AUSTIN, Texas — Keaton Vo made a remarkable impact on his first season on the Austin Anderson golf team.
Vo led the Trojans to the Texas UIL Class 5A team title. It was the first state championship for an Austin ISD school in any sport since 2003. The senior also won the individual championship with a final score of 11-under, six strokes ahead of the runner-up.
“To come in for one year and accomplish that is huge. It’s unreal.” Vo said. “I’m just so happy for the team and for Coach Mac [John McPherson] and Coach Melissa [Williamson] to be able to experience a state title.”
Vo had previously attended Chaparral Star Academy in Austin before coming to Anderson. His tournament experience before this season was predominantly on the American Junior Golf Association circuit.
“I’ve played on the biggest levels there are in junior golf, and being able to compete on a day-to-day basis means I can compete and win here as well,” Vo said.
He’ll take that experience to one of the top men’s college golf programs, staying at home to play for Texas.
“I’m super excited to be a Longhorn,” Vo said. “Coach Fields and Coach JP are great. They’re a perfect fit for me. I can’t wait to go chase a national championship next year.”