Illinois Wins Tournament for Second-Straight Season, 3rd Time in 4 Years
Illinois Posts School-Record Round in Relation to Par in Second Round
Campbell, Detry Included in First Spring Palmer Cup Ranking
Illini Junior Misses Medalist Honors by 1 Stroke
Illini Junior Holds Lead Heading Into Final Round
Photos from day two of the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational on Saturday, September 14, 2013.
Photos from day three of the 2013 Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational on Sunday, September 15, 2013.
Photos from day one of the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational on Friday, September 13, 2013.
Photos from day two of the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.
Photos from day 1 of the NCAA Men's Golf Championships.
2013-14: Named Golfweek's preseason Big Ten Player to Watch in January ... Posted a team-best stroke average of 70.33 during the fall season ... Earned his first collegiate win at The Macdonald Cup, breaking Illinois' 54-hole record with a 197 (-13), which also was the second-best score in Big Ten history ... Also carded a career-best 64 (-6) in the first round of The Macdonald Cup ... Finished second at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with a 1-under-par 212, three strokes behind teammate Thomas Detry, as Illinois broke the tournament record with a team score of 844 ... Tied for eighth at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational with a 1-under-par 215 ... Had six rounds under par and one at par out of 12 total rounds during the fall.
2012-13: Ranked third on the team in stroke average at 73.09 ... Defeated collegiate player of the year Michael Kim 2 & 1 in the NCAA semifinal match on June 1 ... Tied for second at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional with a 2-under-par 214, a career-best 54-hole score ... Tied for second at the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole score of 289 (+1), earning a spot on the five-player All-Championships team ... Named second-team All-Big Ten ... Has four top-10 finishes and six top-20 finishes this season ... Has 11 rounds under par and five rounds at par on the season ... Tied his career-low round of 67 at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional ... Tied for 11th at the Louisiana Classics ... Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week on Feb. 20 along with teammate Mason Jacbos after tying for fifth at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate ... Shot a career-best 4-under 67 at the Wolf Run Invitational, where he also carded a career-best 54-hole score of 217 (+4) ... Recorded two rounds under par and two even-par rounds during the fall ... Tied for ninth as Illinois' top finisher at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational ... Qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur.
2011-12: Finished fourth on the team in stroke average at 74.48 ... Competed at all eight spring tournaments, including at the NCAA Championships ... Placed in the top 20 at three events ... Turned in his best career finish at the NCAA Norman Regional, tying for 10th after matching his career-best 54-hole total of 218 (+2) ... Tied for 15th at the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole total of 299 (+11), helping Illinois win a fourth-straight Big Ten title ... Tied for 18th at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Placed as the Illini's third finisher six times ... Turned in a career-low round of 71 four times.
Ranked No. 88 in the nation's junior rankings by Golfweek ... Chose Illinois after visiting Oregon, USC and Oklahoma State ... Won the AJGA Mission Hills Desert Junior event and placed in the top 20 in three other AJGA events.
Born March 6, 1993 ... Son of Donald and Kimberly Campbell ... Has one brother, Derek ... Majoring in business ... Hobbies include hanging with friends, fishing, and playing sports.
Getting to Know Brian Campbell
Favorite course: TPC Sawgrass ... Favorite club: Lob wedge ... Favorite athlete: Tiger Woods ... Favorite sports team: Green Bay Packers ... Favorite leisure activities: Hanging out at beaches, fishing, and working out ... Favorite movie: Step Brothers ... Favorite TV show: The Office ... Favorite restaurant on campus: Quiznos ... Favorite food: Spaghetti ... Longest drive: 400 yards ... Most memorable putt: Birdie putt to win my first Toyota Tour Cup ... My dream foursome: Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Rory Mcilroy ... Dream Job: Professional Golfer ... Best part about Demirjian: Chipping area ... Actor I would want to play me in a movie about my life: Mark Wahlberg ... Best thing I cook in the kitchen: Eggs or mashed potatoes ... If I was on a reality show it would be: Jersey Shore ... If I weren't a golfer, I would play: Soccer
What's in the bag?
Driver: Titleist 910 D3
Wood: Cleveland Comp 3 Wood
Irons: TaylorMade Tour Preferred MC
Putter: Titleist Scotty Cameron Laguna
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
|Campbell's Career Statistics|
|Year||Rounds||Strokes||Stroke Average||Low Round||Low 54-Hole Score|
|2011-12||25||1,862||74.48||71 (-1)||218 (+2)|
|2012-13||34||2,485||73.09||67 (-4)||214 (-2)|
|2013-14||12||844||70.33||64 (-6)||197 (-13)|
|Total||71||5,191||73.11||64 (-6)||197 (-13)|
Updated January 2014