Player: Chad Deegan

2021-Chad Deegan
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
University: United States Naval Academy
Area of Study: Quantitative Economics
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored:

2021-22 Team Captain
• 2020, ‘21 Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar
• 2020, ‘21 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• 2019 Second-Team All-Patriot League

2020-21 // Junior Year

• Finished the season with the team’s second-lowest stroke average, posting a 73.86 among the four events in which he appeared
• Took individual medalist honors for the first time in his career with a 2-under par 68 in the 16-player dual against Towson
• Tied for third at the 64-player Battle at Rum Point to open the spring by shooting par (72-72)
• Also placed 34th at the Rolling Green Intercollegiate (75, +5) and 21st at the Patriot League Championship (230, +20)
• Paired up with Will Meshad to post a 3&2 victory over Adrian Castagnola and Cliff Thompson to help lead the Mids to a 2.5-0.5 win over George Washington
• Once again paired up with Will Meshad to defeat Howard’s Richie Jones and Otis Ferguson 8 & 7 in a tough 2-1 loss to the Bison
• Closed out the year earning Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar honors for a second-consecutive year and was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 // Sophomore Year
• Posted the team’s second-lowest stroke average, covering five events and 14 rounds with a 72.64 mark
• Navy played in just one spring tournament (The Invitational at Savannah Harbor) before the season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
• Turned in a career-best seventh-place finish at The Doc Gimmler with a 2-under par 208 ... it featured a pair of sub-70 rounds, including a career-low 68 in the final round
• As a team, Navy shot a school-record 6-under par 834 to win The Doc Gimmler by 9 strokes ... the Mids shot a then program-low 3-under par 277 to open the tournament before breaking that mark in the final round with a 6-under par 274
• Finished just a stroke outside of the top 20 at the Steelwood Collegiate Invitational where he recorded a 4-over par 220 to finish 24th
• Making his first appearance in the Army-Navy Star Match, he halved his point in singles action against Samuel Kim, while he paired up with team captain Thomas Garbee to defeat the Black Knights’ Justin Williamson and Dragon Theam for a 5&4 win in four-ball action
• Closed out the year earning 2020 Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar honors and was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 // Freshman Year
• Saw action in seven of the nine tournaments over the course of the season and finished his rookie campaign with a 75.29 stroke average
• Made his collegiate debut on Oct. 8-9 with a 14th-place showing at the Bucknell Invitational ... it was one of four top-20 finishes on the year
• Followed up with a 13th-place finish at the Georgetown Intercollegiate with a 4-over par 217 (70-75-72)
• Finished just outside of the top 20 at the Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate with a 5-over par 149 (75-74)
• Took 13th at the one-day Explorer Invitational with a 9-over par 151 (75-76)
• Closed out the year by pacing Navy with a 4-over par 220 (71-75-74) at the Patriot League Championship where he finished tied for ninth and garnered Second-Team All-Patriot League recognition

High School
• 2018 graduate of Servite High School in Anaheim, Calif.
• Four-year golf letter winner
• Servite High school claimed the 2016 state title, while in 2015 and ‘18 it won the CIF Championship
• Earned all-league honors as a senior
• Named a 2017 AJGA Transamerica Scholastic All-American
• Member of the National Honor Society

Personal
• Son of Chad and Erin Deegan
• Majoring in Quantitative Economics, he owns a 3.41 grade-point average
• Has earned Commandant’s (F2019, S2020, F2020, S2021) and Dean’s (F2019, S2020 F2020, S2021) Lists accolades multiple times


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