Jimmy Brunone
Jimmy Brunone
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Plymouth, Mass.
High School: Tabor Academy

2014 graduate of the Tabor Academy … is majoring in corporate finance and accounting with a minor in information and process management … three varsity letters.

Career entering 2017-18: 26 rounds, 80.2 stroke average … shot in 70s 12 times with a low of 73.

2016-17: finished with an 81.2 average while playing nine rounds … three rounds in the 70s … low round was a 73 during day one of the AIC Invitational … best 36-hole score was a 158, which he accomplished twice (Sept. 19-20 at the Quechee Division II Challenge and the AIC Invitational) … at AIC, tied for eighth in a field of 27.

2015-16: recorded a 79.2 stroke average over 10 rounds … shot in the 70s six times … season-best round came Oct. 10 when he was the Falcons’ top finisher in the weather-shortened Saint Rose Fall Shootout … his 74 that day placed him sixth in a field of 65 … opened the season with a 75-76-151 in the Dowling September Shootout … named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll Oct. 13.

2014-15: played seven rounds as a freshman with an 80.3 stroke average … tied for eighth in the St. James Plantation Invitational with a 75-82-157 … that earned him a share of the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week honors Mar. 18.

Before Bentley: three-year team captain at Tabor … New England PGA Junior Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 … had his first career hole-in-one at Squirrel Run Golf and Country Club in Plymouth when he was only 11 … once shot a 64 at Pinehills, on the Nicklaus course, with two eagles and five birdies … tied for 16th in the 2014 Massachusetts PubLinks Championships.

Personal: community service experience at local food pantry and Gifts to Give … age as of Sept. 1: 22 … son of Dave and Pam Brunone … father played baseball at WPI and mother played soccer at Worcester State.