Tyler Leon




2005-2006 (Junior): Earned honorable mention All-America honors for the second time in his career ... finished the season with a 73.43 stroke average and five rounds in the 60s ... finished the year with five top 20s ... along with teammate Zack Robinson, was named a Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar ... best finish of the year was a fifth-place tie at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate where he carded rounds of 70, 71 and 72 for a 3-under 213 total ... tied for 13th at the Ping/Golfweek Preview after firing a 68 during the final round for a 214 total ... posted a 2-2 mark during the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship ... tied for 17th place at the Hawaii-Hilo Intercollegiate after posting a 212 total that included a 68 during his final round ... tie for 18th at the Puerto Rico Classic with a 216 score ... tied for 17th place at the Hall of Fame Invitational after posting a 225 total ... tied for 24th place at the NCAA Central Regional with a 6-over 219 total before tying for 57th place at the NCAA Championship with an 8-over 296 score.

2004-2005 (Sophomore): Was named a second-team All-American ... also tabbed as a first-team All-Big 12 pick and an All-Central Region selection ... received first-team academic all-conference accolades as well ... was named as the national player of the week by both Golfweek and GolfWorld following his victory at the Waikoloa Intercollegiate ... tied the school's 54-hole record with his 21-under-par total of 195 on his way to the victory ... finished the season with the second-best stroke average on the squad at 71.95 ... carded 11 rounds in the 60s ... tallied six top-10 finishes in 13 starts on the year ... tied for seventh at the Ping/Golfweek Preview with a 211 total ... tied for 10th with a 5-under 208 score at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate ... finished as the runner-up at the Hall of Fame Invitational after closing rounds of 64 and 67 gave him a 9-under 207 score ... 3-under total of 213 was good for a third-place tie at the Texas A&M Invitational ... tied for eighth place at the Big 12 Championship at 220.

2003-2004 (Freshman): Earned honorable mention All-America honors after his freshman campaign ... was also named an All-Central Region selection ... led the squad with 14 tournament starts ... was second behind fellow freshman Casey Wittenberg with a 72.5 stroke average ... second on the squad with seven sub-70 rounds ... earned the first of his eight top-20 finishes in his first start, tying for 20th at the Ping/Golfweek Preview with a 5-over total of 145 ... carded his low score of the fall with a 67 during the final round of the Jerry Pate to tie for 20th with a 3-under 210 total ... posted his best finish of the season at the Puerto Rico Classic ... carded rounds of 69, 71 and 68 for an 8-under total of 208 and a runner-up finish ... tied for fourth place at the Hall of Fame Invitational after closing with rounds of 68 and 69 for a 6-under 210 total ... fired a final-round 67 to finish tied for 18th pace at the National Invitational at 218 ... tied for 16th at the Big 12 Championship with a 222, 12-over score ... tied for eighth at the NCAA Central Regional with a 221, 5-over total ... was the squad's top finisher at the NCAA Championship at The Homestead where he carded a 72-hole total of 284, 4-over, on his way to a tie for 17th place.

Amateur: Tied for 30th at the 2006 Porter Cup with a 283 total that included a 68 during his second round ... tied for 13th place with a 214 score during the stroke play portion of the Western Amateur to qualify for the match play bracket ... defeated Won Joon Lee in the first round, 2 and 1, before falling to Scott Pieri, 2 and 1, in the second round ... finished 39th at the 2005 Sunnehanna Amateur with a 289 total ... tied for 30th at the Monroe Invitational at 287 ... carded a 279 score at the Northeast Amateur Invitational to tie for 27th place ... tied for 60th at the Porter Cup after posting a 289 total ... tied for 18th at the 2004 Players Amateur with an even-par 288 total ... tied for 29th at the Porter Cup at 284, 4-over ... tied for 32nd at the Monroe Invitational at 286, 6-over ... tied for 53rd place with a 290, 14-over score ... missed the cut at the Western Amateur with rounds of 71 and 73 ... was paired with former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire during the event ... won sectional qualifying for the U.S. Amateur with a 135 total ... missed the cut at the U.S. Amateur after carding rounds of 77 and 75 ... attained the No. 1 ranking in the Golfweek/Titleist Junior rankings as a senior ... was named honorable mention AJGA All-American in 2001 before earning second-team honors in 2002 and honorable mention recognition in 2003 ... attended The Pendleton School and the David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Bradenton, Fla. ... earned medalist honors at the AJGA Texace Shootout in San Antonio, Texas in 2001 ... finished first at the 2002 AJGA Robert Trent Jones in Mobile, Ala ... also finished first at the 2002 Doral Publix in Miami, Fla. ... was MVP and team captain of his high school squad in 2000 and 2002 ... won district, regional and state titles in 2000 for St. Stephen's Episcopal, carding rounds of 66 and 69 to become the school's first state champion ... was named the Sarasota/Bradenton Area Golfer of the Year three times ... two-time U.S. Amateur qualifier, playing in the event in 2001 and 2002 ... also competed in three U.S. Junior Amateur Championships ... claimed medalist honors at the 2002 U.S. Open local qualifier before finishing fourth in the sectional tournament ... tied for 30th at the 2003 Azalea Amateur with a 72-hole, eight-over total of 292 ... tied for 44th at the 2003 Monroe Invitational with a 10-over, 290 total ... tied for 73rd at the Northeastern Amateur in 2003 with a 17-over 224 total ... fired a 2-under 141 total at the North-South Amateur in 2003 to tie for 17th during the stroke play portion of the tournament before falling in the second round of match play ... shot a four-round total of 293 to tie for 44th at the 2003 Southern Amateur ... tied for 19th at the 45th Porter Cup with a 2-under, 278 total.

Personal: Born July 1, 1984 in Dallas, Texas ... son of Katie and Arthur Leon ... has one brother, Trent, who is a sophomore for the Cowboys this season and one sister, Taylor, who plays at Georgia ... majoring in Business at Oklahoma State ... also recruited by Texas, Georgia Tech, Arizona, Oklahoma, Wake Forest, Florida.


 

 

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