|Hometown:||Laguna Niguel, CA|
|High School:||Dana Hills HS|
2018-19 -- Cal Poly's No. 2 scorer as a sophomore with a 73.4 scoring average over 29 rounds ... played in all 10 tournaments with four top-20 finishes and 12 rounds of par or better, including three rounds in the 60s ... season-best 66 in second round of Sacramento State Invitational, a day after carding a 67 ... also had a 69 in opening round of UC Santa Barbara Collegiate ... best finish was a second-place tie in UC Santa Barbara Collegiate ... also finished fourth in Sacramento State Invitational with a career-best 209 total and fifth in UC Irvine Invitational ... enters junior season with 74.62 career scoring average over 47 rounds with 14 rounds of par or better ... claimed 31st place at the 37th annual Oglethorpe Invitational amateur golf tournament held in early August 2019 at The Landings Club in Savannah, Georgia.
2017-18 -- Competed in six tournaments, averaging 76.6 strokes over 18 rounds, as a redshirt freshman ... best round was a 70 in Geiberger Invitational on the PGA West Golf Course in Palm Desert ... best finish was a tie for 22nd place in Geiberger Invitational with a 218 total.
2016-17 -- Redshirt.
High School -- A 2016 graduate of Dana Hills High School, Podres was a four-year varsity letter winner in golf under head coach Glen Foster ... led Dolphins to trio of South Coast League titles and a second-place finish during prep career ... placed in top eight to help Dolphins to share of South Coast League title and qualified for CIF-Southern Section individual regionals, carding a 77 ... as a junior placed fifth to help the Dolphins capture their second straight South Coast League championship in 2015 and a 13-3 overall record. Dana Hills also won the CIF-Southern Section South Coast Regional title as Podres shot a 71 at Talega Golf Club ... was low medalist at a 2015 United States Open local qualifier held at Industry Hills Golf Club with a three-under-par 69 ... missed the cut at the sectional qualifier held at the Newport Beach Country Club and Big Canyon Country Club ... member of the Southern California PGA Junior Tour's Toyota Tour Cup Series, earning five top-10 finishes in 2014 and nine more in 2015, including first place in the Toyota Tour Cup at MountainGate Country Club with rounds of 67 and 72 ... also visited San Diego and Santa Clara before deciding on Cal Poly because "I love the school and love the area."
Personal -- Son of Chris and Stacy Podres ... one sister, Brooke ... great uncle Johnny Podres pitched for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1950s and 1960s ... aspires to play professional golf ... has worked as a church camp counselor ... born February 4, 1998, in Laguna Niguel, Calif. ... majors in business administration with a concentration in finance.