Kyle Engelbert
Kyle Engelbert
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
High School: R.L. Paschal HS
Major: Accounting

2019-20: Team MVP for a second straight season... One of two players to qualify for all seven tournaments where he logged a 75.6 stroke average... Four top-20 finishes including one top-five showing... Tied for fourth place at the Walters State Fall Classic... T13th at the Richard Rendleman Invitational with 75-76=151... 16th place finishes at Mars Hill Fall Invitational (74-72=146) and King Invitational (74-72=146).

2018-19: Earned Team MVP honors finishing with a squad-best 75.84 scoring average which is the sixth lowest by a TU freshman in program history... Played in nine tournaments and 19 total rounds... Finished in the top-20 five times including three times in the top-10... Carded a season-low round of 69 to open the SAC Championship... Finished seventh to earn SAC All-Tournament Team honors with 69-75=72=216 (T8th lowest 54-hole score in TU history)... Began his collegiate career with a sixth place finish at the Bob Dibble Classic (74-72=146)... T9th at the Tusculum Invitational (77-72=149).

High School: Graduated from R.L. Paschal HS... Posted a USGA Handicap Index of +1.9... Coached by Mark Furtick and Jay Stuckey... Academic All-State first team... Team captain... Played in nine tournaments and finished in the top-15 in every event including two medalist wins.... Won the NTPGA All-American Tour Winter Classic with 74-70=144 and finished runner-up at the Burleson Invitational with 69-71=140 before winning the NTPGA All-American Tour at Firewheel with 70-68=138... Posted a 15th place showing in a US Amateur qualifier with 71-76=147 in July 2018... Served as team captain for his Paschal High School squad and was an Academic All-State first team selection... Member of the First Tee of Forth Worth program and was selected to play at Pebble Beach Golf Course in the Pure Insurance Championship in 2017... While at Pebble Beach, Engelbert was partnered with World Golf Hall of Famer Tom Kite, playing on the course where Kite won the 1992 U.S. Open (Engelbert's round with Kite was filmed and aired on The Golf Channel)... Off the golf course, he was a member of the National Honors Society and the Paschal Future Business Leaders of America.

Personal: Born May 13, 1999 in Fort Worth, Texas... Son of Tim and Julie Engelbert... Siblings: Cami and Colin... His uncle, Pat Engelbert, played football with the Nebraska Cornhuskers (1987-1991) where he served as team captain and was an Academic All-America® first team honoree... Majoring in accounting... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Tax or commercial business insurance... Hobbies: Golf, fishing, poker, basketball, fortnite, investing... Community Service: Two-time Nettie Day of Service volunteer... Assisted with golf activity at Tusculum View Elementary and was a VITA tax volunteer... Favorite book: The Art of the Deal by Donald J. Trump; Favorite class at Tusculum: VITA; Favorite midnight snack: Cookout; Favorite movie: "Rounders"; Favorite musical artist: Morgan Wallen; Favorite song: "More than my Hometown"; Favorite sports team: Dallas Mavericks; Favorite athlete: Tiger Woods; Kyle can't imagine a week without: Golf and fishing; Most thrilling moment in sports: 2008 US Open; Favorite Tusculum moment: Meeting the golf team; Advice to kids: "Find you something you love and be the best at it"; Favorite color: Blue; Favorite food: Steak; Favorite sport other than golf: Basketball; People Kyle most admires: His parents; Most famous people Kyle has ever met: Chris Harrison; Toughest opponent Kyle has ever played against: Bernhard Langer; What people don't know about Kyle: He enjoys watching the stock market; When he was a kid, Kyle tried to be like: Tiger Woods.