Jonathan Bale

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Porthcawl, Wales, UK

High School:
Bridgend College

Height:
6-1

Experience:
3L

Jonathan Bale

04/30/2012

Tech Golfers Struggle in Opening Day of WAC Championships

Forgan leads way with 73

04/29/2012

Tech Golfers Eyeing History

Bulldogs open WAC Championships Monday at Rio Secco

04/10/2012

Wilmore Runnerup at Memphis Intercollegiate

LA Tech posts third best team score of final round

04/09/2012

Wilmore Leads Bulldog Golfers at Memphis

LA Tech in eighth place after 36 holes

04/04/2012

Tech Golfers Nearing Historic Season

Bulldogs ranked 67th in latest golfstat rankings

2011-12: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Competed in nine of the 11 tournaments during the season ... Registered a 74.7 stroke average over the course of 26 rounds ... 10 of his 26 rounds were even par or better ... Registered four Top 20 finishes during the season ... Recorded a personal collegiate best of 66 in the third and final round of the Sam Hall Intercollegiate ... Tied for 15th at the Argent Financial Classic (74-72-71=217) ... Tied for 17th at the Squire Creek Invitational (76-73-71=220) ... Tied for 14th at the 2012 WAC Championships (76-76-72=224) ... Tied for 19th at the LSU Invitational (72-78-71=221) ...

2010-11: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Competed in 10 of the 11 events during the year ... Helped lead Tech to two team titles during the season as the Bulldogs captured the Squire Creek Invitational and the Jim West Intercollegiate ... Recorded a 74.55 stroke average in 29 rounds of golf ... Seven of his 29 rounds were par or better ... Had three Top 20 finishes during the year ... Led the Bulldogs at the 2011 WAC Championships with a seventh place finish (73-77-71=221) ... Tied for 12th at the Squire Creek Invitational hosted by the Bulldogs (74-78-71=223) ... Tied for 13th at the Jim West Intercollegiate (73-76-72=221) ... Shot a low round of 70 in the season-opening Sam Hall Intercollegiate ...

Summer 2010: Finished second in the St. David Holy Cross and represented his country in the Home International in August in Wales ... The Home International consists of the 10 best players from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland who will all represent their countries while playing against each other in a series at an exclusive venue over the four-day event ... Finished 10th at the 2010 Louisiana Golf Association Amateur Championships held at Koasati Pines in Coushatta ...

2009-10: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Competed in 10 of the 11 tournaments during the year for LA Tech ... Recorded a 74.57 stroke average which ranked second best on the team out of golfers who played at least half of the events ... Nine of his 30 rounds were at par or better ... Shot a low round of 68 in the second round of the David Toms Intercollegiate hosted by LSU ... Finished tied for eighth at the David Toms Intercollegiate after posting a three-under-par 210 ... Also finished tied for ninth at three events, including the Rice Intercollegiate, UALR/First Tee Classic and the WAC Championships ...

2008-09: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Competed in six tournaments for the Bulldogs ... Averaged 78.33 strokes ... Shot low rounds of 72 twice; first in the second round of the Squire Creek Invitational and then in the first round of the 24th Annual Louisiana Classics ... Finished 29th at the 2009 WAC Championships ...

College (High School): Attended Bridgend College ... Won Student of the Year in 2007 ... Individual Golf Accomplishments (2008): Qualified for the finals of the Nick Faldo Series this August ... Member of the Glamorgan Elite Team ... Ranked as the 8th best amateur in the Golf Union of Wales Order of Merit ... Had two top 10 finishes in R&A World Golf Amateur ranking events ... (2007): Won the Glamorganshire Baffie ... Won the City and County of Swansea Championships, becoming the first player to ever repeat as champion ... Finished seventh at the West of England Open Strokeplay Championship ... Finished third at the Welsh Amateur Championship ... Finished third at the Welsh Golf Union of Order Merit competition ... (2006): Won the City and County of Swansea Championship ... Won the Golf Illustrated Cup ... Finished fifth at the West of England Open Strokeplay Championship ... (2005): Won the Glamorgan Junior County Strokeplay Championship ... Finished second in the Glamorgan Youths (under 21s) County Championships ...

Personal: Son of Martyn and Christine Bale ... Has one brother, James ... Born Dec. 13, 1987 in Newport, Wales.