Troy Berglund
 
Troy  Berglund

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Shady Side Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2014-15: Competed in two events...recorded a three-round total of 240 (+24) at the Loyola Golf Invitational...shot a season-best round of 77 at that tournament (second round) ...opened the season with a three-round score of 248 (+32) at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational...posted an 81.3 scoring average...MW Scholar-Athlete.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2013-14: Competed in one event, the Bob Writz Invitational...tied for 24th with a two-round total of 165 (+21).

BEFORE AIR FORCE: Lettered four years in golf at Shade Side Academy...also lettered three years in hockey and one in swimming...coached by Brett Bergman...two-time team MVP and team captain for golf...also posted low-scoring average on team as a junior and senior...two-time section winner.

PERSONAL: Full name is Troy Richard Berglund...nickname is "Roy"...son of Richard and Rachel Berglund...father played golf at the University of Alabama...has one older brother, Todd, who is a 2014 graduate of the Academy...majoring in economics...earning a minor in Chinese...future plans include working in the intelligence or contracting fields...currently serving as Academic NCO for squadron...has previously served as Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Clerk and Training Clerk...was Element Leader for the Barbarians Echo flight during the first session of Basic Cadet Training this summer...also completed Operation Air Force at Edwards AFB, Calif., where he learned about Test Pilot School and the Air Force's most advanced aircraft...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance all four semesters...hobbies include hockey, fishing and pickup basketball...drives a convertible top pick-up truck when home...plans to qualify for the 2016 US Open at Oakmont...credits his family on being the biggest influence on his sports career...started playing golf at age 5...favorite professional golfer is Adam Scott...member of Cadet Squadron 10.

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