Fmr. UA Golfer Bud Cauley finalist for PGA Tour Rookie of the Ye - NBC12 - Richmond, VA News

Fmr. UA Golfer Bud Cauley finalist for PGA Tour Rookie of the Year

Posted: Updated:

Former Alabama Crimson Tide golfer Bud Cauley has been named a finalist for the 2012 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award. The three-time All-American at Alabama led all tour rookies with six top-10 finishes in 2012.  

Cauley played in 28 PGA TOUR events in 2012, and placed 38th in the final FedEx Cup rankings. The native of Jacksonville, Fla., finished the season 44th overall on the final official money list with earnings of $1.74 million.  

Other nominees include Charlie Beljan, Jonas Blixt, John Huh and Ted Potter, Jr.  

Players were nominated by the PGA TOUR Player Directors and members of the Player Advisory Council. The winner will be determined by a member vote, with PGA Tour members who played in at least 15 official money events in 2012 eligible to vote.  

During his time at the Capstone, Cauley was a member of the 2009 United States Walker Cup Team. He currently holds UA records for average scoring at 71.36 among players with at least 45 career rounds. 

The winner will be announced in early December by the PGA TOUR, but be sure to follow the Crimson Tide on Facebook at Alabama-mens-golf and on Twitter @AlabamaMGolf.

INFORMATION SOURCE: University of Alabama Athletics

  • SportsMore>>

  • Squirrels sweep B-Mets in regular season finale

    Squirrels sweep B-Mets in regular season finale

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:59:39 GMT
    The Richmond Flying Squirrels (79-63) rolled over the Binghamton Mets (83-59), 12-4, in their final regular season game on Monday afternoon at The Diamond.  The Squirrels completed a four-game sweep andMore >>
    The Richmond Flying Squirrels (79-63) rolled over the Binghamton Mets (83-59), 12-4, in their final regular season game on Monday afternoon at The Diamond.  The Squirrels completed a four-game sweep andMore >>
  • Squirrels blank B-Mets in possible title preview

    Squirrels blank B-Mets in possible title preview

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:27:40 GMT
    Lefty Ty Blach and centerfielder Elliott Blair keyed a, 1-0, win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (78-63) over the Binghamton Mets (83-58) at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.  With the win, the SquirrelsMore >>
    Lefty Ty Blach and centerfielder Elliott Blair keyed a, 1-0, win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (78-63) over the Binghamton Mets (83-58) at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.  With the win, the SquirrelsMore >>
  • Benedictine roughed up at home by McDonogh

    Benedictine roughed up at home by McDonogh

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:11:28 GMT
    The Benedictine Cadets dropped their season opener Saturday afternoon at home against Maryland power McDonogh, 37-14. The game was tied at seven early on before McDonogh pulled ahead 23-14 at the break. TheMore >>
    The Benedictine Cadets dropped their season opener Saturday afternoon at home against Maryland power McDonogh, 37-14. The game was tied at seven early on before McDonogh pulled ahead 23-14 at the break. TheMore >>
Powered by WorldNow