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Clemson golfer named an All-America Scholar

Lexington grad Gracyn Burgess is honored by the Women's Golf Coaches Association for what she has done away from the tee box.
Credit: WLTX

CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson golfer Gracyn Burgess has been honored Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars.

To reach this level of an All-American scholar, the minimum grade point average required is a 3.50 cumulative GPA, making it one of the most stringent criteria in college athletics. 

Burgess is entering her fourth year in the Clemson program. 

In high school, Burgess helped Lexington win the Class 5A state championship in her junior and season seasons. A former News19 Player of the Week, She capped of her prep career by being named the South Caroilna Junior Golf Association Player of the Year and the Carolinas Golf Association Player of the Year.