Sachin Kumar
Sachin Kumar
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Valsayn, Trinidad & Tobago
High School: Club Med Golf Academy (Fla.)
Home Course: Millennium Lakes Golf and Country Club

2018-19: SOPHOMORE

  • Started all 12 tournaments for the Rams
  • Recorded a 74.29 stroke average over 34 rounds
  • Fired a 4-under 68 at the Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational (Sept. 10)
  • Was the Rams' top finisher in a pair of tournaments, including the Villanova Wildcat Fall Invitational (Sept. 28-30), when he tied for seventh (73-72-72)

2017-18: FRESHMAN

  • Started all 10 tournaments and 30 rounds for the Rams; His 75.33 scoring averaged ranked second on the team
  • Captured his first collegiate victory at the Cape Fear Intercollegiate March 11-12; Shot a season-best 213 (70-74-69) on the way to the win
  • Placed seventh overall at the 2018 Atlantic 10 Conference Championships
  • Logged five rounds of par or better on the season
  • Shot a season-low 69 on two occasions

GET TO KNOW SACHIN

  • Born Sept. 14, 1998
  • Son of Dr. Anil Kumar and Mrs. Grace Kumar
  • Sibling: Macy Kumar
  • Majoring in Business
  • Hopes to become a PGA Tour Professional
  • Other interests: Netflix, 8-ball pool, and soccer

JUST GOLF

  • Age began playing: 5
  • Home course: Millennium Lakes Golf and Country Club
  • Favorite golfer: Rory McILroy
  • Favorite club: Putter
  • Holes-in-one: 1
  • Low round: 66, at Seagate Country Club Fla.
  • Notable wins (Prior to VCU): AJGA Junior All-Star at Innsbrook, Trinidad and Tobago Open (2014, 2015), Qualified for USGA Fourball (2016-17)

WHY VCU?
“Everything about it. Coaches, facilities, location, academic. It was a perfect fit.”