Former Tiger Brad Benjamin Named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar
July 10, 2009
Brad Benjamin, a four-year letterwinner for the University of Memphis golf team has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America Friday. This is the second consecutive year he has received this honor. Benjamin graduated from the University of Memphis in May with a degree in business finance and a GPA of nearly 3.9.
While suiting up in Tiger blue, Benjamin competed in 33 events, posting an overall scoring average of 74.6. He had eight career top-20 finishes, including earning medalist honors at the 2007 Palisades Collegiate Classic. His victory at the Palisades Collegiate Classic solidified his spot in Tiger golf history, making him only the 14th golfer from Memphis to win an individual tournament title while in school.
During his senior season at the U of M, Benjamin competed in all 11 events, one of only two Tigers to do so. He posted the second lowest scoring average on the team of 74.4 and earned two Top-20 finishes, including a tie for ninth at the 2009 Conference USA Men's Golf Championship.