Cal's Homa: Men's Golfer Of The Month

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Max Homa of CALIFORNIA has been named the Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Month for February, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.

Homa, a junior from Valencia, Calif., finished second at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate with a 7-under par 209 (66-71-72) to lead California to its third regular-season victory this season, tying a school record. His opening-round 66 tied for his lowest score of the year.

Homa then played in the top spot in the lineup for California at the prestigious eight-team Del Walker Match Play Championship where he defeated Oregon's Eugene Wong (4 & 3) and Oregon State's Alex Moore (2 & 1). Wong is currently ranked No. 2 nationally by Golfstat and No. 3 by Golfweek, while Moore is one of two defending Pac-10 individual medalists.

Also nominated for golfer of the month honors were Pablo Hernandez, Jr., ARIZONA; Derek Fribbs, Jr., COLORADO; Eugene Wong, Sr., OREGON; Alex Moore, Sr., OREGON STATE; Patrick Rodgers, Fr., STANFORD;  Mario Clemens, Jr., UCLA; Jeffrey Kang, So., USC; Trevor Simsby, So., WASHINGTON.

Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Month
September - Patrick Rodgers, Stanford
October - Eugene Wong, Oregon
February - Max Homa, California

Photo courtesy: John Todd/GoldenBearSports.com

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