Kyle Jones is the 12th All-American in program history.
June 25, 2014
WACO, Texas - Baylor's Kyle Jones has been named honorable mention All-American by Golfweek, becoming the 12th All-American in program history.
A junior from Snowflake, Ariz., Jones led the Bears with a 71.40 stroke average during the 2013-14 season. He played in all 13 tournaments, placing in the top 10 in seven tournaments and recording 10 top-25 finishes. Jones shot par or better in 26 of his 40 rounds, and he was the top individual finisher among Baylor players in six of 13 events.
Jones won the 2014 Oak Hills Invitational with a score of even-par 213, and he finished among the top three individuals at three additional tournaments. He placed second at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate and took third place at both the Rod Myers Invitational and the Augusta Invitational.
Golfweek's honor made Jones the 12th All-American in program history, joining Johnny Arreaga (1960), Jim Grant (1966), Tim Hobby (1989), Kory Bowman (1994), Aaron Pellegrom (2000), Jimmy Walker (2001), Jamie McLeary (2002), Adam Meyer (2002), Ryan Baca (2003, 2006), Jeremy Alcorn (2005) and Joakim Mikkelsen (2012).
A total of 50 players earned All-America recognition, with 10 each on first, second and third teams and 20 honorable mentions. Jones was one of seven Big 12 Conference players to earn All-America status from the publication - the six others were Oklahoma State's Wyndham Clark, Talor Gooch, Jordan Niebrugge and Ian Davis, Texas' Beau Hossler and TCU's Julien Brun.
Baylor Men's Golf All-Americans
Johnny Arreaga, 1960
Jim Grant, 1966
Tim Hobby, 1989
Kory Bowman, 1994
Aaron Pellegrom, 2000
Jimmy Walker, 2001
Jamie McLeary, 2002
Adam Meyer, 2002
Ryan Baca, 2003, 2006
Jeremy Alcorn, 2005
Joakim Mikkelsen, 2012
Kyle Jones, 2014