NORMAN, Okla. — WKU Hilltopper Golf’s Tom Bevington and Stuart Easton were honored
Wednesday as Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches
Association of America.
To be named an All-America Scholar by the GCAA, an individual must be a junior or
senior academically, participate in at least 50 percent of a team’s competitive
rounds, carry a stroke average under 76.0 and maintain a cumulative career
grade-point average of at least 3.2.
Bevington, a rising senior from St. Albans, England, currently carries a 3.96 GPA
and is majoring in business economics. He was named to the Conference USA
All-Academic Team this year, received the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal and
was on WKU’s President’s List.
Bevington competed in 10 tournaments for the Hilltoppers in 2018-19, finishing with
a stroke average of 73.6. He finished in the top 15 in four of the last six events
of the season, including a tie for 10th at the C-USA Championship.
Easton graduated from WKU in the spring with a 3.43 cumulative GPA and a degree in
The Scotland native was a First-Team All-Conference USA selection and was named to
the President’s List in his final year, as well as the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor
Roll. He appeared in nine tournaments for the Hilltoppers as a senior and finished
second on the team with a stroke average of 72.2, which ranks as the fourth-best
single-season stroke average in program history.
Easton was the team’s top finisher twice in his final season and logged five top-20
showings, including four top-10s and two top-5s. He also became the third Hilltopper
to ever compete in a NCAA Regional as an individual, tying for 35th at the Myrtle