HONORS & AWARDS
• 2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
Fall -- Made his collegiate debut at the Moe O'Brien Match Play Championship at Lake Charles Country Club... Went 1-1 in matches... Fell 3 and 2 to McNeese State's Martin Eriksson... Enjoyed a 1 up win over Grady Brame of Southeastern Louisiana. Spring -- Made his collegiate debut in stroke play at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship.. Posted back-to-back sub-par rounds during the final two rounds of that event to finish in a tie for 16th at 216... Fired the Cougars' lowest round of that tournament with a Final-Round 69... Made his collegiate debut in a team-scoring event at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate... Finished in a tie for 39th with a score of 220, including an even-par 71 in the Second Round... Posted a FInal-Round 68 at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational to move into at tie for 50th at 224... Tied for 17th at the Reveille Challenge... Enjoyed the Cougars' low round of the tournament with a 1-under-par 71 in the opening round. American Championships -- Posted the Cougars' lowest round of the tournament with a 69 in the FIrst Round... Finished in a tie for 18th at 218... Forced into action when Blair Hamilton was sidelined by a back injury on the morning of the First Round. NCAA Lubbock Regional -- Drained a key par putt in a 1-hole playoff against Purdue to help lead the Cougars to the win. Summer -- Fired a Final-Round 69 to move into a tie for 18th at the European Amateur Championship at Halmstad Golf Club in Sweden.
|Low Round||68 (3rd)||Valspar Collegiate Invitational (March 24, 2015)|
|Low 36||216||American Athletic Conference Championships (April 26, 2015)|
|Low 54||216||Bayou City Collegiate Championship (Feb. 20-22, 2015)|
|Relative to Par||E||Bayou City Collegiate Championship (Feb, 20-22, 2015)|
|Best Finish||t-16th||Bayou City Collegiate Championship (Feb. 20-22, 2015)|
Finished the 2013 season as the No. 3 player in the Belgian International Amateur Rankings... Was a pre-qualifier for the 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China... Two-time winner of the Challenge Philip Chabeau as the No. 1 junior player in Belgium... Rinished as the runner-up at the King's Prize Championship... Placed third at the Belgian International Amateur Championship... Finished third at the Total International Juniors Championship and the Hungarian Amateur Open... Led Team Belgium to the title at the European Boys Challenge Trophy in Slovakia.
Full name is Alan Micheline Karl De Bondt... Last name is pronounced Duh Bont...Born in Antewerp, Belgium... Son of Martine Borghs and Ronny De Bondt... Godmother, Micheline Borghs, was a two-time Olympian (1980, 1976)) for Belgium in fencing... Undeclared major.