July 26, 2012
Adam Hedges Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
Adam Hedges Was Named All-America Scholar
Belmont Abbey men's golfer Adam Hedges was one of 52 NCAA Division II student-athletes named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar team.
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 70-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.
Hedges, a Division II first-team all-American by PING, and the 2012 Conference Carolinas Player of the Year, compiled a season record that saw him ranked number one in the region. He spent two weeks of the year leading NCAA Division II golf in scoring average and has been in the top ten during the entire season. His championship season scoring average is 71.78 which is ninth nationally. He earned his first career win at the Richard Rendleman Invitational with a personal best score of 68 in the final round. He added a second place finish at the Bearcat Golf Classic.
The Bromely, England product capped off his 2011-12 season with a tied for 19th place finish at the NCAA Regional, for which he qualified as an individual.