Eastern Kentucky University’s Jared Brown, Travis Rose and Will Sallee were chosen as Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), the organization announced on Wednesday.
Brown, Rose and Sallee were three of 260 NCAA Division I men’s golfers from across the nation chosen for the honor. Brown, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and Sallee, a Lexington, Kentucky native, concluded their junior seasons this past year. Rose, also a Lexington native, wrapped up his senior campaign in 2016-17.
To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team’s competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championships, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 77.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.
Sallee was a 2017 All-Ohio Valley Conference and OVC All-Tournament selection. He finished fourth in the conference with a 72.40 stroke average. Brown posted a 74.29 stroke average. Rose shot to a 73.66 stroke average.
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