Pontus Widegren, UCLA

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Danderyd, Sweden


In the Rankings:

World Amateur Golf Ranking: No. 66

Scratch Players World Ranking: No. 53

Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: No. 11

Golfstat Ranking: No. 4


Front Nine Highlights:

  1. Is currently ranked first in the 2013 European Palmer Cup standings.
  2. Placed in a tie for third at the International European Amateur Championship.
  3. Competed for the victorious European side at the 2012 Palmer Cup.
  4. Represented Sweden at the World Amateur Team Championships.
  5. Is ranked 18th in the updated European Amateur Rankings and is the top-ranked Swede.
  6. Has finished outside the top 12 just once in five collegiate stroke-play events this season while carrying a 70.07 stroke average.
  7. Was victorious at the CSU San Marcos Fall Classic with a school-record-tying 18-under score of 198.
  8. Also grabbed top-5 finishes at the Amer Ari Invitational and the Gifford Collegiate Championship.
  9. Finished with a share of 11th at the prestigious Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.


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