2005-06: Played in six tournaments on the season, recording a stroke average of 76.12 ... Tied his career-low score with a 1-under-par 71 during the second round of The Prestige at PGA West ... Top performance came at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge, where he was Illinois' third finisher and tied for 35th overall with a 54-hole score of 223 ... Earned second Varsity "I" award.
2004-05: Competed in eight tournaments for a 75.88 stroke average ... Low score was a 71, which he accomplished three times on the season, including once in the final round of the Big Ten Championships ... Tied for 16th place at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Tied for 17th place at the Bruce Fossum/TaylorMade Invite ... Shot career-low 54-hole score of 221 on two occasions, at the Boilermaker Invite and the Bruce Fossum/TaylorMade Invite ... Earned first Varsity "I" award.
2004 Illinois Junior Golf Association (IJGA) Player of the Year ... Four-time all-conference selection in the Upstate 8 ... Earned four varsity letters in golf and three in basketball ... Four-time Academic All-Conference honoree ... Earned fourth team all-state honors in basketball.
Born Aug. 3, 1985 ... Son of Bob and Jan Mack ... Majoring in speech communications ... Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods ... Lists his father as the person who has most influenced his athletic career ... Favorite sport other than golf is basketball.
Getting to Know Mack
Favorite place on campus: My apartment
Favorite golfer: Tiger Woods
Favorite sports team: Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite golf course: The Dunes Club in Portland, Ore.
Favorite Coach Small quote: "That's great, but can you chip and putt your golf ball"
Excluding teammates, favorite Illini athlete: Trent Meacham Favorite major: The Masters, because of the history of the golf course and tournament. It's the one place that every golfer would love to play
What's in the Bag?
Mack's Career Statistics
Year Rounds Shots Avg. Low 18 Low 54 2004-05 24 1,821 75.88 71 (3) 221 (2) 2005-06 17 1,294 76.12 71 223 Total 41 3,115 75.98 71 (4) 221 (2)