LSU Men's Golf BIO
Nathan Jeansonne
Player Profile:
Nathan Jeansonne 2002442
Height: 5'9"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Keithville, La.
High School: Calvary Baptist Academy
Born: 09/11/1996

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16)
Appeared in five tournaments during his rookie season with the Tigers in 2015-16 … Fired a season-low tournament score of 3-under par 213 at LSU’s David Toms Intercollegiate to tie for second place on the final leaderboard … Opened the tournament with a round of 3-under 69 in the first round, followed by rounds of 1-under 71 in the second round and 1-over 73 in the final round to earn his best finish of the season and help the Tigers claim the team title … Fired the lowest round of the 2015-16 season by an LSU Tiger with a 7-under par 64 in the final round at The Prestige at PGA West to climb into a tie for 19th place on the final leaderboard … Finished at 1-over 214 in three rounds played at PGA West … He was the first LSU Tiger in 27 years to post a score of 64 or lower in a collegiate event … Proved to be the catalyst in the final round that propelled the Tigers to an 18-shot victory over Arizona State at The Prestige at PGA West ... Also tied for 19th place at the Tiger Classic held at the University Club during the spring season … Made his first tournament start for the Tigers at the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Spirit Hollow Golf Club in Burlington, Iowa, tying for 23rd place with a final score of even-par 216 … Also tied for 41st place at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate during the spring with a three-round score of 7-over par 220 … Ranked fourth on the team with a 72.93 scoring average in 14 rounds played during his freshman season in 2015-16 … Carded six rounds at par or better … Featured for the Tigers in the match play event at the inaugural East Lake Cup held at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta … Halved his match with Georgia standout Greyson Sigg in the semifinal round before falling to USC’s Justin Suh in the team consolation match … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Ranked among the top-10 recruits nationally in the Class of 2015 by Golfweek … The No. 6-ranked prep recruit in the Class of 2015 and the No. 8-ranked junior golfer nationally regardless of class on National Signing Day according to the Golfweek Junior Golf Rankings … Also the No. 13-ranked high school recruit in the United States in the Class of 2015 in both the Polo Junior Golf Rankings and National Junior Golf Scoreboard Boys Rankings released prior to National Signing Day … A decorated member of the American Junior Golf Association during his junior golf career … Honored as an AJGA Rolex Second-Team Junior All-American for the 2014 season … Earned three top-10 finishes in eight starts in AJGA events during the 2013-14 season … Finished runner-up at the 2014 AJGA Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions held at Traditions Golf Club in Bryan, Texas … Fired rounds of 3-under 69, 1-over 73 and 1-under 71 for a 54-hole score of 3-under par 213 as the silver medalist at the 2014 AJGA Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions … Also tied for third-place finish in his first AJGA appearance of the 2013-14 season at the Polo Golf Junior Classic held at the Champion and Fazio courses at PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, in November 2013 … Advanced to the semifinals of match play at the 2013 AJGA Polo Golf Junior Classic … Finished in a tie for fifth place at the 2014 AJGA Thunderbird International Junior at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona … Fired an impressive 8-under par 208 to tie for fifth place in the event … Earned a pair of top-20 finishes in two of the premier AJGA events of the 2013-14 season by tying for 13th place at The PING Invitational and tying for 17th place at The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf … Captured two AJGA titles during his junior career … Won his first career AJGA championship as a 15-year-old with his victory at the 2012 Sooner Junior All-Star … Fired a winning score of 11-under par 205 to take the 2012 Sooner Junior All-Star title by 10 shots with rounds of 2-under 70, 7-under 65 and 2-under 70 … Captured the individual title at the 2013 AJGA David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior held at Southern Trace Country Club in his hometown of Shreveport … Scored a four-shot victory in the event with a winning 54-hole score of 4-under par 212 … Competed at the AJGA Wyndham Cup for the first time in his junior career in 2014 … Posted an impressive 3-1 record for four matches played at the 2014 AJGA Wyndham Cup to help lead the West squad to a successful defense of its title … Qualified for the match play competition at the 2014 United States Junior Amateur Championship held at The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas … Advanced to the Round of 32 in match play at the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship after tying for 15th place in two rounds of stroke play with a 36-hole score of 2-under par 142 ... Cracked the Top 10 of the final leaderboard at the 2014 Junior PGA Championship by tying for seventh place with a 72-hole score of 2-under par 282, including a 4-under 68 in the final round at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas … One of Louisiana’s most decorated junior golfers during his prep career at Calvary Baptist Academy in Shreveport … Helped lead Calvary Baptist Academy to a total of five-straight Louisiana High School Athletics Association state championships from 2010-14 … Twice the LHSAA Division III state runner-up in 2013 and 2014 to teammate and fellow LSU recruit Sam Burns.

PERSONAL
Full name is Nathan Hunter Jeansonne … Born on Sept. 11, 1996 … Parents are Jerry and Julia Jeansonne … Has two older brothers, Marc and Jeremey … Brother, Jeremey, played college golf at McNeese State University before a five-year professional career … An honor roll student during his prep career at Calvary Baptist Academy with his 3.8 cumulative grade-point average … Plans to pursue a degree in business management at LSU.

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