Alton Anderson Jr. Athlete Profile

Alton Anderson Jr.

Alton Anderson Jr.
Height: 6-3 Weight: 165 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2009-2011 Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA

Personal

  • Parents are Alton and Minette Anderson
  • Majoring in health and wellness
  • Played junior varsity baseball as a freshman at Thousand Oaks High School
  • Was named a Scholar Athlete in high school and was named to the Dean's List at Ventura College

Before BYU

  • Competed at the 2009 U.S. Amateur Public Link in Norman, Okla., advancing to the Round of 36 after winning his first round of match play
  • Tied for first at the California Junior College State Championships in 2009
  • Placed third at the 2009 JC Regional Championships
  • Won the SCGA Tournament of Champions in 2006
  • Competed on the varsity golf team for three years at Thousand Oaks High School, twice being named to the All-Marmonte League First Team

Stats

2010 Fall-Sophomore
Husky Invitational                   75-76-77--228    (+12)  T55/74
Pacific Invitational                 75-75-71--221    (+8)   T42/59
Fresno Lexus Classic                 72-80-80--232    (+16)  T64/100
PING Cougar Classic                  70-72-77--219    (+3)   T32/95
2009-10-Freshman
William H. Tucker Intercollegiate    76-73-75--224    (+8)   T52/104
Baylor Intercollegiate               77-80-72--229    (+16)  T53/66
John Burns Invitational              75-70-73--218    (+2)   T36/83
Fresno Lexus Classic                 68-77-75--220    (+7)   T25/99
Desert Shootout                      75-74-77--226    (+10)  T72/101
BYU Career Stats
Season     Events   Rnds.   Strokes  Avg.     Lw Rd.   Top 20
09-10        5       15       1,117   74.47      68       0
10-11        4       12         900   75.00      70       0
Total        9       27       2,017   74.70      68       0


2009-2010 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in five events for the Cougars as a freshman
  • Stroke average of 74.50
  • Tied for 52nd at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, going 8-over-par
  • Went 16-over-par at the Baylor Intercollegiate to tie for 53rd
  • Shot a season-low 68 in the first round of the Fresno Lexus Classic where he tied for 25th, also a season best

Summer 2010:

  • Finished second at the Art City Amateur with rounds of 74-68
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Kalamazoo Invitational

2010-2011 | Sophomore Year

Spring:

  • Best finish of the year came at the PING Cougar Classic where he shot a 3-over 219 to tie for 32nd
  • Tied for 64th at the Fresno Lexus Classic
  • Stroke average of 75.00.

Fall: 

  • Competed in the Husky Invitational where he tied for 55th shot a third-round 71 to tie for 42nd place at the Pacific Invitational
  • Shot an 8-over 221 to tie for 42nd at the Pacific Invitational