CARROLLTON, Ga. – Two University of West Georgia golfers were recognized by the GCAA this week as Carson Vaughn and Dylan Pence were named Srixon/Cleveland All-America Scholars.
Pence, a now graduate of UWG played in 21 rounds as a senior in 2016-17, posting a 76.14 scoring average. His best finish was an eighth place tie at the Matt Dyas Invitational. Pence graduated in May with a degree in mathematics.
A native of Newnan, Vaughn is a rising senior who played in every tournament for the Wolves as a junior. Vaughn in a physical education major, and posted a 75.66 scoring average in 2016-17.
To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf 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, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative career 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.