BRUN'S PRINTABLE BIO
* 2013 Ben Hogan Award Finalist
* Three-Time PING First-Team All-American (2012, 2013, 2014)
* Three-Time Golfweek First-Team All-American (2012, 2013, 2014)
* 2012 NCAA Championship Individual Reserve Medalist
* Three-Time All-Nicklaus Team (2012, 2013, 2014)
* Three-Time All-Conference (2012 MWC; 2013 Big 12; 2014 Big 12)
* 2012 World Amateur Team Championship - Team France
* Two-Time Palmer Cup selection - Team Europe (2012, 2013)
* Two-Time Ben Hogan Award Semifinalist (2012, 2013)
* 2012 Mountain West Freshman of the Year
* Two-Time Golfweek National Player of the Week (3/5/12; 4/2/12)
* Two-Time Golf World College Player of the Week (4/212)
* Two-Time Big 12 Golfer of the Month (March 2013; April 2014)
* Two-Time Mountain West Co-Golfer of the Month (9/2011, 2/2012)
* 2012 ALLIANZ Golf Open Toulouse Metropole Champion
* TCU career record for individual titles - nine
* TCU season record for individual titles - three (2012, 2013, 2014)
* TCU career record for stroke average - 70.44
* TCU season record for stroke average - 70.31 (2013)
* Three-Time Academic All-Conference (2012 MWC; 2013 Big 12; 2014 Big 12)
Brun claimed three tournament titles during the 2013-14 season, increasing his TCU record to nine career victories... the previous school record for individual titles was three held by four different Frogs... posted a 70.63 stroke average during the 2013-14 season, ranking third in TCU single-season history behind his previous marks in 2012-13 (70.31) and 2011-12 (70.51)... set a new school record with 29 rounds of par or better (73 percent)... finished in the top 12 in 11 of the 13 tournaments with eight top-10 showings... ended the season on a tear with back-to-back tournament titles at the NCAA San Antonio Regional and the Big 12 Championship... carded a 10-under 206 to claim the regional title and earned a berth in the NCAA Championship as an individual, which he forgoed to compete at the PGA Tour's Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial... opened play in San Antonio with back-to-back rounds of 67... claimed the Big 12 individual title by nine strokes, marking the third-largest margin of victory in Big 12 Championship history... set a Whispering Pines Golf Club course record for 72 holes en route to the title with an 11-under 277... ended the tournament with back-to-back rounds of 66, marking the lowest round for any player, while also tying for the lowest fourth-round score in Big 12 Championship history... earned All-Big 12 Team honors, becoming just the sixth Frog all-time to earn all-conference honors in three seasons... ended the season with six sub-70 rounds in 10 total rounds, including nine rounds of par or better.. named the Big 12 Golfer of the Month for April after earning a stroke average of 69.9 in three tournaments... won his first tournament of the season at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate with a season-low 54-hole total of 13-under... carded finals rounds of 66 and a season-low 65 to claim the title by five strokes.
Brun continued the tremendous start to his TCU career, leading the Horned Frogs into the national top 10 and an NCAA Championship appearance with another season that ranked among the best in program history ... was one of three finalists for The Ben Hogan Award, presented annually to the top individual in college golf ... was the first TCU finalist for the award and the Frogs' first two-time semifinalist ... named a PING First-Team All-American, becoming the first TCU golfer, and only the third TCU student-athlete in any sport, to claim first-team honors twice by the end of a sophomore season ... finished the spring with the nation's No. 3 individual collegiate ranking according to the Golfstat Cup and was No. 5 in the Golfweek/Sagarin performance index ... listed at No. 4 in the R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking and No. 5 in the Scratch Players world chart at the conclusion of the spring ... the top-ranked European amateur in both world lists ... climbed to a career-best position of No. 3 on the R&A chart at one point this season ... set the TCU season record for stroke average for the second straight year with a final figure of 70.31 ... the figure ranked third-best nationally and tops among Big 12 golfers ... his season average score versus par (-1.00) was just below the mark he recorded as a freshman in 2012 ... produced three individual victories, again matching the TCU single-season record he set as a freshman, taking top honors at The Carmel Cup, Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate and National Invitational Tournament ... has finished among the top 10 in nine of 13 events with five top 5's ... rallied to tie for sixth place at the NCAA Pullman Regional with the help of a final-round 67, the low score of the day ... posted sub-70 scores in 16 of his 39 rounds while finishing below par in 22 of 39 rounds ... ... named one of two TCU All-Big 12 selections, his second-straight season earning all-conference honors ... tied for seventh place at the Big 12 Championship ... tied for 22nd at the NCAA Championship thanks to a second-round 64 that matched the low score of the day ... finished as TCU's low man in 10 of 13 tournaments ... posted dominating victories in his first two wins of the season, winning by three strokes to lead TCU to a team title in the Carmel Cup and five strokes at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate ... his other collegiate win at the N.I.T. came by one shot ... had a busy fall on the international circuit, finishing in the top-5 of both of his events ... earned a share of fourth place at the World Amateur Team Championship while leading France to a tie for third in Antalya, Turkey ... captured headlines with his first victory against a professional field, posting a one-shot victory at the European Challenge Tour's ALLIANZ Golf Open Toulouse Metropole in Selih, France ... he became only the sixth amateur ever to win a Challenge Tour Event ... selected to compete in the Palmer Cup for the second straight season for Team Europe ... shared TCU's Pop Boone Award, presented annually to the school's student-athlete of the year, with track and field's Charles Silmon.
