McNamara, Platt each tie for 22nd place
Niall Platt leads the Irish as he sits in 26th place through 54 holes.
Notre Dame five shots out of top five following season's first round
Four professional major champions have claimed individual medalist honors in the tournament's history
Notre Dame finishes first half with a 30-19-0 record
Images of the Fighting Irish during their run to another BIG EAST title.
AS A JUNIOR: Made one appearance during the fall slate, finishing in a tie for 51st place at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic (Sept. 23-24) at the Warren Golf Course (76-74-77-227).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in five tournaments ... nine of 14 rounds were played as an individual entrant ... finished the season with a stroke average of 76.28 ... concluded the fall season with a stroke average of 74.55 ... began the fall season at the Macdonald Cup (Sept. 29-30) with a first round score of 71 (+1) ... started the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic (Oct. 7-9) as an individual participant ... carded a 76-73-73 in the signature event at the Warren Golf Course to tie for 40th place ... finished tied for 13th at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (Oct. 15-16) as an individual participant ... recorded his lowest career round with an even-par 70 during the tournament's second round ... 220 (+10) final mark was also the lowest career 54-hole score ... ended the fall season at the Georgetown Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-23) with a 226 (+13) score ... saw brief action in the spring at the Schenkel Invitational (March 15-17) where he carded a 248 (+32) score to finish in 84th place.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in both home events on the season as an individual participant at each ... finished the year with a stroke average of 79.00 ... got first taste of collegiate golf at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic (Sept. 26-27), finishing 69th with a three-round score of 240 (+30) ... low round of the event came during the second round of play after posting a 79 (+9) ... returned to action during the spring season at the Battle at the Warren (Apr. 22)... finished tied for 24th in the one-day event with a score of 155 (+13) ... recorded lowest round of the season during the second and final round of the tournament, carding a 76 (+5).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned four letters while starting as either team's No. 1 or 2 golfer every year while attending Jesuit High School ... posted undefeated records each of first three seasons while claiming conference and regional championships each of four years ... helped team to the state championship during both junior and senior years ... named team captain senior season, while winning MVP honors during sophomore year ... member of the all-conference and all-city teams each of four years, while earning all-state billing during sophomore through senior years ... registered three top-five individual finishes in high school tournaments, two of which were victories and the third was a second-place result ... recorded first hole-in-one at New Orleans Country Club at age of 13 ... finished top five at Junior all-star tournament ... finished in top 25 at '08-09 Future Masters ... finished runner-up at '08-09 Louisiana Junior Am ... member of National Honor Society as well as Student Council ... also participated in Pro-Life Club, Student Ministry, Peer Support and Finance Club ... born in New Orleans, La. ... son of Mark and Mary Vitter ... has three siblings: Nick, Lisette and Cameron ... sister, Lisette, played golf while attending Penn ... brother, Cameron, also attended the University of Notre Dame ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in finance with a minor in economics.
Vitter's Career Statistics
|Year||Tournaments||Rounds||Count||Strokes||Avg.||Top Rd||Top 36||Top 54||Top Finish (Field)- Event|
|2011-12||2||5||0/0||395||79.00||76 (+5)||155 (+13)||240 (+30)||T-24th (Battle of Warren)|
|2012-13||5||14||5/8||1,068||76.28||70 (E)||147 (+7)||220 (+10)||T-13th (Earl Yestingsmeier Invite)|
|2013-14||1||3||0/0||227||75.67||74 (+3)||150 (+8)||227 (+14)||T-51st (FIGGC)|
|Career||8||22||5/8||1,690||76.82||70 (E)||147 (+7)||220 (+10)||T-13th ('12 Earl Yestingsmeier Invite)|