NORMAN, Okla. – Recent graduate and current Assistant Men's Golf Coach Daniel Booker has been named a 2018-19 Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar as the GCAA announced its individual academic awards last week. He was among 279 Division I golfers and 11 OVC golfers to earn the honor.
Booker earns the honor for the second consecutive year. The Dyersburg, Tennessee native played 30 rounds in 11 events. The All-OVC selection led the team in scoring at 73.6 and posted three top-10 and seven top-20 finishes. His best finish was a tie for third place at the Marshall Invitational last fall. He finished his Belmont career ranking in the top-10 in scoring average and top-20 finishes.
Daniel also becomes the fourth Bruin to earn this award twice, joining Danny Amundson, Ted Moon, Scott O'Brien, and Dan Smith.
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 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, 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.
For more information on the GCAA All-America Scholars Team, go to www.collegiategolf.com.