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Busy Summer for Houston Cougar Golfer James Ross

Senior golfer James Ross

July 26, 2012

HOUSTON - University of Houston senior golfer James Ross has had a busy summer and recently saw impressive results for all his hard work on the course and in the classroom.

Earlier this month, Ross won the individual championship at the Sutherland Chalice at Dumfries and Galloway Golf Club in his native Scotland. Competing at home during his summer break, he posted back-to-back 68s in the second and third rounds of the 72-hole event and finished at 4-under-par 276, one stroke ahead of Ross Bell.

Ross, who hails from Edinburgh, opened and closed the tournament with even-par rounds of 70.


CLEVELAND GOLF/SRIXON ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR
On Wednesday, he was recognized as a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, one of 146 student-athletes nationwide to be so honored.

To be eligible for this award, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete at least three years at the collegiate level, participate in 70 percent of his team's competitive rounds or compete at the NCAA Championships, have a stroke average under 76.0 and maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 or higher.

A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his university.


AT HOUSTON
Ross joined the Cougars for the 2011-12 season as a transfer from Michigan State and made an immediate impact at Houston. He competed in all but one team tournament and finished second on the team with a 73.13 scoring average and 13 rounds of par or better.

With a 64 in the second round of the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate in Dallas on Oct. 31, Ross became only the fourth player in Cougar history to post an 18-hole score that low. It was the second-lowest second-round score recorded by any Cougar in any tournament.

He finished with four top-10 finishes a year ago, including a second-place showing at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic in the second fall tournament of the season.

 

 

02/17/17
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/18/17
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/19/17
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/26/17
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
San Jose, Cabo, Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
02/27/17
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
San Jose, Cabo, Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
02/28/17
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
San Jose, Cabo, Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
TBA
03/10/17
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/11/17
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/19/17
vs Valspar Intercollegiate
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian Golf Club)
All Day
03/20/17
vs Valspar Intercollegiate
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian Golf Club)
All Day
03/21/17
vs Valspar Intercollegiate
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian Golf Club)
All Day
03/26/17
at The Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate
Awendaw, S.C. (Bulls Bay Golf Club)
All Day
03/27/17
at The Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate
Awendaw, S.C. (Bulls Bay Golf Club)
All Day
03/28/17
at The Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate
Awendaw, S.C. (Bulls Bay Golf Club)
All Day
04/01/17
at 3M Augusta Invitational
Augusta, Ga. (Forest Hills Golf Club)
All Day
04/02/17
at 3M Augusta Invitational
Augusta, Ga. (Forest Hills Golf Club)
All Day
04/23/17
vs American Championships
Clearwater, Fla. (Innisbrook Golf Club)
All Day
04/24/17
vs American Championships
Clearwater, Fla. (Innisbrook Golf Club)
All Day
04/25/17
vs American Championships
Clearwater, Fla. (Innisbrook Golf Club)
All Day
05/15/17
at NCAA Regional
TBD
All Day
05/16/17
at NCAA Regional
TBD
All Day
05/17/17
at NCAA Regional
TBD
All Day
05/26/17
vs NCAA Championships
Sugar Grove, Ill. (Rich Harvest Farms)
All Day
05/27/17
vs NCAA Championships
Sugar Grove, Ill. (Rich Harvest Farms)
All Day
05/28/17
vs NCAA Championships
Sugar Grove, Ill. (Rich Harvest Farms)
All Day
05/29/17
vs NCAA Championships
Sugar Grove, Ill. (Rich Harvest Farms)
All Day
05/30/17
vs NCAA Championships
Sugar Grove, Ill. (Rich Harvest Farms)
All Day
05/31/17
vs NCAA Championships
Sugar Grove, Ill. (Rich Harvest Farms)
All Day

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