Alister Balcombe
Alister Balcombe
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cleyedon, England
High School: SGS Filton College (Iowa Western CC)
Home Course: Clevedon GC

2016-17: JUNIOR

  • Started all 10 tournaments for the Rams
  • His scoring average of 72.61 ranked second on the team and sixth in program single-season history
  • Fired a low round of 67 on three occasions
  • Placed second overall at the 2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Championship after shooting 68-74-67=209
  • Recorded three top-10 finishes

GET TO KNOW ALISTER

  • Hometown: Clevedon, England
  • Birthdate: Sept. 26, 1995
  • Siblings: Brother, Stuart (24)
  • Major: Psychology
  • Career aspirations: Professional golfer and college coach
  • Other interests: Video games, working out
  • Fast fact: Older brother Stuart played for Cumerland (Ky.) golf team

JUST GOLF

  • Age began playing: 10
  • Home course: Clevedon Golf Club
  • Favorite golfer: Tiger Woods
  • Holes-in-one: 0
  • Low round: 63, at Clevedon Golf Club, 2015
  • Notable wins/honors (Prior to VCU): Qualified for 144th British Open at St. Andrews... Two-time NJCAA First Team All-American... Captured seven tournaments at Iowa Western Junior College

WHY VCU?
"I really got the feeling of a good work ethic within the team, and the coaches and I feel it was a team I could fit into and achieve some team goals, as well as some of my own personal ones."