Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Orlando Christian Prep
2017 PING Honorable Mention All-American
2017 Second-Team All-SEC
2017 PING All-Southeast Region
2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016 Maui Jim Intercollegiate Champion
2016 David Toms Intercollegiate Co-Champion
2016 U.S. Amateur Quarterfinals
2016 PING Honorable Mention All-American
2016 Golfweek Honorable Mention All-American
2016 PING All-Southeast Region
2016 LSWA Louisiana Freshman of the Year
2016 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-17):
Enjoyed one of the most prolific seasons in the history of the LSU program as a sophomore in 2016-17 … Named a PING Honorable Mention All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America for the second-straight season … Ended the season as the No. 25-ranked player in the country in the final Golfweek player rankings following the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships … Also ranked No. 52 nationally among college players in the final Golfstat player rankings in 2017 … Earned All-SEC honors for the first time in his career as a second-team selection by the league’s head coaches … Teed it up in 15 tournaments for the Tigers … Earned a career-high seven top-10 and 12 top-20 finishes while posting a career-low 71.35 scoring average in 43 rounds played in the campaign … Stroke average of 71.35 was the fourth-best by an LSU Tiger in a single-season in the previous 35 years since 1982 … Solidified his All-SEC status as LSU’s top finsiher at the SEC Men’s Golf Championships … Tied for seventh place individually at the conference championship with a final score of 4-under par 206 at Sea Island Golf Club’s Seaside Course in St. Simons Island, Georgia … Tied for third place on the leaderboard at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional with a final score of even-par 216 at the University Club to help lead the Tigers back to the NCAA Championships … Ended the collegiate season by tying for 47th place in stroke play at the NCAA Championships with a score of 7-over par at Rich Harvest Farms Golf Club in Sugar Grove, Illinois … Set LSU’s 54-hole tournament scoring record with a 17-under par 196 to claim the Maui Jim Intercollegiate title in the fall of 2016 to win his first collegiate title … Fired back-to-back rounds of 6-under in the first and second rounds and added a 5-under 66 in the third round at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate … Bettered the previous school-record score for a 54-hole tournament by five shots … Followed his win in Scottsdale, Arizona, by tying three of his teammates for the individual title at the David Toms Intercollegiate where he posted a score of 1-under par 215 at the University Club in Baton Rouge … Closed out the fall season by tying for seventh place at the Western Refining Sun Bowl College All-America Golf Classic in El Paso, Texas … Finished runner-up at the Tiger Classic in Baton Rouge and tied for 10th place at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette during the 2017 spring season … Added top-20 finishes at the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic (t19) in the fall and The Prestige at PGA West (t14), General Hackler Championship (t19), Valspar Collegiate Invitational (t20) and Aggie Invitational (t16) during the spring … Also appeared at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate (t33) and Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic (t60) … Recognized for his academic performance with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season … Earned his second varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16):
One of the top players in college golf during his freshman season while finishing the 2015-16 campaign as the No. 33-ranked player nationally in the final individual player rankings released by Golfstat and Golfweek … Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors from both PING and Golfweek for his outstanding performance … Also picked up a PING All-Southeast Region selection … Honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as the Louisiana Freshman of the Year and a First-Team All-Louisiana performer … Made seven tournament appearances in his debut season with the Tigers, including six starts during the 2016 spring season … A catalyst in the Tigers advancing to match play at the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships for the third-straight season … Matched fellow freshman Sam Burns as the top Tigers in stroke play at the NCAA Championships, tying for 13th place with a final score of 4-over par 284 in 72 holes played at Eugene (Ore.) Country Club … Halved his NCAA quarterfinal match with Oregon’s Thomas Lim as the Tigers fell, 3.5-1.5, to the eventual national champions … Tied for third place in his first spring event at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational with a final score of 1-under par 212 … Also fired 1-under par to tie for first place at LSU’s Tiger Classic