Charles Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
NORMAN, Okla. – Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for Divisions I, II and the NAIA have been announced by the GCAA. A total of 146 players in Division I, 52 in Division II and 14 in NAIA earned the honor, including Southwestern's James Charles. Additionally, 26 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 three 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, 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.
In nine tournaments this season, Charles finished in the top 10 three times and top 20 six times while shooting an average score of 76.14. Charles returns to the links for his final season with the Pirates who kick off the fall season on Sept. 10th at the John Bohmann Memorial in Seguin, Texas.