Joe Ryon
Joe Ryon
Height: 6-2
Year: Senior
Hometown: Carlsbad, Calif.
High School: Carlsbad HS
Joe Ryon was a First Team All-Big West choice as a junior...Finished tied for fifth at the Big West Championships...Finished with a 217 at the league championship...Shot a season-best 213, 71.0 shots per round, and finished tited for 42nd at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate...Also shot 214 at the Taylor Made Barona Cup and 217 at the Del Walker Intercollegiate...Shot two sub-70 rounds on the year with his season-best 67 coming in Hawai'i at the John A. Burns Intercollegiage...Finishd in the top-20 in four of his 10 tournaments...Ryon averaged a team-leading 73.34 shots in his 29 rounds...He was the only Gaucho to play all 29 of the team's rounds in 2005-06. 2004-05
Played 28 of a possible 31 rounds for UCSB during his sophomore season...His best finish was a 13th-place at the Wolf Pack Classic in Reno, Nev....Overall, Ryon had three top-25 finishes, including a 17th-place at the Del Walker Intercollegiate in Long Beach, Calif., and an 18th-place finish at the Braveheart Classic...In 2004-05, Ryon was the only Gaucho, regardless of number of rounds played, to never shoot in the 80s...He shot a season-best 71 six times and never shot higher than 78, a score which he recorded one time...On the year, Ryon had 2,063 shots in his 28 rounds, an average of 73.68 shots per round, second lowest on the team. 2003-04
Competed in 15 of a possible 33 rounds as a freshman...Recorded his best finish at the Santa Clara University Invitational when he shot a 224 and finished tied for 11th-place...His other top-25 finish came at the Fidelity National Title Classic when he shot 228 to finish tied for 25th...Overall, Ryon used 1,147 strokes in his 15 rounds, 76.47 per round. Personal
Son of Andrea and Roger Ryon...Born March 26, 1984 in Ft.Belwin, Virginia...Played for Rick Shoup at Carlsbad High School in the Avocado League...Majoring in business economics and financial math at UC Santa Barbara...In the Santa Barbara area, Ryon has shot a single round best 66 at La Cumbre Country Club and Birnham Wood Country Club, 68 at Rancho San Marcos Golf Course and Alisal Ranch and a 69 at Sandpiper Golf Course...The single best rounds he has ever shot were a 64 he shot at on the North Course at Similk Beach Golf Course in Anacortes, Wash., and a 65 he shot on the La Costa Course at Lake San Marcos Country Club...Named to the All-Avocado League First-Team as a junior...As a senior was Avocado League Player of the Year and All-CIF San Diego...Believes putting is his strength...Claims that ball-striking is his weakness...Lists St. Andrews, Pacific Dunes (Ore.) and Sahalee Golf Course in Redmond, Wa. as his favorite courses...Also competed in basketball at Carlsbad HS.