Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sykesville, Md.
High School: Marriotts Ridge
Experience: High School


  • PING All-Region Northeast Team (2017)

Fall 2017: Competed in three events...earned a score of 228 (75-75-78), which was +12 in the Janney VCU Shootout (Sept. 16-19)...shot a 239 (77-82-80), which was +23 in the Wolfpack Fall Intercollegiate (Oct. 2-3)...competed as an individual in The Battle at Stono Ferry and earned a score of 238 (88-72-78), which was +22 (Nov. 3-4).

Spring 2017: Competed in all six tournaments for the Terrapins...tied for 36th in the Puerto Rico Classic with his score of 221 (72-74-75), which was five-over...earned a score of 223 (74-72-77), which was +7, in the Tiger Invitational...went three-over with a score of 219 (71-74-74), which was in the top 40 of the Linger Longer Invitational...tied for 17th at the East Carolina Intercollegiate with a +11 score of 227 (74-76-77)...finished the Wolfpack Spring Intercollegiate with a score of 220 (72-74-74), which was +7...went +11 in the Big Ten Tournament with a score of 221 (77-70-74) to finish tied for 38th.

Fall 2016: Made first appearance as a Terrapin in the Janney VCU Shootout...finished with a score of 152 (78-74), which was +8).

Before Maryland: Led Marriotts Ridge team to four straight state titles...won the Individual MPSSAA State Champion and set a state record (68-70-138) in 2012...won the AJGA at Cattail Creek in 2014 with rounds of 74-71...Qualified for the 2015 US Junior Amateur Tour in 2015.

Personal: Bennett Robert Buch...parents are Carl and Tracy Buch...has a twin brother, Cade, and a sister, Claire...father played football at Montgomery College before transferring to Elon...came to Maryland because he liked the location, campus and the golf team, wanted to play for the coaches..."Being a part of a team competing in the Big Ten is a special opportunity."

Best Score: +3 (Linger Longer Invitational, 2016-17)
Fewest Strokes in a Round: 70 (Big Ten Tournament, 2016-17)
Lowest 3-Round Total: 219 (Linger Longer Invitational, 2016-17)
Best Finish: T17 (East Carolina Intercollegiate, 2016-17)

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Interview with Coach Rodenhaver
Interview with Coach Rodenhaver
B1G Tournament Highlights