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Men’s Golfer Named to Academic All-District III Team

May 25, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson junior All-ACC golfer Jonathan Byrd has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District III Spring sports at-large team.

The team is composed of student-athletes from tennis, track, golf and lacrosse. Byrd will now be a candidate for the national team, which will be chosen by a 40-person committee in June.

Byrd, who is a dean’s list student in marketing, is one of four golfers named to the team. The others chosen were Brad Fritsch of Campbell, Jim Gardas of Charleston Southern and Bryce Molder of Georgia Tech. Byrd has been ranked among the top 10 college golfers in all three college golf rating systems all year.

Byrd, a native of Columbia, SC, is Clemson’s leader in stroke average this year with a 71.81 figure. His 72.68 career average is second in Clemson history. He is a three-time All-ACC selection, the only player in Clemson history to be honored as a freshman, sophomore and junior. He will join his Clemson teammates at the NCAA national tournament June 2-5 at Hazeltine in Chaska, MN.