Jesper Kennegard Earns Third-Team Men's Golf All-America Honors

June 9, 2010

Junior golfer Jesper Kennegard has earned PING All-America third-team honors, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced on June 9. Kennegard had previously earned honorable mention honors in his freshman and sophomore seasons.

Kennegard had four top-10 finishes this year, including a tournament championship at the Southern Highlands Masters, the third of his career. He tied for eighth at both the Battle at the Beach and the USC Invitational and finished second with a 15-under 269 at the Pac-10 Championships held in Tempe (63-66-67-73).

He also earned medalist honors at the 2009 NCAA West Regional and the 2008 Hawaii-Hilo Intercollegiate. He has played in 36 events in his career and has a 72.26 stroke average with a dozen top-10 finishes.

ASU finished tied for eighth at the NCAA Championships this year.

In addition, head coach Randy Lein has now coached 18 All-Americans on 40 occasions in his 18 seasons.

Darren Angel, 2 (1998 and 1996 Honorable Mention)
Benjamin Alvarado Holley, 2 (2007 Second-Team and 2006 Honorable Mention)
Knut Borsheim (2009 Honorable Mention)
Alejandro Canizares, 4 (2006 and 2003 First-Team; 2005 and 2004 Third-Team)
Paul Casey, 3 (2000 First-Team; 1999 and 1998 Second-Team)
Todd Demsey, 3 (1993 and 1994 First-Team; 1995 Third-Team)
Stephan Gross (2009 Honorable Mention)
Chris Hanell, 3 (1997 First-Team; 1995 and 1994 Honorable Mention)
Scott Johnson, 2 (1997 First-Team and 1995 Honorable Mention)
Matt Jones, 2 (2001 First-Team and 2000 Honorable Mention)
Jesper Kennegard, 3 (2010 Third-Team; 2008 and 2009 Honorable Mention)
Niklas Lemke, 3 (2007 First-Team, 2006 Third-Team, 2005 Honorable Mention)
Jeff Quinney, 3 (2001 and 1999 Second-Team; 1998 Honorable Mention)
Chez Reavie, 3 (2004 Second-Team; 2003 and 2001 Honorable Mention)
Scott Pinckney (2009 Honorable Mention)
Joey Snyder, 2 (1996 and 1995 Honorable Mention)
Cade Stone (1993 Honorable Mention)
Chris Stutts (1994 Second-Team)

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