Greg Eason

Greg Eason

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Leicester City, England

Last College:
Stephenson College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

04/24/2014

No. 7 Knights Ready for American Championship

Trio of seniors leads top-seeded UCF, as conference championship begins Sunday.

04/16/2014

Eason Earns Canadian Card

UCF senior earns exempt status on PGA TOUR Canada, also named semifinalist for Hogan Award.

04/15/2014

Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet

04/09/2014

Eason Honored

Senior earns American Athletic Conference Golfer of the Week accolades.

04/06/2014

Swingin' Seniors

Led by Eason, Gouveia and Wilshire, UCF picked up a huge win Sunday.

As a Senior (2013-14)
• First at the 3M Augusta Invitational shooting 66-71-68= 205 (-11), his second win of the season
• Carded an opening round 66 (-6) leading the Knights to team victory at the 3M Augusta Invitational
• Turned in a 205 (-8) taking 2nd place overall at the FAU Slomin Autism Invite
• Shot a 205 (-11) taking first place at the John Hayt Invitational, including a career-best second round score of 65 (-7)
• Finished 3rd at the Gator Invitational with a 209 (-1)
• Top 25 at the Jones Cup Invitational
2013 South Beach International Amateur Champion
• Opening rounds of 68 and 69 to finish 8th overall at the IsleworthCollegiate Invitational
• Top 20 finish at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate
• Opened the Adams Cup of Newport with a 66 in the first round
• Adams Cup runner-up with a three-day score of 5-under par leading the Knights to their second straight win of the 2013 season
• Finished second overall, leading the Knights to victory at the Northern Intercollegiate
Shot 77-68-67 for a total of 4-under par at the Northern Intercollegiate

As a Junior (2012-13)
• Named PING First-Team All-America and First-Team All-Southeast Region
• NamedConference USA Player of the Year and First-Teal All-Conference USA
Won UCF's first-ever individual NCAA Regional title, as well as finishing first in two other events
Tied for eighth at NCAA Championship
Named C-USA Player of the Weekfour times throughout the season
Invited to play in the prestigious Palmer Cup, while also earning All-Nicklaus Team honors
Finished in the top 20 in all 13 events during 2012-13
• Finished season ranked No. 17 by Golfstat
• Shot par or better in 22 of 37 rounds (59.5 percent)
• Scoring average of 70.97
• Earned C-USA Golfer of the Week Award (4/3) for his 2nd-place finish at the FAU Spring Break Championship
• Shot a season-best 67 (-4) in second round of the FAU Spring Break Championship and finished 2nd overall
• Carded a then-season-best 68 in second round of the Schenkel Invitational to help UCF grab 5th place
• Shot three under par in the first round of the John Hayt Invitational in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
• Scored one under par in the final round of the Gator Invitational to help UCF clench 5th place
• Shot an even 216 to take 6th place in the Stetson/CFSC Invitational
• Earned C-USA Golfer of the Week Award (10/24) for his 6th-place finish at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational with a score of 218 (+2)
• Earned C-USA Golfer of the Week Award (10/10) after his victory at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational
• Took the Individual Title at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational with a score of 140 (-4)
• Finished tied for 3rd at the Adams Cup in Newport, R.I, with a score of 215 (+4)
• Made season debut at the Northern Intercollegiate in Sugar Grove, Ill., tying for 11th with a score of 222 (+11)

As a Sophomore (2011-12)
• Earned PING All-America honorable mention recognition
• Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team
• Played in 11 of 12 events and had two top-10 performances
• Tied for 13th at the NCAA Championship, concluding the event at 2-over 215
• Earned medalist honors at the Conference USA Championship in Texarkana, Ark., with a 208 (-8)
• Finished tied for 40th at the BancorpSouth Invitational in Madison, Miss., with a 147 (+3)
• Finished tied for 10th at the Rio Pinar Invitational in Orlando, with a 213 (-3)
• Tied for 14th at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, posting a score of 217 (+7)
• Made season debut at the Northern Intercollegiate in Sugar Grove, Ill.

As a Freshman (2010-11)
• Selected as the Conference USA Freshman of the Year
• Also named to the All-C-USA Second Team, and the league all-freshman squad
• Played in all 11 events, recording seven top-10 finishes
• Led the team with a 72.2 stroke average
• A the NCAA Regionals in Ocala, Fla., tied for 17th at 2-under 214
• Finished second at the C-USA Championship in Texarkana, Ark., at 6-under 210, helping UCF claim its third-straight title
• Tied for ninth at the BancorpSouth Collegiate Invitational in Madison, Miss.
• Earned his fourth C-USA Player of the Week honors after tying for third at the Rio Pinar in Orlando, finished the event at 207 (-9)
• Finished second at the USF Invitational in Dade City, Fla., with 9-under 207
• Earned Conference USA Player of the Week honors after performance at the SunTrust Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla., placed 9th in the 70-par event at 213 (+3)
• Tied for 11th with a 5-over 221 at the Isleworth Collegiate Inivtational in Windermere, Fla.
• Competed in the Prestige at PGA WEST in La Quinta, Calif.
• Claimed medalist and Conference USA Player of the week honors at the Adams Cup of Newport of Newport in Middletown,R.I., concluding the event at 2- under 214
• Made collegiate debut at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate in Zionsville, Ind.

Prior to UCF
• Played on England's squad at the 2010 European Boys' Team Championship in Turkey
• Participated with England at the Boys' Home Internationals in 2010
• Claimed the 2010 Leicesterhire County Amateur Matchplay title
• In 2010, finished second at the Darwin Salver and third at the Peter McEvoy Trophy
• Advanced to the third round of the 2009 British Boys' Amateur Championship

Personal
• Born in Leicester City, England
• Son of Paul and Julie Eason
• Majoring in Advertising Communications

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