Gendron earns DII PING All-America honors

Gendron earns DII PING All-America honors

GCAA Release

NORMAN, Oklahoma – Saint Leo senior golfer Ryan Gendron, who completed his four-year career with four trips to the NCAA National Championships and a three-time PING All-American, was named to the Division II PING All-America Honorable Mention team, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Monday afternoon.

Gendron concluded his career on May 24 when he jumped 35 spots on the final day on the individual leaderboard at the NCAA Division II National Championships in Kissimmee, Fla. at the Reunion Resort. Gendron fired off a final round 68 (-2), the lowest round of the third and final round, to tie for 20th at the end of the stroke play.

Gendron has been named to the PING All-America teams three times in his career with Honorable Mention honors his freshman and senior years and third team honors after his sophomore campaign.

The Tampa, Fla., native rounded out his career with a 72.71 stroke average over 31 rounds his senior year with five top 10 tournament finishes with one top 5 finish. His top finish of the year was at the Argonaut Invitational on March 4 where he tied for second with a seven-under 137 for the 36 holes of play.

Gendron was a four-time NCAA National Championship qualifier in his four seasons in the Green and Gold where he advanced to the stroke play as an individual in 2014 and 2017. Gendron competed with his fellow Lions in 2014 and 2016 where he helped the Saint Leo win the NCAA National Championships in 2016, the first in school history.

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