Kyle Mueller
Kyle  Mueller

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Athens, Ga.

High School:
Athens Academy

Swing:
Right


05/02/2017

Mueller Earns All-Big Ten Honors for Third Straight Year

Men's Golfer Mueller Earns All-Big Ten First Team Honors

04/02/2017

Mueller Wins Aggie Invite after Storms Cancel Final Round

Men's Golfer Mueller Wins Rain-Shortened Aggie Invite

03/01/2017

This Week in Michigan Men's Golf: Desert Mountain Intercollegiate

This Week in Michigan Men's Golf: Desert Mountain Intercollegiate

09/26/2016

Mueller's Win Gives Wolverines Back-to-Back Individual Titles

Mueller's Win Gives Men's Golf Back-to-Back Individual Titles

06/29/2016

Kornacki: Mueller Recalls U.S. Open Experience Inside the 'Ropes'

Kornacki: Mueller Recalls U.S. Open Experience Inside the 'Ropes'

06/09/2016

Mueller Calls U.S. Open a Lifelong Dream

Kyle Mueller, who will be teeing it up against the world's best at the U.S. Open, discusses ways his game suits Oakmont and how Michigan has prepared him for this major challenge.

05/28/2015

Kyle Mueller Ready for NCAAs

10/09/2014

September Plays of the Month

MGoBlue.com counts down the top plays in Michigan Athletics during the month of September.

Michigan Career
• Golfweek All-America, honorable mention (2017)
• 3x All-Big Ten, first team (2016, '17), second team (2015)
• 3x PING Division I Midwest All-District Team (2015, '16, '17)
• All-Big Ten Tournament Team (2016)
• Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) All-America Scholar (2017)
• GCAA Team Academic Honor (2015)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2016, '17)
• 3x U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2015, '16, '17)
• 3x U-M's Bert Katzenmeyer Award for lowest scoring average (2015, '16, '17)
• 4x Big Ten Golfer of the Week (Sept. 9, 2014, Oct. 14, 2015, Sept. 28, 2016, March 1, 2017)
• In 37 career events, has 25 top-20 finishes with 16 top-10 and nine top-five with three wins
• 3x medalist, 2014 Wolverine Intercollegiate (Sept. 6-7), 2016 Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 25-26) and 2017 Aggie Invitational (April 1-2)
• Carries a 9-1 record in match play

Michigan Records
• U-M single season scoring: 71.36 (2016-17); only Wolverine in history to post sub-72 average
• U-M season scoring (by class): freshman (72.56), sophomore (71.72) and junior (71.36)
• U-M single-round (tie): 64 (-7) in the second round at The MacKenzie (Oct. 12-13); fourth Wolverine to post 64
• U-M 36-hole tournament (tie): 138 (69-69) at the Aggie Invitational (April 1-2); tied with Noori Hyun
• U-M 54-hole tournament: 198 (69-64-65, -15) at The MacKenzie (Oct. 12-13); first Wolverine to post sub-200 tournament total
• U-M 54-hole Big Ten Tournament: 209 (-7) at the 2016 championships

Junior (2016-17)
• One for two Wolverines to start all 13 events, along with Nick Carlson (So.)
• Helped U-M post five top-three finishes in 13 events, including team titles at the Dayton Flyer Invitational (Oct. 17-18) and Desert Mountain Intercollegiate (March 4-5)
• Helped U-M set program single-round team record with a 270 (-14) in final round at Inverness Intercollegiate, breaking the U-M mark by two shots and tournament's single round record by seven
• Led U-M in six events, posting six top-10 and three top-five, including two individual wins
• Medalist at the Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 25-26) with a 209 (-7) total
• Medalist at the Aggie Invitational (Sept. 25-26) with 138 (-6) total; event was reduced to 36-holes due to weather
• Averaged the lowest season average by a U-M junior with a 71.36 per round average; set the U-M single season record
• Led U-M with 17 sub-par rounds, including a season-low 66 (-6) shot in first round of Linger Longer Invitational (March 19-21)
• Helped U-M to its third straight NCAA regional appearance; missed qualifying as an individual to the NCAA Championships by a single shot, tying for eighth at 212 (71-71-70, -1)
• Played in third Big Ten Championships (April 28-30), tying for 44th at 223 (73-75-75)
• Posted a perfect 3-0 record at the Big Ten Match Play Championships (Feb. 10-11)

