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Alex Forss
Alex Forss

Hometown:
Temecula, Calif.

High School:
Great Oak HS

Height:
5-10

Experience:
2V

04/18/2012

Waves Finish Seventh at WCC Men's Golf Championships

Josh Anderson will hopefully advance to NCAA Regional play as an individual.

04/17/2012

Mac Arthur Shoots 2-Under 70 at Second Round of WCC Championships

Johnny Mac Arthur began his day with three straight birdies, and four on his first seven holes.

04/16/2012

Anderson Leads Waves After First Round of WCC Championships

Play continues with two more rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday at the par-72 San Juan Oaks Golf Club.

04/01/2012

Waves Conclude Play at U.S. Intercollegiate

Pepperdine gets back to competition almost immediately, as the Waves next take part at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

03/31/2012

Mac Arthur Leads Waves Through Two Rounds of U.S. Intercollegiate

Johnny Mac Arthur and Parker Page each had a team-best three birdies on Saturday.

10/16/2011

Men's Golf at Husky Invitational (9/27/2011)

Photos by Max Waugh of the Waves at the season-opening Husky Invitational.

Alex Forss Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: In two seasons, had a career stroke average of 77.57 ... Played in 11 tournaments and 30 rounds.

PEPPERDINE 2011-12: Was a regular in the lineup as a sophomore ... Played in 10 events and 27 rounds ... Averaged 77.26 strokes ... Best finish was a tie for 25th place at the Folino Invitational (77-78-74=229) ... Tied for 32nd place at the WCC Championships (76-76-77=229).

PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Was in the lineup once as a freshman ... Tied for 79th at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate (75-83-83=241) ... Averaged 80.33 strokes in his three rounds.

JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Posted wins at the 2007 John Deere Classic Junior All-Star, the 2007 SCPGA Big I qualifier, the 2007 IJGT T.C.I., the 2007 IJGT Twin Oaks, the 2007 IJGT La Costa, the 2008 Golden State T.C.I. and the 2009 Servite event ... Third place at the 2009 AJGA ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Great Oak High School, located in Temecula, Calif., in 2010 ... Played four years on the varsity ... Named to the program's Hall of Fame ... Named the area's Player of the Year in 2010 by the Riverside Press-Enterprise ... Named the area's Player of the Year in 2008 by The Californian ... Earned All-Southwestern League honors all four years and won a school-record 18 league dual matches ... Advanced to the CIF/SCGA championship all four years as an individual ... Led the team in scoring all four years, including a career-best and school-record 73.4 strokes as a sophomore ... Helped Great Oak to two straight CIF-Southern Section Eastern Division titles, two consecutive trips to the CIF/SCGA team tournament and a fifth-place finish at the 2009 CIF State tournament ... On the honor roll all four years.

PERSONAL: Born in Plano, Texas ... Son of Goran and Lisa Forss ... Has one sister, Gaby ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "it is the perfect balance between education, morals and athletics where I feel I can excel and be the most comfortable at."

FAVORITES: Lists his sports hero as Tiger Woods ... Favorites include Camilo Villegas (pro golfer), Pebble Beach (golf course), The Hangover (movie), Nitro Circus (TV show), Lil Wayne (musical artist), cheeseburger (food) and tennis (sport other than golf) ... Favorite things about golf are "the feeling of success and pulling ahead when trying to chase a victory."

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