Fall 2010: Was a consistent performer in the Wildcat scoring lineup, competing in all six fall tournaments... Led the team in stroke average with a 73.06 while having all 18 of his rounds counted towards the Wildcat team score... Notched three top 20 finishes, including one top five finish... Shot six different rounds under par, including a round of 7-under 65 at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate... Took third place at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate in just his third tournament as a collegiate golfer by firing a 1-under par 215... Tied for 12th at the Kansas Invitational at 3-over par... Tied for 20th at the Firestone Invitational with a 3-over par 219... Shot even-par 216 at the David Toms Intercollegiate to tie for 23rd... Finished the fall slate by tying for 21st at the Pacific Invitational at 2-over par.
South Lake Carroll HS: A four year letterwinner under head coach Matt Glenn...Qualified for the US Amateur the summer before his senior year... Played in the 2008 US Junior Amateur Championship at Shoal Creek... Recorded two top-five finishes and six top-15 finishes in American Junior Golf Association tournaments... Ranked as high as third in Texas for the Class of 2010 on Junior Golf Scoreboard... Ranked in Top 100 players for the Class of 2010 in Golfweek Junior Rankings.
Personal: Thomas Edward Birdsey was born December 26, 1990... Son of Don and Cindy Birdsey... Father, Don, is a former Kansas State punter who played for the Wildcats from 1977-80 and still holds the K-State record for career yardage at 11,422.