Gruenemeier named GCAA/PING All-Southeast Region


Gruenemeier named GCAA/PING All-Southeast Region
Monday, June 3, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Newberry College senior golfer Chandler Gruenemeier has been named a Division II PING All-Southeast Region player, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

This is the first-ever all-region distinction for the Jacksonville, Fla., native and the sixth in Newberry's program history.

Gruenemeier finished his senior campaign just one stroke short of the NCAA Division II National Tournament with a 13th place finish at regionals with a +4 total of 220 in his fourth regional appearance.

He finished his career with a 73.85 stroke average, which is the fourth-best in Newberry program history and the fifth-best in the history of the South Atlantic Conference.

He had a 73.11 stroke average his senior year for the fifth-best season average at Newberry. He had two top five finishes and four top 10s in 2012-13, including a runner-up finish at the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Championships. In 25 rounds, he had 12 rounds of par or better.

Gruenemeier was a two-time all-SAC selection, earning first team all-conference honors in 2010 and 2013 and SAC Freshman of the Year honors in 2010.

[Full GCAA/PING Division II All-Region Teams]