Billy Shida
Billy Shida
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Duluth, Ga.
High School: Peachtree Ridge
Major: Accounting

2009-10: Selected recipient of inaugural David Toms Award, given to a collegiate golfer who has overcome adversity ... GCAA/PING All-Southeast Region Team ... Named to All-PBC Second Team ... PBC All-Academic Team ... PBC Presidential Scholar ... Played in all 12 tournaments posting a career-best 73.3 stroke average ... Had career-high four Top-10 finishes, while tying career-high with six Top-20 finishes ... Finished 7th at PBC Championships, firing a 7-over 223 ... Carded a 7-over 220, good for t-49th at NCAA South/Southeast Regional.

2008-09: Named to the PBC All-Academic Team ... Played in all 12 tournaments posting a 74.5 stroke average ... Had six top-20 finishes ... Second on team and 17th overall at the NCAA Finals, posting a 12-over 296 ... Was second on the team at the NCAA Regional, firing a five-over 221 for 29th place ... Finished 14th at the PBC Tournament, carding a six-over 222.

2007-08: PBC Silver Scholar ... Played in eight tournaments with a 74.5 stroke average and four top-20 finishes ... Had a season-best finish of fourth twice, first as an individual at the Raines Intercollegiate (a three-round 217) and again at the NCAA Southeast Region Championship (a three-round 216) ... Finished 21st at the Peach Belt Championship with a three-round 228 ... Took 20th at the NCAA Championships, carding a four-round 285.

High School: Was the 2006 Georgia Junior Stroke Average Champion for Peachtree Ridge High School ... Named 2006 Georgia PGA Boys Player of the Year ... Was the 2006 Georgia PGA Stroke Average Champion ... Was a 2007 All-State honoree ... Won the 2006 Region 7-AAAAA Championship and was named to the 2006 and 2007 all-county teams.

Personal: Son of George and Patricia Shida ... Born April 30, 1988 ... Majoring in Accounting ... Playing on the PGA Tour is one of his career goals...  Team representative of Student Athlete Advisory Committee ... Selected Georgia College for the golf team, the location and the academics ... Lists Zach Johnson as his favorite athlete ... Says favorite routine/ritual is marking his ball with a coin from the 1960's and always heads up.

 

Yr. Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Top-10 Top-20 Low Rd.
2009-10 12 31 2272 73.3 4 6 66
2008-09 12 35 2606 74.5 0 6 69
2007-08 8 23 1714 74.5 2 4 66
TOT 32 89
6592
74.1
4 16 66