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Chris Brant
Chris Brant


Edwardsville, Ill.

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Men's Golf Ready for NCAA Regionals

The Hawkeyes have qualified for NCAA in each of the past six seasons


3 Hawkeyes Earn All-Big Ten Honors

Senior Steven Ihm named All-Big Ten for third time in his career


Men's Golf Travels to Big Ten Championships

The Hawkeyes placed third in last year's event


Iowa Hosts 21st Hawkeye-GRE Invitational

The Hawkeyes finished runner-up in last year's event


Iowa Hosts 5th Annual Golfweek Conference Challenge

Last season's event yielded a 4th-place finish for the Hawkeyes


2012 NCAA Championships - Round 3

Photos from Round 3 of the 2012 NCAA Championships at Riviera Country Club - 5/30/12


2012 NCAA Championships - Round 2

Photos from Round 2 of the 2012 NCAA Championships at Riviera Country Club - 5/30/12


2012 NCAA Golf Championships - Round 1

Photos from Round 1 of the 2012 NCAA Championships at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, CA - 5/29/12


2012 NCAA Golf Championships - Practice Round

Photos from the practice round of the 2012 NCAA Golf Championships at Riviera Country Club - 5/28/12


NCAA Southeast Regional - Day 2

Action from round two of the NCAA Southeast Regional in Athens, Ga.

2012 Spring - PING All-Region honoree... earned academic All-Big Ten honors... placed tied for 89th at NCAA Championships with 54-hole total of 225 (+12)... fired rounds of 75, 77 and 73 to help Iowa place 22nd at NCAA Championships...second team All-Big Ten selection... led Iowa at Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational, finishing runner-up with tournament total of -8 (208)... tied for 10th at Big Ten Championships with 72-hole mark of +9 (297)... finished 13th at LSU National Invitational, tallying three-round mark of +2 (218)... compiled match-play record of 3-2-1, including team-leading record of 3-0-1 at Callaway Collegiate Match-Play Championship... season stroke average of 73.44.

2011 Fall - Earned medalist honors at Golden Gopher Invitational with 54-hole total of -2 (214)... led team at Golfweek Conference Challenge, finishing tied for 13th with 54-hole mark of +2 (218)... finished season with 73.67 scoring average.

2011 Summer - Runner-up at Illinois State Amateur... tied for sixth at Metropolitan St. Louis Open... tied for eighth at Trans-Miss Amateur... tied for 17th at Northern Amateur.

2011 Spring - PING All-American honorable mention... Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar... second team All-Big Ten... one of four Hawkeyes to compete in all eight events... finished inside top-20 of all six stroke play events... led the Hawkeyes with runner-up finish at Big Ten Championships, posting a score of 288 (E)... led the Hawkeyes to a T10 finish at NCAA Championships, tying for 20th (220, +4)... led Iowa at NCAA Regional with a mark of 210 (-3), tying for seventh... tied for 10th at Robert Kepler Invitational, carding a 217 (+4)... posted a 225 (+9) at LSU Collegiate Invitational to tie for 12th... compiled season stroke average of 73.50... fall and spring combined stroke average of 72.42 stands as second-lowest in program history.

2010 Fall - Compiled top-20 finishes in all five events, including two top-10 finishes... tied for first at Golfweek Conference Challenge with a mark of 206 (-10), currently the lowest 54-hole total in school history... opening round of 64 at Golfweek Conference Challenge stands as the second-lowest round in program history... posted a 220 (+4) at the Golden Gopher Invitational to tie for seventh... finished season with scoring average of 71.50.

2010 Summer - Won Metropolitan (St. Louis) East Side Amateur after firing a 138 (-6)... Placed sixth (third among amateurs) at Metropolitan Open... Finished 12th at Illinois State Amateur.

2010 Spring - One of four Hawkeyes to compete in all seven events... recorded two top-25 finishes... led the team, along with teammate Barrett Kelpin, at Hawkeye Invite, posting a 216 (E) and tying for fourth... tied for 22nd at NCAA Central Regional, recording a 211 (+1)... finished season with scoring average of 72.8.

2009 Fall - One of four Hawkeyes to compete in every tournament... Compiled three top-30 finishes... recorded a season-low score of 72 on five occasions... finished season with scoring average of 74.2.

2009 Spring - Competed in five event for the Hawkeyes... two top-25 finishes... led Hawkeyes at Big Ten Championships and tied for 15th... tied for 23rd at NCAA Central Florida Regional with a season-low score of 70 for each of the three rounds... finished season with a scoring average of 74.2.

2008 Fall - Competed in three events for the Hawkeyes... placed 25th at Landfall Tradition... began Golden Gopher Invite with an opening round of 73 which was his season best... finished fall with a scoring average of 76.1.

High School - Four-time team MVP and all-conference selection... all-state selection his sophomore season... placed first at conference meet his sophomore season... Holds Edwardsville High School record for lowest season average... four-year honor roll student.

Personal - Born 12/01/1989... parents are Steve and JoAnne Brant... business major.

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low
2011-12 31 2,277 73.45 66
2010-11 29 2,093 72.17 64
2009-10 31 2,278 73.48 68
2008-09 25 1,872 74.88 70
Career 116 8,520 73.44 64

What's In Your Bag?
Driver: Nakashima 8.5
Woods: Titleist
Irons: Titleist AP2

More About Brant
Best Career Round: 64
Favorite Club: Lob Wedge
Favorite Course: Pebble Beach
Favorite Golfer: Tiger Woods
Favorite Food: Salmon
Favorite Movie(s): Caddyshack
Favorite TV Show: Sports Center
Favorite Sports Hero: Michael Jordan
Hobbies: Working Out
Career Ambition: PGA Tour
Most Influential Person: My Parents

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