UND Roster

2020-21 Men's Golf Roster

Andrew O'Leary


Height 6-3
Class Junior
Hometown Norfolk, MA
High School Catholic Memorial
Bio

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019-20) *Cut short due to Covid-19 in March

  • Was 1-of-the-5 regular Irish lineup members in the fall whom spearheaded the record breaking four tournament title wins in five events and a top-10 national ranking.
  • Contributing member to the 2019-20 squad who set a new program record for season stroke average with 282.26 strokes per round.
  • Recorded the 10th lowest season stroke average in program history with 72.37 strokes/round. Played in all 19 possible rounds, spanning seven tournaments.
  • Finished 16-over par overall on the year, averaging 217.0 strokes per tournament.
  • Earned three top-25 finishes.
  • Best showing came at the Windon Memorial where he finished in 16th
  • Produced a career low round of 68 in the first round at the Windon Memorial.
  • Recorded a 54-hole tournament low of 210 (-6) at the Quail Valley Collegiate.
  • Counted 13-of-19 rounds toward the team’s score.
  • Tallied five rounds under-par and three at even-par.
  • Averaged 11.29 strokes off the tournament leader.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018-19):

  • Averaged 73.17 strokes over 29 rounds spanning 10 tournaments.
  • Produced one top-10 and three top-25 finishes.
  • Best finish came at The Schenkel, in which he produced a 7th place showing with a 213 (-3).
  • Competed in the Irish lineup in 10 tournaments.
  • Led the Irish at the OTC Collegiate, where he finished in 12th place with a 206 (-4).
  • Produced both his lowest round (68) and tournament score (206) of the year at the OTC Collegiate.
  • Shot a 213 (E) at the Fighting Irish Classic.
  • Averaged 71.9 strokes in second rounds only.
  • 23 of his 29 rounds counted toward the team score (.793).
  • Shot 10 rounds under par, which tied for the second most on the team.

Prep:

  • Played six years of golf at Catholic Memorial, guiding the school to two State Championships and one South Sectional title.
  • Three-time All-Scholastic Boston Globe & Boston Herald honoree
  • Five-time conference all-star
  • 2016 Boston Globe Player of the Year
  • Received the Pope John Paull II Award & the John D. Mineck Spirit Award
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Member of the Rho Kappa History Honor Society
  • Achieved Cum Laude on the National Latin Exam
  • Highlight of prep career was making match play in the US Junior Amateur

Notable Prep Tournaments:

  • Five top-10 finishes in AJGA events
  • Golfweek ranking was 47th for Class of 2018
  • USGA Boys Junior Amateur Championship – finished 25th out of 156
  • Massachusetts 99th Junior Amateur Championship – 2nd out of 112
  • AJGA Penn State PA – 6th out of 51
  • New England Junior Invitational in Dover – 4th place
  • AJGA The Ranch Southwick – 3rd place
  • 2016 Computer Merchant Championship – 1st place

Personal:

  • Born in Boston
  • Son of Brian & Traci O’Leary
  • Has one older brother
  • Enjoys hockey and fishing
  • Favorite athlete is Tom Brady
  • Father, Brian, played golf at Boston College (Class of ’90)

Coach Handrigan on O’Leary:
“When I evaluated Andrew at the U.S Junior I knew immediately that he’s a perfect fit for Notre Dame Golf. He’s extremely talented, loves the game, and most importantly, Andrew has strong character and will be a great teammate.”

CAREER STATISTICS:

Year Tournaments Rounds Counted Strokes Avg. Top Rd Top 54 Top Finish – Event
2018-19 10 29 23/29 2,122 73.17 68 (-2) 206 (-4) 7th (The Schenkel)
2019-20 7 19 13/19 1,375 72.37 68 (-3) 210 (-6) 16th (Windon Memorial)
Career 17 48 36/48 3,497 72.85 68 (-3) 210 (-6)

7th (The Schenkel)