|High School:||Vista del Lago HS|
Leading the Tiger’s this year with a 72.83 scoring average, Fox finished the season with two top 10’s at the Nick Watney Invite and the WCC Championships. Out of the 33 rounds played this year, Austin had 12 rounds that were under par. Not only is he making birdies on the course, but off the course he was an Academic All Conference selection.
Played in all 10 tournaments for the Tigers and led the team in scoring average with 73.80 strokes per round. Turned in four top-20 performances and one top-10 result. His eighth-place finish came in the Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational, Pacific's home tournament. Shot a 65 in the final round of the Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational, one of two rounds under 70 on the season. Posted eight scores at or below par on the season. Finished eight strokes under par at the Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational after shooting a 73-70-65 for a three-round score of 208.
In his first season of collegiate golf, Fox played in seven of the ten tournaments for Pacific including a top 20 finish at the West Coast Conference Championships. He finished the season with a 75.33 stroke average and a low score of two under par at the WCC Championships where he was also part of the Tiger's scoring five.
Fox joins the Tigers from Vista Del Lago High School in his native Folsom, California. He was named to the All-League team in the Capital Athletic League all four of his years for the Eagles. Fox had rounds of 70 and 66 to finish second at the JTNC event at Fort Washington, recording an eight-under. Fox also came in third at the NCGA Junior Championship at Half Moon Bay with rounds of 72-68-78 and finished in the top ten five times in 2016, the second-most of any athlete in the FCWT.
Fox is the son of William and Tamara Fox. He has one sister, Brittany. His grandfather Harry Hugasian played football, baseball, and basketball at Stanford and football for the Chicago Bears while becoming the first Armenian to score a touchdown in the Rose Bowl in 1952. Fox plans to start his Pacific career as a Business Administration major.