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Pac-12 Golf Monthly Awards - February 2022

Mar 3, 2022

Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Month (February): Aaron Du, CALIFORNIA (So., Beijing, China)

  • Registered first collegiate victory at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawai'i on Feb. 19.
  • Opened with a career-low 6-under-par 66, then birdied his final two holes for a career-best 13-under 203 (66-67-70) and a two-shot victory.
  • Is a combined 23-under with a 68.2 scoring average through two spring events.
  • California's first Pac-12 Golfer of the Month since two-time major champion Collin Morikawa in April 2019.

Also Nominated: Carson Barry, Oregon State.

Pac-12 Men in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 1 Arizona State, No. 10 Washington, No. 15 Stanford, No. 27 Arizona, No. 38 Oregon, No. 48 Utah.

Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Month (February): Amari Avery, USC (Fr., Riverside, Calif.)

  • Mid-year enrollee posted a victory and tie for sixth in her first two collegiate events that concluded in the month of February.
  • Equaled USC program's 54-hole scoring record at 15-under-par 201 (65-71-65) to take medalist honors at the Icon Invitational at the Golf Club of Houston on Feb. 22. Became the first Trojan to record two rounds of 65-or-better in one event.
  • Her victory headlined a school-record 39-under 825 team total (270-281-274) and the Icon Invite title for USC.
  • Also led the Trojans with a tie for sixth at 3-over 219 (77-68-74) in her collegiate debut at the Lamkin Invitational on Feb. 15.

Also Nominated: Carolina Melgrati, Arizona; Ashley Menne, Arizona State; Sofie Kibsgaard Nielsen, Oregon; Chayse Gomez, Oregon State; Rachel Heck, Stanford.

Pac-12 Women in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 1 Stanford, No. 3 Oregon, No. 10 USC, No. 13 Arizona State, No. 15 UCLA, No. 26 Arizona, No. 33 Oregon State, No. 40 Washington, No. 49 California.

2021-22 PAC-12 GOLFERS OF THE MONTH

Month Men's Women's
Sept. Cameron Sisk, Arizona State Hsin-Yu (Cynthia) Lu, Oregon
Oct. RJ Manke, Washington Rose Zhang, Stanford
Nov. Barclay Brown, Stanford Katherine Muzi, USC
Jan. David Puig, Arizona State Alexandra Forsterling, Arizona State
Feb. Aaron Du, California Amari Avery, USC