Men's Golf

Ryan Moore
Ryan Moore


Danville, Ill.

High School:


2003-04: Competed in one tournament on the season, the Duke Golf Classic ...Earned third Varsity "I" award.

2002-03: Competed in four tournaments for the Illini, two during the fall and two during the spring ... Carded a career-low 54-hole score of 216 at the Northern Intercollegiate where he tied for 25th place ... Shot season-low round of even-par 71 three times ... Finished the year with a stroke average of 75.83 ...Earned second Varsity "I" award.

2001-02: Competed at the Henry Griffitts/Baylor Invitational in addition to Illinois' dual match vs. Illinois State ... Shot a season-low round of 74 during the second round at Baylor ... Finished the Baylor Invitational with a 54-hole score of 227 ... Posted a stroke average of 75.75 on the season ... Won the Danville City Open following the season.

2000-01: Competed in seven tournaments as a freshman ... Best individual finish was 13th at the El Diablo Intercollegiate, the first tournament of his collegiate career where he was also Illinois' second-highest finisher ... Shot a career-low round of 2-under par 70 during the second round of play at El Diablo ... Earned first Varsity "I" award.

High School: Won four letters in golf and two in basketball ... Finished second in the 1998 Illinois State Class A Tournament and sixth in the 1999 Class A Tournament ... Earned All-State honors in 1998 and 1999 ... Named Vermilion County Golfer of the Decade ... Member of the 1997 Regional Champion squad ... Won 1999 Danville City Tournament ... Finished second in 1998 Pepsi Little People's Championship ... Won 1997 Maxfli state qualifier to earn spot in national tournament ... Honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society ... High school coach was his father, Neil.

Personal: Born Nov. 28, 1981 ... Son of Neil and Patti Moore ... Majoring in sports management ... Lists his father as the person who has most influenced his career because, "He taught me how to play golf and how to carry myself on and off the golf course" ... Lists Tom Watson as his favorite golfer because, "He is a class act and a great golfer" ... Biggest thrill in sports was winning a match at the U.S. Junior Amateur ... Hobbies include weightlifting, basketball, and watching movies.

Moore's Career Statistics

Year      Rounds    Shots     Avg.    Low 18        Low 54
2000-01     20      1,545    77.3       70           226
2001-02     4        303     75.75      74           227
2002-03     12       910     75.83    71 (3 times)   216
2003-04     3        240     80.0       79           240
Total       39      2,998    76.87      70           216