2017-18 SEC All-Freshman Team
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18)
Played in all 13 tournaments for LSU after arriving on campus in August ... Had a scoring average of 72.57 ... Shared medalist honors with Luis Gagne and Central Arkansas’ Lewis George at the David Toms Intercollegiate in October, recording a two-round total of 140 (-4) to help lead LSU to the team title ... Finished tied for fifth at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic by shooting 69-67-69-205 (-8) that helped the Tigers to take the team title in the event ... registered a top-10 finish at the SEC Championship with a three-round total of 210 (even par) to help LSU secure the stroke play title ... tied for 10th at the Old Waverly Collegiate with a 3-over par 219 (74-76-69) to help LSU win the team title.
PRIOR TO LSU
Emerged as one of the elite junior golfers in the country on the strength of an outstanding 2016 season ... Signed with the Tigers as the No. 11-ranked junior golfer nationally in the Class of 2017 in the updated American Junior Golf Association Polo Junior Rankings on National Signing Day ... Also the No. 12-ranked player nationally in the Golfweek rankings and No. 14-ranked player nationally in the National Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings when signing with LSU ... Ranked as high as No. 19 nationally regardless of graduating class in both the AJGA Polo Junior Rankings and NJGS rankings on National Signing Day ... Honored as a second-team AJGA Rolex Junior All-American following the 2016 season ... Earned six top-10 finishes in AJGA events during the 2016 season ... 2016 AJGA season was highlighted by tying for fifth place overall at The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf ... Fired rounds of 1-over 73, 2-under 70 and 2-under 70 for a 54-hole score of 3-under par 213 to crack the Top 5 at The Junior PLAYERS Championship ... Finished runner-up at the 2016 AJGA David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior at Southern Trace Country Club ... Finished fourth at the 2016 AJGA Amino/Vital Joey D Golf Junior Championship at Seagate Country Club in Delray Beach, Florida ... Also tied for fifth place at the 2016 AJGA St. Francisville Area Foundation Junior at The Bluffs ... Also shot a 2-under 70 at The Bluffs in St. Francisville to win his local qualifier for the U.S. Open Championship ... Set a new scoring record of 18-under par to win the boys’ title at the 2016 Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship held at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, California ... Posted rounds of 1-under 70, 4-under 67, 6-under 65 and 7-under 64 to establish a new scoring record of 18-under par 266 in the 48-year-old event ... Participated at the 2015 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship held at Colleton River Plantation in Bluffton, South Carolina ... Also tied for third place at the 2015 Louisiana Golf Association Junior Amateur Championship at Carter Plantation in Springfield ... Two-time champion of the of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Tommy Moore Memorial Junior Golf Championship and winner of the 2015 New Orleans City Amateur Championship.
Full name is Jacob James Bergeron ... Born on March 25, 1998 ... Parents are Wendell and Rhonda Bergeron ... Has one older brother named Nicholas ... Plans to major in business at LSU.