Kevin Velo
Kevin  Velo

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Danville, Calif.

High School:
Monte Vista HS

Height:
5-11

Experience:
1V


10/28/2017

Kevin Velo Ties For Fourth A The Visit Stockton Invitational

Velo has his third top-five finish this season.

10/10/2017

Kevin Velo Finishes Second at Alister MacKenzie Invitational; Spartans 10th

Velo shoots a 14-under par 199 for 54 holes.

09/19/2017

Kevin Velo Surges to First Career Top-Five Finish at GolfWeek Conference Challenge

Kevin Velo now has two top-10 finishes under his belt as a Spartan.

02/28/2017

Men's Golf Finish 12th at National Invitational Tournament

Three Spartans Finish Even Par or Better in Round Three of National Invitational Tournament.

09/30/2016

Men's Golf In First At Golfweek Conference Challenge

San José State University is in first place with two players tied for first at four-under par

04/23/2016

2016 Mountain West Men's Golf Championship

2016 Mountain West Men's Golf Championship (Round 2)

AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his third season with the Spartans.



2016-17: Averaged team best 72.86 strokes per round over 10 tournaments... second highest rounds played on the team with 30… led the team in rounds played under par with nine... best finish of the season was a tie for ninth at Bandon Dunes Championship (3/12-14)… shot season low five-under in round two at Amer Ari Intercollegiate (2/2-4). Made four eagles on the season, sharing team lead with Matthew Murray…Top-10 in Men’s golf history season scoring average per round with 72.86 strokes per round behind PGA Tour Professional Mark Hubbard’s 2008-09 season (72.57 strokes). 


2015-16: Averaged a team best 73.63 strokes per round (minimum 15 rounds)... played and started in nine out of 10 tournaments… shot a season low six-under 65 round at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational (10/12-13), the lowest score in relation to par in a Spartan debut since the 1993-94 season… best finish was a 14th place tie at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational… tied for team best nine rounds of par or lower… 73.63 stroke per round average is the best freshman average since the 2012-13 season… shot the lowest score for the Spartans in three of the six spring tournaments (Amer Ari Intercollegiate 2/4-6, National Invitational Tournament 2/28-3/1 and 70th Western Intercollegiate 4/11-13).



HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif. ... three-time letter winner for golf (Coach Brook Rogers)... participated in soccer for four years (Coach Matt Zahner)... named 2015 East Bay Athletic League MVP in golf... named to the 2015 All-East Bay Athletic League team in golf.  

MORE ON KEVIN: Plans to major in business administration with a concentration in marketing... aspires to become a professional golfer after college... enjoys driving and playing soccer in his free time... born in Redwood City, Calif., and now calls Danville, Calif., his hometown.





CAREER FINISHES

 

 

 

2017-18 SEASON

 

 

 

GolfWeek Conference Challenge

 

72-71-68=211

T-5th

Alister MacKenzie Invitational

 

65-65-69=199

T-2nd

Price’s Give Em Five Invitational

 

76-71-75=222

T-37th

Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational

 

69-70-68=207

T-4th

TOTALS

12 Rounds

839 strokes

69.91 avg

2016-17 SEASON

 

 

 

Golfweek Conference Challenge

 

71-74-75=220

T-26th

Alister MacKenzie Invitational

 

75-69-75=219

T-67th

Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invitational

 

77-69-75=221

T-39th

Amer Ari Invitational

 

72-67-74=213

T-33rd

National Invitational Tournament

 

76-70-69=215

T-25th

Bandon Dunes Championship

 

70-68-74=212

T-9th

Oregon Duck Invitational

 

74-76-72=222

T-37th

The Goodwin

 

80-77-72=229

T-100th

The 71st Western Intercollegiate

 

70-77-71=218

T-35th

Mountain West Championship

 

73-70-74=217

T-22nd

TOTALS

30 rounds

2,186 strokes

72.86 avg.

 

 

 

 

2015-16 SEASON

 

 

 

Alister MacKenzie Invitational

 

65-72-68=205

T-14th

Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invitational

 

73-71-73=217

T-39th

The Gifford Collegiate

 

83-80-80=244

81st

Amer Ari Intercollegiate

 

72-67-75=214

T-30th

National Invitational Tournament

 

74-67-73=214

T-16th

The Bandon Dunes Championship

 

84-73-78=235

T-58th

The Goodwin

 

75-70-74=219

T-63rd

70th Western Intercollegiate

 

73-73-73=219

T-42nd

Mountain West Championship

 

78-72-72=222

T-36th

TOTALS

27 rounds

1,988 strokes

73.63 avg.