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 Oscar Floren
Oscar Floren

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ljungskile, Sweden

High School:
Ostraboskolan

Height:
6-1

Experience:
3L


Oscar Floren
Participated in four tournaments this fall and was the stroke-average leader with 70.67... Had best finishes at the International Collegiate, with a combined three-round score of 211, and Jerry Pate tournaments, with a combined score of 205... 54-hole score at Jerry Pate tied career-low three-round score... Finished in the top ten in three out of the four tournaments played... Tied for sixth at both the Tucker Intercollegiate and Jerry Pate National, while tying for eighth at the International... Helped Tech take home the second-place trophy at the Jerry Pate National tournament where he shot a season-low round of 5-under 66... Missed first competition for Tech at the Isleworth Collegiate after 25-straight appearances to participate in the World Amateur.

2005-06 (Junior)
PING All-America First Team ... First player in school history named to the prestigious first team ... Joined teammate Andrew Dresser (third team) in making Tech one of only three schools across the country to boast multiple players on the three teams ... GCAA Academic All-American ... Selected as All-Big 12 and Academic All-Big 12 ... Emerged as one of the countries top golfers during his third year at Texas Tech ... Led the team with a 71.5 stroke average and was second in the nation in par five scoring ... Finished in the top ten in eight of 11 events on the year, including five top five finishes ... Became the first Red Raider to individually medal at an event since 2001 when he won the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship in February ... Followed up win by tying teammate Andrew Dresser for first overall at the Hyatt Plantation Club Intercollegiate ... At the Hyatt Plantation Club Intercollegiate, helped Texas Tech post its first tournament win since 2001 as they took home the team trophy ... Sparked the Red Raiders' huge third round comeback at the 2006 Aggie Invitational by firing a final round 66 to take home individual medalist honors ... Tied in fifth place at the NCAA East Regional with a 213 and helped lead the Red Raiders to their second NCAA Championship appearance under Coach Greg Sands ... Shot a 70 in the second round of the NCAA Championships.

2004-05 (Sophomore)
In his sophomore year became Tech's leading golfer finishing the season as the stroke-average leader with a 73.41 on the season ... Floren helped lead the Red Raiders to one of the program's best years ... The Red Raiders were ranked as high as 17th in the nation ... Helped lead the Red Raiders to their fourth-straight NCAA Regional appearance ... At the Regionals contributed to Tech's 21st-place finish while finishing tied for 36th at the event ... Competed in 11 tournaments for the Red and Black, taking a break at The Prestige to compete for the Swedish National Team ... Shot a low round of 66 at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate ... Had a solid performance at The Tucker Invitational to finish a season- and career-high tied for third...his season low of 209 came at The Tucker ... Was Tech's No. 1 finisher three times ... Finished 2005 with three top-10 finishes and six top-25 finishes overall.

2003-04 (Freshman)
Coming in as a highly recruited freshman he made his presence known as ranking as one of the Big 12's top freshman ... Competed in all 12 events as the lone freshman on the team ... Ended the season as Tech's second best golfer with a season stroke-average of 72.80 ... Led the Red Raiders to a tie for fifth place finish at the Big 12 Championships with an individual finish of a tie for ninth ... Helped lead the Red Raiders to their third-straight NCAA Regionals appearance where they finished 13th ... Opened the fall season with his first top 20 finish to tied for 11th at the William H. Tucker Invitational ... Was Tech's top golfer four out of the last five tournaments of the year, two of which were back-to-back top ten finishes ... Shot a low round of 64 at the ASU Thunderbird Classic ... Ranks first on Tech's top 10 low rounds with a 64 and fourth on Tech's top 54-hole scores with a 207 at the Thunderbird Classic as well as ranking third on Tech's top 10 single-season stroke-averages with a 72.8 ... Highest finish of tied for sixth came at the Louisiana Classic which was followed by a eighth-place finish at the Carter Plantation Intercollegiate ... Finished the season with six top 20 finishes, four of which were in the top ten, to become one of Tech's best freshman golfers ... Ended the season with a tie for 27th-place finish at the 2004 NCAA Central Regionals.

Before Tech
Ranked 11th in the world before coming to Texas Tech, according to the National Junior Golf Scoreboard world junior rankings ... Among some of his top finishes were a second-place showing at the American Junior Golf Association's Polo Junior Classic in Orlando, Fla., and a sixth place finish at the Toyota Junior World Cup in Japan ... Finished as the low amateur in the Kinnaborg Open in May of 2003 after posting rounds of 69-69-70.

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