Player: Ian Gilligan

Ian Gilligan
Hometown: Reno
University: University of Florida
Graduation Year: 2025
Area of Study: Education Science
Soldier Honored: John E. Tipton

The 2023 Big West Golfer of the Year and Individual Champion will join the program in the fall after spending the last two seasons at Long Beach State. He was named a PING All-American this season, LBSU's first selection since 1983 and eighth in program history.

Gilligan has played in 21 collegiate tournaments and has recorded 16 top-25, 12 top-10, and eight top-5 finishes with four victories this season, including back-to-back to start this season.

Ian Gilligan | Reno, Nevada | Galena High School | Long Beach State
2023 PING All-American Second Team
2023 PING All-Region Team
2023 Big West Golfer of the Year
2022 Big West Freshman of the Year
Two-time All-Big West First Team (2022, 2023)
2023 Stroke Average: 68.88 (Program Record)
Four Collegiate Victories
Won back-to-back tournaments to start the 2022-23 season
Finished ranked No. 13 in Golfstat this season
Earned a No. 1 ranking in Golfstat this past fall
Three-time Big West Golfer of the Month
Tied Long Beach State low 54-hole score by par record (-17)
Set the course record at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate with a 61
Runner-up at the 2022 Big West Championship
2021 Nevada High School Golfer of the Year
Three-time Nevada 5A Regional Individual Champion
Three-time Nevada All-Region and All-League selection
Four-time Nevada High School State Championship Qualifier
Medalist honors at 2022 NCGA Amateur
Winner of 2021 McClure Cup Amateur Championship