Pac-12 Golf Monthly Awards - October 2022
Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Month (October): Michael Thorbjornsen, STANFORD (Jr., Wellesley, Mass.)
- Posted top-10 finishes against a trio of loaded fields, including a T-3rd to lead Stanford to a team title at a Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate event with 10 other top-10 teams.
- Opened October with back-to-back eighth place finishes at the Ben Hogan Collegiate Invitational (69-66-72) and Stephens Cup (69-71-69).
- Capped month with an 11-under-par 205 (68-70-67) to tie for third at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate on Oct. 23.
- Recorded a 69.0 scoring average across nine rounds with eight under-par rounds and six in the 60s.
- Second career Pac-12 Golfer of the Month honor (Sept. 2022).
Also Nominated: Luke Potter, Arizona State; Dylan McDermott, Colorado; Mateo Fuenmayor, Oregon State; Javier Barcos, Utah.
Pac-12 Men in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 2 Arizona State, No. 6 Stanford, No. 23 Oregon, No. 25 Arizona, No. 27 Washington.
Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Month (October): Rose Zhang, STANFORD (So., Irvine, Calif.)
- Cruised to her sixth career victory (in just 13 starts) by a seven-shot margin at the Stanford Intercollegiate on Oct. 23. Was the only player with three rounds in the 60s in the 100-player field en route to a 13-under-par total (66-65-69--200).
- Recorded the worst stroke-play finish of her career with a T-12th (70-73-71) at the Stephens Cup, yet bounced back with a 3&2 victory over Emilia Migliaccio to help the Cardinal defeat Wake Forest, 4-1, in the championship match.
- Recorded a 69.0 scoring average over six rounds with five under-par rounds and three in the 60s.
- Third career Pac-12 Golfer of the Month honor (October 2021, Sept. 2022).
Also Nominated: Lauren Gooding, Colorado; Kyra Ly, Oregon State; Zoe Antoinette Campos, UCLA; Amari Avery, USC.
Pac-12 Women in Golfweek Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 1 Stanford, No. 6 Oregon, No. 13 USC, No. 16 Arizona, No. 21 Arizona State, No. 30 UCLA, No. 47 California.
2022-23 PAC-12 GOLFERS OF THE MONTH
|Sept.||Michael Thorbjornsen, Stanford||Rose Zhang, Stanford|
|Oct.||Michael Thorbjornsen, Stanford||Rose Zhang, Stanford|