|Hometown:||Huntington Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Huntington Beach HS|
|Honors :||2017 - Big West Freshman of the Year|
|Honors:||2017 - Second Team All-Big West|
Brett Bennett had a standout first season at UCSB and was named Big West Freshman of the Year...Was also a Second Team All-Big West selection...Did not see action in any of the team's fall tournaments but played in all nine of the spring tournaments...Including two round in a dual match against Yale, Bennett played 29 rounds for the Gauchos and averaged 72.31 strokes...Recorded three top-10 finishes...His season-best finish was when he tied with teammate Zach Smith for third-place at the PRO Compression Invitational with a 6-under par 210...During that same tournament, he equaled his second lowest round of the year with a 4-under 68 in the first round...Placed in a tie for seventh at the Folino Invitational when he shot a 4-over 220...Also had a top-10 finish when he tied for 10th at the Cal Poly Shootout, carding a 3-under 213...Had his best round of the year at Cal Poly when he shot a 5-under 67 in the second round...Along with Nick Swanson, Bennett was the team's top finisher at the NCAA Stanford Regional where he shot a 1-under par 215, tying for 33rd...In all, 13 of his 29 rounds were under par, four others were at par and and four were in the 60s...Finished with a record of 340-174-17.