LMU Athletics announces its Hall of Fame Class of 2015.
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Briefly... Jason D'Amore is in his fourth and final season of collegiate golf at LMU... enters senior campaign with a career average of 73.2... qualified for U.S. Amateur at Winged Foot (NY) in 2004...
At LMU...2006-07... was named first-team All-WCC for the third straight season after placing second in the WCC Championships to teammate Brian Locke... he posted a one-over 217... finished the season with 11 round under par, including a season team low of 66 hit during the first round of the USF Triumph (3/12/07)... had a 73.4 average on the season while playing 33 rounds... he had seven finishes in the top-20, with four of them in the top-10 and three of those in the top-five...
2005-06... was named first-team All-WCC for the second consecutive season, the first player in LMU history to do so... placed in a tie for fourth at the WCC Championship (219)... led the Lions in five tournaments... had nine top-20 finishes and six top-10 finishes... won second tournament of career with a seven-under 209, including a program record 29 on the front nine of his opening round of the Callaway Golf Invitational (3-14-06)... he finished the round with a 66... had 14 rounds under par on the season... finished second at the Carson Daly Intercollegiate (2-28-06)... finished NCAA West Regional with a 211, going five-under to place in a tie for 29th... shot a second round 68 and a third round 69...finished with a 73.2 average over 38 rounds...
2004-05... he was named West Coast Conference Freshman of the Year and first-team All-WCC...led the Lions in 10 of 11 tournaments they played in this season... his first-ever collegiate tournament saw him shoot a two-under par 70 at the Gold Rush PGA (Sept. 17), finishing 30th out of 175 golfers... posted a record-setting performance at the Vandal Fall Classic just one week later... after shooting a first-round 71, D'Amore vaulted into first place after two rounds, shooting a record-tying 64 in the second round... the 64 tied Nicholas Beauvy's single round score set in 1981... remained in first place the entire third round thanks to his 68 in the final round... finished with a 10-under par 203 and shattered the school record for three rounds set by Mike Farrell in 2002 with a 209... finished the season with more rounds under 70 (5) as a freshman than any golfer in LMU history, doing it while playing in every event on the season... claimed six top-10 finishes on the year... in addition to his tournament win at the Vandal, he took eighth at the Santa Clara Invitational, sixth at the Carson Daly Intercollegiate, tied for fourth at the Braveheart Classic, tied for ninth at the Anteater Invitational and fourth at the Fidelity Intercollegiate... finished his first season with an average of 73.0...
High School... a 2004 graduate of Mira Coast High School with a 3.21 GPA... considered by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best golfers to come out of the Bay League... shot a school- and league-tournament record seven-under-par 65 at Griffith Park's Wilson Golf Course to finish with a school-record 10-under 134 and clinch medalist honors in the Bay League tournament as a senior, winning the tournament twice... qualified for the Southern Section Northern Regional tournament as a senior, winning the tournament as a junior... shot a three-under 68 in 2003 at the Sterling Hills Golf Club in Camarillo... selected the team's most valuable golfer all four years by Coach Bob Timberlake... averaged 35 strokes in nine-hole competitions as a senior...
Personal... Jason Anthony D'Amore was born in San Bernadino, CA on March 4, 1986... he is the son of Nancy and Ed Chase and Buck D'Amore... volunteered at the Richstone Family Center... a Business Administration major.
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