NORMAN, Okla. – AJ Nolin and Cole Patterson of the Presbyterian College men’s golf team were named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Wednesday.


It was a record setting year for the award, as 540 student-athletes earned the title of All-America Scholar, the most since the awards inception in 1982.

To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically in Division I, II, III, and NAIA, or receiving their Associate’s Degree and in their last year of athletic eligibility in the NJCAA. In addition, they must have participated in 50 percent of his team’s competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, 77.0 in NJCAA, and maintain a minimum cumulative career grade point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.

The Big South boasted a total of 13 honorees, led by Longwood’s four. PC was one of four Big South schools to have two All-America Scholars.

A full list of honorees can be viewed here.