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Pac-12 Golf Monthly Awards - March 2022

Apr 6, 2022

Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Month (March): RJ Manke, WASHINGTON (Sr., Lakewood, Wash.)

  • Posted a pair of top-5 finishes and 69.1 scoring average with 8-of-9 rounds at even-par or better during the month of March.
  • Tied for second at the Lamkin Grips SD Classic on March 8 at 11-under 205 (70-68-67) followed by a solo runner-up showing at the Oregon Duck Invitational on March 22 at 7-under 206 (67-69-70).
  • Helped the Huskies to team victories at the Duck Invitational and Stanford's The Goodwin.
  • Third Washington golfer to earn multiple Pac-12 weekly honors in a season (C.T. Pan - 2014-15; Nick Taylor - 2008-09).
  • First Pac-12 golfer since California's Collin Morikawa in 2019 to earn multiple Pac-12 weekly honors in a season.

Also Nominated: Christian Banke, Arizona; Sampson Zheng, California; Justin Biwer, Colorado; Michael Thorbjornsen, Stanford; Jackson Rivera, USC; Blake Tomlinson, Utah.

Pac-12 Men in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 4 Arizona State, No. 7 Washington, No. 16 Stanford, No. 27 Arizona, No. 39 Oregon, No. 44 Utah.

Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Month (March): Alexandra Forsterling, ARIZONA STATE (Sr., Berlin, Germany)

  • Finished top-6 in all three events played in March, posting a 70.0 scoring average with 6-of-9 rounds under par.
  • Capped the month with a win in the ASU/PING Invitational on March 27, opening with a tourney- and career-low 6-under 66 before claiming a two-shot victory at 9-under 207 (66-71-70).
  • Led the Sun Devils to a 15-stroke victory in the ASU/PING Invite that featured seven other Pac-12 programs.
  • Began month with tie for sixth at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate on March 2 at 1-over 214 (70-71-73), followed by third at the Northrup Grumman Challenge on March 15 at 4-under 209 (75-67-67)
  • First ASU women's golfer to earn multiple Pac-12 monthly honors in a season; first Pac-12 golfer to do so since UCLA's Lilia Vu in 2017-18.

Also Nominated: Hailey Schalk, Colorado; Sofie Kibsgaard Nielsen, Oregon; Danique Stokmans, Oregon State; Rose Zhang, Stanford; Emma Spitz, UCLA; Amari Avery, USC; Camille Boyd, Washington.

Pac-12 Women in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 1 Stanford, No. 2 Oregon, No. 6 Arizona State, No. 8 USC, No. 17 UCLA, No. 27 Arizona, No. 32 Oregon State, No. 47 Washington.


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
March RJ Manke, Washington Alexandra Forsterling, Arizona State