Males’s Golf Provides Dhaivat Pandya to 2022-23 Roster – UK Athletics

August 26, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The College of Kentucky males’s golf crew has added Dhaivat Pandya (DAY-vaught PAN-duh), a graduate switch from the College of Maryland, to the 2022-23 squad. Pandya completed in third place on the Large 10 Championship final spring and has carded three profession top-10 finishes.

“I’m thrilled to have Dhaivat Pandya be part of our crew for his graduate degree yr. Dhav is a gifted and completed beginner participant with arms of gold across the greens. He additionally matches into our present tradition completely together with his wonderful lecturers, excessive need and excellent character. I can’t wait to teach Dhav and watch him assist our crew obtain nice heights this yr.”

Pandya who hails from close by Dayton, Ohio, appeared in 22 whole occasions of collegiate golf. He owns a profession common of 74.58 with a low spherical of 67. He generated 4 top-20 finishes and had 20 rounds of par or decrease. He’s eligible instantly and can have one season remaining of eligibility.

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“I picked the College of Kentucky because it finest aligned with my desired targets from an athletic and tutorial standpoint,” Pandya mentioned. “Coach Craig and Coach Fuqua have plenty of expertise and I knew that this might be an important place for me to develop my sport for the subsequent degree. I’ve identified a couple of of the blokes on this crew for some time now, and I’m thrilled to be part of the Wildcat golf household and sit up for an important yr competing for an SEC and Nationwide Championship.”

Throughout his senior marketing campaign at Maryland, Pandya competed in all 10 occasions for the Terrapins. He opened the season with a tie for eleventh and a career-low 211 scorecard on the VCU Shootout. Pandya additionally started the season with a career-low spherical of 67 to start the match. He adopted that efficiency with a tie for twenty fifth on the Mountaineer Invitational behind two sub-par rounds to shut out the week. The spotlight of his season was a tie for third on the Large 10 Championship. Pandya utilized rounds of 72-74-71 to complete at 1-over par and lead his squad with a 217 rating. He utilized a career-low 73.85 scoring common in a banner season.

As a junior, Pandya noticed motion in six tournaments and tallied a pair of top-10 finishes. He earned a third-place end on the ECU Intercollegiate with rounds of 69-70-75 and a 2-under rating. Pandya additionally tied for eighth on the Tar Heel Intercollegiate and was 4-under par for the week tallying scores of 71-69-72. He began the Large 10 Championship for the Terrapins marking his first-career look within the postseason.

Pandya started his profession at East Tennessee State his freshman season. He noticed motion in six occasions and had a low spherical of 70. He transferred to Maryland previous to his sophomore yr and made one look for the Terrapins within the COVID-19-shortened season.

Kentucky begins the 2022-23 season on the Island Resort Intercollegiate Sept. 4-5.

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