Austin Liu
Austin Liu
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Oak Park, CA
High School: Oak Park HS
Experience: HS

High School -- A 2019 graduate of Oak Park High School, Liu is a four-time first-team All-Coastal Canyon League honoree, including league MVP as a sophomore, and twice served as team captain ... also landed on the Coastal Canyon League's All-Academic Team four times with a 3.8 unweighted grade-point average ... named Los Angeles Daily News 2019 Prep Golfer of the Year ... averaged a score of 73.8 in 13 league matches in 2019 before taking his game to another level in the postseason, where he averaged 71 and shot a total of 3-under in four matches ... also led Oak Park to its first CIF-Southern Section Central Coast Division team title in program history ... Liu’s postseason run included a 2-under 70 performance at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena to qualify for the CIF State Championship ... finished sixth in CIF-Southern Section Individual Finals and tied for third in the SoCal Regional State Qualifier ... graduated with high honors after 14 semesters of Honors/AP classes and finished with a 3.7 unweighted GPA ... qualified for the 2018 U.S. Amateur at Pebble Beach, earned a spot on the 2017 American Junior Golf Association's All-Star Team and won an AJGA tournament at Chateau Elan Golf Club in Braselton, Georgia ... earned four AJGA top-10 finishes in 2017 and 2018 as well as nine top-10 finishes in Toyota Tour Cup events ... Liu was ninth in the AJGA Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational and made appearances in the AJGA Justin Rose Junior All-Star Invitational, AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions and AJGA Simplify Boys Championship as well as in the Western Junior Amateur ... also visited University of San Diego and UC Berkeley before choosing to continue his golf and academic career at Cal Poly because of "its great computer science program, location and atmosphere."

Personal -- Son of Phillip Chien and Shuling Liu ... no siblings ... hobbies are hiking, watching movies and going to the beach ... favorite golfer is Rickie Fowler ... born in Garden Grove, Calif. ... majoring in computer science.