2011-12 Selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team...Played in nine of 12 events...Posted four top-20 finishes, including a team-high three top-10 showings...Ranked second on the team and 24th in the SEC with a scoring average of 72.89, which is tied for the second best stroke average by a freshman in school history...Average was third in the conference among freshmen with more than 10 rounds played...Had a breakout spring after playing in only one event in the fall...Opened 2012 with a tie for seventh finish at the Seahawk Invitational with rounds of 71-71-73=215 (-1)...Recorded career best fourth-place finish the following week at the Palmetto Intercollegiate, shooting rounds of 70-71-72=213 (+3)...Narrowly missed third straight top-20 finish by claiming a tie for 21st at the Chris Schenkel Invitational (73-67-75=215)...Second-round 67 at the Chris Schenkel Invitational was a career low...Tied for 19th at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate with rounds of 71-72-76=219 (+3)...Shot rounds of 74-68-71=213 (-3) to finish in a tie for eighth at the River Landing Intercollegiate...Had second best finish on the team at the SEC Championship, tying for 27th (74-68-74=216), and wrapped up the year in a tie for 35th at the NCAA Southwest Regional (80-72-74=226)...Tied for second on the team with 11 rounds of par or better.
Prior to South Carolina Graduated from Laurens High School...Two-time All-State and four-time All-Region...Ranked fifth in the state of South Carolina...2011 South Carolina four ball champion...Tied for second at the Joe Cheves Junior Invitational in 2010...Finished fifth at the Big I National Championship in 2010...Qualified for the U.S. Junior in 2010...Placed fourth at the South Carolina Junior Golf Association Junior Championship in 2008...Won the Beth Daniel Junior Azalea Championship in 2008...Seventh at the 2008 Bobby Chapman Championship...Academic letter three years...Named to the Principal Honor Roll.
Personal Full name is Caleb Anderson Sturgeon...Born Jan. 16, 1993...Parents are Annette Patterson and Chris Sturgeon... His uncle, Kevin, played baseball at The Citadel, while his father, Chris, played baseball at Anderson University... Chose South Carolina over Clemson, College of Charleston and Winthrop...Major is sports entertainment and management.