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Josh

Edgar

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Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Gold Coast, Australia
High School: Emmanuel College HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

Career Bio

Academic Honors
• Spring 2018 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll

• Fall 2017 Dean’s List
• Spring 2017 Dean’s List
• Fall 2016 Dean’s List
• Currently is majoring exercise science

2017-18
Saw action in eight events as a sophomore, finishing as the top finisher in a pair of events . . . Finished year with a 75.29 scoring average in 24 rounds of competition, including a 74.50 mark in the spring . . . Shot a 71 in the second round of the GSU-hosted Autotrader Collegiate Classic en route to a 35th-place finish . . . Finished as the top GSU performer at the All-American Intercollegiate tying for 35th after rounds of 75-69-71. Round of 69 marked a career-low and was matched later in the spring . . . Shot rounds of 72 and 70 to finish the Tiger Invitational helping GSU to a second-place finish . . . Shot a final round 69 at The Hootie at Bulls Bay en route to a 35th-place finish . . . Shot a final round 72 at the Sun Belt Championship . . . Finished year with a pair of rounds in the 60’s and seven rounds of par or better.

2016-17
Competed in seven tournaments as a freshman, playing in 21 rounds and compiling a 75.05 scoring average . . . Began career with an even-par 72 at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate . . . Shot a second round 1-under 71 at the GSU-hosted AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic en route to a tie for 51st . . . Shot a final round 73 to finish 28th at the Georgia Southern Collegiate . . . Earned a career-best tie for 12th at the Mobile Intercollegiate with rounds of 74-74-75 . . . Shot a final round 73 to conclude the spring at the 3M Augusta Invitational.

Prep
2015 Wesley House Captain at Emmanuel College and earned the 2015 Gold Award for Leadership . . . Earned the 2015 Silver Medal for Excellence and was also the 2015 Year 12 and Overall School Spokesperson of the Year.

Amateur
Prior to entering college, was ranked among the top 100 junior golfers in Australia after making the South Coast Regional U19’s Schools Golf Team for the third year in a row . . . Won the 2015 Surfers Paradise Golf Club Junior by seven shots with rounds of 72, 72, 64 and 76 and 2014 Senior Matchplay Champion . . . In 2014, finished runner-up in the U18 division in the GCDGA Age Championship with a score of 72 and 16th in the Burleigh Cup . . . Won the 2015 Queensland Men’s Interdistrict Team Championship . . . Finished in the top 40 at the Victorian Junior Masters and was selected to the Gold Coast District Junior Golf Team for the fourth year in a row . . . In 2014, finished third in the Jon Norton Points Series and won the Burleigh Junior Classic . . . Also finished Equal first at the Adam Scott Junior Classic at Sanctuary Cove which included a 1-under 71 . . . Earned a tie for second in the 2015 Te Marau Masters in New Zealand, along with fifth at the 2015 Royal Queensland Junior Open.

Personal
Josh Martin Edgar was born August 12, 1997, in Hamilton, New Zealand . . . He is the son of Jan and Tony Edgar . . . Has two younger sisters, Lisa and Brianna . . . His uncle Jim Curtin is one of the top 10 harness racing drives in New Zealand . . . The multi-sport athlete has also competed in rugby and cross country.

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