* 2013 PING All-Central Region Team
* 2013 Capital One Academic All-District VII
* Two-Time Academic All-Conference (2011 MWC; 2013 Big 12)
* Two-Time Cleveland/Srixon All-America Scholar (2011, 2013)
* 2011 Mountain West Scholar Athlete
Eli Cole experienced a breakout senior season for TCU while returning from a lost year due to a major leg injury ... his comeback was a big reason why the team was able to enter the national top 10 and earn an appearance at the NCAA Championship ... was one of five Horned Frogs ranked among the nation's top-115 golfers, sitting at No. 105 in the final Golfweek/Sagarin performance index ... listed at No. 131 in the Golfstat Cup ... climbed up to No. 239 in the R&A World Amatuer Golf Ranking at one point in the season before finishing the spring at No. 242 ... named to the PING All-Central Region Team for the first time in his career ... shattered previous bests in nearly every category, including stroke average (72.44) and score versus par (1.13) ... ranked tied for fourth on the team in stroke average and fifth in score versus par ... cut more than 2.5 shots off of his previous-best season stroke average ... posted five top-5 finishes in 13 tournaments, four more than in any of his previous seasons, and recorded six of the nine top-20 results of his career as a senior ... fired sub-70 scores in nine of his 39 rounds, including a career-low 66 in the final round of the U.S. Intercollegiate at Stanford, while shooting below par 13 times ... posted the low 54-hole total of his career (209) at the event ... earned his top individual finish as a Frog while collecting runner-up honors behind teammate Julien Brun at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate ... also claimed top-10 results at the Carmel Cup (9th), Arizona Intercollegiate (T-8th), San Diego Classic (T-10th) and U.S. Intercollegiate (T-8th) ... tied for 25th place at the Big 12 Championship, his best finish ever at a conference tournament ... fired a 2-under 68 in the second round of the NCAA Championship while filling the No. 4 slot in TCU's lineup ... began his comeback from injury in August at the U.S. Amateur Championship, as he qualified for the match play portion of the event ... survived a sudden-death playoff for one of the final match play spots.
2011-12 (REDSHIRT SEASON)
Cole redshirted in his fourth year on campus while recovering from a major injury to his right leg featuring fractures to both his tibia and fibula.
Cole moved into TCU's regular lineup as a junior, playing in 11 of TCU's 14 events ... earned his first career top-10 finish at the Navy Spring Invitational, tying for sixth place (+5) ... posted the lowest round of his Frog career with a 68 during Round 2 of the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii ... the event also marked his lowest career three-round score at 211 (-5) ... tied for 31st place at the NCAA Colorado Regional (+1), matching teammate Pontus Gad for the third-best showing on the squad ... ranked No. 377 in the final Golfweek/Sagarin national individual ratings, fourth among all Frogs ... tied for 26th at the Mountain West Conference Championship, helping TCU finish as the only team in the field with all five golfers among the top-30 individuals ... also finished below par at the Desert Shootout (-3) ... posted nine rounds under par during the season ... earned a pair of academic honors, being named Academic All-MWC and a Cleveland All-America Scholar.
Cole saw action in six tournaments during his sophomore campaign where he recorded a 75.17 strokes average over 18 rounds of competition ... finished 26th overall in his collegiate debut at The Prestige at PGA West following a three-round score of 221 (74-69-78), including a 3-under-par 69 in the second round of action ... finished 21st overall at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational following a score of 225 (74-76-75) ... notched a score of 221 (73-77-71), including a 1-under-par score of 71 in the final round, en route to finishign tied for 38th overall at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational ... tied for 43rd overall at the NCAA Central Regional Championships at The Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas, following a score of 225 (74-77-74).
In his first season with the Frogs, Cole did not appear in any varsity tournaments.
Cole recorded five consecutive top-10 showings during the 2007 campaign ... captured the 2006 Los Angeles City Shootout Championships ... garnered Club Champion honors on two occasions ... notched a score of 141 (72-69) at the 2007 U.S. Amateur Qualifying Championships ... recorded his best finish of the 2006 season at the Medicus Preseason Junior Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., where he tied for 17th overall after recording a three-round score of 225 (76-76-73).
OFF THE COURSE
Cole is the son of Dana and Lisa Cole ... born on May 18, 1990 ... has one sister, Rosie ... majoring in economics.