News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Barco, Eoff, Hildebrand all named to the Midwest Region squad
Barco, Eoff end careers playing in 250 combined rounds
Barco moves into top 50 after 1-under par 71
Hildebrand paces Boilermakers with 2-under par 70
Austin Eoff Photo Gallery
Purdue at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate (Oct. 12, 2015).
Action from the final round of the Big Ten Championships (April 26, 2015).
Purdue hosted the Boilermaker Invitational at the Kampen Course on April 18-19, 2015.
NCAA Men's Golf Championship Second Round (May 25, 2014)
Eoff Named Second-Team All-Big Ten (May 7, 2014)
Eoff Named PING All-Region (May 22, 2014)
Eoff Named Second-Team All-Big Ten (April 28, 2015)
Eoff Named Academic All-Big Ten (May 28, 2015)
Eoff Named PING All-Region (June 2, 2015)
Big Ten Player of the Week (Oct. 28, 2015)
Golfweek National Player of the Week (Nov. 2, 2015)
Eoff Named First-Team All-Big Ten (April 26, 2016)
Eoff Named PING All-Region (May 31, 2016)
Academic All-Big Ten (June 1, 2016)
GCAA All-America Scholar (July 21, 2016)
Eoff Qualifies for U.S. Amateur (Aug. 14, 2016)
Big Ten Golfer to Watch (Aug. 31, 2016)
2015-16 / AS A JUNIOR
Eoff had another outstanding season, grabbing first-team All-Big Ten and GCAA All-Region honors.
He became just the fifth Boilermaker to be named All-Big Ten at least three times.
Led the team in stroke average for the second straight year (72.76). His average was the seventh-best average in school history.
Ranked second on the single-season top-10 finishes list (7). Had eight straight top-10 finishes, a new school record, dating to last year.
Was named Big Ten Golfer of the Week and Golfweek National Player of the Week after winning the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate with a 13-under par 203, the third-best score in school history. His opening-round 64 was the third-best 18-hole score in school history.
Led the team in rounds of even-par or better with 18, in addition to par-5 scoring (-32). Posted six rounds in the 60s and had seven straight rounds of even-par or better, the second-longest streak since 2001-02.
His first six tournaments of the year, Eoff finished T-6th, T-6th, T-3rd, T-3rd, 1st, T-7th. However after that, he had just one top-10 showing (T-10th in the Boilermaker Invitational).
Was 3-under par through his first 11 tournaments, but went 44-over par during the NCAA Regionals and Championships.
Also named to the Big Ten's All-Academic Team.
2014-15 / AS A SOHOMORE
Eoff had another strong season, earning second-team All-Big Ten and PING All-Midwest Region accolades for the second straight season.
Recorded the third-best single-season stroke average in school history (72.44), and owns the best career stroke average mark in school history (72.83).
Sixteen of his 36 rounds were at or under par and led the team with four rounds in the 60s.
His scores were counted in 34.3 of his 36.0 rounds (.953) and for his career, his scores have been counted in 69.3 of 75.0 rounds (.924).
Finished in the top 35 of every tournament, including top 10 finishes at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate (T-5th), Desert Mountain Intercollegiate (T-7th), Big Ten Championships (T-9th) and NCAA Lubbock Regional (10th).
Led after the first round of the NCAA Lubbock Regional after shooting a career-best 6-under par 65. Finished 10th at 3-under par 210, the second-best score by a Purdue player in NCAA Championships competition.
Led the team with 113 birdies and was a cumulative 28-over par on the season. Also led team in par-4 scoring (+31), 14 shots better than the next "regular".
Over his last eight tournaments, was a combined 3-over par.
Averaged 71.58 strokes per round during the first round of tournaments.
Was a member of the Big Ten's All-Academic Team, owning a 3.51 cumulative GPA.
Following the year, won the Arkansas State Golf Association (ASGA) state amateur championship in a playoff. Also competed in the 113th Western Amateur, one of the most-prestigious amateur tournaments in America.
2013-14 / AS A FRESHMAN
Eoff had an outstanding freshman campaign, becoming the first Purdue freshman to earn All-Big Ten (second team) honors since Peter Richardson in 2004. He also earned a spot on the PING All-Midwest Region team.
Eoff appeared in 13 events (39 rounds) for a 73.18 stroke average. His average is the second-best average by a freshman in school history (Adam Schenk in 2011; 73.06).
35.0 of his 39.0 rounds were on the counting team (.897).
Recorded 16 rounds of even par or better and his 66 in the second round of the Augusta Invitational (April 5) tied for the 14th-lowest round in school history.
Finished with three top-10 finishes and had six top-25 showings.
Finished third at the Crooked Stick Invitational (71-74-72=217; +1).
Finished no lower than 11th in any of his first four tournaments (all during the fall).
Placed tied for 11th at the NCAA Central Regional (77-74-71=222; +6).
Earned a spot in U.S. Open Sectional qualifying after placing high in local qualifying.
Competed in the Southern Amateur Championship advancing to stroke play.
Was a three-time Class 6A state medalist (2009, 2010, 2011) and four-time all-state and all-conference honoree.
Led team to the state title as a freshman in 2009.
Finished third in the AJGA Junior All-Star at Texas Tech in 2011 and tied for sixth at the AJGA Bass Pro Shops in 2011.
Was the Arkansas State Junior Match Play champion in 2011 and finished fourth at the Optimist International (16-18 Division).
In 2012, qualified for the U.S. Junior Amateur, shooting a 76-72 to advance to match play.
Also finished tied for ninth in the Bubba Conlee National Junior Tournament and tied for 15th in the Optimist International.
Earned the Dick and Margaret Russ Award for highest GPA for a male athlete and graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Majoring in business management.
Born Oct. 12, 1994 in Little Rock, Ark.
Son of Buddy and Susan Eoff.
Brother, Adam, attends Arkansas State University.