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    Thomas Detry
    Thomas Detry
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Brussels, Belgium

    High School:
    Hanelt

    Birthdate:
    03/01/1993

    04/20/2014

    #8 Illini Finish Second at Boilermaker Invite

    Illinois Can't Hold Off Hard-Charging Hawkeyes in Final Round

    04/19/2014

    #8 Illini Lead by 5 Shots at Boilermaker Invite

    3 Illinois Players Inside Top 12; All 5 Inside Top 20

    04/17/2014

    Detry Named to Team Europe for 2014 Palmer Cup

    Sophomore Becomes 3rd Illini in Last 5 Years to Play in Palmer Cup

    04/09/2014

    Detry Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week

    Illini Sophomore Earns Second Weekly Honor of Season

    04/06/2014

    #8 Illini Finish 4th at 3M Augusta Invitational

    Detry Ties for 4th After Final-Round 69

    09/15/2013

    Olympia Fields CC/Fighting Illini Invitational Day 1

    Photos from day two of the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational on Saturday, September 14, 2013.

    09/15/2013

    Olympia Fields CC/Fighting Illini Invitational Day 3

    Photos from day three of the 2013 Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational on Sunday, September 15, 2013.

    09/14/2013

    Olympia Fields CC/Fighting Illini Invitational Day 1

    Photos from day one of the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational on Friday, September 13, 2013.

    05/29/2013

    NCAA Championships Day 2

    Photos from day two of the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.

    05/28/2013

    NCAA Championships Day 1

    Photos from day 1 of the NCAA Men's Golf Championships.

    At Illinois
    2013-14: Posted a fall stroke average of 70.92, third-best on the team, including a low round of 66 (-4) and a low 54-hole score of 205 (-5) ... Earned his first collegiate victory with a 4-under-par 209 at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate, including two rounds under par ... Placed fifth at The Macdonald Cup with a 204 (-6), including a career-best round of 66 (-4) in the final round ... Tied for sixth at the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational with a 214 (+4) in Illinois' first tournament of the fall.

    2012-13: Second on the team with a 72.88 stroke average ... Posted a final-round 2-under-par 68 to finish tied for 38th in the stroke-play portion of the NCAA Championships ... His 54-hole score of 211 at the NCAA Championships was the third-best score posted by an Illini as a counting score this season ... Defeated Texas' Julio Vegas 1-up for Illinois' first point of a 3-2 win over the defending champion Longhorns in the NCAA quarterfinal match on May 31 ... After recording only one top-10 finish during the regular season, tied for eighth at Big Ten Championships and tied for second at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional ... Recorded a career-best 68 in the first round of the NCAA Fayetteville Regional, his first collegiate round under 70 ... Scored a 74 or better in 26 of his 34 (76.5 percent) rounds ... Finished in the top 20 in eight of the 11 tournaments he played, including a 16th-place finish at the Augusta State Invitational and tying for 17th at the Louisiana Classics ... Carded a season-best 213 at the Desert Shootout March 21-23 to tie for 12th ... Had five rounds under par and a team-best seven rounds at par on the season ... Represented his native Belgium at the World Amateur Team Championships in the fall along with Illini teammate Thomas Pieters ... Competed in three fall tournaments with the Illini ... Posted the third-best fall stroke average on the team at 73.11 ... Posted a 3-over-par 216, his best score of the fall, at the Wolf Run Invitational to tie for 10th with Illini teammates Charlie Danielson and Mason Jacobs ... Tied for 12th at the D.A. Weibring Invitational with a 9-over-par 222 and tied for 16th at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational with a 4-over-par 220.

    High School
    Won the Dutch Open in 2009 ... Won the European Boys Team Championship in 2010 ... Won the Belgium National Championship in 2009 and again in 2010 ... Won the Belgium National Match Play in 2011 ... Holds the course record at Millennium Golf Course in Belgium.

    Personal
    Born on March 1, 1993 ... Son of Armand and Nathalie Detry ... Enrolled in the College of Business ... Enjoys playing tennis and field hockey as well as keeping up with science and macro-economy.

    Getting to Know Thomas Detry
    Favorite athlete: Nicolas Colsaerts ... Favorite professional sports team: European Ryder Cup ... What attracted me to Illinois: academics and the golf coaches and team ... Nickname: T.D. ... Dream job: CEO of a large company ... How I started playing golf: My father ... Favorite course: Whispering Pines ... What I've learned from Coach Small: Give my best for everything ... If I could have a T-shirt with a message printed on it, it would say: For the win.

    What's in the bag?
    Driver: Callaway
    Woods: Callaway
    Irons: Callaway
    Putter: Edney #2
    Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

    Detry's Career Statistics
    YearRoundsStrokesStroke AverageLow RoundLow 54-Hole Score
    2012-13 342,47872.8868 (-4)211 (+1)
    2013-14 1285170.9266 (-4)205 (-5)
    Total 463,32972.3766 (-4)205 (-5)

    Updated January 2014

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