|Previous School:||Mercer Univ.|
AS A JUNIOR IN 2015-16: Named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar ... Earned a starting spot for Augusta in his first season as a Jaguar … Played in 12 events and 32 rounds … Shot par or better six times and had a 75.28 stroke average to end the season … Low round was a 69 at the 3M Augusta Invitational … Placed in the top 10 once and in the top 25 twice … Best finish was fifth at The MEAC Championship.
AT MERCER UNIVERSITY: Attended Mercer University in Macon, Ga., prior to Augusta … Lettered in golf under Coach Kirk Kayden … Logged 11 tournaments and 32 rounds of play in 2014-15 … Posted a 73.28 stroke average (second lowest on squad) … Carded a 66 for his low round of the season and his best finish was a second place showing at the David Toms Intercollegiate … Had three top-five finishes, five top 10 and top 20 finishes and carded 104 birdies and three eagles.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters for head coach John Hilley at Lakeside High School … Captured low medalist honors at the 2013 State Championship … Also helped the team capture a State Championship in 2009 and a Runner-Up spot in 2012.
PERSONAL: Emmanuel S. Kountakis was born on Nov. 4, 1994 in Houston, Texas … Son of Stil and Eleni Kountakis … Has three sisters, Eftinia, Nikoleta and Alexandra … Completing coursework in a Pre-PA track.