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Jon Weiss
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Florence, S.C.
High School: Sumter
Other College: Newberry
Experience: Transfer
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Career Highlights

  • Has one top-10 and four top-15 finishes at JMU
  • Low rounds of 68 (single round) and 209 (54 holes)

Fall 2013 (junior)

  • Played in all five tournaments and 15 rounds, averaging 71.67 strokes per round, second best on the team
  • Had one top-10 and four top-15 finishes in the fall along with a team-best nine rounds of par or better
  • Shot a 2-under 211 to finish fourth at the Joe Agee Invitational, his best fall placing and leading the Dukes to the team title
  • Also had a tie for 11th in the season opening Golfweek Program Championship at even-par 216
  • Finished 13th at both the Donald Ross Intercollegiate and Old Dominion/OBX Collegiate
  • Shot a fall best 4-under 68 in the second round of the Golfweek Program Championship along with a 2-under 68 in the final round of the Donald Ross tournament
Prior to JMU
  • Spent first two years at Newberry
  • Earned his Second Team All-South Atlantic Conference as a sophomore
  • Played in nine events and 22 rounds, averageing 74.4 strokes, including four top-10 finishes on the season
  • Best finish of the year was a second place at the Smoky Mountain Intercollegiate, where a season low round of 67 helped him to a 2-under par finish over 36 holes
  • Career lows at Newberry of 67 (18 holes), 142 (36 holes) and 212 (54 holes)
  • Averaged 74.0 strokes per round in 51 career rounds at Newberry with eight top-10 finishes
  • Was the Runner Up at the 2012 South Carolina State Amateur Match Play 
  • Tied for eighth at the 2011 Big I National Championship and was the 2011 Myrtle Beach Shootout Champion
  • Competed in the 2013 Rice Planters Am and tied for 19th
High School
  • Was 34th as a high school seniorin the South Carolina Junior Golf Association (SCJGA) individual rankings
  • Won with Taylor Zoller the 2010 SCJGA Traditional 4-Ball Championship with rounds of 69 and 66
  • Earned medalist honors for the SCJGA Fall Swing Qualifier, including a hole-in-one.
  • Qualified for the 2010 South Carolina Amateur with a 71 at Lake Merion Golf Course in Santee, S.C.
  • Additionally picked up fifth, 12th, and 10th placements over the summer of 2010.
Personal
  • Son of John and Kelly Weiss
  • Majoring in sports and recreation management 
  • Enjoys ping pong, hunting and the beach