Sean

Song

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Burke
Major: Management

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017; Spring 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

Junior (2017-18)
Sean Song saw action in eight of Nebraska's 10 stroke-play tournaments and finished with a 76.90 stroke average over 20 rounds. Song also competed in a pair of matches, going 1-1, at the Big Ten Match Play Championships. He turned in a season-best tie for 45th (223) at the Big Ten Championships and shot his best round of the season that same weekend, firing a two-under par on the second day of competition.  Song's best 54-hole score came at the Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational, where he carded a season-best, six-over-par 222.  Song posted back-to-back top-60 finishes in the month of March at the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate (T-58th) and Big Horn Invitational (59th).  He closed the regular season by shooting 161 across two rounds at the Hawkeye Invitational to finish 66th. Off the course, Song was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2017.

Sophomore (2016-17)
Song earned a lineup spot in five of Nebraska's 10 stroke-play tournaments during the 2016-17 season. He finished with a 77.13 stroke average over 15 rounds, while also competing in a pair of matches for the Huskers at the Big Ten Match Play Championships (0-2). Song earned a season-best tie for 28th with a season-best 217 at the Ram Masters Invitational. His performance in Colorado followed a tie for 36th (223) at the Badger Invitational to open the fall campaign, which included a season-best final-round 69. He also competed in the Husker lineup at The Jackrabbit to close September in his final appearance of the fall campaign. After competing for the Huskers at the Big Ten Match Play Championship to open the spring, Song returned to the stroke-play lineup for the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate. He was also the No. 5 finisher in the Husker lineup at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate to close the regular season.

Freshman (2015-16)
Song was one of three Huskers to start every tournament in 2015-16, compiling a 77.16 stroke average in 31 rounds. Song opened the season with his best finish, a 16th-place showing at the Ballyneal Challenge. He added a top-20 finish at the Bruce Fossum Memorial, where he took 17th. In the spring, Song went 2-2-0 at the Big Ten Match Play and led NU's effort at the Big Ten Championships with a tie for 39th individually.

Before Nebraska
Song prepared for his freshman season with the Huskers by winning the 2015 Nebraska Junior PGA Championship by four strokes at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club. His victory earned him a spot at the PGA Junior Championship. Song added a third-place finish at the 2015 Indian Creek Invite.

In the summer of 2014, Song tied for 11th at the Nebraska Junior Amateur at Beatrice Country Club. He also advanced to the match-play portion of the Nebraska Match Play Championship at the Country Club of Lincoln after a 75 in the stroke-play qualifier. He added a tie for 52nd at the Nebraska Amateur.

Song was a first-team Super-State selection at Omaha Burke High School. The four-year letterwinner helped Burke to a third-place team finish as a senior in 2015.

He was also a first-team All-Nebraska and All-Metro Conference selection. As a junior at Burke, Song tied for 12th at the Class A State Championship with a 36-hole score of 149 at Holmes Golf Course in Lincoln. In 2013 at Pioneers Golf Course in Lincoln, he tied for 25th with a 155. He tied for 15th with a 154 at Highlands Golf Course as a freshman.

Off the course, he was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal
Song is the son of James and Sarah Song and has four older sisters: Melissa, Ashley, Tiffany, and Michelle. Sean was born on March 13, 1997. He is majoring in management and is a two-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. He earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017.

Year-by-Year

Year Rounds Strokes Average
2015-16 31 2,392 77.16
2016-17 15 1,157 77.13
2017-18 20 1,538 76.90
Career Totals 66 5,087 77.08

Career Bests
Low Round - 69 (Desert Shootout, 3/18/16 & Badger Invitational, 9/13/16) 

Low 54-Hole Score - 216 (Desert Shootout, 3/18/16)
Best Tournament Finish - 16th (Ballyneal Challenge, 9/8/15)
Rounds Under Par - 4

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