with a 36-hole score of 143 and tie for fourth place at Texas A&M’s Aggie Invitational with a 54-hole score of 215 … Tied for 38th place at the SEC Championships before he tied for 39th place at the NCAA Franklin Regional … Fired season-low rounds of 3-under par 69 in the first rounds at the Aggie Invitational at the Traditions Club and NCAA Franklin Regional at the Vanderbilt Legends Club … Tied for 45th place in his collegiate debut at the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic where he posted a score of 13-over 229 in LSU’s 2015 fall opener at The Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Georgia … Finished the season as LSU’s third-leading scorer for the 2015-16 season with a 72.48 scoring average in his seven tournament appearances … Eight of his 21 rounds were at par or better … Followed the collegiate season by advancing to the quarterfinal round of match play at the 116th United States Amateur Championship held at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan … Was the No. 10 seed in U.S. Amateur match play after tying for sixth place in 36 holes of stroke-play qualifying with a score of 3-under par 137 … Defeated Harford’s Paul Pastore, 5-and-3, in the first round; Clemson’s Bryson Nimmer, 3-and-2, in the Round of 32 and Virginia’s Jimmy Stanger, 3-and-1, in the Sweet 16 of match play at the U.S. Amateur … Fell to USC’s Jonah Texeira, 3-and-2, in the quarterfinal round … Earned his first varsity letter at LSU.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the Top 20 high school recruits in the United States in the Class of 2015 … Ranked as high as the No. 16-ranked recruit nationally in the Class of 2015 in the National Junior Golf Scoreboard Boys Rankings on National Signing Day … Also tabbed the No. 17-ranked recruit nationally in the Polo Junior Golf Rankings and the No. 22-ranked recruit nationally in the Golfweek Junior Golf Rankings for the Class of 2015 … Also ranked No. 20 in the National Junior Golf Scoreboard Boys Rankings, No. 24 in the Polo Junior Golf Rankings and No. 35 in the Golfweek Junior Golf Rankings regardless of high school classification on National Signing Day … A decorated member of the American Junior Golf Association during his junior career … Honored as an AJGA Rolex Honorable Mention Junior All-American with his performance during the 2013-14 season … Cracked the Top 10 of the final leaderboard at one of the most prestigious events on the AJGA calendar by tying for 10th place overall at the 2014 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions … Fired a 72-hole score of 10-under par 278 to tie for 10th place at the 2014 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions held at Richland Country Club in Nashville, Tennessee … Performance included a tournament-best score of 8-under 64 in the third round … Also earned a top-10 finish by tying for sixth place at the 2014 AJGA TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O’Hair … Highlighted his 2014 season by tying for second place on the final leaderboard at the 97th Western Junior Championship held at Flossmoor Country Club in Flossmoor, Illinois … Fired a 2-under par 286 in 72 holes to tie for second place at the 97th Western Junior Championship, including a 6-under 66 in the third round … Tied for 22nd place with a score of 1-over par 289 at the 2014 Junior PGA Championship held at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas … A two-time qualifier for the United States Junior Amateur Championship during his prep career … Advanced to the Round of 32 of match play in his U.S. Junior Amateur debut in 2013 in the event held at Martis Camp Club in Truckee, California … Teed it up in stroke-play qualifying at the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Club at Carlton Woods in The Woodlands, Texas … Earned a pair of top-10 finishes in AJGA events during the 2013 season, including a third place at the AJGA Ocala-Marion Sports Commission Junior and a ninth place at the AJGA Junior at Innisbrook … Earned his first career top-10 finish in an AJGA-sponsored event at the 2011 Junior All-Star at Eagle Ridge where he won an eighth-place finish with his performance … Went out with a bang in his final regular-season tournament at the high school level as he fired an eye-popping 8-under 28 for nine holes while competing for Orlando Christian Prep in the event held at the North Shore Golf Club in Orlando, Florida … Followed his regular-season finale by being crowned the 2014 Florida Class 1A State Champion with a two-shot victory in the state finals held at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida … Fired a 36-hole score of 1-under par 143 to capture the Florida Class 1A title in his senior season.
Full name is Luis Gerardo Gagne … Born on Aug. 27, 1997 … Originally from Costa Rica … Parents are Michael and Graciela Gagne … Has two younger brothers, Michael, Jr. and Nathan, and one younger sister, Isabella … Plans to major in either business or accounting at LSU.