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Luke Jerling
Luke Jerling

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

High School:
Grey HS

Height:
6-3

Experience:
3L

2013-14 (Junior):Played in 18 rounds recording a team-best 73.5 stroke average ... Recorded a season-low round of 68 in the second round of the Wolverine Classic ... Finished the season with seven par, or better, rounds ... Recorded a one-over par 214 at the Wolverine Classic to finish tied for ninth ... His finish at the Wolverine marked his best finish and lowest score of the season ... Led the Cardinals with a three-round 73-74-70 - 217 (+1) at the Windon Memorial in Lake Forest, Ill. ... Recorded a 16th place finish at the Windon.

2012-13: Played in 10 events finishing the season with a 77.4 stroke average ... Recorded his lowest three-round score of 219 at the SunTrust Gator Invitational ... Recorded a season-low round of 71 in the second round of the Gator Invitational ... Also carded a 71 in the second round of the Border Olympics ... Finished the Border Olympics tied for 30th overall with a seven-over par 223.

2011-12: Named Southland Conference Freshman of the Year and Second-Team All-Southland Conference ... Played in all 14 tournaments as a true freshman and finished second on the team with a 74.0 strokes per round scoring average ... Tied for seventh at the NCAA Greensboro Regional as the Cardinals qualified for the NCAA Championship ... Was Lamar's top finisher at the regional after carding rounds of 75-71-71=217 (+1) ... Picked up his first career victory by winning the Wolfpack Spring Open ... Fired rounds of 71-68=139 (-5) to best the field of 90 players in the 36-hole tournament ... Tied for fifth in his first ever Southland Conference Tournament as Lamar won the team title ... Finished the conference event at 7-over-par after rounds of 72-77-74=223 ... Carded rounds of 74-80-73=227 (+14) at Riviera Country Club to tie for 105th at the NCAA Championship ... Placed fifth against a strong field at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate after carding rounds of 70-68-68=206 (-7) ... Helped Lamar to the team title at the Border Olympics with a tie for 11th place in the 88-player field with rounds of 73-74-74=221 (+5) ... Tied for 38th at the Gopher Invitational in his first collegiate event with scores of 80-73-77=230 (+14) ... Posted four rounds in the 60s, including a 69 at the Woodlands All-American Intercollegiate where he tied for 29th ... Was Lamar's top finisher four times.

Prep: Won the South African Under-18 Match Play Championship in 2010 ... Also won the 2009 Eastern Province Stroke Play Championship and the 2009 and 2011 Eastern Province Amateur ... Finished second in the 2009 National Schools Championships ... Helped Grey HS take second at the 2010 St. John's International School Championship ... Represented South Africa at the 2010 Toyota World Junior Championships in Japan.

Personal: Luke Jerling was born on July 10, 1992 ... Son of Pieter and Diane Jerling ... Majoring in management.

09/07/2014

Lamar Golf Saves Best for Last

Cardinals climb one spot on final day of tournament

09/06/2014

Cards continue play at Northern Intercollegiate

Lamar enters final day 13th in the field

09/05/2014

Tough Start for Lamar Golf at Northern Intercollegiate

Cardinals open the tournament 25-over par

09/04/2014

LU Golf Set to Swing Into Action

Cardinals open season at Northern Intercollegiate

04/19/2014

Cards Head to Southland Championships

Lamar men look to get back on top of the Southland standings

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