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Alexander Wilson
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Alexander Wilson 1746986
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 160
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Edinburgh, Scotland
High School: Loretto School
Experience: 1 Letter

Twitter: @alexanderwilso5 | @calmensgolf
Instagram: alejandrowilson123 | calmensgolf
Rankings: Golfstat | Golfweek/Sagarin | Scratch Players | WAGR
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Wilson is on the verge of breaking into the Cal lineup in the spring of 2015 as he continues to adjust to the American version of golf after attending high school in Scotland. He redshirted as a true freshman in 2013-14 and did not play in the fall of 2014 but is expected to see his first collegiate action soon.

Coach Comments/Notes
► Extremely competitive golfer who likes to play against the best
► Adjusting to the American version of golf
► Enjoys being a part of the program and receiving the full Cal experience
► Redshirted as a true freshman in 2013-14 but would have been in the lineup at least once in the spring had he not been using his redshirt season
► Has had moments where he has played extremely well but working on his consistency
► Has a great sense of humor

Fall 2014 (Freshman)
► Did not play

2013-14 (Freshman)
► Redshirted
► Did not play but still named the team’s Newcomer of the Year

Amateur Highlights
► Final Rankings – No. 1205 World

Final 16. North of Ireland Amateur
T16. Alameda Commuters (73-73-69-71 – 286)
T20. California State Fair Amateur (67-70-75 – 212)
Final 128. South of Ireland Amateur

► A member of Scotland’s 12-player Under-18 boys squad

4. Irish Boys Amateur Open (72-68-75-71 – 286)
7. Contra Costa Amateur (75-72 – 147)
Final 64. British Boys Championship

► High scorer (five of six points) for Scotland in an event against Wales, Holland and Ireland
► Selected to play against England in an international match

1. St Andrews Boys … won five matches with final two on Old Course
Second Round. Scottish Boys Championship

2007-13 (Loretto School)
► Attended the boarding school from 12 years of age until enrolling at Cal

► Full name is Alexander Patrick Wilson
► Born January 25, 1995, in Dublin, Ireland
► Intending to major in economics
► Parents are Neil and Sandra Wilson
► Has three older siblings – brother Fredrick, and sisters Amber and Vogue Wilson
► Performed in a musical group at the 2014 Oski’s with teammate Clayton Madey

Getting To Know Alexander
► I would describe myself as a person as ... extremely competitive
► What people don’t know about me is ... I can speak Spanish at a high level
► The reason I love golf is ... not having to depend on anyone else to do a job
► My favorite pre-match ritual is ... to listen to songs
► The Cal teammate I have admired most is ... Keelan Kilpatrick
► The favorite golf course I have played is ... Loch Lomond or Peachtree
► The reasons I chose Cal are ... unbelievable academics and the golf program is world class as the results show
► Since coming to Cal I have learned ... taking stats is hugely beneficial to my game
► What sets Cal golf apart from other collegiate golf programs is ... the organization that the coaches have as their competitive thirst is like ours
► My favorite golf movie is ... Happy Gilmore
► I would like to be remembered at Cal for ... being an awesome student-athlete
► The best advice I've ever received is ... stay positive
► My best advice to youngsters would be ... don’t be content with average
► The Cal golf team will be fun to follow this year because ... we are going to win the NCAA Championship
► The thing I most loved about sports is ... seeing how people react under pressure

Last Updated
February 23, 2015

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