Adam Rubinson
Adam Rubinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
Paschal

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
01/22/1980

Experience:
Sr.-4L


TCU Career Highlights
• Played in 51 tournaments during his career, carrying a 72.93 scoring average over 147 rounds.
• Owned 16 top-10 and 10 top-20 finishes in his four seasons with the Horned Frogs.
• Named first-team all-Western Athletic Conference as a sophomore and was an All-Conference USA performer his junior and senior seasons.
• Was named the 2003 Conference USA Player of the Year.
• Chosen as an Honorable Mention All-American in 2002 after placing second at the NCAA Championships.

2002-03 (Senior)
• Netted a team-best 71.34 scoring average over 38 rounds.
• Was the nation's 28th-rated golfer according to the Golfweek ratings system.
• Named TCU's Male Co-Athlete of the Year in 2002-03.
• Was voted the 2003 Conference USA Player of the Year.
• Was named to the 2003 United States Palmer Cup Team, which will feature U.S. versus European amateurs.
• Was a semi-finalist for the 2003 Ben Hogan Award.
• Finished among the top 20 participants in nine events, which included one win and three runner-up finishes.
• Finished under-par in seven tournaments on the season.
• Recorded 12 sub-70 rounds on the year.
• Was named Conference USA's Golfer of the Month for November.
• Helped TCU to a fourth-place finish among the top 16 teams from the 2002 NCAA Championships at the Collegiate Match Play Championships in Myrtle Beach, S.C. by notching a 2-1-1 record in the No. 1 spot.
• Became the first TCU golfer ever to take top honors at the Western Refining All-America Classic in El Paso, Texas.
• Finished first in a field of 24 All-Americans from the 2001-02 season after shooting a three-day total of 208 (-5) to win the event by five stokes.
• Past winners of the classic include Jerry Pate (1974), Davis Love III (1984), David Duval (1991), Notah Begay (1994) and Tiger Woods (1995).
• Fired a second-place eight-under 208 to lead the Horned Frogs to The Prestige at PGA West title in La Quinta, Calif.
• Also finished tied for second at the Sooner Invitational in Dallas with a 10-under 206, which included a season-best round of 65 on the second 18 holes.
• Placed tied for second at the Las Vegas Collegiate with a 209 (-5).

2001-02 (Junior)
• Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors and was named to the All-Conference USA squad.
• Was the runner-up by just one stroke at the 2002 NCAA Championships after posting a seven-under-par score of 277 at the four-round event, matching the best-ever finish by a TCU golfer.
• Led the Horned Frogs to a tie for 11th at the NCAAs, thanks to three sub-70 scores.
• Finished the year with a team-best stroke average of 71.90.
• Played in every tournament of the year and had six top-10 and two top-20 placements.
• Was rated in the nation's top 50 according to the Golfweek/Sagarin ratings system.
• Finished seven tournaments with under-par scores.
• Had eight sub-70 rounds on the campaign.
• Started the season on a tear, landing among the top 10 in each of the first three events.
• Placed second (206) to teammate Steve Shuert at The Ridges Intercollegiate as the Frogs won the team title.
• Set a school record in the first round as he blistered the course with a round of 64.
• Shot under-par scores in nine of his first 10 rounds of the year, averaging a 69.80 over that time.
• Tied for third on two occasions, at the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate and the Morris Williams Intercollegiate.
• Scored a one-under-par 215 to tie for seventh place at the C-USA Championships as the Horned Frogs claimed the team title.

2000-01 (Sophomore)
• Was the lone Frog to participate in each of the 12 tournaments on the year, and posted a team-best 73.21 average over 33 rounds.
• Nailed down four top-10 and three top-20 placements during the year.
• Named first-team all-Western Athletic Conference.
• Was the top Frog at the NCAA Central Regional as he tied for 13th place individually with a three-day score of 218.
• Narrowly missed the chance to qualify for the NCAA Championships as an individual.
• Registered his best finish of the year when he tied for third at The Ridges with a 54-hole sum of 212.
• Followed his third-place finish with a 19th-place tie at the Inverness Intercollegiate and a share of eighth place at the NCAA Preview.
• Earned Western Athletic Conference Golfer of the Month honors after his stellar play in the three September tournaments.
• Nabbed a share of fifth at the Waikoloa Intercollegiate when his final-round 68 propelled him into the top 10 with a total score of 214.
• Claimed an eighth-place tie at the Las Vegas Collegiate after a 54-hole card of 214.
• Tied for the 16th spot at the WAC Championships with a 229 as the Frogs claimed the conference title for the first time since 1998.

1999-00 (Redshirt)
• Sat out the season while electing to redshirt.

1998-99 (Freshman)
• Participated in 12 tournaments, averaging a 75.50 over 36 rounds.
• Was TCU's best finisher (T-16th) at the Taylor Made Red River Classic in Dallas.
• Used rounds of 72, 71 and 70 in that event to finish in the top 20 for the first time in his career.
• Was the top TCU performer in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate meet in Birmingham, Ala., when he tied for 19th with a 215, shooting a season-low 69 in round two of that event.
• Won two of his three meetings at the Rolex Intercollegiate Match Play Championships.
• Logged a seven-over par 223 to place 27th at the Schenkel Invitational.
• Placed 26th at the U.S. Collegiate with a 218 (77-71-70).
• Experienced the NCAA Regional as a true freshman, scoring a 54-hole score of 235.

High School
• Played at neighboring Paschal High School where he was coached by former TCU basketball star Herb Stephens.
• Excelled his senior season with a 70.80 scoring average that included two rounds of 65.
• Recorded five first-place individual finishes his final prep campaign.
• Finished just one place shy of winning three straight individual titles when he was the runner-up at the state tournament as a senior after previously claiming both the district and regional titles.
• Named all-state his senior year after receiving all-region honors following his junior and senior seasons.
• Voted team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior.

Amateur
• Was the runner-up at the 1999 Texas State Amateur Golf Tournament.
• Won the American Junior Golf Association junior division title.
• Advanced to the round of 16 at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championships.
• Has claimed both the Fort Worth men's and junior city titles.
• Qualified for the 2001 U.S. Amateur after finishing in a tie for first at the Tyler, Texas, qualifier with a 36-hole 144.
• Played in the stroke play portion of the U.S. Amateur and landed in a tie for 110th among 312 golfers with a two-day total of 147 (+5).
• Finished second overall at the 2002 Western Amateur.
• Has been selected to play for the United States' 2003 Palmer Cup team.

Personal
• Adam Kaufman Rubinson is the son of David and Deborah Rubinson.
• Was born on January 22, 1980, in Fort Worth, Texas.
• Comes from a Horned Frog athletics background as his father, David, is a 1977 TCU graduate and is the university's head women's soccer coach.


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