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Egill

Gunnarsson

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Height: 6'3"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Reykjavík, Iceland
High School: Commercial College of Iceland
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

Career Bio

Academic Honors
• Spring 2019 Dean’s List
• Fall 2018 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Spring 2018 Dean’s List
• Fall 2017 Dean’s List
• Spring 2017 Dean’s List
• Fall 2016 Dean’s List
• Currently majoring in computer science

2018-19
Played in a career-high eight events compiling a team-best 73.33 scoring average in 24 rounds of play . . . Shot par or better eight times, second-most on the team . . . Shot a career-low 67 in the second round of the GSU-hosted Maui Jim Intercollegiate . . . Shot rounds of 72 and 71 to conclude the Wolfpack Intercollegiate to finish in a tie for 35th . . . Shot a final round 70 at the GSU-hosted Autotrader Collegiate Classic . . . Tied for 16th at the Schenkel Invitational shooting 74-73-70 . . . Shot a final round 70 at the Furman Intercollegiate to tie for 30th . . . Shot a second round 72 at the Augusta Haskins Award Invitational . . . Finished season tying for 33rd at the Sun Belt Conference Championship shooting 70-73-72.

2017-18
Played in four tournaments as a sophomore compiling a 74.64 scoring average in 11 rounds played . . . Opened season with a career-best tie for sixth at the Bridgestone Stroke Play shooting 73-75 . . . Shot a second-round 73 at The Battle at Stono Ferry . . . Shot a final round 73 at the All-American Intercollegiate . . . Opened the 3M Augusta Invitational with rounds of 73 and 74.

2016-17
Competed in six tournaments as a freshman, playing in 18 rounds and compiling a 75.28 scoring average . . . Began his career with a 72 in the first round of The Invitational, helping GSU to a school-record round of 270 . . . Tied for 58th at the GSU-hosted AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic shooting a second-round 73 . . . Shot back-to-back rounds of 72 to conclude the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate to tie for 52nd . . . Shot a final-round 72 at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic . . . Finished seventh at the Mobile Intercollegiate shooting 69-74-77.

Prep
Studied at the Commercial College of Iceland which is ranked the No. 1 four-year senior high school/college in Iceland.

Amateur
Tied for seventh (and as the low amateur) in the 2019 DripFusion Georgia PGA Open with a 5-under par 283 score . . . Currently a member of the Icelandic National Team and also a member of the Icelandic Youth National Team . . . Been a part of four National Junior Team Championship victories and was second in the Icelandic junior rankings in 2013 . . . A part of the first-place finish at the European Amateur Team Championship Division 2 . . . Finished the 2016 season with a 72.52 scoring average . . . In 2015, recorded five top-five finishes and played in multiple Icelandic Tour events . . . tied for 12th at the Golf Club of Vestmannaeyjar with rounds of 75-71-70 and sixth at the Golf Club of Mosfellsbaer with a second-round 71 . . . Earned several wins in 2013 and 2014 as a junior golfer including multiple rounds under par, including a 67 at the GKG Championship.

Personal
Egill Ragnor Gunnarrson was born on June 29, 1996, in Reykjavik, Iceland . . . He is the son of Svanhuit Gudbjartsdottir and Gunnar Thorisson . . . Has two siblings, Gudbjartur and Thorir . . . Also enjoys playing handball and the guitar.
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