Men’s Golf Signs Two
EUGENE, Ore. – The men's golf program has signed Hugh Adams and Matthew Broder to National Letters of Intent, Oregon head coach Casey Martin announced on Thursday.
Adams is one of the top junior golfers in England and will come to Eugene with plenty of national and international experience, while Broder has multiple tournament wins in junior competition in Southern California.
Hugh Adams, Stourbridge, England, Haybridge & The Golf College
Low Round: 62 (10-under), Scottish Under-14 Championship, Newmachar Golf Club
The medalist at a number of junior tournaments in England, Adams comes from one of the top prep schools in the country, Haybridge & The Golf College. He is a two-time junior national Open champion. Adams won the Reid Trophy at the English Under-14 Open Championship in 2018 and was the runner-up in 2019. He also won the 2019 Douglas Johns Trophy and the 2019 Scottish Under-14 Open Championship, where he shot a 10-under 62. Adams was third at the 2020 English Under-16 Open Championship. In 2021, he was eighth at the England Boys Under-18 Championship and third at the England Boys U16-Open Championship. Additionally, Adams was a member of England's Under-16 International team (2019-2021) and has been on England's Under-18 Boys team since 2021. He captained England's Under-16 squad to victory against Wales in 2021.
Hugh Adams on Oregon
"The campus looks amazing and it was great to see such a variety of sports. The sporting pedigree and history of the college made me feel Oregon would be an environment in which I could thrive, both personally and in terms of my golf. The golf program has excellent facilities and what I feel is a coaching structure that is designed towards winning, not just competing."
Coach Martin on Hugh Adams
"Hugh has been an accomplished player for a long time in England. The English players are known as some of the best in the world and I believe Hugh can be an elite player. We are excited he wanted to be at Oregon. He has a chance to play as a freshman and will be a big part of our program going forward."
Matthew Broder, San Diego, Calif., Torrey Pines High School
Low Round: 65 (7-under), Southern California PGA, Journey at Pechanga Golf Course
Broder has been one of the top junior performers in Southern California. He helped lead Torrey Pines High School to the 2022 CIF Sectional championship, and runner-up finishes at both the 2022 CIF Regional tournament and California state championship. He finished third in the City Cup for Torrey Pines. Broder has amassed junior victories in a number of tournaments, including the Phil Mickelson Invitational, the FIG Washington Championship, the World Stars of TP Golf Championship and the PGA Junior League National Championship. Broder was also second at the 2021 IMG World Championship. An excellent student, Broder has a 3.94 high school grade point average and was a spelling bee finalist in middle school.
Matthew Broder on Oregon
"All the athletic facilities are world-class and everyone has great school spirit. The academic support and facilities for student-athletes are great at well. The coaches are amazing and the golf courses are also world-class."
Coach Martin on Matthew Broder
"I watched Matthew a few years ago at Junior Worlds in San Diego when he finished second. He has a ton of potential. He is tall and a good athlete and hits it a long way. He has a great work ethic and is an amazing student. He also has a chance to play early and really help us."
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