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George

Whitbread

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Colchester, England
High School: The Sixth Form College

Bio

Note: According to records, is seventh of seven foreign-born WCU men's golfers since 2000 ... Joins former strikers Andres Cuenca (Feungirola, Spain), Jonathan Davies (Manchester, England), Steven Smith (Kirknewton, Scotland), Nont Panayanggool (Chiang Mai, Thailand), Alex Lee (Korea), and Bright Julamool (Bangkok, Thailand) ... Closed his WCU career ranked 31st in career stroke average (77.21).

2018-19 (Senior): Competed in all 11 of the team’s seasonal events, leading the team in scoring four times with three coming in the fall portion of the schedule … Finished the season second on the team in stroke average at 76.32 … 26 of his 31 seasonal rounds were shot in the 70s or better including a career-low round of 69 carded in the second round of the Hummingbird Intercollegiate … Posted a career-best finish in a tie for 30th at the Jackrabbit Invitational … Finished 33rd in the 2019 Southern Conference Men’s Golf Championship.

2017-18 (Junior): Played in 11 of the team's 12 seasonal events, each as a member of the squad's scoring five ... Finished with a seasonal stroke average of 78.10 ... 21 of his 31 seasonal rounds were shot in the 70s ... Tallied a season-best finish (38th-t) at the Manor Intercollegiate while also finishing 39th at the 2018 Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship ... Twice carded a season-best score of 73 - in round two of the Elon Intercollegiate and the second round at the Seminole Intercollegiate ... Named to the 2017-18 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II PING All-America selection both as a freshman and sophomore at Murray State College in Oklahoma ... Was a semifinalist for both the Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus Awards given for the top player in the NJCAA ... Was an English National Boys Team Champion.

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JT Poston Invitational Post-Match with Coach Tim Eckberg
Men's Golf Wraps Up Annual Hummingbird Intercollegiate Tournament
Men's Golf Wraps Up Day 1 of the Hummingbird intercollegiate