Anderson Earns All-American Honorable Mention Status
June 20, 2012
MALIBU, Calif. - Pepperdine men's golfer Josh Anderson wrapped up his senior season by being named to All-American honorable mention teams by both the Golf Coaches Association of America/PING and Golfweek.
They were the first All-American honors for Anderson (Murrieta, Calif./Murrieta Valley HS), a four-time All-West Coast Conference first team selection who finished third all-time at the school with a 72.66 career scoring average.
As a senior, Anderson had a stroke average of 71.31, third-best in school single-season history. In the national rankings, he finished #44 by Golfweek/Sagarin and #51 by Golfstat. He qualified for a spot at the NCAA West Regional as an individual, and won the tournament with a career-best 14-under 196. That allowed him to move on to the NCAA Championships, where he tied for 37th place.
Anderson is the sixth Pepperdine men's golfer to earn four-time All-WCC first team honors. On Pepperdine's other career charts, he ended up tied for third in top-20 finishes (31), fourth in sub-par rounds (44), tied for fourth in top-10 finishes (21) and victories (three) and fifth in total rounds played (152) .