At Georgia State
In four seasons with the Panthers, competed in 30 tournaments, garnering five top-20 finishes, including a career-best tie for ninth in his last full-field tournament of the 2012-13 season, the Sun Belt Championship . . . Finished with a career scoring average of 76.34 in 87 rounds of play.
Saw action in six tournaments as a senior, compiling a 76.50 scoring average in 18 rounds . . . Shot a final round 72 at the Brickyard Collegiate . . . Finished the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic with a final round 70 . . . Opened the Furman Intercollegiate with a round of 70, a first round career low.
Competed in 11 tournaments, scoring a career-best tie for ninth at the Sun Belt Conference Championship, which helped GSU to a runner-up finish; he shot 70 in the second round, his second lowest score to date . . . Finished tied for 11th at the GSU-hosted AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic . . . Shot rounds of 71-76-72 to help the Panthers to a second-place finish in their own event at Berkeley Hills . . . Finished tied for 11th at the Jaguar Shootout, a one-day, 36-hole event hosted by Augusta State . . . Tied for 20th at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate, shooting a season-low 70 in the second round . . . Tied for 36th at the Cleveland Golf/Palmetto Intercollegiate, shooting a second-round 73 . . . Tied for 35th at the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular that included a second-round 73 . . . Finished the season with a 75.56 scoring average, fourth best on the team.
Played in eight events during the season, including the final four of the spring . . . Recorded a tie for 14th at the CAA Championship, including a final-round 73 which was the lowest final-round score of his career to date . . . In first tournament, finished tied for 33rd at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate . . . At the GSU hosted AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic, tied for 29th including a career-best 69 in the second round, which tied for the lowest Panther round of the fall . . . Finished the regular season with a 76.60 scoring average.
Saw action in five tournaments during the season, qualifying for the second tournament of the season, the Wolfpack Invitational hosted by NC State . . . Shot a season-low 73 in first collegiate round and followed it with rounds of 74 and 77 to tied for 47th in debut . . . Tied for 27th at the Yellow Jacket Classic to finish the year . . . Ended season with a 77.57 scoring average.
Qualified for the 2013 Georgia State Amateur after shooting a 74 in the qualifier . . . Finished second at the 2011 Greystone Invitational, falling by just one shot after rounds of 70-75-69-69 . . . Qualified for the 2010 GSGA Amateur Championship, one of seven players with Georgia State ties in the 156 player field . . . Qualified for the 2010 Greystone Invitational missing the cut by just one stroke after shooting 81-78-77 . . . In 2008, earned top honors at both the Georgia Junior PGA’s Georgia Club Junior Classic and the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour Ballantrae Junior Classic . . . Finished eighth in the 2008 GSGA Junior Championship at Augusta Country Club, shooting 74-73-70--217 and qualified for a spot on the 2008 Georgia/South Carolina Challenge team . . . In 2009, placed second in the AJGA Junior at Chateau Elan, shooting 69-73--142 . . . Placed third in the 2010 Nation’s Golf Tournament played at the PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Graduated from Johnson High School in 2010 where he garnered four letters in golf and led the team in birdies, eagles and overall scoring . . . Named to first team all-area and to the North Georgia All-Star Team . . . Made the 2010 GHSA Senior All-Star North team . . . Won 2010 Hall County Championship with a two-under par score of 70.
Hamilton Grant Cagle was born July 31, 1992 in Gainesville, Ga. . . . He is the son of Casey and Nita Cagle . . . Has one older brother, Jared, who was recently named the assistant coach of the men’s golf team after a five-year career with the Panthers, and a younger brother, Carter . . . Majored in religious studies.