NOTABLE: Recently secured a spot into the 2013 British Open at Muirfield... Grant won the final local qualifying round in Dunbar, Scotland with an 8-under total of 132 (67-65). Won the impressive Scottish Amateur Championship at Royla Dornoch in the 2012 summer. He secured his third national title with a strong 9&7 triumph in the 36-hole final against Richard Docherty in the 85th staging of the Scottish Amateur Championship. It was the biggest win in the final since Colin Montomerie's victory at Nairin 25 years ago. After a superb six days on the glorious Dornoch Firth, Forrest came out on top from a starting field of 256, representing more than 130 clubs, and triumphed over eight matches spanning nine rounds. Following his success in the Scottish Under-16s in 2009 and the Scottish Boys a year later, he has achieved a notable hat-trick.
USD: Won the 2013 WCC Championship individual title with a 6-under par 210 (74-67-69) played at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Washington... Named First Team All-WCC for second straight year... Named to 2013 WCC All-Academic Squad (3.29 GPA)... Second year player competed in all twelve tournaments and finished with a team-best scoring average of 72.57 (35 rounds)... Finished 4th (100 golfers) at the ASU Thunderbird (206; 68-68-70)... Two times has finished runner-up (Bill Cullum Invitational & San Diego Intercollegiate Classic)... He helped the Toreros to the team title at the Bill Cullum with his 9-under total of 207 (69-67-71)... At the San Diego Classic, he finished just two strokes out of medalist honors with his 5-under par 211 (70-68-73)... Last season as a freshman competed in all 13 tournaments and finished second on the team with his 72.28 scoring average... Named the WCC Freshman of the Year... Finished tied for 4th at WCC Championships at 5-under par 211 (70-69-72)... USD placed 9th at the NCAA Southwestern Regional at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club and Forrest was the team's top finisher at 2-over par 218 (72-76-70)... He lost in a playoff for a chance to advance the NCAA Individual Championships... Tied for 17th at Wyoming Cowboy Classic at 208 (70-69-69)... Tied for 12th at North Ranch (219; 69-73-77)... Tied for 14th at San Diego Intercollegiate (221; 75-73-73)... Placed 8th at Kauai Collegiate Invite (215; 74-72-69)... Season-low round of 66 in third round of Wolf Pack Classic at Edgewood Golf Club in Stateline, NV where he tied for 15th at 223 (80-77-66)... Season-best finish (T-5th at 211; 73,69,69) at Gene Miranda Falcon Invite in Colorado Springs Colorado at the Eisenhower Blue Golf Club... His 5-under par total of 211 was just two strokes off the winning score... Top-10 finish (t-9th at 213; 71-69-73) at Mark Simpson Colorado Invite at Colorado National GC in Erie, CO.
PERSONAL: Born on June 19, 1993 in Edinburgh, Scotland... His mother Audrey, and late father, Graeme, are from North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland... Playing out of Craigielaw Golf Club, was crowned the 2010 Scottish Boys Golf Champion after he beat fellow-Scottish Boys Internationalist Ian Redford of the New Club St. Andrews by 3&2 in the 36 holes final at West Kilbride Golf Club, Ayrshire... Represented Great Britain and Ireland in the 2010 Jacques Leglise Trophy against Europe... Playing in the 2010 Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters, lost in a playoff after firing rounds of 73, 70, 69, 70 (6-under par)... In 2009 he was the Scottish Boys U-16 stroke play champion after rounds of 71, 70, and 71 (1-under par)... Notes he has been playing golf since he was 5 years old and for Scotland Golf since he was 15 years old... Besides golf likes hanging out with friends and watching movies.
(Simi Valley, CA) - The USD men's golf team, the defending champion of the Bill Cullum Invitational, is off to another solid start at this year's 20 team event. The Toreros shot a first round team... Read More [+]
Former USD golfer Kenneth McCready can't stop smiling. After all, he's advanced to the Round of 16 at the U.S. Mid-Amateur after defeating Stan Gann Jr., 3 and 1. But it isn't just his play that... Read More [+]
(Seaside, Calif.) - USD junior Grant Forrest fired a final round 3-under par 69 to claim medalist honors at the Saint Mary's Invitational with a three-round total 7-under par 209 (71-69-69). ... Read More [+]
(Seaside, Calif.) - The USD golf team is tied for 6th with one round to go at the Saint Mary's Invitational (15 teams) being played in Seaside, California on the Bayonet & Blackhorse Golf Courses. ... Read More [+]
(Bremerton, WA) - The USD men's golf team shot a final round team score of 296 to finish in 4th place (15 teams) at the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational being played on the Olympic Course at Gold... Read More [+]
(Bremerton, WA) - The USD men's golf team finds itself in 2nd place (15 teams) with one round to go at the 2013 Kikkor Husky Invite being played on the Olympic Course (par 72, 7124 yards) in... Read More [+]
(Sugar Grove, Ill.) - The USD Toreros shot a final round team score of 309 to finish at 14th at the 2013 Northern Intercollegiate. Taylor Schmidt shot a 73 today for the team's low round, while... Read More [+]
(Sugar Grove, Ill.) - The USD Toreros improved on day two of the Northern Intercollegiate as they turned in a team score of 300, twenty-one shots better than their opening round on Friday. Junior ... Read More [+]
(Sugar Grove, Ill.) - The USD Toreros got off to a slow start in their first round of the 2013-14 season. San Diego shot a first round team score of 321 (+33) and find themselves in 14th place. ... Read More [+]
(Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland) - USD junior golfer Grant Forrest (North Berwick, Scotland) struggled to a second round 86 to finish at 159 (+17) in the 2013 British Open being played at historic... Read More [+]