Belote Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
July 20, 2011
Jack Belote was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America Wednesday.
A total of 138 players in Division I, 49 in Division II and three in NAIA earned the honor. Additionally, 20 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.
To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least two 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 and NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 in Division I, II and III and 3.5 in NAIA. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.
Belote was previously named to the 2011 C-USA All-Academic Team for his standout work in the classroom. The rising senior from Memphis, Tenn. has maintained a 3.85 GPA as an Exercise and Sports Science major.