Pac-12 Golf Monthly Awards - October 2021
Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Month (October): RJ Manke, WASHINGTON (Gr., Lakewood, Wash.)
- Medalist honors at both the Fighting Irish Classic and Oregon State Invitational to lead Washington to a pair of team victories.
- Carded a closing 6-under-par 64 en route to 12-under 198 total (67-67-64) and one-shot victory at Fighting Irish Classic on Oct. 5.
- Fired two more rounds of 67 as part of 9-under 204 (67-70-67) and five-shot win at the OSU Invite on Oct. 12. Helped the Huskies clear the field by 11 shots.
- Recorded a 67.0 scoring average across six rounds including all six under-par and five in the 60s.
- Currently the No. 1 ranked player in the country by Golfstat, 1-of-4 Pac-12 golfers on Haskins Award fall watch list (David Puig/Cameron Sisk, ASU; Michael Thorbjornsen, STAN).
- First career Pac-12 Golfer of the Month honor for the former WCC individual champion at Pepperdine.
Also Nominated: Chase Sienkiewicz, Arizona; Preston Summerhays, Arizona State; Dylan McDermott, Colorado; Michael Thorbjornsen, Stanford; Jackson Rivera, USC; Max Sekulic, Washington State.
Pac-12 Men in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 3 Arizona State, No. 7 Stanford, No. 20 Washington, No. 36 Arizona.
Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Month (October): Rose Zhang, STANFORD (Fr., Irvine, Calif.)
- Extended medalist honors streak to three to begin her collegiate career - the first Cardinal woman or man to win their first three tournaments on The Farm - with pair of individual victories in October, helping Stanford to team titles in both events.
- Edged the Windy City Collegiate field by one shot with a 4-under 212 (72-70-70) on Oct. 5, leading the Cardinal to an eight-shot team victory.
- Posted a record-matching performance at the Stanford Intercollegiate on Oct. 17, tying the program's 54-hole mark of 16-under (65-65-67) in helping the Cardinal equal its team scoring record of 28-under.
- Recorded a 68.2 scoring average across six rounds including 5-of-6 under par and three in the 60s.
- Currently the No. 2 ranked player in the country per Golfstat, 1-of-4 Pac-12 golfers on the ANNIKA Award fall watch list (Calynne Rosholt, ASU; Aline Krauter, STAN; Xin (Cindy) Kou, USC).
- First career Pac-12 Golfer of the Month honor.
Also Nominated: Calynne Rosholt, Arizona State; Ellie Gower, Colorado; Kelsey Webster, Oregon State; Xin (Cindy) Kou, USC; Jiye Ham, Washington State.
Pac-12 Women in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 1 Stanford, No. 4 Oregon, No. 10 UCLA, No. 15 Arizona State, No. 22 Arizona, No. 23 USC, No. 29 California, No. 36 Oregon State, No. 46 Washington.
2021-22 PAC-12 GOLFERS OF THE MONTH
|Sept.||Cameron Sisk, Arizona State||Hsin-Yu (Cynthia) Lu, Oregon|
|Oct.||RJ Manke, Washington||Rose Zhang, Stanford|