Chase Ibbotson
Chase Ibbotson
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sanford, FL
High School: Lake Mary Prep
Major: Business

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18)… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Played in six tournaments with a 75.78 stroke average… Best finish came at the Panther Invitational (March 4-6) when he tied for 20th out of 68 golfers with a 225 (76-75-74)… Had a matching score of 225 (73-77-75) in the Mocs’ next tournament, the Southeastern Collegiate (March 11-13) and tied for 39th out of 93 golfers… Shot a career-best three-under par 69 in the final round of the Matlock Collegiate Classic (Feb. 13), which also gave him his best tournament score of the season at +7 (76-78-69 = 223).

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17)… Member of Florida Southern’s national championship team at the 2017 National Finals in Kissimmee… One of only two Moccasins who played in all 12 tournaments, along with John VanDerLaan… Owned a 75.08 stroke average and saw a dramatic drop from the regular season (+4.11) to the postseason (+2.50) in average adjusted for par… Had eight rounds of under-par or even-par with a season-best 71 (-1) coming in the final round of the NCAA Division II South/Southeast Super Regional… Had his best performance of the season at the regional tournament where he tied for 11th out of 108 golfers with an even-par 216 (72-73-71) and was the Moccasins’ #2 golfer at the end of the tournament behind John VanDerLaan… Went on to tie for 57th out of 108 golfers at the NCAA Division II National Championships with a +15 (75-76-74=225)… Had rounds of 72, 72, and 73 during the match play portion of the tournament, cutting his score from the stroke play portion in half… Won his individual match in the quarterfinals vs. Ferris State and semifinals vs. West Florida… Tied for 26th at the Sunshine State Conference Championships with a 224 (74-75-75).

HIGH SCHOOL… 2016 graduate of Lake Mary Prep in Sanford, Florida… Helped the Griffins win state championships in 2013 (sophomore year) and 2015 (senior year), along with a runner-up finish in 2014, and a fourth-place finish in 2012… Had rounds of 75 and 78 at the State Finals his senior year playing at The Mission Inn Resort in Howey-In-The-Hills… Finished 10th individually with a 2-round total of 153… Was runner-up at the district tournament his senior year with a 66 at Eagle Dunes Golf Club… Served as team captain his senior year when he was also Lake Mary Prep’s Comeback Athlete-of-the-Year… Member of the National Honor Society… Won the Varsity Man of Honor award as a freshman and Coaches Award as a junior.

PERSONAL… Son of Chad and Joy Ibbotson… Tied for 10th at the AJGA (American Junior Golf Association) Junior All-Star Invitational with a score of even-par 216 in 2013… Won the FCWT Orange County National in 2014, and was third of the AJGA E-Z-Go Championships with a two-under par 214… Finished 11th at the Florida Junior Tour Championship at TPC in 2014… In 2015, tied for seventh at the AJGA Davis Love III Junior Open with an even-par 216… Placed fourth in the 2016 Florida Junior Tour 54-Hole Major at Longboat Key with an even-par 216 (70-70-76)… Lists the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and Orlando Magic as his favorite professional sports teams.


2016-17 (FR) 12 39 2,928 75.08 71 (-1) 8
2017-18 (SO) 6 18 1,364 75.78 69 (-3) 1
TOTALS 18 57 4,292 75.30 69 (-3) 9