GENERAL: One of the most improved players in the program who is working hard on his game and continues to develop ... should continue to improve with emphasis on his putting and short game ... has gained valuable experience since arriving at Cal ... has recovered from back injuries that nagged him throughout his 2008-09 redshirt season ... hits the golf ball consistently and is a tough competitor ... was admitted to Cal's Haas School of Business in February of 2011.
CAL CAREER: Played in five events and 15 rounds during the 2009-10 and '10-11 campaigns, but did not play in '11-12 ... has posted a 74.6 stroke average on 1,119 shots ... his lowest round at Cal of 68 was shot during his 2009-10 redshirt freshman season in the second and final round of rain-shortened Alister MacKenzie Invitational, while his highest profile event was Pac-10 Championship the same season in which he finished 51st ... his top finish of 22nd place came at Windon Memorial Classic in the fall of 2009-10.
2011-12 (AS A JUNIOR): Did not play.
2010-11 (AS A SOPHOMORE): Finished tied for 78th in his lone event of the season at Windon Memorial Classic (77-81-75 - 233, +20), with both his first and third-round scores counting in the team total ... averaged 77.7 shots per round over his three rounds.
2009-10 (AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Competed in four tournaments and 12 rounds, seeing action twice each during both the spring and fall seasons ... averaged 73.8 shots per round ... finished fifth among six Cal golfers and tied for 51st overall at Pac-10 Championship (74-73-74-73 - 294, +10) ... also played in the spring as an individual at USC Collegiate Invitational, where he tied for 67th (76-75-74 - 225, +12) ... best finish was a tie for 22nd at Windon Memorial Classic (76-75-72 - 223, +10) in the fall ... also played in the fall at Alister MacKenzie Invitational and tied for 41st (76-68 - 144, +2), shooting the best round of his collegiate career in the second and final round of rain-shortened 36-hole event ... named a Cal Student-Athlete of the Month in November of 2009.
2008-09 (AS A FRESHMAN): Redshirted ... did not play.
2007 - Second at CJGA Euro Junior Cup Qualifier (77-72 - 149) ... tied for fourth at RCGA's Prairie Championship (81-71-70 - 222) ... tied for seventh at Quebec's Cynergy-Etto Men's Provincial Amateur Championship (70-75 - 145) ... tied for 17th at Duke of Kent (74-76 - 150) ... tied for 21st at Canadian Junior Boys Championship (73-73-76-73 - 295).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy ... selected as team MVP for golf in both 2007 and '08, as well as team captain in '08 ... set a school record with a two-under par round of 70 versus rival school Phillips Academy in Andover ... helped his team to a top-five finish in 2007 and a top-10 showing in 2008 amongst all New England Preparatory Schools ... also played prep rugby and hockey ... captain of his hockey team three times and his rugby squad twice ... MVP of a rugby Regional Championship game and played for a prep squad that won two Greater Montreal Athletic Association regional titles while he was attending Loyola High School in Montreal before transferring to Phillips Exeter Academy in 2006 ... had a GPA between 3.0 and 3.7 in each of his five years at Loyola and also received a sportsmanship award for all varsity sports from the school where he was the student body vice president in 2006.
OTHER: Full name is James Christopher Coré ... nickname is Jimbo ... majoring in business after being accepted into Cal's Haas School of Business in February of 2011 ... parents are Chris Coré and Donna Palo Pivarnik ... has two siblings, Melissa (golfer and graduate of the University of British Columbia) and Christopher ... born August 12, 1989, in Montreal, Canada.
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LAST UPDATED: June 5, 2012