Eric Yiu
Eric Yiu
Height: 5-7
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Shenzhen, Guandong, China
High School: Windermere Prep (FL)

After two years in the program, he stands fourth all-time in scoring average at Emory with a mark of 74.54 strokes over 46 rounds ... Has recorded 18 rounds of par or better.

Sophomore (2018-19):
Outstanding second season in the program ... Honorable Mention All-American ... PING All-South Region ... First Team All-UAA ... One of 30 semifinalists for the Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol ... Competed in nine tournaments and tied Logan Ryan for second on the team and fourth on the Eagles' seasonal chart with an average of 73.3 strokes over 24 rounds ...  Rang up 11 rounds of par or better, second most on the team ... Posted a pair of top-five overall finishes ... Tied for the top spot on the team and second overall out of 82 players at the Wynlakes Intercollegiate with a 36-hole score of one-under par 143 (71-72) ... Tied a school record when he carded a 66 during the opening 18 holes of play at the Golfweek DIII Fall Invitational – ended that tourney at even-par 213, good for a 12th-place tie out of 82 players ... Named UAA Player of the Week (Mar. 11) following his outings at the Savannah Harbor Classic and the UAA Championships ... Tabbed as Most Valuable Player of the UAA Championships after helping the Eagles to a first-place finish – defeated  Steven Zeng, 5 & 4, in team’s 4-1 win over Rochester and followed that with a 5&4 vs. Carnegie Mellon’s  Jason Folker in the Eagles’ 3-2 triumph in the title match ... At Savannah Harbor Classic, he tied Sam Galloway as the Eagles’ top finishers, tying for 13th place in the 90-player field with a four-over par 148 (77-71), with his second-round mark the top score turned in by an Emory player during the tournament ... UAA player of the Week (Apr. 22) after helping Emory to a runner-up finish out of 14 teams at the Discover DeKalb Invitational with a squad-best best score of 216 (70-72-74) that placed sixth  overall on the 82-player leader board ... Posted Emory’s best score of 76 during the opening round of the NCAA D-III Championships.

Freshman (2017-18):
Saw action in nine tournaments and logged 22 rounds of play ... Averaged 75.86 strokes per outing ... Tied for second on the team with seven rounds of par or better ... Finished among the top five overall finishes in two tourneys ... Fired a pair of season-best tying rounds of 68 ... Second on the team and tied for fourth out of 83 players at the Discover DeKalb Emory Spring Invitational with a one-over par 141 (68-73) ... Solid outing at the Rhodes College Fall Classic, finishing second on the squad and 15th overall in the 99-player field with a 54-hole mark of 217 (74-71-72) ... Eagles' No. 2 scorer at the Tournament Town Preview, registering a 54-hole total of seven-over par 223 (68-74-81), with his opening-round effort the team's top mark in that event ... Competed in the NCAA D-III Championships and shot a one-under par 71 during the second round of action. 

High School:

Two-year competitor on the golf team at Windermere Preparatory School ... Was coached by Kyle McClone ... Averaged 74.0 strokes per round his final year of action ... Helped Windermere to its first-ever state championship ... Claimed third place in the Class 1A state championship ... Won the 17-18 Division of the 12th Faldo Series China Championship at the Blackstone Course at Mission Hills Haikou (China) in July of 2017, which qualified him for the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final in March of 2018.

Son of Yeng and Lui Yiu ... Born May 3 ... Majors in mathematics and computer science.

Career Stats

Year Rounds Strokes Average Low Round
2018-19 24 1760 73.33 66
2017-18 22 1669 75.86 68
Totals 46 3429 74.54 66