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Russell Helson
Russell Helson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Georgetown, Texas

High School:
Georgetown HS

Height:
6-0

Experience:
3L

2006-07: Played in two spring tournaments ... Placed third at the Lochinvar Challege after firing a 2-over 74 ... Tied for 47th at the All-American Intercollegiate with a 54-hole score of 77-77-75--229 ... Posted a 75.75 season scoring average over four rounds.

2005-06: Played in three fall tournaments ... Tied for 40th at the UNC-Greensboro/Mid Pines Intercollegiate with a 54-hole score of 219 ... Tied for 87th at the Nevada Wolfpack Classic with a 54-hole score of 230 ... Tied for 43rd at the Baylor Invitational with a 54-hole score of 226 ... Posted a 75.00 fall scoring average.

SUMMER 2005: Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship at Shaker Run GC in Lebanon, Ohio, but did not advanced to the match play round of 64.

2004-05: Redshirt.

2003-04: Played in three fall tournaments ... Tied for 40th at the Baylor Invitational, his first collegiate tournament, at 225 ... Tied for 73rd at the Wolf Pack Classic ... Tied for 59th at the Del Walker Intercollegiate at 227, which included a low-round of 2-under 70 ... Posted a 75.55 fall scoring average ... Played in three spring tournaments ... Tied for 29th at the Border Olympics at 4-over 220, which included a pair of 2-under 70s ... Tied for 67th at the ASU Indian Classic ... Tied for 13th at the 41st annual Southland Conference Championships at 5-over 221, which is his best finish of the season ... Posted a 74.50 spring scoring average ... Has a 75.06 season scoring average.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Scott Calkins at Georgetown HS ... Posted a 74 stroke average as a senior ... Won four tournament titles ... Named team MVP all four years ... Posted seven AJGA top 10s ... Won the Texas-Oklahoma ... Placed fifth at the future Masters.

PERSONAL: Major is General Studies ... Born 6/21/84 in Georgetown, Texas ... Parents are Ron and Cheryl Helson ... Hobbies are hunting and other sports.

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