FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Made two tournament appearances while competing as an individual … Earned his first career top-10 finish in a collegiate event by tying for third place on the leaderboard at the 2013 South Alabama Individual Tournament held at Magnolia Grove Falls Golf Club in Mobile, Ala. … Fired rounds of 1-over 72 and 3-over 74 for a 36-hole tournament score of 4-over par 146 to tie for third place in the event … Tied for 36th place in his collegiate debut at the 2012 David Toms Intercollegiate held at the University Club in Baton Rouge … Posted a 54-hole score of 25-over par 241 to tie for 36th place at the David Toms Intercollegiate … Ended the David Toms Intercollegiate with a score of 3-over par 75 in the final round … Ended the season with a scoring average of 77.4 strokes per round in five rounds played on the year.
PRIOR TO LSU
Considered one of the nation’s elite prep recruits in the Class of 2012 … Signed with LSU as the No. 59-ranked recruit in the country for the Class of 2012 by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard … Was also ranked No. 80 in the Polo Junior Golf Rankings at the time he signed a National Letter of Intent with the Tigers … Was an active member of the American Junior Golf Association … Earned a 2011 season-best finish with a tie for fourth place at the AJGA Junior at Savannah Quarters … Picked up a pair of top-10 finishes in AJGA events during the 2010 season with a tie for second place at the AJGA Accusport Championship and a tie for eighth place at the AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T … Fired rounds of 3-under 69, 3-over 75 and 2-under 70 to tie for fifth place at the 2011 Florida Boys Junior Championship held July 6-8 at Quail Valley Golf Club in Vero Beach, Fla. … Added an impressive ninth-place finish at the 2010 Jones Cup Junior Invitational with a 54-hole score of 12-over par 222 at the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga. … Competed in other prestigious events as the Bobby Chapman Junior Championship, Foot Joy Invitational, HP Boys Championship, Junior Players Championship and the Western Junior Championship … A two-year co-captain of the golf team at The Bolles School … Helped lead his high school team to the Florida Class 1A state championship during the 2011 season with a four-stroke victory over Plantation American Heritage in the event held at Deer Lake Golf Club in Tavares, Fla. … Tied for third place on the individual leaderboard at the 2011 Florida Class 1A State Championships at 2-under par 142 for 36 holes … Snapped a 72-year drought as The Bolles School captured its first state championship in golf since 1939 … Finished as the Region 2-1A co-medalist with a score of 4-under 68 at Eagle Harbor during his senior season in the fall of 2011.
Full name is John Hafeli Jonas … Born on Jan. 15, 1994 … Parents are Alfred and Heidi Jonas … Has an older brother, August, who plays golf for the United States Naval Academy … Plays right handed … Majoring in sport administration.