Brun left a significant imprint on TCU golf in his first season with the program, recording the top individual campaign ever by a Horned Frog ... was named a PING First-Team All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America, becoming only the third TCU golfer ever to receive the honor and the first freshman ... earned reserve medalist honors at the 2012 NCAA Championship by tying for second place with a final score of -2 at The Riviera Golf Club, matching the best NCAA finish in TCU history ... finished the season ranked No. 8 according to both Golfstat and the Golfweek/Sagarin national rating system ... was No. 5 nationally in individual stroke average (70.51) and No. 2 in average score versus par (-1.03) ... both figures set individual TCU season records, along with his marks for victories (three), top-5 finishes (eight; tied Alberto Ochoa, 1996-97, and J.J. Henry, 1997-98), top-20 results (12), finish percentage (91.3 percent) and rounds at or below par (27; tied Adam Rubinson, 2002-03) ... the wins total also set a new TCU career standard ... the stroke average figure bested the old school record of 71.08 set by PGA TOUR pro J.J. Henry during his Golfweek National Co-Player of the Year season in 1997-98 ... finished the collegiate season ranked high in the overall amateur rankings at No. 8 in the world and No. 1 in Europe and France according to R&A and No. 9, No. 2 and No. 1 according to Scratch Players ... was named one of 10 semifinalists for The Ben Hogan Award ... one of five freshmen on the list ... tabbed Mountain West Freshman of the Year and one of 10 All-MW selections after finishing runner-up (-7) at the MW Championship to teammate Johan de Beer (-9) ... selected as a member of Team Europe for the prestigious 2012 Palmer Cup played in Summer 2012 at The Royal County Down Golf Club in Newcastle, Northern Ireland ... earned top-medalist honors at the Turning Stone Tiger Invitational (-8), John Hayt Collegiate Invitational (-5) and Insperity Augusta State Invitational (-14) ... the win at Turning Stone came in his first collegiate tournament ... became the first Frog freshman ever with more than one victory in a single season ... finished as TCU's low man in eight of 13 events ... placed among the top-15 individuals in 11 times of 13 events ... shot below par in 22 of 39 rounds with 16 sub-70 scores ... shot below par a career-best nine consecutive rounds dating from the third round of the Barona Collegiate Cup (March 23) through the second round of the NCAA Central Regional (May 18) ... experienced an outstanding first fall campaign, placing in the top 10 in each of TCU's four events ... fired sub-70 scores in all three rounds of his win at the ASU Invitational, including a career-low 65 in Round 2 ... previously recorded a 65 in the final round of the Amer Ari Invitational to help him finish the week tied for 13th at -5 after shooting 77 in the opening round ... played the final two rounds at -10 ... finished the fall season with a stroke average of 70.67.
Brun arrived at TCU as a high-impact recruit from Antibes, France, who made a strong name for himself on the international amateur circuit ... arrived TCU with a world amateur ranking of No. 63 and was the top-rated amateur in France ... won an individual championship in late March 2011 at the European Nations tournament in Sotogrande, Spain, where he carded a final-round 67 to post a three-stroke victory ... followed up his European Nations title by tying for second place in the Lytham Trophy at Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club in Lancashire, England in April 2011 ... finished five shots off the pace during severely adverse conditions that saw the tournament champion finish at +19 ... also traveled away from his home continent several times as a junior ... played once on American soil in December 2010, finishing third at the Junior Orange Bowl International Golf Championship in Coral Gables, Fla. ... concluded the month of February 2011 playing at the South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship in Mount Edgecombe, South Africa, tying for 21st place.
Brun attended secondary school at Lycee Audiberti in Antibes, France.
OFF THE COURSE
Brun is the son of Christophe and Sophie Brun ... has two sisters, Estelle and Amelie ... father was an accomplished swimmer who spent time competing with the French national team ... a psychology major.