Height
6'0
Class
Senior
Hometown
Orlando, Fla.
High School
Olympia HS

2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2008 SEC Community Service Team
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 SEC Community Service Team
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Community Service Team

CAREER CAPSULE
A two-time letterwinner who appeared in a total of 16 tournaments during his LSU career … Wrapped up his four years with a 76.7 scoring average … Best finish came at the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate in September 2004 as he finished in a tie for 21st … Also fired the lowest round of his collegiate career in the same event with a 6-under 65 in the second round en route to his lowest career tournament score with a 1-over par 214 … Made two NCAA Regional appearances as a Tiger, including the NCAA East Regional in 2004 and the NCAA West Regional in 2005 … A standout off the course, he was a four-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a three-time member of the SEC Men’s Golf Community Service Team.

SENIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Did not compete for the Tigers during the 2007-08 campaign … Proved to be one of LSU’s leading student-athletes in the community as he was named to the SEC Men’s Golf Community Service Team for the third time in his collegiate career … Also earned his fourth selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2006-07)
Saw action in one tournament during his redshirt junior season … Cracked the Tigers’ starting lineup at the John Hayt Invitational in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., from Feb. 18-20 … Finished one of college golf’s most prestigious invitational tournaments in 78th place … Posted a 54-hold score of 41-over 257 … Has now participated in a total of 16 tournaments during his LSU career … Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in his career.

JUNIOR SEASON (2005-06)
Did not make a tournament appearance in 2005-06 as he received a redshirt prior to the season … Will bring valuable experience to the squad next season as a two-time letterwinner … Named to the SEC Good Works Team for the second time, as well as the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004-05)
Participated in 10 tournaments as a sophomore with a 76.36 stroke average in 30 total rounds … Lowest round was a team-best 6-under par 65 in the second round of the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate … Earned his best finish in the same tournament by tying for 21st with a 1-over 214 … Recorded three rounds of par or better … Named to the SEC Good Works Team for outstanding community service in and around the Baton Rouge area … Helped coordinate the annual Halloween BOOzar, Thanksgiving Food Drive and Christmas Toy Drive … Member of the LSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee … Earned second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2003-04)
Played in five tournaments in his first season with the Tigers … Finished the season with a 75.6 stroke average … First tournament was the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate Oct. 20-21, finishing in a tie for 69th with a 17-over 233 … Shot three rounds of par or better … Best round was a second-round 70 at the Louisiana Classics Intercollegiate March 8-9 at Oakborne Country Club … Best finish came at the Louisiana Classics Intercollegiate when he tied for 33rd with a 8-over 224, which was also his lowest tournament score … Earned his first varsity letter.

HIGH SCHOOL
Member of the AJGA Polo All-American Team … Was the 2002 Florida State Junior Amateur Champion … Named 2002 Central Florida Player of the Year … Was the 2002-03 Orange County Player of the Year … Led Olympia to district and regional titles as a senior and team finished as state runner-up … Was his team’s MVP four-straight seasons … Won AJGA Shell World Golf Village Championship in 2002 … Member of the National Honors Society.

PERSONAL
Born June 23, 1984 … Full name is Garrett Shaffer Runion … Parents are Britt and Sherry Runion … Has one brother, Parker … Plays right handed … Plans to major in either business or finance.

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