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Pac-12 Golf Weekly Awards – Oct. 17, 2023

Pac-12 Golf Weekly Awards - Oct. 17, 2023

Pac-12 Men’s Golfers of the Week (10/17/23): Tiger Christensen, ARIZONA (Jr., Hamburg, Germany) & Omar Morales, UCLA (Jr., Puebla, Mexico)

  • Christensen and Morales both took home individual victories at the Stephens Cup and Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational, respectively.
  • Christensen recorded a program 54-hole record 19-under-par score (66-67-64–197) to claim medalist honors of the Stephens Cup stroke-play portion by five shots, then won his match-play pairing 2&1 to lead the Wildcats to a runner-up finish. His 19-under is tied for the second-lowest 54-hole score in Pac-12 history.
  • Morales won the second collegiate event of his career with an 11-under 205 (68-68-69) against a 15-team field featuring six top-25 programs.
  • Second career Pac-12 weekly honor for Morales (4/18/23), first for Christensen.

Also Nominated: Nathan Wang, Colorado; Jackson Lake, Oregon State; Javier Barcos, Utah.

Pac-12 Men in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 5 Arizona State, No. 6 Washington, No. 16 Oregon, No. 18 Arizona, No. 22 California, No. 31 UCLA, No. 44 Oregon State, No. 45 Stanford.

Pac-12 Women’s Golfer of the Week (10/17/23): Paula Martin Sampedro, STANFORD (Fr., Madrid, Spain)

  • Tied for fourth with a 7-under 209 total (70-69-70) at the competitive Stephens Cup, a seven-team event which featured six top-10 programs.
  • Won her match against South Carolina’s top finisher, 2&1, to lead Stanford to a third-place finish.
  • Owned the individual lead through 48 holes at 10-under before settling for first collegiate top-5 finish.
  • First career Pac-12 weekly honor.

Also Nominated: Zoe Antoinette Campos, UCLA.

Pac-12 Women in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 1 Stanford, No. 4 Oregon, No. 7 UCLA, No. 12 USC, No. 20 Arizona, No. 23 California, No. 24 Arizona State, No. 46 Oregon State.


Month Men’s Women’s
Sept. 12 Preston Summerhays, Arizona State        
Eric Lee, California
Sept. 19 Pono Yanagi, Washington State Kiara Romero, Oregon
Sept. 26 Stanley Lin, Oregon State      
Taehoon Song, Washington
Amari Avery, USC
Oct. 3 Sampson Zheng, California Ashleigh Park, Oregon
Oct. 10 Luke Powell, UCLA Meghan Royal, UCLA
Oct. 17 Tiger Christensen, Arizona
Omar Morales, UCLA
Paula Martin Sampedro, Stanford


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