ... Backed up an 81 with a 68 at the SeaBest Invitational and he tied for sixth with a 6-over 222, shooting 73 in the final round ... Tied for seventh at the Big South Championship (73-75-75=233) ... Turned in three rounds of 77 at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional and tied for 45th ... Finished runner-up at the Windon Memorial shooting an even-par 213 thanks to a final round 69 ... Poseted a 5-over 221 at The Ridges ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 for the academic year.

2011-12 (Fr.): Voted the Big South Freshman of the Year by the league's coaches as he was the highest rated freshman in the league according to Golfweek ... Averaged 74.50 strokes over his 24 rounds, playing in eight of the team's 11 events ... Had six rounds of par or better ... Tied for 18th at the Big South Championships, shooting a 4-over 220 ... Selected the Choice Hotels Big South Men's Golfer of the Week, carding a 4-under par 212 (75-66-71) at the Insperity Augusta State Invitational to finish in a tie for 18th in the event that was ranked No. 13 of the 190 collegiate golf tournaments this season and featured 10 of the nation's Top 50 programs ... Established career-bests for lowest round (66), 36-hole score (141) and 54-hole score (212) ... After opening with a 75, Wheeler posted a 6-under 66 in the second round to move from 52nd to 15th on the leaderboard, and became just the seventh Chanticleer ever to shoot 66 or better ... Finished the John Hayt with a 2-unver 70 and tied for 12th with a 2-over 218 ... Carded a one-under 71 in the final round of the Windon Memorial ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 for the academic year.

Prior to Coastal: Ranked 29th on the English Golf Union Boys Order of Merit in 2010, ranking 26th in 2009, and reached the match-play portion of the 2010 English Amateur ... A two-time Surrey Under-18 Boys Golf Champion, firing 75-70 in 2010 and birdying the first playoff hole to secure his second straight title ... Tied for 11th in the Pete McEvoy Trophy, finished eighth at the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters (73-69-74-70=286), tied for 13th in the South of England Boys Open Championship (70-75-77-71=293) and finished 11th at the County Junior Champions of Champions ... In addition to winning his first Surrey Under-18 title in 2009, Wheeler helped the Surrey team to the National County Championship and won the Downs Trophy, Purley Downs Club Championship and the Purley Downs Junior Open ... Added an eighth-place finish at the 2009 Carris Trophy and 10th-place finish at the English Junior Champion of Champions ... In 2008, also won the Purley Downs Club and Junior titles while finishing third at the South of England Boys Open Championship, fifth at the Surrey Under 16s and 10th at the Surrey Under 18s.

Coastal Carolina Results

Career Low Round.........................66
Career Rounds in the 60's..............7
Career Rounds Par or Better...........15

2011-12 - FRESHMAN

9/18-19 Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational (72) 77 76 71 224 +8 t-56th
10/16-17 Windon Memorial (70) 75 75 79 229 +19 t-79th
2/13-14 San Diego Intercollegiate (72) 81 83 75 239 +23 t-68th
2/26-28 John Hayt Collegiate (72) 73 75 70 218 +2 t-12th
3/11-12 General Hackler (71) 77 74 75 226 +13 t-35th
3/16-18 Furman Intercollegiate (72) 74 74 72 220 +4 t-57th
3/31-4/118 Insperity Augusta State Invitational (72) 75 66 71 212 -4 t-18th
4/16-18 2012 Big South Championship (72) 74 69 77 220 +4 t-18th

2012-13 - SOPHOMORE

9/9-10 Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational (72) 76 74 74 224 +8 t-44th
9/23-24 Windon Memorial (71) 72 72 69 213 E 2nd
10/12-14 Bank of Tennessee The Ridges (72) 77 71 73 221 +5 t-42nd
11/5-7 Gifford Collegiate (71) 73 76 74 223 +10 t-41st
2/4-5 SeaBest Invitational (72) 81 68 73 222 +6 t-6th
2/24-25 John Hayt Collegiate (71) 76 74 150 +6 t-43rd
3/11-12 General Hackler (72) 79 79 73 231 +15 t-34th
3/15-17 Seminole Intercollegiate (72) 69 70 70 209 -7 6th
3/24-25 Seahawk Intercollegiate (72) 82 75 157 +13 t-28th
4/6-7 Insperity Augusta State Invitational (72) 76 76 73 225 +9 t-45th
4/13 Furman Triangular (72) 75 69 144 Even 5th
4/21-23 2013 Big South Championship (72) 73 75 75 223 +7 t-7th
5/16-18 2013 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (72) 77 77 77 231 +15 t-45th
5/28-30 2013 NCAA Championship (72) 70 71 68 209 -1 t-26th