AS A SENIOR: Monogram winner …team tri-captain … saw action in nine tournaments, including eight as a member of the travel squad … posted career-low 75.88 stroke average in 24 rounds, with sharp 73.62 average during the fall 2007 season … had 18 of 22 team rounds (81.8 percent) count to Irish score … tied for fourth on team with four rounds at par or better, including three below par (one in the 60s) … teed off season on high note, posting career-best seventh-place tie (and first career top-10 finish) at Gopher Invitational after shooting three-over par 219 (69-74-76); opening 69 also tied his career-low round … tied for 50th place at Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic with 16-over par 226 (74-76-76) … earned share of 15th place at Coca-Cola Duke Classic after firing career-low two-under par 214 (70-74-70) … tied for 77th place at rain-shortened Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate with seven-over par 78 in only round of action … closed fall season with tie for 25th place in UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate Championship following a four-over par 220 (75-73-72) … started spring campaign with 78th-place tie in John Hayt Collegiate Invitational at 25-over par 241 (81-86-74) … shared 75th place at USC Collegiate Invitational after a 30-over par 243 (85-78-80) … competed as individual at Irish Invitational, tying for 20th place with six-over par 146 (73-73) … made second consecutive trip to BIG EAST Championship, tying for 44th place with 18-over par 234 (75-81-78).
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in seven tournaments (19 rounds), with five appearances as member of travel lineup … posted 76.21 stroke average for season, and ranked fourth on team with 75.43 stroke ratio … had two rounds at par or better, including first collegiate round in 60s … opened season with tie for 26th place at John Dallio Memorial (“B” team event) after shooting eight-over par 224 (74-76-74) … participated as individual competitor at inaugural Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic, sharing 25th-place honors at 17-over par 227 (74-79-74) … made season debut on travel squad in Prestige at PGA WEST; finished 69th at 21-over par 237 (84-78-75) … placed 87th at CordeValle Collegiate with 16-over par 232 (78-76-78) … returned to action in spring season at Boilermaker Invitational, tying for 36th place in rain-shortened tournament (82-72=154, +10) … tied for 40th place at another weather-truncated event, Kepler Intercollegiate, with 15-over par 157 (78-79) … saved best performance of the season for BIG EAST Championship with one-over par 217 (75-73-69) that put him tied for 11th place and only two strokes shy of all-conference recognition; final-round 69 also was career-best score.
SUMMER 2006: Reached semifinals of match play at Maryland State Amateur before falling to eventual champion Jeff Castle on the 20th hole; had shot 71 in stroke play qualifying, followed by 70 in opening match play round and later 68 in the regulation portion of semifinal match play loss to Castle … tied for 30th place (72-81=153, +11) in U.S. Amateur sectional qualifier at Piney Branch Golf Club in Hampstead, Md.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Tapped to play in five tournaments, all with travel squad … posted 76.73 stroke average for 15 rounds … opened with a tie for 57th place at Shoal Creek Intercollegiate, logging a 13-over par 229 (76-79-74) … split 54th place at Coca-Cola Duke Classic with an eight-over par 224 (76-74-74) … tied for 50th place at the Prestige at PGA WEST after carding an 11-over par 227 (75-75-77) … cracked starting five for spring opener at Lexus Naples Intercollegiate Invitational; tied for 45th place at 15-over par 231 (78-76-77) … also competed in General Jim Hackler Invitational, ending up in 77th place at 24-over par 240 (76-83-81).
AS A FRESHMAN: Monogram winner … participated in 10 tournaments as a rookie, all while a member of the travel roster … registered 76.66 stroke average … fourth on squad with 25 of his 29 rounds (.862) counting towards team score … opened with tie for 31st place at Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational, shooting a 15-over par 228 (74-79-75) … returned to tie classmate Mike King for 37th place at Notre Dame Invitational/Central Regional Preview after an 18-over par 228 (77-73-78) … led all Irish golfers at the Windon Memorial Classic, posting a season-best 19th-place finish at seven-over par 220 (74-69-77), with his second-round and 54-hole scores being the best of his young career … tied for 37th place at the Nelson Invitational with career-best nine-over par 216 (74-71-71) … closed out fall campaign with 49th-place tie at the Prestige at PGA WEST with a 23-over par 239 (79-83-77) … teed off spring season with team-best tie for 14th place at Irish Spring Invitational, shooting a 12-over par 228 (76-75-77) … tied for 21st at the General Jim Hackler Invitational following an 11-over par 227 (79-73-75) … shared 45th place at Augusta State Invitational with a 20-over par 236 (80-79-77) … tied for 15th place in dual match vs. No. 11 TCU with a 14-over par 154 (74-80) … ended spring with tie for 72nd place at Aggie Invitational, firing a 31-over par 247 (89-81-77).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year golf letterwinner at St. Paul’s School (also alma mater of Irish assistant coach Steve Colnitis) … three-time Maryland state champion, the only player ever to accomplish that feat … three-time all-conference, all-city and all-state selection … rose as high as ninth in 2003 Golfweek/Titleist Junior rankings before finishing 28th … two-time selection as Baltimore Sun High School Golfer of the Year … won once and finished second three times while playing on the Future Collegians World Tour (FCWT) and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Tour … first-team FCWT All-American and AJGA honorable mention All-American in 2003 … was member of United States squad at ’03 Junior World Team Championship in Japan (10th-place finish in 52-team field) … also lettered once in high school with hockey team … full name is Greg Cameron Rodgers … son of James and Catherine Rodgers … born March 19, 1985 in Trenton, N.J. … graduated in May 2008 from Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters with a bachelor’s degree in history … four-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team selection … earned certification from Notre Dame Student-Athlete Leadership Institute during 2006-07 academic year.