Josh Anderson is currently rated #47 nationally by Golfweek/Sagarin and #54 by Golfstat.
Josh Anderson's score of 14-under is the second-best 54-hole score in Pepperdine history.
Josh Anderson's score of 8-under ties the 10th-best mark after 36 holes in Pepperdine history.
Both Josh Anderson and Johnny Mac Arthur are fortunate to have experience playing the Stanford Golf Course.
CAREER: In two seasons at Pepperdine, averaged 74.32 strokes in 72 rounds ... In four seasons at the Division I level (the first two were at Arkansas), posted a career stroke average of 74.26 in 126 rounds.
PEPPERDINE 2007-08: Qualified for the NCAA Championships as an individual as a senior ... Tied for 125th place (80-76-82=238) and did not move on to the fourth and final round ... Averaged 75.37 strokes in 35 rounds for the season ... Played in all 12 varsity tournaments ... Had two top 10 finishes, including a tie for second with a 4-under 212 at the William Tucker Intercollegiate (70-72-70) ... Shot an 8-under 208 at the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate and all three rounds were below par (69-70-69) ... Placed 31st at the WCC Championships (75-79-80=234) ... Was Pepperdine's top finisher at the NCAA West Regionals with a tie for 11th (70-76-70=216) ... Had a total of eight sub-par rounds, best on the team.
PEPPERDINE 2006-07: Named an All-WCC first team member ... Led the Waves with a 73.32 stroke average and competed in every tournament as a junior ... It was his first season at Pepperdine after transferring from Arkansas ... Recorded six top 20 finishes and four top 10s to lead all Waves players ... Captured first-place honors at the Georgia State/Pepperdine Challenge after posting a three-under 69 ... Best tournament finish of the season was a third-place showing at the WCC Championships (73-71-74=218) ... Finished 3-under and tied for 62nd at the NCAA West Regionals (71-69-73=213) ... Was Pepperdine's low scorer on six occasions ... Registered five rounds in the 60s.
ARKANSAS 2005-06: Appeared in 10 events and registered a 73.90 stroke average as a sophomore for the Razorbacks ... Had two top 20 finishes, including one top 10 ... Was Arkansas' top finisher three times ... Best finish of the season came at the CordeValle Collegiate where he tied for seventh after carding scores of 73-74-67 for a 2-under 214.
ARKANSAS 2004-05: Competed in eight tournaments and registered a 74.54 stroke average as a freshman ... Had two top 20 showings, including one top 10 finish, while posting three rounds in the 60s ... His final-round 66 at the NCAA Central Regional propelled Arkansas to the NCAA Championships ... Produced a career-best 54-hole total after shooting rounds of 68-69-67 at the Taylor Made Intercollegiate for a 204.
JUNIOR/AMATEUR GOLF: Qualified for the 2006 and 2007 U.S. Amateur tournaments ... Tied for 40th at the 2007 Southern Amateur Championships ... Competed in the 2005 and 2006 Carolinas Amateur Championship ... Medalist at the 2006 event after shooting rounds of 75-68.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2004 graduate of Green Hope High School in Cary, N.C. ... A four-year letterman ... Earned all-conference honors all four years ... Helped team to the state title as a junior and a second-place finish as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born in Escondido, Calif. ... Son of Sam and Maureen Shriver ... Has one brother, Chris, and one sister, Suzie ... Majoring in organizational communications ... Chose Pepperdine because of the "great campus, the prestigious program and the coaching."
FAVORITES: Hobbies include watching movies, playing basketball, frisbee golf, video games and relaxing at the beach ... Favorite professional golfer is Fred Couples ... Favorite Golf Course is Sea Island ... Favorite movie is Superman Returns ... Favorite book is Who's Your Caddy ... Favorite TV Show is South Park ... Favorite musical artist is the Spice Girls ... Favorite thing about golf is "it is the only sport where you can call a penalty on yourself."