Kristian Tannum Donaldson
Kristian Tannum Donaldson
Year: So.
Hometown: Buckinghamshire, England
Home Course: The Buckinghamshire

2018-19: SOPHOMORE

  • Selected All-Atlantic 10 Conference for second straight year
  • Recorded team's second-best scoring average (73.09) in 29 rounds
  • Shot 67 on two separate occasions; Registered 12 rounds of par or better
  • Placed ninth at 2019 A-10 Championship (April 26-28) to help lead VCU to a team title
  • Shot 67-67-74 to place second at the UNCG Martin Downs Collegiate (Feb. 10-12)

2017-18: FRESHMAN

  • Named All-Atlantic 10 Conference
  • Led the team with a 72.90 scoring average; Logged 19 rounds and seven starts
  • Fired a season-low 66 in the second round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate at the Palmetto Golf Club
  • Recorded a team-high of 10 rounds of par or better
  • Registered three top-20 finishes, including an 11th-place effort at the UNC Greensboro Grandover Collegiate Oct. 28-29
  • Shot a season-best 210 (69-69-72) at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate Oct. 7-8; Placed 12th overall


  • Born Aug. 3, 1999
  • Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, England
  • Hometown: Beaconsfield, England
  • Son of Rob Donaldson and Hege Tannum
  • Sibling: Sebastian Tannum Donaldson
  • Majoring in business
  • Hopes to play on the PGA or European Tours
  • Other interests: Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, gaming and working out


  • Age began playing: 3
  • Home course: The Buckinghamshire
  • Favorite golfer: Jordan Spieth
  • Favorite club: Putter
  • Holes-in-one: 0
  • Low round: 66 (at Beaconsfield Golf Club & The Buckinghamshire)
  • Notable wins (prior to VCU): Luke Donald Salver (2015, 2016), BB&O U18 Championship (2016), BB&O U16 Championship (2014)

“Great school with a welcoming atmosphere. All of the sports facilities are first-class and provide the best platform to move into the professional ranks.”