SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12)
Made seven tournament appearances for the Tigers in 2011-12, including four starts as a member of LSU's five-man starting lineup ... Slashed nearly one full stroke from his freshman scoring average with a 74.47 stroke average in 19 rounds played during his sophomore campaign ... Played seven rounds at par or better ... Fired a season-low 1-under par 215 in 54 holes at the Louisiana Classics while helping lead the Tigers to the team title by tying for 12th place on the final leaderboard ... Also cracked LSU's lineup in a team victory at the Argent Financial Classic by tying for 26th place with a tournament score of 5-over 221 ... Tied for 28th place as a member of the starting lineup at both the David Toms Intercollegiate and Isleworth Collegiate Invitational during the fall campaign ... Earned his third career top-10 finish by tying for ninth place at the Squire Creek Invitational, where he posted an even-par 216 at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, La. ... Opened the season by shooting a 5-over 77 to finish in eighth place for the LSU vs. Centenary stroke play match ... Also saw action as an individual in LSU's regular-season finale at the LSU National Invitational, finishing in 58th place ... Earned his second varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
Earned four tournament appearances for the Tigers during his true freshman season in 2010-11 ... Played as an individual four times ... Made his collegiate debut at the Squire Creek Invitational held Oct. 4-5 at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, La. ... Finished in a tie for fourth place on the leaderboard with his debut after firing a 2-over par 218 at the par-72 layout ... Fired a season-low 1-under par 71 in the second round at Squire Creek en route to his first career top-10 finish ... Returned to Squire Creek Country Club on March 13-15 to compete as an individual at the Louisiana Tech Bulldog Classic ... Tied for 15th place on the leaderboard with a tournament score of 6-over 222 ... Posted rounds of even-par 72 in the final round at the Squire Creek Invitational and second round of the Louisiana Tech Bulldog Classic at Squire Creek Country Club ... Also appeared in two home tournaments for the Tigers during his freshman campaign ... Tied for 50th place at the David Toms Intercollegiate held Oct. 18-19 at the Country Club of Louisiana after posting a 10-over 226 in three rounds ... Finished the season by finishing alone in 46th place at the LSU National Invitational held April 2-3 at The University Club, where he shot a 21-over 237 in three rounds ... Wrapped up the season with a 75.25 scoring average in 12 rounds played ... Posted three rounds at par or better ... Earned his first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
The No. 1-ranked recruit in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2010 ... Also ranked among the top prep prospects nationally in the Class of 2010 when he signed with LSU in November 2009 ... Was the No. 42-ranked recruit in his signing class by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard ... A product of the golf program at Episcopal High School in Baton Rouge under the direction of head coach Andrew Wyly ... Wrapped up his high school career by capturing three-straight Class 2A individual state championships ... Captured the individual state crown in 2009 with an outstanding score of 7-under par 137 at Copper Mill Golf Club in Zachary, including a 3-under 69 in the first round and a 4-under 68 in the second round ... Was an alternate for the 2009 United States Junior Amateur Championship following his junior season ... A member of the American Junior Golf Association during his prep career ... Earned a total of six top-10 finishes in AJGA sponsored events ... Took home the individual title at the AJGA Junior All-Star at Grand National during the 2007 season ... Finished in second place in three AJGA events, which includes the 2008 Dalhousie Junior Championship, 2009 AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T and 2010 Bass Pro Shops/Payne Stewart Junior Championship ... Was also a soccer star at Episcopal High School, where he earned four letters as a forward and center midfielder ... Was named an all-metro selection for soccer following his senior season ... Finished his career as the school's all-time leading scorer in goals and assists ... Selected to The Advocate Star of Stars for golf in his junior and senior seasons in 2009 and 2010.
Full name is Landon David Lyons ... Born on Dec. 26, 1991 ... Parents are Lance and Dawn Lyons ... Has an older sister, Katherine ... Plans to pursue a degree in marketing at LSU ... Plays right handed.