USA South Men's Golf Athletes of the Week - March 23, 2011
Golfer of the Week
Brock Elder, Greensboro - The junior from Greensboro, North Carolina placed tied for third at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia last week by shooting a three-under par 213. In the three-day event, Elder opened with a two-under par 70 then shot a one-under par 71 before finishing with an even-par 72. His performance helped The Pride to a fourth-place tie at the event. Also Nominated: Mike Wesko, Methodist.
Golf Rookie of the Week
Dakun Chang, Methodist - The freshman from Arden, North Carolina placed tied for 18th at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia last week by shooting a three-over par 219. In the three-day event, Chang opened with a three-over par 75 then shot a two-under par 70 before finishing with a two-over par 74. His performance helped the Monarchs capture the team title at the event. Also Nominated: Scott Obenshain, Ferrum.
PLEASE NOTE: At least half of the teams in a sport must have competed within the previous week for honors to be awarded.