Horschel was a 4-time All-American (3-time first team) and the SEC Player of the Year twice. Billy was selected to compete on two Walker Cup teams and 1 Palmer Cup team. While in college, Billy was the medalist at the 2006 U.S. Amateur, setting a USGA record by shooting 60 in his opening round. Horschel turned professional in 2009 and earned his PGA tour card via Q-school.