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SEC Golfers of the Week: October 5

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SEC Staff
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MEN'S GOLFER OF THE WEEK

 J.M. Butler, Auburn

Shot 70-71-67-208(-2) to finish T2 in a field of 87 total players, earning the seventh top-five finish of his career.

Was Auburn's top scorer, leading the team to its second victory in three events, marking the program's best start since the fall of 2016.

Led the Auburn lineup in posting the low round of the tournament in round three (274/-6).

Career scoring average, 71.15, now stands as the second best in Auburn history.

 Caleb Surratt, Tennessee

In his first collegiate tournament, captured the individual title at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate.

Shot 18-under over the course of three rounds at the tournament-a 54-hole.

Tennessee program record.

Over the course of the weekend, Surratt made 22 birdies with just two bogeys and one double bogey.

 Gordon Sargent, Vanderbilt

Sargent finished third at the prestigious Ben Hogan Collegiate Invitational, the highest finisher among all SEC participants with a 204 (-6).

Shot back-to-back 66s in the second and third rounds to get with two strokes of winning the individual title.

Sargent carded 12 birdies over the two-day, three-round event.

MEN'S FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK

 Garrett Endicott, Mississippi State

He finished tied for second individually at the SEC Fall Preview in Vestavia Hills, Ala. Sept. 25-27.

It was only his second career collegiate event, shooting 198 for the tournament, including 64s in the second and third rounds and was 12-under for all three rounds.

He also competed in the Frederica Cup in St. Simons Island, Ga. Sept. 7-8 and made a hole-in-one in the second round on the No. 11 green.

He finished the Frederica tied for 25th and shot 6-under for that tournament, and finished all three rounds under par (71, 68, 71).

WOMEN'S GOLFER OF THE WEEK

 Hannah Darling, South Carolina

Earned runner-up medalist honors at the Windy City Collegiate Classic (Oct. 3-4) and helped the team to a runner-up finish as well in a field that featured nine teams ranked in the latest WGCA Coaches Poll Shot 211 (-5) and made a late charge with a field-best, bogey free 68 (-4) that featured three birdies in her final six holes of the third round.

Came up a shot shy of tying champion Amari Avery of Southern Cal Led the field with 15 birdies in 54 holes and was second in par-5 scoring average (4.42, -7).

It marked the third runner-up finish of her career.

Darling now has seven top-five finishes in just 13 career starts.