Ricardo Gouveia

Ricardo Gouveia


Almancil, Portugal

High School:
Escola Secundaria Joao de Deus

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

As a Senior(2013-14)
• Named by the Golf Coaches Association of America to the Ping All-Region Team (Southeast)
• Named to the American Athletic All-Conference Team
• Sixth overall at the 3M Augusta Invitatinal shooting 209 (-7), his fifth top ten finish of the season
• 1st place overallat the FAU Slomin Autism Invite with a 203 (-10)
• Led UCF to team victory at the FAU Slomin Autism Invite
• Helped Knights to second place at the John Hayt Invitational with a 215 (-1)
• Top 25 finisher at the Gator Invitational
• Tied for 10th at the Jones Cup Invitational
• Top 20 finisher at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational
• Finsihed eigth overall in the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate with a score of 3-under par for the tournament
• Took third place (-3) at the Adams Cup of Newport, helping the Knights to victory
• Finished seventh overall at the Northern Intercollegiate, shooting 1-under par for the tournament and leading UCF to the team title
• Season-low 68 (-4) in the opening round at the Northern Intercollegiate

As a Junior (2012-13)
• Two-time C-USA Golfer of the Week
• Six top-five finishes during 2012-13
• Took runner-up honors at NCAA Tempe Regional
• Shot par or better in 17 of 35 total rounds
• Scoring average of 72.91
• Shot season best 68 (-3) in the second round of the FAU Spring Break Championship and finished 6th.
• Carded a score of seven over par in the Schenkel Invitational, tying for 36th.
• Earned C-USA Golfer of the Week Award (2/27) after his performance at the John Hayt Invitational.
• Shot four under par in the first round of the John Hayt Invitational. Tied for third overall in the event.
• Shot a par of 70 in both the first and third rounds of the Gator Invitational
• Earned C-USA Golfer of Week Award (11/7) for his 1st-place finish at the Stetson/ CFSC Invitational with a score of 214 (-2)
• Shot one over par with a 73 in the first round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational
• Tied for 3rd at the Adams Cup in Newport, R.I., with a score of 215 (+4)
• Made season debut at the Northern Intercollegiate in Sugar Grove, Ill

As a Sophomore (2011-12)
• Received PING All-America honorable mention recognition
• Earned Golfweek All-America honorable mention recognition
• Named the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year
• Selected to the PING All-Southeast Region Team and the All-C-USA First Team
• Competed in all 12 events and posted a team-low 71.5 stroke average
• Had 20 rounds of par/better
• Recorded five top-10 performances
• Tied for 37th at the NCAA Championship in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (218, +5)
• At the NCAA Regionals, tied for 18th at 2-under 208 in Stanford, Calif.
• Posted a 215 (-1) at the C-USA Championship in Texarkana, Ark., and finished eighth
• Finished tied for 20th at the BancorpSouth Inviational in Madison, Miss., with a 144 (E)
• Finished in third at the Rio Pinar Invitational in Orlando, with a score of 209 (-7)
• Tied for 12th at the USF Invitational in Dade City, Fla., posting a score of 217 (+1)
• Finished in a tie for 12th at the John Hayt Invitational in Ponte Vedra Beach Fla., firing a 218 (+2)
• Named the C-USA Golfer of the Week on Feb. 15
• Tied for sixth at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla., posting a 214 (+4)
• Tied for 20th at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational in Windermere, Fla., with a 222 (+6)
• Tied for 34th with a score of 216 (E) at Prestige at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif.
• Named Conference USA Golfer of the Week on Sept. 21
• Claimed medalist at the Adams Cup of Newport in Middletown R.I., concluding at 204 (-11)
• Made debut as a Knight at the Northern Intercollegiate in Sugar Grove Ill., where he tied for ninth-place at 218 (+3)

Prior to UCF
• Earned NCAA Division II Ping All-America First Team honors in 2010-11 after freshman season at Lynn
• Received the Phil Mickelson Award, presented to the most outstanding freshman in Division II golf
• Named to the Golf Coaches Association of America All-Freshman Team
• Selected as the Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year and also earned all-league first team honors
• Led Lynn to a second-place finish at the NCAA Division II Championship, tying for third during stroke play
• Finished first at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional
• Won the crown at the Rollins College Invitational
• Posted top-five finishes at the Golfweek DII Spring Invitational, Bobcat Invitational and Sunshine State Conference Championship
• In 2010, placed second at the RiverWoods Junior Open in Holland and finished ninth at the German International Amateur

• Majoring in Business Administration