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BUBBA DICKERSON
  • 6-0, 158
  • Junior
  • Hilliard, Fla. (West Nassau HS)

At Florida - (2000-2001) First team All-SEC selection...Finished in a tie for 56th at the NCAA East Regional with a score of 216 (E)...Tied for 10th at the Atlanta Intercollegiate with a three-round total of 214 (-2)...Finished in 27th place at the US Collegiate Championship with a score of 222 (+5)...Shot a 66 (-6) to lead after the first round at the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational before finishing tied for third with a three-round total of 212 (-4)...Shot a 70 (-2) and a 72 (E) the first two rounds and finished with a total of 217 (+1) to tie for 16th place at the Las Vegas Intercollegiate...Recorded his highest finish as a Gator with a tie for second place at the UNF Mercedes-Benz Collegiate with a total score of 209 (-7)...Returned to action at the SunTrust Invitational shooting a 206 (-4) to finish in ninth place...

(1999-2000) Named the SEC's Freshman of the Year and second-team All-SEC...Was a strong force in helping the Gators capture two consecutive team titles this spring...His rounds counted toward the team score in 29.8 of 33 (90.30%) rounds...Was the low man for the Gators at the NCAA East Regional, firing rounds of 77-73-76-226 (+13)...Carded rounds of 83-72-73 to tie for 24th at 12-over-par 228 at the Atlanta Intercollegiate...Tied for 40th at the SEC Championships with rounds of 77-75-76, 12-over-par 228...Was one of the Gators' top finishers at the U.S. Collegiate Championships, tying for 14th...Fired rounds of 65-72-78 to finish at 1-under-par 215...Had a two-stroke lead after the first round and his 7-under-par 65 was a course record, which stood for a day...His score counted in 14.5 of the 15 rounds of the spring...Tied for 32nd at the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational after firing rounds of 72-70-77 to finish at 3-over-par 219...Tied for 55th at the Las Vegas Intercollegiate after carding rounds of 72-76-74 for a 6-over-par 222...Tied for fifth at the UNF Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship, carding rounds of 70-73-73 for an even-par 216...Tied for 16th at the SunTrust Gator Invitational after posting rounds of 68-72-70 for an even-par 210...Was 11-over-par 227 at the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate...Was 13-over-par 226 at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate...Tied for 12th with rounds of 72-71-72 to finish at 1-under-par in his first collegiate action, the Carpet Capital Collegiate.

Amateur Competition - 2001 U.S. Amateur Champion... Won the 2001 Western Amateur defeating Trip Kuehne by the a tournament tying record margin of 6 and 4 after claiming co-medalist honors also by record tying 270...Competed at the 2000 U.S. Amateur, missing the cut by nine strokes...Was runner-up at the 2000 Public Links U.S. Amateur Championships...Competed at the 2000 Dogwood Invitational, finishing eighth...Medalist to qualify for the U.S. Public Links in June 1999...Competed in the 1999 U.S. Amateur, missing the cut for match play by one stroke after firing rounds of 76-77-153 at Pebble Beach...Has 13 career amateur victories, including titles at the Maxfli PGA Jr. Championship, Press Thornton Future Masters and the Optimist International Junior Golf Tournament...Was runner-up at the 1998 AJGA Rome Junior Classic at Stonebridge after a two hole sudden-death playoff...Named a Rolex All-America first team selection in 1997 and 1998...Golf Digest's fifth-ranked national junior player in 1998.

Prep - A 1999 graduate of West Nassau High School in Callahan, Fla....Was the district medalist for four consecutive years...Was named to the all-state team three times...Set school records for nine and 18 hole scores.

Personal - Born Benjamin Gordon Dickerson on May 6, 1981 in Jacksonville, Fla....Lists favorite sports personality as Paul Azinger... parents are Robert Dickerson and Joan Roberts... major is Undecided-social and behavioral sciences.


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