100 Years of Minnesota Men’s Golf: Bronson La’Cassie

Men’s Golf | 02/10/2022 19:30:00

A native of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Bronson La’Cassie competed for the Gophers from 2004 to 2007.

After being named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2004, La’Cassie went on to win the Big Ten Conference’s Les Bolstad Scoring Award for lowest Big Ten season average in 2006. of his senior season in 2007, La’Cassie helped Minnesota win a share of the 2007 Big Ten title. He was the first golfer in school history to earn four All-Big Ten First Team honors and is the only All-American PING/GCCAA four times in program history.

La’Cassie’s Minnesota career scoring average of 72.48 ranks second all-time in program history. It is tied for fifth in program history for a low 54-hole score (204), an 18-hole score (65) and is eighth in single-season scoring average with a 72.11 in 2004-05.

After his career with the Gophers, La’Cassie turned professional and competed on the Korn Ferry Tour, PGA Australaisa Tour and NGA Hooters Tour. La’Cassie earned a PGA Tour card for the 2013-14 season by winning the Cox Classic to finish sixth on the Web.com Tour money list. He was the fifth former Gopher to earn full PGA Tour status, joining Tom Lehman, James McLean, Aaron Barber and Donald Constable.

La’Cassie also won the prestigious 2006 Western Amateur.