Holds a 77.19 stroke average spanning 57 rounds ... low round of 70 ... selected by the coaching staff to be a part of a pilot leadership program within the athletic department ... completed the department's "Developing Leaders in Sports and in Life" program during the 2011-12 academic year.
Finished the season ranked third on the team with a 76.30 stroke average over 30 rounds ... carded a season-low 70 three times ... paced the Owls in three of his five fall tournaments ... opened the season at the Sam H. Hall Intercollegiate and placed 29th with a 72-72-73--217 (+4) ... tied for 20th at the Mason Rudolph Championship with a 77-70-70--217 (+4) ... ranked 36th at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate with a 78-771-71--226 (+10) ... wrapped up the fall in ninth place at the ASU Fall Beach Classic, carding a 77-73-73--223 (+7) ... posted a 74.00 stroke average over 15 rounds in the fall ... placed 56th at the Rice Intercollegiate with a 230 (+14) ... matched his low round of the season with a 70 in the second round of the Border Olympics, where he finished 53rd at 76-70-82--228 (+12) ... represented Rice at the C-USA Championship for a second-straight year with a 77-81-77--235 (+19), good for 56th place.
Competed in nine events during the year including all seven during the spring ... averaged 78.19 strokes per round ... tied for 49th at the Argent Financial Classic hosted by Louisiana Tech and tied for 57th at the 61st Border Olympics with a three-round 231 score (75-78-78) ... three-round score of 230 (79-72-79) was a freshman-season low ... was one of three freshmen to compete at the Conference USA Golf Championship to end the year ... played in the fall season's first two events ... had a fall season-low 231 (78-74-79) at the Sam H. Hall Intercollegiate in the first event of his career.
Lake Travis High School
Captured the Texas Class 4A state individual championship and helped Lake Travis to the team state title in 2011 ... carded a two-round 143 (73-70) at the state championship ... named all-state and all-district as well as an academic all-district and all-state pick ... Lake Travis' Team MVP ... high school coaches were Randy Morris and Erik Henson ... had a 74 scoring average as a senior ... an all-district and academic all-district selection as a junior when he had a 76.5 scoring average ... Lake Travis was the Class 4A state runners-up junior year.
Just days before moving onto the Rice campus as a member of the school's Class of 2015, concluded junior career by winning the George Hannon Invitational played at Austin Country Club ... shot a two-over par 146, winning the Legends Junior Tour event by one stroke ... two-time Austin City Junior Champion (2008, 2009) ... placed second at the 2010 Bart Granger Memorial Championhip ... finished sixth at the 2010 Texas Junior Golf Tour UT Invitational ... seventh at the 2010 TJGT George Hannon Invitational.
Joseph Beck III ... born April 27 1993 in Austin ... son of Joe and Jamie Beck ... father played golf at TCU ... has a younger sister, Julia.