Images of the Fighting Irish during their run to another BIG EAST title.
FALL 2012: Competed in two tournaments ... finished the fall slate with a 75.17 stroke average through six rounds ... represented the Irish with one top-25 finish ... gathered best finish of the season at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational tying for 19th place, firing a 12-over-par 222 (73-76-73) ... tied for 61st at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic after carding a 16-over-par (77-78-74).
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed as an individual entrant at both home events on the season ... finished with a stroke average of 78.20 over five rounds of golf ... opened the year at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic, placing tied for 58th with a score of 231 (+21) ... after carding matching scores of 78 (+8) in both the first and second rounds, finished with strongest round of the tournament (75, +5) in final round of tournament ... concluded the year with a 30th-place finish at the one-day, 36-hole Battle at the Warren ... finished with a score of 160 (+18) after carding identical 80's (+9) in both rounds of play.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year member of the golf team while attending Milton High School ... served as the team's No. 1 golfer each of his first three years, while claiming the captain role in his sophomore through senior seasons ... three-time team MVP as well as all-conference selection ... named to the Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association (GHSGCA) all-state team in both junior and senior years ... earned national ranking during his senior year ... named the 97th-best player of the 2011 graduating class by Golfweek ... named to AJGA Junior all-star team during freshman year ... named Cincinnati Enquirer first team all-city all star in 2007, as well as being named a first-team Greater Cincinnati Golf Coaches Association selection ... named the '07 Miami Valley Conference Player of the Year and first-team selection as well as MVP ... recorded nine top-25 finishes in AJGA competition, including three top-10 finishes and two top-five finishes with one victory - AJGA Medicus Jr. All-Star in Cleveland Ohio (1st of 73) ... claimed the Georgia state high school championship during junior year after shooting four-under par to beat 120 other juniors ... finished fifth overall at state during senior year, while helping team to a second-place finish ... selected to 2010 AJGA HP Scholastic Junior All-American Honor Roll ... named to Presidential Honor Roll senior year ... four-year member of TAG, Milton High School's Program for the Talented and Gifted ... son of Thomas and Kelly Grahek ... born in Alpharetta, Ga. ... has two siblings, Abby and Eric ... recently completed the First Year of Studies program ... currently enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.