The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) has announced that Luther College senior Joe Fewer has been named a 2019 Division III Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar for the second consecutive year. A total of 61 student-athletes from Division III earned this award. Fewer was the only player from the American Rivers Conference named to this year's list.
To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically and compete in at least two full years at the collegiate level, participated in 50-percent of his teams competitive rounds or the NCAA III Championships, have a stroke average of 79.0 or lower in Division III and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 or higher. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.
During the 2018-19 campaign, Fewer played in every tournament, posted seven top-10 finishes that included four top-fives and one medalist honor. In 19 rounds his stroke average was 75.8. He also became the fourth player in Luther history to earn all-conference honors (top-10 finish) for a fourth time.
His low round of the year was a 69 on the par 72 Majestic Oaks Golf Course, Ham Lake, Minn., during the final round of the Augsburg University Fall Invitational held Sept. 1-2, 2018.
With this honor, Fewer joins 10 other Luther golfers to be named a Division III Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar for a second time during their careers.
Ten-time Iowa Conference Coach of the Year Scott Fjelstul coaches the Norse. During his 31-year career he has coached 19 golfers who have earned 29 Scholar All-America Honors.