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Allen Koon

  • class Junior
  • Hometown Bamberg, S.C.
  • High school Bamberg-Ehrhardt
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Bamberg, S.C.
  • High school Bamberg-Ehrhardt

Allen Koon Bio

2006 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Koon[apos]s Career Bests
18-hole score 68
54-hole score 215
Tournament finish 16th
Top 10 finishes 0
Top 20 finishes 3

Posted a 73.93 average over five tournaments … finished second on the team in the first two tournaments of the season … posted a career-best 215 to finish 16th at The Brickyard Collegiate, firing a 69 in the final round to top his previous career best by two strokes … took 18th place at the Carpet Capital Collegiate with steady rounds of 71, 73 and 74.

Played in eight tournaments with a 75.48 average … closed the season with a 55th-place finish at the SEC Championship … carded a season-low 68 in the final round at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate to match his then career-best 54-hole score of 219 … finished a then career-best 19th at the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational with a 219 … placed ninth at the Charleston Southern Fall Invitational (Garnet Team).

Finished his freshman season with a 75.53 average … played in 10 varsity events, including the NCAA Championship … had three top-25 finishes …turned in his best performance of the season by finishing tied for 22nd at the NCAA East Regional, rebounding from a tough start to post an even-par 72 and a three-under 69 in the final round … tied for 25th at both the Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitational and the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship … during the fall, finished tied for first place in the Billy Joe Patton Intercollegiate (Garnet Team) with a two-under par performance … placed in a tie for 12th in the Raines Development Intercollegiate (Garnet Team) … made the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to South Carolina
South Carolina[apos]s No. 1-ranked junior golfer and Jay Haas Award Winner in 2004 … led Bamberg-Ehrhardt to the State Team Title as a senior in 2005 … captured medalist honors as well in the State Championship in his final prep season … earned AA all-state honors three straight years … was a five-time AA all-region selection … won the 2004 South Carolina Junior Amateur and the SCJGA Caddie Classic … finished runner-up in the 2004 National Insurance Classic, AJGA at Highland Oaks and the Southern Cross Tournament.

Koon[apos]s Career Stats
Year Tourn. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 18 Best Finish
2005-06 10 30 2,266 75.53 69 T-22nd
2006-07 8 23 1,736 75.48 68 T-19th
2007-08 5 15 1,109 73.93 68 16th
Career 23 68 5,111 75.16 68 16th
(Garnet Team events not counted in career bests and season stroke averages)