Lynn Men’s Golf Alum Daniel Young Wins First Career Pro Tournament

July 22, 2019

Men’s Golf

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University men’s golf alumnus Daniel Young won his first career professional tournament following a victory at the Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters at Macdonald Spey Valley Resort.

Young shot rounds of 65-67-69 to finish 12-under par to clinch his first title on the PGA EuroPro Tour.  The recent Lynn Hall of Fame inductee held off Richard Mansell, who shot a tournament-best 64 in the final round, to win by two shots.  Mansell previously played at Nova Southeastern.

Young ended his time with the Blue and White in 2013 after a stellar four-year career in which he became the program’s first three-time All-American and first three-time All-Sunshine State Conference selection.  He guided the men’s golf program to a pair of NCAA Division II National Championship runner-up finishes (2011 & 2013) and was the individual runner-up in 2011.

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Lynn University’s national champion Fighting Knights compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and volleyball. The university’s 19 intercollegiate teams are home to nearly 300 student athletes. Lynn is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II institution and winner of 25 national championships and 42 Sunshine State Conference titles. Representing spirit, service and strength, the Fighting Knights strive for greatness through athletic performance and academic excellence. For more information, visit: lynnfightingknights.com.

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Chad Beattie 
Assistant Athletic Director for Communications & Digital Strategy

Lynn University 
3601 North Military Trail 
Boca Raton, FL 33431 

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