The Men's Golfers Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars
July 26, 2012
By Gary Petit (@GaryWFU), Wake Forest Media Relations
NORMAN, Okla. - Three Wake Forest men's golfers were named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholars as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America this week.
Graduate Lee Bedford took home the award for the second-straight season while rising-seniors Evan Beck and Charlie Harrison each were honored for the first time. The trio, which also took home Academic All-ACC honors this season, were among a group of 146 DI golfers to earn the award.
To be eligible to be a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, 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, have a stroke-average under 76.0 and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2.
Bedford led the Demon Deacons with a 72.5 scoring average this season and had 23 of his 39 rounds at par or better. He was named All-ACC for the third consecutive year while posting six top 10 finishes in 13 events including a victory at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate. Bedford was also named the Arnold Palmer Award winner for the second-straight season, which is given annually to top male student-athlete at Wake Forest.
Beck played in all 12 events and averaged 74.9 strokes per round. He finished tied for sixth at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate last fall and tied for 27th at the ACC Championship.
Harrison was third on the team with a 74.3 scoring average this year. He too, played in all 12 events and posted three top-10 finishes. He best event came at the VCU Shootout when he finished sixth at a career-best 6-under par. Harrison posted 10 rounds at par or better, which was the second-best total on the team.