April 24, 2006
Tennessee junior John Brannen has been named to the 2006 SEC Men's Golf Good Works Team, it was announced Monday.
A Clarksville native, Brannen participated in the annual National Student Athlete April Play Day. The event brought more than 400 Boys and Girls Club members to campus for a day of fun and games. During the holiday season, Brannen, along with members of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, planned a dinner for local homeless and less fortunate members of the Knoxville community. He also served meals with other members of the men's golf team at a local soup kitchen.
The Good Works Team highlights athletes from each school who gives back to their community in superior service efforts.
Brannen is a member of the Thornton Center Honor Roll, the Academic All-SEC Honor Roll and a member of the UT SAAC.
On the links this season, Brannen competed as an individual at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championships Feb. 5-7 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He fired a tournament scorecard of 82-82-81--245 and finished 71st.