Sophomore (2015-16)
• One for four Wolverines to start all 11 events, along with Chris O'Neill (Sr.), Tom Swanson (Jr.) and Nick Carlson (Fr.)
• Led U-M in five events, posting six top-10 and four top-five finishes
• Medalist runner-up at the Inverness Intercollegiate (Sept. 21-22) and third at Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 27-28) and Big Ten Championships (April 22-24)
• Helped U-M to second straight NCAA Regional appearance and runner-up team finishes at the Windon Memorial Classic and Desert Mountain Intercollegiate (March 5-6)
• Recorded first sub-200 54-hole tournament total with a 198 (-15) at the MacKenzie (Oct. 12-13)
• Averaged the lowest season average by a U-M sophomore with a 71.72 per round average; became the first Wolverine to carry a sub-72 average
• Led the Wolverines with 13 sub-par rounds, including a U-M record-tying 64 (-7) in the second round of The MacKenzie
• Posted a 2-1 record at the Big Ten Match Play Championships (Feb. 12-13)

Freshman (2014-15)
• Played in additional 13th event after earning individual invitation to NCAA Finals; one of two Wolverines to play in all 12 team events, along with Chris O'Neill (Jr.)
• Led U-M in nine events, with four top-10, two top-five and one individual title
• Won collegiate debut at the Wolverine Intercollegiate (Sept. 6-7), with a season-best 206 (67-70-69, -7)
• Helped U-M to the team title at the Wolverine Intercollegiate and runner-up finishes at the Big Ten Match Play Championships (Feb. 14-15) and Desert Mountain Intercollegiate (March 6-7).
• Helped U-M return to the NCAA regional for the first time in four years finishing as the medalist runner-up at NCAA Washington Regional (May 14-16); advanced to NCAA Finals as individual (t-94th)
• Averaged the lowest season average by a U-M freshman with a 72.56 per round average; fourth freshman to lead he season in scoring
• Led the Wolverines with 11 sub-par rounds, including a season-best 66 (-6) in the second round of the NCAA Washington Regional
• Posted a perfect 4-0 record at the Big Ten Match Play

Prep Career
• Played at Athens Academy under head coach Brian Olson
• Three-time GHSA All-State (2012, '13, '14)
• Led Athens Academy to Class A GHSA State Final runner-up finish in 2014 after back-to-back sixth place finishes in 2012 and 2013. Individually, finished third (72, 2013), fourth (72, 2014) and ninth (75, 2012) at State Finals.
• Led Athens Academy to three straight Class A Regional titles (2012, '13, '14) and a runner-up finish in 2011
• Two-time Regional medalist in 2012 (71) and 2014 (71)
• Athens Banner Herald All-Northeast Georgia Golf Team first team (2011, '12, '13, '14), Area 2 Private Boys Player of the Year (2014) and Northeast Georgia Male High School Golfer of the Year (2011)
• Four time Spartan Award recipient (2011, '12, '13, '14) and two-time Player Award (2013, '14)
• National Honor Society member (2012, '13, '14), Upper School Honor Roll (2011, '12, '13, '14), HP Scholastic Honor Roll (2012, '13) and Spanish Honor Society (2012)

Personal
• Given name is Kyle Patrick Mueller
• Son of Eric and the late Monica Mueller
• Born November 14, 1995 in Athens, Ga.
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• Sport Management major

What is in Kyle's Bag?
Driver: Callaway Big Bertha
Woods: Titleist 916
Irons: Titleist 716
Wedges: Titleist Vokey, 50 degree, 54 degree, 58 degree
Putter: TaylorMade Spider
Ball: Titleist ProV1x
Glove: Titleist/FootJoy
Favorite Club: Driver
Favorite Course: Long Cove Club (Hilton Head, S.C.)
Best Career Round: 64, second round of the MacKenzie at the Meadow Club (Fairfax, Calif.)
Superstitions: I always mark down score on card score every two holes; I always have three tees in my pocket

Year Events Starts Rds Total Avg. 18 36 54 72 T-5 T-10 T-20 Sub-Par MP
2014-15 13 13 37 2696 72.86 66 - 206 305 2 4 6 11 4-0-0
2015-16 11 11 29 2080 71.72 64 146 198 - 4 6 10 13 2-1-0
2016-17 13 13 33 2355 71.36 66 138 209 - 3 6 9 17 3-0-0
Career 37 37 99 7131 72.03 64 138 198 305 9 16 25 41 9-1-0

 



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