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Olafur Loftsson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gardabaer, Iceland
High School: Reykjavik
Other College: Oglethorpe University
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At Charlotte:

Qualified for the 2011 PGA Wyndham Championship by winning the Cardinal Amateur. 

The first Icelandic golfer to compete in a PGA Tournament event. 

Participated in the 2011 Jones Cup

2008; 2010 World Amateur Team Championship

2010 GCAA all-Region

2010; 2011 all-Atlantic 10

09 NCAA Div. III Nat'l Champ

Fall, 2011:   73.40 stroke avg. - 5 events .... Single round 65 at Pacific Invite (One stroke shy of school record) ... 6th at Rod Myers Invitational (+1, 217 (72-73-72) ... T12th at Pacific Invitational (+3, 216 (65-78-73) 

2010-11:

Named all-Atlantic-10...Competed in 10 events with a 73.52 stroke average...Recorded three top 10 finishes and five top 20 finishes...Placed sixth at A-10 Championships (+5, 221)...Placed seventh at VCU Shootout (-1, 215)...Tied for ninth at Mobile Bay (+3, 219)...First career hole-in-one during the Atlantic-10 Championship.

2009-10:

Competed in 12 evenths with a 72.11 stroke average...First career win at Rio Pinar (-7, 209)...Placed second at A-10 Championship (-2, 211; 73-67-71)...Placed second at Irish Creek Collegiate (-5, 208)...Shot a 66 at Linger Longer...Recorded eight top 20 finishes and four top 10 finishes.

At Oglethorpe:

Won the 2009 NCAA Div. III Individual National Championship as a freshman while leading Oglethorpe to the team title at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie ... shot 75-73-68-69 to claim the title ... carded top 10 finishes at regular-season tournaments at Camp LeJeune (T3rd, 69-69-72), Rhodes College (T3rd, 73-69) and Greensboro College (T6th, 71-74).
 
In Iceland: 

Won the 2009 Icelandic National Stroke Play Championship, carding rounds of 72-70-72-69 ... he birdied his last four holes at the Championship to force a playoff ... had a 10-stroke victory in 2009 for his third straight Nesvollur Club Championship, where he carded a course record 61 to capture the 2008 Club championship ... finished T10 at the 2008 European Amateur Team Championship and T37 at the 2008 World Amateur Team championship.

Career Bests:

Round:

65, at 11-12 Pacific Invitational

66 at 2009-10 Linger Longer


Tournament:

-5, 208 at 2010-11 Irish Creek

-1, 215 at 2010-11 VCU Shootout

E,216 at 10-11 Myers Invitational


Season:

72.1 in 2009-10


Top Finishes:

1st at 2009-10 Rio Pinar (-7, 209)

2nd at 09-10 Irish Creek (-5, 208)

2nd at 09-10 A-10 Champs (-2, 211)

6th at 2010-11 Atlantic 10 Champ. (+5, 221)

T7th at 2010-11 VCU Shootout (-1, 215)


Awards

2011 PGA Wyndham Championship (amateur)

2011 Jones Cup

2010 GCAA all-Region

2010; 2011 all-Atlantic 10

2008; 2010 World Amateur Team Championships

2011 GCAA all-America Scholar

Fall, 2010 A-10 Commissioner's List

2010 A-10 Golfer of Week, Mar. 22

Fall, 2010 A-10 Commissioner's List


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