Nathan Sutherland

Nathan Sutherland

Player Profile


Wyomissing, PA

High School:
Holy Name

2010-11: Earned an at-large selection to the NCAA Regional for second consecutive season ... earned First Team All-MAC honors for second straight year ... one of three golfers to participate in all 13 of Miami's tournaments ... his 72.61 strokes per round average was the second lowest average in school history ... was the RedHawks' top finisher in nine out of 13 events ... had six top-10 finishes ... earned MAC Men's Golfer of the Week honors three times, on Sept. 28, Oct. 28 and Feb. 24 ... top finish on the year was third place at the Purdue/Midwest Shootout (74-72=146) ... tied for sixth at Cardinal Intercollegiate (73-69-72=214) ... tied for fourth at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic (69-72-70=211) ... tied for fourth at the Saint Mary's Intercollegiate (76-65-76=217) ... the 65 he shot in second round was a new collegiate career low by two shots ... tied for fifth at the Rice Intercollegiate (69-72-70=211) ... tied for 11th at the MAC Championship (76-78-76-70) ... his 70 in the final round was best individual round of the day ... tied for 61st at the NCAA Regional in Zanesville, Ind. (75-78-77=230).

2009-10: Became first RedHawk since 2001 to earn at-large selection to NCAA Regional ... earned First Team All-MAC honors ... one of three golfers to participate in all 13 of Miami's tournaments ... averaged 73.12 strokes over 42 rounds, the lowest on the team and the third-lowest average in school history ... was either Miami's top finisher or tied for the top finisher in nine of the RedHawks' 13 tournaments during 2009-10 season ... won Bearcat Invitational with a score of six under par for his first collegiate victory (74-69-67) ... 67 in final round was a career-low round ... led RedHawks to team title in same event ... finished tied for fifth in the Fighting Irish Golf Classic (75-71-70) ... earned sixth place finish at Irish Creek Intercollegiate with a score of one under par (68-72-72) ... tied for seventh at the Hawkeye Invitational (72-76-70) ... placed 10th at the Boilermaker Invitational with a score of three over par (74-69-76) ... earned his third consecutive top 10 finish with a seventh place showing at the MAC Championship (72-73-76-74) ... tied for 54th at the NCAA Regional in Bremerton, Wash. (78-77-73).

2008-09: Only member of squad to play in all 12 events ... held a team low scoring average of 74.97 ... was the top Miami finisher in four events ... tied for fourth place at the Georgetown Intercollegiate (73-74=147), his best finish of the year, helping the RedHawks capture the team crown ... took fifth place at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate after shooting a year low round of 68 to open the tournament (68-72-74=214) ... totaled five top ten finishes.

2007-08: A Second-Team All-MAC selection ... played in every tournament, averaging a team-best 74.14 over 36 rounds which ranked 11th among MAC statistical leaders ... had five top-20 finishes and nine top-25 finishes ... Miami's top finisher in six events (St. Mary's Invitational, Belmont Fall Shootout, Wolverine Invitational, Pinehurst Intercollegiate, UK Bluegrass Invitational and Rutherford Intercollegiate) ... tied for first before losing in a playoff at the Belmont Fall Shootout (72-71-72=215) to land in a tie for second place ... placed second at the Rutherford Intercollegiate, shooting 68-73-78=219 ... his 68 at the Rutherford was his low round for the season ... also finished 15th at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate to help Miami to a first-place team finish and 17th at the UK Bluegrass Invitational.

Amateur Experience: Tied for fifth at the 2010 Frank B. Fuhrer Invitational with scores of 72-73-68-71 ... tied for second in the 2009 West Pennsylvania Open, closing the tournament with a 65 in the third round ... tied for fifth in the 2009 West Pennsylvania Open with scores of 74-68 ... tied for fifth in the Fuhrer Invitational ... shot a 68 to tie for first at the U.S. Open Local Qualifier... tied for 16th in the 2008 Pennsylvania Amateur and also at the 2008 Pennsylvania Open ... tied for 19th at the 2008 Monroe Invitational ... tied for fourth at the 2008 Philadelphia Open.

Prior to Miami: Finished third at the 2007 Pennsylvania Amateur (63-76-71=210) ... tied for second at the 2007 Patterson Cup (70-68=138) ... first alternate for the US Amateur after shooting 71-69=140 in sectional qualifying ... shot 70 to qualify for the 2007 Western Pennsylvania Amateur ... finished third at the 2006 PIAA State High School Championship, earning first-team all-state honors ... first alternate at 2006 US Open Local Qualifying, 2006 US Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifying and 2006 US Amateur Sectional Qualifying ... qualified for the 2006 Pennsylvania Amateur and made the cut ... finished fourth at the 2006 FCWT French Creek Open, seventh at the 2006 AJGA Smithfield Junior Championship (69-76-71=216), 12th at the 2006 AJGA Fidelity Investments Junior and 17th at the 2006 AJGA Lessings Classic (74-71-68=213) ... finished fourth at the 2005 Pennsylvania Junior Championship, 17th at the 2005 AJGA Buick Junior Open and 20th at the 2005 AJGA Randall Parker Shootout.

Personal: Son of Lou and Ann Sutherland ... a pre-business major.