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UF Men’s Golf: Men’s Golf Introduces 2021 Commit Miguel Leal

Courtesy of University Athletic Association

The Florida men’s golf team added Miguel Leal to the 2021 class, head coach J.C. Deacon announced Wednesday.

The Guatemala native will join the Gators program as a freshman in the fall of 2021.

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“Miguel is the top junior golfer in Guatemala and has a great respect and love for the University of Florida. He really wanted to be a Gator, and we are so grateful to add him and his great family to ours!”
J.C. Deacon, Florida Men’s Golf Coach

Leal’s Amateur Accolades

  *   No. 1 Guatemalan junior player
  *   2020 Billy Horschel Junior Championship – Champion
  *   2020 Visit Tallahassee Junior Championship – Top-10 finisher (T9)
  *   AJGA Junior Championship Benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation – Top-10 finisher (7)
  *   Central American Junior Tournament Champion – 2019, 2020
  *   2020 Panama Invitational – Champion
  *   Guatemalan National Team member

“We are so excited to add Miguel to the Florida Gator golf program. He brings impeccable character and a work ethic that fits in perfectly with our culture. He also possesses one of the most beautiful and athletic golf swings I have ever seen.”
J.C. Deacon, Florida Men’s Golf Coach