SEC Golfers of the Week: February 22
CO-GOLFERS OF THE WEEK
Sam Bennett, Texas A&M
Bennett, earned a share of medalist honors at the 46th annual John A. Burns Intercollegiate with his tournament tally of 18-under, 198. Entering the final round down five strokes, Bennett shattered the A&M single-round record with an 11-under, 61. He topped both the Aggie low round score and low round score vs. par by two strokes. He started the final round with birdies on 10 of the first 13 holes and sank his 11th birdie on the last hole to secure the tie on the leaderboard for the top spot. He led the field with 22 birdies for the tournament to help the Aggies to a third-place finish in the 21-team field.
Gordon Sargent, Vanderbilt
Sargent, fired three under-par rounds at the Watersound Invitational, including two back-to-back 66s. He finished five strokes back of the individual title and was the top finisher out of the SEC in the tournament. Sargent's final round was bogey free and the sophomore registered 14 birdies and an eagle during the event.
CO-FRESHMEN OF THE WEEK
Evan Woosley-Reed, Tennessee
Woosley-Reed, making just the second appearance of his career in the Vols' lineup, Woosley-Reed tied for eighth place during Tennessee's first tournament of the spring at the Puerto Rico Classic. Woosley-Reed shot par or better in two of three rounds, including a 6-under 66 in round three in which he made five birdies and one eagle. In total, Woosley-Reed made 12 total birdies during the tournament. Woosley-Reed's performance at the Puerto Rico Classic came on the heels of a third-place finish competing as an individual at the Thomas Sharkey Individual Collegiate earlier this month.
Nick Dunlap, Alabama
Dunlap, helped the 17th-ranked Crimson Tide to a fourth-place finish at the Watersound Invtiational Carded three consecutive sub-par rounds, including two rounds in the 60s, to result in a ninth-place finish at the event Dunlap completed the three-day, 54-hole tournament at 7-under par 209 (69-71-69) Finished second in the field in par 5 scoring (-8, 4.33) while earning the third top-10 result of his freshman season With a pair of 69s on the week, Dunlap continues to lead Alabama in rounds in the 60s with nine
CO-GOLFERS OF THE WEEK
Latanna Stone, LSU
Stone, won her first collegiate title on Feb. 15 at the Nexus Collegiate in the Bahamas with rounds of 72-68-70 for a 6-under par score of 210, a winner by five shots. Started final round +2 after six holes but had four birdies in the final 12 holes to seal the victory. LSU was back in action just five days later at the Moon Golf Invitational at Melbourne, Florida. Stone shot rounds of 72-71-68 for a three-round total of -5 211, moving up 20 spots on the final day. Stone had five birdies on the final day. Helped the Tigers to a second place finish in the Bahamas and their third team title of the season in the Moon Golf Invitational. Stone for 18 rounds this season is averaging 70.94 with two top fives and 13-of-18 rounds of par or under.
Annabell Fuller, Florida
Fuller, finished 4th at the Moon Golf Invitational. Shot 9-under with a score of 207. Did not post a round over par with rounds of 66-68-72. Only had four bogeys in 54-holes.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Izzy Pellot, Mississippi State
Pellot, led the Bulldogs throughout the first two rounds, remaining in the top five throughout the first day. After two rounds, Pellot was tied for fourth shooting 3-under. Has now recorded back-to-back top-10 finshes In helping lead the Bulldogs to the tournament crown In Las Vegas. Pellot finished ninth (2-under par) and now has five top-20 finishes in seven events played.