Jesper Kennegard Named Golf World Player of the Week

March 16, 2010

Golf World Players of the Week (March 15, 2010)

Jesper Kennegard took home medalist honors at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Invitational which concluded Sunday with a 3-over 219 (71-72-76).

He earned the win by one stroke over both Tyson Alexander of Florida (68-80-72) and T.J. Vogel of USC (71-72-77).

Kennegard finished tied for eighth in his previous two tournaments (Battle at the Beach and the USC Collegiate Invitatonal) and entered the tournament with a 72.67 stroke average. The victory was his third individual collegiate title, as he won the 2009 NCAA West Regional with a 12-under 204 last spring and also won the Hawaii Hilo Intercollegiate in January of 2008 with a 13-under 197.

ASU finished sixth at 49-over 913 (305-303-305).

ASU's 15-over 303 in the second round was the second-best round of that day at the Las Vegas area course, which played to par-72 and 7,510 yards. UNLV and UCLA shared team honors at 35-over 899.

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