Stefano Butti
Stefano Butti
Height: 5-9
Weight: 150
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Palm City, FL
High School: Jensen Beach

Career:
After two years in the program, his average of 74.62 strokes over 37 rounds is good for the No. 3 spot on the school's all-time list.

Sophomore (2016-17):
Strong second campaign as an Eagle ... Earned Second Team All-America acclaim ... First Team All-UAA ... PING All-South Region honoree ... Ended the year No. 1 on the squad with an average of 73.88 strokes over 18 rounds of play, good for fourth place on the school's seasonal ladder ... Posted a team-high six rounds of par or better ... Ranked as the Eagles' top performer on two occasions ... Named the UAA's Player of the Week (Mar. 20) after placing first on the team and tying for fifth out of 150 players at the Jekyll Island Collegiate (Mar. 17-19), firing a three-round score of one-under 215 (71-71-73) which tied the program's fifth-best effort for a 54-hole tourney ... Came through with a team-leading performance at the NCAA D-III Championships (May 17-19), finishing with a 72-hole showing of 293 (74-74-74-70), that tied for ninth place in the field and that represented the school's fourth-best individual score at nationals ... Second among the Emory contingent and eighth out of 87 hopefuls at the Discover DeKalb Emory Spring Invitational (Apr. 8-9), shooting a two-over par 142 (73-69), with his final-round score tying his career best.

Freshman (2015-16):

Fine initial season with the Emory program, averaging 75.31 strokes over 19 rounds of play ... First Team All-UAA selection ... Named MVP of the UAA Championships after winning both of his match-play competitions ... Division III Ping All-Southeast Region ... One of 30 semifinalists for the 2016 Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award ... Emory's top performer in three tournaments ... Named UAA Golfer of the Week (Apr. 4) after tying for medalist honors out of 63 players at the Wynlakes Intercollegiate (Mar. 28-29), firing a season-best score of three-under par 141 (72-69) that tied the best mark by an Emory player during the campaign and for 10th place on the program's all-time ladder ... Shot par or better on four occasions ... His 69 at Wynlakes tied as the team's second-best 18-hole score of the year ... Strong effort at the Jekyll Island Collegiate (Mar. 18-20), posting a team-best total of one-under par 215 (71-73-71) that placed 16th out of 150 players and that tied for the No. 4 slot on the school's all-time list for a 54-hole tournament ... Ended the Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate (Mar. 7-8) as the Eagles' top scorer with a five-over par 149 (74-75), ranking 16th out of 97 entries.

High School:
Three-year member of the golf program at Jensen Beach High School ... Was coached by Larry Sweazy ... Team captain his senior year ... Nine-hole average of 39.5 strokes per round ... Owns international experience, having claimed the Swiss national championship in 2012 ... Three-time Peruvian Junior national champion ... SFPGA Player of the Year in 2012-13.

Personal:
Son of Andrea and Ximena Butti ... Born Feb. 19 ... Plans to major in finance.

Quote:
"I chose Emory because of its outstanding academic reputation and the opportunity to play competitive golf." 

Career Stats

Year Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2016-17 18 1330 73.9 69 
2015-16 19 1431 75.31 69
Totals 37 2761 74.62 69