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Men's Golf Adds Gavin Moynihan for 2013



Nov. 28, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama head men's golf coach Jay Seawell announced the signing of Irish Amateur Champion Gavin Moynihan to national letter of intent for the 2013 recruiting class on Wednesday.

"I am excited to have Gavin as a part of the Alabama golf family," head coach Jay Seawell said. "He is the Irish Amateur Champion and one of the top players in Ireland. With the way Irish golf is going worldwide right now, I think he is someone who can step right in for us and do the things we need to help us continue our pursuit of winning championships."

Moynihan hails from Dublin, Ireland, and boasts a long list of impressive accomplishments. He won the 2012 Irish Amateur at The Royal Dublin Golf Club and followed that victory by capturing the Peter McEvoy Trophy at the Copt Heath Golf Club.

He was a member of the European Junior Ryder Cup in 2012 and played for the Irish Men's National Team at the World Amateur this past October in Turkey. He won the 2012 Faldo Series European Final and finished third at the Junior Players Championship in 2011.

Moynihan also won the Irish Order of Merit Award in 2012. He finished third at the 2012 Irish Boys Championship and 92nd in the British Amateur while boasting a 73.04 stroke average during the 2012 season.

Alabama gets is 2013 spring schedule underway on Feb. 17-19 at the Puerto Rico Classic at the Rio Mar Country Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

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