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Men's Golf Has Four GCAA All-Americans for First Time Since 2009

Jul 12, 2021
Sophomore David Puig earned GCAA second-team All-America homors.

For the first time since 2009, the Sun Devil men's golf team has four GCAA All-Americans thanks to outstanding play all season combined with a strong run at the NCAA Championships, and three of those four are scheduled to return to ASU in August.

Scheduled to return next year are David Puig (second-team All-American), Ryggs Johnston (third-team All-American) and Cameron Sisk (honorable mention All-American in 2021 and third-team All-American in 2019-20), while current Korn Ferry Tour player and two-time All-America pick Chun An Yu also earned third-team honors (first team in 2019).

2021: David Puig (second), Chun An Yu (third), Ryggs Johnston (third), Cameron Sisk (hm)
2020: Cameron Sisk (third)
2019: Chun An Yu (first)
2017: Jared du Toit (second)

2021: David Puig (second), Chun An Yu (third), Ryggs Johnston (third), Cameron Sisk (hm)
2009: Knut Borsheim (hm), Stephan Gross (hm), Jesper Kennegard (hm), Scott Pinckney (hm)
1995: Todd Demsey (third), Chris Hanell (hm), Scott Johnson (hm), Joey Snyder (hm)
1990: Phil Mickelson (first), Per Johansson (second), Jim Lemon (third), Scott Frisch (hm)
1989: Phil Mickelson (first), Per Johansson (third), Jim Strickland (hm), Scott Frisch (hm)

Puig earned second-team honors and will enter his junior season in 2021-22 with seven top-10 finishes in his 11 stroke play events in 2021. He finished the 2020-21 season ranked 11th by Golfweek and 19th by Golfstat and won the 2021 Southwestern Invitational and the Amer Ari Intercollegiate in back-to-back weeks early in the year. He has a 70.66 stroke average in 15 career events and in 47 career rounds he has posted par or better in 32 of them along with 19 rounds in the 60s.


Sophomore Ryggs Johnston made his first full season count, as he earned third-team All-America honors led by a fantastic 2021 NCAA Championship that included a 7-under 63 on May 29, the second-best round by a Sun Devil in NCAA Championship history. He has posted five top-five finishes in 19 career tournaments and has a 70.80 stroke average with 17 rounds in the 60s and 42 rounds of par or better.

61/-9, Jon Rahm (May 28, 2013 at Atlanta, GA)
63/-7, Ryggs Johnston (May 29, 2021 at Scottsdale, AZ)
63/-9, Phil Mickelson (June 3, 1992 at Albuquerque, NM)
65/-7, Phil Mickelson (June 4, 1992 at Albuquerque, NM)
66/-4, Phil Mickelson (June 7, 1989 at Edmond, OK)

Ryggs Johnston (So.), 3rd/2021 (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Chun An Yu (Jr.), 3rd/2019 (Fayetteville, Ark.)
Jon Rahm (Sr.), T3rd/2016 (Eugene, Ore.)
Jon Rahm (Fr.), T2nd/2013 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Alejandro Canizares (Fr.) 1st/2003 (Stillwater, Okla.)


Senior Chun An Yu notched third-team honors and is doing great on the Korn Ferry Tour. He ended his Sun Devil career with a 70.46 stroke average (second only to 70.21 by Jon Rahm) in 49 tournaments (151 rounds) and posted 58 rounds in the 60s and 103 rounds of par or better (second only to 117 by Jon Rahm). His 151 career rounds resulted in 139 scores counted (.927), while his 586 birdies is second only to Rahm's 671 by Jon Rahm.


Cameron Sisk had a solid run at the NCAA Championships to earn honorable mention honors. He has a 71.36 stroke average through three seasons with 33 of his 96 rounds in the 60s. He earned third-team honors last year.