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Players of the Month: September 2013

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The September Six…

While a number of college golfers kicked off the 2013-14 season in style, below are six players, all of whom currently rank among the top 50 in the world amateur and college golf rankings, who enjoyed standout Septembers. Will these six be on the Watch List when it comes out in February? To find out more about them, click on the players’ names to check out their official school bios. And remember to vote for your favorite player in the poll question on the main page.

 

Thomas Detry, Illinois, Sophomore

In the Rankings: No. 26 in WAGR, No. 28 in Scratch Players, No. 13 in Golfweek/Sagarin

In September: Claimed his first collegiate victory at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate…tied for sixth at OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational to begin the season…posted a 70.50 stroke average for the month.

In the Past: Has not been previously named to The Ben Hogan Award Watch List

  

Gavin Green, New Mexico, Junior

In the Rankings: No. 19 in WAGR, No. 20 in Scratch Players, No. 20 in Golfweek/Sagarin

In September: Tied for first at the William H. Tucker…shared runner up honors at the Gopher Invitational in his first tournament of the year…finished seventh at the Golfweek Conference Challenge…had a 70.33 stroke average.

In the Past: Has not been previously named to The Ben Hogan Award Watch List

 

Brandon Hagy, California, Senior

In the Rankings: No. 50 in WAGR, No. 7 in Scratch Players, No. 17 in Golfweek/Sagarin

In September: Won the Jack Nicklaus Invitational to give him top-3 finishes in all three September events…tied for runner up honors at the Gopher Invitational…placed third at the Saint Mary’s Invitational…carried a 69.44 average.

In the Past: Named to The Ben Hogan Award Watch List in 2013.

 

Cheng-Tsung Pan, Washington, Junior

In the Rankings: No. 5 in WAGR, No. 11 in Scratch Players, No. 26 in Golfweek/Sagarin

In September: Was the medalist at the Kikkor Husky Invitational for the second straight year…started the year with a tie for fifth at the Topy Cup…netted a team-best 69.50 scoring average.

In the Past: Named a semifinalist for The Ben Hogan Award in 2012 and 2013

 

Ollie Schniederjans, Georgia Tech, Junior

In the Rankings: No. 30 in WAGR, No. 16 in Scratch Players, No. 15 in Golfweek/Sagarin

In September: Tied for first at the Carpet Capital Collegiate to earn his first collegiate title…placed third at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate in his other September start…recorded a team-best 70.00 scoring average.

In the Past: Has not been previously named to The Ben Hogan Award Watch List

 

Bobby Wyatt, Alabama, Senior

In the Rankings: No. 27 in WAGR, No. 5 in Scratch Players, No. 19 in Golfweek/Sagarin

In September: Member of the victorious U.S. Walker Cup team…was the top point scorer at the event (3.5 points) with a 3-0-1 record…tied for sixth at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational in his lone college event…had a 71.71 scoring average.

In the Past: Named a semifinalist for The Ben Hogan Award in 2013

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