Williams Named Pac-12 Golfer Of The Month For March
April 5, 2012
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington junior golfer Chris Williams has been named the Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Month for March, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.
Williams, from Moscow, Idaho, finished first at the Bandon Dunes Championship with a 9-under par 204 (71-67-66) to lead Washington to a tie for first in the team race. He finished six shots better than runner up Kevin Lim of Long Beach State in recording his fifth victory of his UW career, and moved him past former All-Americans Brock Mackenzie and Nick Taylor in the Husky record book. His 66 on the final round broke the course record of 67 he established earlier in the championship.
At the Stanford U.S. Intercollegiate, Williams finished in a tie for 12th after he fired a pair of rounds in the 60s and posted a 3-over par 213 (68-77-68).
In six rounds of play in March, Williams shot four rounds of 68 or better.
Currently, Williams is the No. 6 ranked played in the World Amateur Rankings and also is sixth among college golfers in the latest Golfweek.com/Sagarin ratings.
Also nominated for golfer of the month honors were Brandon Hagy, So., CALIFORNIA; Kevin Kring, Sr., COLORADO; Daniel Miernicki, Sr., OREGON; Patrick Rodgers, Fr., STANFORD; Pontus Widegren, Jr., UCLA; Gentry Hicks, Fr., UTAH.
Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Month
September - Patrick Rodgers, Stanford