Pontus Gad

Pontus  Gad

Linkoping, Sweden

High School:
Klippans Gymasieskola

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200




Barjon Reaches Quarters at British Amateur

Frogs' rising sophomore leads TCU contingent in England


Four Frogs Collect PING Postseason Honors

Brun only third TCU student-athlete to open career with back-to-back First-Team All-America seasons


TCU Concludes Season in NCAA Stroke Play

Brun named first-team All-American for second straight year


TCU Regroups at NCAA Golf Championship

Brun leads Frogs' comeback with low individual round of the day


TCU Opens Play at NCAA Golf Championship

Frogs look to shake off tough start with Wednesday's second round

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* 2013 All-Big 12 Conference
* 2013 PING All-Central Region Team
* 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
* 2011 Cleveland/Srixon All-America Scholar
* Two-Time Academic All-MWC (2010, 2011)

2012-13 (SENIOR)
Pontus Gad enjoyed his best season as a Horned Frog during the spring semester of his final campaign after sitting out the fall ... his comeback season helped lead TCU into the national top 10 and an appearance at the NCAA Championship ... earned his first career conference honor when he was named to the All-Big 12 Team ... also one of four Frogs named to the PING All-Central Region Team ... one of five Frogs ranked among the nation's top-115 collegiate golfers, finishing the spring at No. 72 in the Golfstat Cup and No. 79 in the Golfweek/Sagarin performance index ... climbed up as high as No. 254 in the R&A World Amatuer Golf Ranking before finishing the spring at No. 265 ... shattered previous bests in nearly every category, including stroke average (71.88) and score versus par (0.70) ... ranked second on the team in stroke average and third in score versus par ... was No. 45 nationally in stroke average to end the season ... cut more than 2.5 shots off of his previous-best stroke average, set when he was a sophomore ... posted three top-10 finishes in 11 tournaments, two more than in any of his previous seasons, and recorded six of the eight top-20 results of his career as a senior ... fired sub-70 scores in four of his 33 rounds, including a career-low 66 in the opening round of the U.S. Intercollegiate at Stanford ... posted the low 54-hole total of his career (211) at the event ... was one of TCU's most consistent golfers, recording scores between 70 and 73 in 22 of his 33 rounds ... earned his top finish of the season at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate by tying for eight place ... also claimed top-10 results at the San Diego Classic (T-10th) and Big 12 Championship (T-10th) ... the Big 12 finish marked his best career showing at a conference tournament ... filled the No. 5 spot in TCU's lineup for its appearance at the NCAA Championship ... did not compete for TCU in the fall while working to improve his game after struggling at the end of his junior season.

2011-12 (JUNIOR)
Gad competed in six tournaments for TCU as a junior, three in the fall and three in the spring ... posted his top finish of the season in the fall opener at the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate by placing 24th (+7) ... recorded his top performance in relation to par (+3) at the Amer Ari Invitational during the spring opener ... finished at par or better in three of 18 rounds, including season-low 1-under scores of 71 at Turning Stone and the Amer Ari Invitational ... also competed for TCU at The McLaughlin, Isleworth Collegiate Invitational, John Hayt Collegiate Invitational and Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE)
Gad made progress in his second season at TCU, lowering his stroke average more than one full shot to 74.37 ... ranked third among Frogs in both stroke average and the Golfweek/Sagarin ratings (No. 273) .... earned one top-10 finish and two top-20 placings ... missed nearly a month of the spring due to injury before returning for the Mountain West Conference Championship ... posted a season-best finish at the National Invitational, tying for eighth place (+2) ... matched his low round as a Frog with a 69 in the opening round of the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational ... led the Frogs during the season-opening PING/NCAA Preview, tying for 51st with a score of +17 ... tied for 15th place at the MWC Championship (+2) while recording the low 54-hole total of his career at 215 ... shot below par in 10 rounds during the season ... earned a pair of academic honors, being named Academic All-MWC and a Cleveland All-America Scholar.

2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
In his first season with the Frogs, Gad saw action in 11 tournaments where the TCU newcomer recorded a 75.88 strokes average over 33 rounds of action ... finished fourth overall in his collegiate debut at the PING/Golfweek Preview where he recorded a 2-over-par score of 218 (72-74-72) ... finished 21st overall at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate following a 54-hole tally of 223 (70-75-77), including a 1-under-par 70 in the first round of action ... finished tied for 24th overall at the National Invitational Tournament following a score of 220 (74-77-69), including a 3-under-par score of 69 over the final 18 holes of action ... notched a 26th-place showing in his second collegiate tournament at The Prestige at PGA West following a tournament score of 221 (78-74-69), including a 3-under-par score of 69 in the final round of action ... finished 35th overall at the Mountain West Conference Championships... helped the Frogs captured two tournament team titles as a rookie.

A member of the Swedish National Team, Gad guided his country to a sixth-place showing at the 2009 European Men's Amateur Team Championships at the Conwy Golf Club in Wales... finished ninth overall at the European Amateur Championships following a four-round score of 284 (75-71-71-67)... captured the International Skandia Junior Open Championship during the 2009 season... finished third overall at the 2008 TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup Championships with a four-round score of 13-under-par 275 (71-70-70-64) in a tournament that featured the best junior players in the world... finished third overall at the TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup Championships during the 2007 season... led Sweden to a second-place finish at the 2007 TOYOTA Junior Golf World Cup Championships... selected as the 2007 Rookie of the Year on the International Skandia Junior Tour in Sweden after earning third-place honors at the Swedish Junior Championships Stroke Play.

Gad is the son of Mihael and Eva Gad... has one sister, Cecilia... born on February 23, 1990... majoring in pre-business.


Season Tourneys Rounds Avg. vs. Par Low 18 Low 54 Sub-70 Finish % Wins Top-10 Top-20 Top Finish
2009-10 11 33 75.88 4.06 69 218 2 44.2% 0 1 0 4th
2010-11 10 30 74.37 2.47 68 215 2 52.5% 0 1 2 T-8th
2011-12 6 18 76.61 4.94 70 218 0 45.1% 0 0 0 24th
2012-13 11 33 71.88 0.70 66 211 4 73.1% 0 3 6 T-8th
Career 38 114 74.43 2.79 66 211 8 52.8% 0 5 8 4th

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