Josh Gallman
Josh Gallman

Josh Gallman is the second person affiliated with the men's golf program to be inducted into the Upstate Athletics Hall of Fame.

Gallman, a native of nearby Gaffney, South Carolina, played for the Spartans from 2006-10 and was recognized as the university's Student-Athlete of the Year twice.

A three-time A-Sun All-Conference selection, including twice on the First Team, Gallman is currently the all-time leader at Upstate with seven career victories, 21 top-five and 33 top-10 finishes.

As a freshman, Gallman helped the Spartans score a runner-up finish in the 2007 NCAA Division II national championship. In 46 career events, he finished under par in 57 rounds and holds the program's best scoring average at 72.68.

As a sophomore during the 2007-08 season, Gallman recorded the best winning percentage in school history at .938.

In 2009, Gallman won the season-opening Rutgers Invitational as he shot a 66 in the final round, which tied him for the lowest round in program history.

During his senior year, Gallman was named a third team Academic All-American by ESPN the Magazine. Gallman was also a two-time Cleveland Golf/Srixon Academic All-American. He also finished with a program-best 71.42 scoring average in his final season.

Gallman owns three of the top 10 season scoring averages in program history and four of the top 10 season winning percentages.

Gallman graduated from Upstate in 2010 with a degree in business marketing. He served as a volunteer assistant coach for the Spartans from 2011-12 but spent a majority of his time playing golf professionally, which he still does today. He played full time on the eGolf Professional Tour and appeared in one Nationwide Tour event in 2010.

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