Ziegler Named Second-Team Ping All-American
June 8, 2009
STANFORD, Calif. - Sophomore Steve Ziegler was chosen as a second-team Ping All-American, as the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced the second, third and honorable mention PING All-America Teams today after releasing the first-team All-Americans at the NCAA Championships in Toledo, Ohio.
Ziegler led the team with a 72.58 stroke average over 36 rounds of play, recording 13 under par and 3 even par rounds. In 12 tournaments, he finished in the top 10 five separate times, including an individual crown at the USC/Ashworth Collegiate Invitational where he scored a 65 in the final round, one of the best low rounds in Stanford history. The Broomfield, Colo. native also picked up three top-25 finishes and posted a low three-round total of 202.
Ziegler, who was selected for the All-American team after garnering Ping West Region Team honors, is joined on the West Region Team by freshman David Chung. In his rookie season, Chung carried a 73.89 stroke average and carded the team's second best low round of the season, shooting a 66 in the second round of the U.S. Collegiate Championship to finish third individually. Chung was one of four members of the Cardinal squad to compete in all 12 tournaments, picking up two top-10 and three top-25 finishes.
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