2014-15 (Sr.): Named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team…One of four golfers to participate in all 11 tournaments…Was second on the team with a stroke average of 73.91…Recorded one top five, three top-10 and six top-20 finishes…Had 12 rounds of par or better…Twice tied a career low by firing a 66, at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate (9/8-9) and the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate (10/20-21)…Set a career-low 54-hole score (215) at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate…Recorded first career top-10 finish at the Samford Intercollegiate (3/9-10), tying for ninth-place…Tied for 10th-place at the UALR/First Tee Collegiate Classic (3/30-31)…Earned first career top-five finish, tying for third-place at the Conference USA Championship (4/26-28)…Set a career-low 36-hole score (140) at C-USA’s.
2013-14 (Jr.): Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar ... Was one of three golfers to participate in all 10 events, averaging 74.9 strokes per round ... Had five rounds of par or better ... Shot a career-best 66 in the second round of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate (10/21), tying for 14th-place ... Also set career-bests for 36-hole score (142) and 54-hole score (220) ... Tied for 12th-place at the Reunion Intercollegiate (4/14-15), he best finish of his career.
2012-13 (So.): Participated in five tournaments, averaging 76.6 strokes per round ... Shot a season-best 72 in the final round of the Shoal Creek Invitational (9/25), his first career round of par of better Finished in a season-best tie for 23rd-place at the USA Individual Tournament (2/18-19).
2011-12 (Fr.): Participated in three tournaments, averaging 78.6 strokes per round ... Shot a season-best 74 in the second round of the Sam Hall Intercollegiate (9/12) ... Tied for 22nd-place at the USA Individual Tournament (2/20-21).
Prep: Was the second-ranked junior golfer in Louisiana by Golfweek Magazine, the 78th-ranked golfer in the Class of 2011, and the 162nd-rated golfer nationally ... In 2010, he played in 12 junior events, earning four Top Five finishes, five Top 10 Finishes and seven Top 20's ... A three-year letterwinner and captain of the golf team at Catholic High School ... Was the Individual Medalist at the LHSAA 5A Regional Tournament ... Was also named to the All-Metro Team ... As a sophomore in 2009, Kirby was named to the All-State Team after an Individual runner-up at the LHSAA 5A Regional Tournament ... Led CHS to the State runner-up both years ... Was one of 12 junior golfers named to the 2010 American Junior Golf Association HP Scholastic Junior All-American Team.
Personal: Born December 15, 1992 ... Son of Michael and Toni Kirby ... Majoring in Accounting.
Career Bests Low Round: 66 (1st), 2014 Jim Rivers Intercollegiate
66 (3rd), 2014 Sam Hall Intercollegiate
66 (2nd), 2013 Jim Rivers Intercollegiate Low 36: 140, 2015 Conference USA Championship Low 54: 215, 2015 Conference USA Championship
215, 2014 Sam Hall Intercollegiate Best Finish: t3rd, 2015 Conference USA Championship
Top 15 Finishes
2015 Conference USA Championship - t3rd
2015 UALR/First Tee Collegiate Classic - t10th
2015 Samford Intercollegiate - t9th
2014 Memphis Intercollegiate - t14th
2014 Reunion Intercollegiate - t12th
2013 Jim Rivers Intercollegiate - t14th