Hometown: Lakeland, Fla.
Previous School: Abraham Baldwin College
Eligibility: Sr. Major: Recreational Turfgrass Management
JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12): HONORS - Division II PING Honorable Mention All-American ... Team MVP ... Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award winner ... Division II PING All-South Region ... Second-Team All-SSC ... SSC Golfer of the Week ... played in all 10 tournaments ... best finish was first place (209) at the Matlock Collegiate Classic ... had six Top 10 finishes on the season ... top round was 66 in third round of Georgia College & State Invitational, where he finished tied for 10th overall (208) ... stroke average was 73.1, which was second on team.
Transferred to FSC from Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton, Ga.
PRIOR TO FSC: Played two seasons at Abraham Baldwin ... posted three tournament wins ... graduated with honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2009 graduate of George Jenkins High School ... four-year performer in golf and soccer ... team MVP for golf as a junior and senior ... graduated with honors.
PERSONAL: Son of Mark and Gail Gard ... has two older brothers ... majoring in recreational turfgrass management ... both 9/5/90.