Ben Balter
Ben  Balter

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wellesley, Mass.

High School:
Community School of Naples

Birthdate:
07/20/1994

10/13/2013

Career-Best Finish For Birdsey Paces Deacons At BOT

Senior Thomas Birdsey finished runner-up at 11-under par

10/10/2013

Preview: Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate

Wake Forest finished sixth at the event last season

2016-17 (Senior)
Redshirt season

2015-16 (Junior)
Played in five events and had a 74.07 scoring average ... Was T-23rd at the season opening Rod Myers Invitational ... low round of the year was a first-round 71 at the Primland Collegiate Invitational.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Shot a 19-over 232 with scores of 81-74-77 at the Marshall Invitational, finishing 84th overall...Placed 32nd at the Davidson College Invitational, shooting a 9-over 153 for the tournament.

2013-14 (Freshman)
Played in two events and had a 73.80 scoring average ... Carded rounds of 72-74-74 (+2) as an individual at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, finishing in a tie for 34th ... Tied for 14th at the O'Briant-Jensen Classic after rounds of 73-78.

Prior to Wake Forest
Was a four-year letterwinner at The Community School of Naples under Paul Celano ... Led the Seahawks to top-3 finishes at the state tournament in both 2011 and 2012 ... Finished ninth individually in 2011 ... Was named to the All-Area team in each of his high school seasons ... Has a strong junior golf resume ... Shot rounds of 71-71 to finish runner-up at the 2012 Qdoba Tournament of Champions, which is one of the largest high school events in the state of Florida ... Finished 12th in the 2012 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in Toyota-shi, Japan after rounds of 71-72-72-68 (-1) ... Set the tournament record with a 63 in the second round of the 2012 Scotty Robertson Memorial ... Finished 14th at the 2011 Orange Bowl International Golf Championship after a 65 in the third round ...

Background
Full name is Benjamin Fortune Balter ... Born on July 20, 1994 in Wayland, Mass. ... Son of Lara and Steve Balter ... Father Steve played hockey at Wesleyan from 1988-92.

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