If you are wondering how one can validate a torrid summer in which he won three tournaments and marched into match play of the U.S. Amateur, then Jared Nelson has the answer.
Fire a career-low college round and capture the opening tournament of the 2022-23 season.
Such is the explosive way in which Nelson, the pride of Rutland, Vt., has broken from the gates to help get the collegiate golf season off to an impressive start for the UConn Huskies. Following up on his personal-best 63 with trips of 67 and 65, the fifth-year graduate student posted a three-stroke win at The Doc Gimmler on the Red Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y.