Francisco Bide
Francisco Bide
Height: 6-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
High School: El Diamante (Calif.)
Major: Management

2008-09: Played in all 12 tournaments for the Bobcats, owning a 74.3 stroke average, good for fourth on the team ... Had two top-10 finishes among his four top-20s ... Took individual medalist honors at the Bobcat Invitational, firing a two-under 208, including a final-round 66, tying for the team's lowest round of the season ... Named PBC Golfer of the Week and GCSU Athlete of the Week for that effort ... Shot a six-over 222 at the PBC Championship, finishing 14th ... Shot a 13-over 229 at the NCAA Regional, finishing 72nd ... Fired a 22-over 306 at the NCAA Finals, finishing 55th.

2007-08: Named to the GCAA/PING All-Southeast Region Team ... Was a regular starter for the Bobcats, carding a 74.7 stroke average and six top-20 finishes among his 11 tournaments ... Had a season-best finish of ninth three times, at the Pirate Invitational with a three-round 146, the Richard Rendleman Invitational with a three-round 143 and the Bobcat Invitational with a three-round 221 ... Led Georgia College at the Bobcat ... Finished 17th at the Peach Belt Tournament at a three-round 226 ... Shot the same score at the Southeast Regional Championship, finishing 20th ... Shot a four-round 291 at the NCAA Championship, finishing 52nd ... PBC Presidential Scholar.

2006-07: Played in all nine tournaments after joining the team for the spring semester, with a 75.5 stroke average and four top-20 finishes ... Third on team in stroke average ... Finished runner up at the Pirate Invitational (72-70=142) ... Had a season-best round of 70 twice and led the team at two events.

High School: Was team's MVP at El Diamente High School in California.

Personal: Son of Raul Bide and Andrea Mandagaran ... Born July 6, 1987 ... Majoring in management ... Team representative of Student Athlete Advisory Committee ...Enjoys playing basketball in his spare time ... Lists Tiger Woods as his favorite athlete.


Yr. Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Top-10 Top-20 Low Rd.
2008-09 12 35 2600 74.3 2 4 66
2007-08 11 31 2315 74.7 3 6 68
2006-07 9 26 1964 75.5 2 4 70
TOT 32 91  6573 75.6  7 14 66