2007-08 (Junior): Named second team All-Big Ten ... second on the team with a 74.00 scoring average and 74.69 career pace is 11th-best in school history ... played in all 14 tournaments ... collected the second championship of his career at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate, shooting a 216 (69-75-72) ... named Big Ten Golfer of the Week following the victory ... posted three top-five, four top-10 and eight top-25 finishes ... placed second at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with a 212 (68-69-75) ... tied for fifth at the season-opening Inverneess Intercollegiate at 214 (71-73-70) ... shared 10th place at the Windon Memorial Classic after rounds of 69, 71 and 72 (217) ... at the UNCG Bridgestone Classic, carded a 216 (74-72-70) en route to a tie for 11th ... netted a share of 17th at the Boilermaker Invitational with a 219 (77-69-73) ... shared 18th place at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational with rounds of 71, 76 and 73 (220) ... tied for 22nd at the Big Ten Championships with a 302 (77-75-75-75).
2007 (Summer): Finished 14th in the Sunnehanna Amateur ... carded 284 (71-69-74-70) at the event ... netted a 19th-place finish at Southeastern Amateur, finishing with 288 (72-75-67-74) ... posted a 71 at local qualifying for the U.S. Open in Cincinnati to advance to sectional qualifying in Columbus, Ohio, where he shot a 145 (73-72) .
2006-07 (Sophomore): Begins 2007-08 with a 75.12 career average, which ranks 14th on IU's all-time list ... finished second on the team with a 75.86 scoring average ... one of three Hoosiers to compete in all 12 tournaments (35 rounds) ... netted the second top five of his career with a tie for fourth (74-74) at the Boilermaker Invitational (April 7-8) ... carded fourth-career top 10 after rounds of 76, 75 and 74 at the GADO North Texas Classic (Feb. 17-19) ... shared 12th place with 214 (72-73-69) at the VCU/Mattaponi Springs Shootout ... tied for 15th at the Rich Harvest Farms Intercollegiate (Sept. 9-10) and at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate (March 18-20) ... final-round 69 lifted Brandon to an 18th-place tie at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge (Oct. 23-24) ... secured seventh top 25 of the season, as he shot 306 (72-77-74-83) at the Big Ten Championships (April 27-29).
2006 (Summer): Won the prestigious Southeastern Amateur Championship with a total of 276 (70-69-66-71) ... also captured the title at the North Georgia Invitational with a 137 (68-69) ... finished 15th in the stroke play portion of the North/South Amateur at Pinehurst with a 141 (72-69) and advanced to match play.
2005-06 (Freshman): In 11 events (33 rounds), posted a 74.33 scoring average ... secured the third-lowest freshman mark in school history ... shot eight rounds under par, including five in the 60s ... member of the lineup at the Big Ten Championships (4/28-30) and the NCAA East Regional (5/18-20) ... at the Kepler Intercollegiate (4/15-16), became the third freshman in school history to win/or share medalist honors ... shot a 67 in round one and a 54-hole 215 at the event ... finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships to lead the Hoosiers and became the first Hoosier freshman since Jeff Overton (2002) to claim a top-10 finish at Big Tens ... netted a career-low round of 66 (fourth best round in the program's history) on the opening 18 and closed the championships with 292 (66-73-73-80).
Prep/Personal: Won the 2003 individual state title at the Tennessee State High School Championship, where he set an all-time scoring record after shooting a 12-under-par 130 (63-67) ... on the first day of the championship, shot an 8-under-par 63 to tie the course record at the Nicklaus Bear Trace Course ... in 2004, finished second individually at the state championship, helping his team win the title by two shots ... 2003 Chattanooga Times-Free Press Player of the Year led The Baylor School to the team title in 2003 at the prestigious McDonalds Tournament of Champions ... won the individual title and shot a 4-under 140 (72-68) at the event ... second team selection on the FCWT 2003-04 All-America team ... earned medalist honors at the 2003 Golden Horseshoe Junior Championship with 219 (72-76-71) ... named to the Georgia team and competed against South Carolina in the Georgia-South Carolina Cup Match Play event, where he posted a 1-1 record ... born on April 18, 1987 ... business major ... parents Steve and Sharon Brandon ... one sister, Sara.
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