Brun cards low round of the day to climb into sixth place
AMATEUR HIGHLIGHTS Paul Barjon joined TCU as a heralded recruit from New Caledonia who made headlines as a junior on the international amateur circuit ... arrived on campus listed at No. 105 in the R&A World Amateur Rankings ... is considered a French national, as New Caledonia is a French province located in the Pacific ... reached the Round of 16 at the 2012 British Amateur before being eliminated by the eventual champion the summer prior to enrolling at TCU ... the European Amateur showing concluded a strong spring that saw him place among the top-5 finishers at each of the five stroke-play events in which he participated ... won both the Scottish Open Amateur and the stroke-play portion of the Italian Amateur, in addition to finishing fourth place in the Lytham Trophy, one of the top annual European amateur events ... posted several victories as a junior on the French national scene, including the 2011 French Club Team Championship, the 2010 Grand Prix of Baron and the 2009 New Caledonia Amateur Championship ... in addition to his success in France and New Caledonia, also competed internationally ... placed fourth at the 2010 Doral Junior Championship in Miami, Fla. and was a quarterfinalist at the Internationals of Italy in 2011 before signing his National Letter of Intent to play for TCU in November 2011 ... placed 27th at the 2011 European Amateur held in Finland ... has spent time with the French national team and French junior squad ... selected to represent France along with TCU teammate Julien Brun at the 2012 World Amateur Championship in Turkey ... the squad finished third at the World event.
HIGH SCHOOL Barjon attended secondary school at Lycée Polyvalent in Antibes, France.
OFF THE COURSE Barjon is the son of Paul and Marie Barjon ... has a brother, Louis ... an arts and sciences pre-major.