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Men's Golf Signs Pair To National Letters-of-Intent

       

Men's Golf Signs Pair To National Letters-of-Intent

      CONWAY, S.C. -- The Coastal Carolina University men's golf program has signed Jordan Shuey (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley) and Anders Larson (Knivsta, Sweden/Celsiusskolan) to National Letters of Intent, Director of Golf and Head Men's Coach Allen Terrell announced. Both will be freshmen at the University for the 2009-10 academic year.

      "Anders and Jordan are players who have the ability to play as soon as they arrive on campus," Terrell commented. "They have the potential to be incredible college players. I'm excited they have chosen Coastal to prepare them for life after college. I know they will make a huge positive impact on our program.

      Shuey was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Cumberland Valley, leading the team to a pair of Mid-Penn Commonwealth Conference titles and a berth in the District Championship his final two years. Individually, he won the Conference and District titles his senior year and was an Eastern Regional qualifier his final two seasons. He also qualified for the Pennsylvania State Championships as a junior. In summer events, he won the 2008 AJGA Philadelphia CorseMax event as well as the 2007 Central Penn Amateur Tournament, while also posting a runner-up finish at the 2008 Hudson Junior.

      The fourth-ranked junior in Sweden, Larson won the Swedish National Junior Championship, equivalent to the U.S. Junior, by eight shots and qualified for the European Tour Event in Stockholm. Additionally, Larson won six events and picked up four runner-up finishes in his four years on the Skandia Tour in Sweden, the equivalent to the AJGA in the United States. He posted three wins and two runners-up in 2008, including winning the Vassunda Junior Open, Junior Masters Invitational and DM Uppland. In 2008, he has played 13 of 41 rounds under par, with the best a 5-under 66 at the Upsala GK. He has made the cut in 17 of 18 tournaments played, with the 10 top-10 placings. Averaging 72.66 in 41 rounds played, he is ranked #21 on Skandia Tour elite boys amateur rankings. In his career on the Skandia Tours, he has six victories in 59 competitions, four runners-up, five third places and nine other top-10 placings. He also posted 17 additional top-20 finishes and made the cut in 57 of 59 career events.

      The 2008-09 Chanticleers return to the course Mon.-Tue., Feb. 2-3 at the Arizona Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.