2006-07: Played in 10 tournaments as a junior, posting a 77.4 strokes per round average...a fifth place finish in the Kentucky Wesleyan Invitational was his best tournament showing of the year...tied a career-best by shooting a 69 in the first round of the GOLFEXCHANGE.com Classic...his top 36-hole score of the season was a 145 (69-76) in the GOLFEXCHANGE.com Classic.
2005-06: Played in eight tournament during his first year with the Eagles...averaged 77.1 spra after 16 rounds...had a season-best 18-hole score of 70 at LaRosa's Collegiate Cup and the NCAA II Great Lakes Regional 3...his top 36-hole score was 143 (70-73) at LaRosa Collegiate Cup...had a top finish of eighth at LaRosa's Collegiate Cup.
2004-05: Played in 11 of USI's 12 tournaments and ranked fourth on the team with a 78.4 spra...posted a team-best 18-hole round of 68 at the Northern Kentucky Invitational...was the only Eagle to win a tournament as an individual ...recorded a season-low 36-hole score of 144 (76-68) at the Northern Kentucky Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Comes to USI from Heritage Hills High School where he lettered in golf, basketball, soccer, and cross country...his 14 letters in the four sports were the most ever earned by an HHHS student athlete...was a 2004 Wendy’s High School Heisman national nominee...earned an appearance in the Indiana State Finals and was the sectional champion with a record score of 69 during the spring...also earned a trip to the state finals in 2003 and was named All-Conference as a golfer during the 2001 and 2004 seasons...helped guide the Patriots to a golf sectional championship in 2004; a basketball sectional championship in 2003; and to a regional and three sectional cross country championships...also advanced to the 2003 semi-state and state finals in cross country.
AMATEUR GOLF: The runner-up in the Mt. Dew Tour in 2003 with a scoring average of 72...also qualified for the Optimist International Golf Tournament in West Palm Beach, Florida, three times since 1999.
PERSONAL: Born August 6, 1985...son of Steve and Lisa O'Brien.
Round Strokes Average
2004-05 22 1725 78.4
2005-06 16 1234 77.1
2006-07 19 1470 77.4
Total 57 4429 77.7