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Pac-12 Golf Weekly Awards - April 2, 2024

Apr 2, 2024

Pac-12 Men's Golfer of the Week (4/2/24): Braxton Watts, UTAH (Jr., Farmington, Utah)

  • Recorded his first collegiate victory with a come-from-behind win at the 168-player The Goodwin at 5-under-par 205 (71-66-68).
  • Trailing Georgia's Ben Van Wyk by six shots through 10 holes of the final round, Watts closed the final eight holes in 4-under to storm back and claim medalist honors by a shot over Stanford's Michael Thorbjornsen. 
  • Led the field in par-4 scoring (-6) and birdies (17).
  • Helped the Utes (E, 840) to a runner-up team finish one shot behind champion Georgia (-1, 839).
  • Week also included a tie for 24th at the Duck Invitational at 5-over 288 (73-71-74).
  • First Pac-12 weekly honor, second of season for Utah (Javier Barcos, 3/5/24).

Also Nominated: Greg Solhaug, Oregon; Michael Thorbjornsen, Stanford; Pablo Ereño, UCLA.

Pac-12 Women's Golfer of the Week (4/2/24): Zoe Antoinette Campos, UCLA (Jr., Valencia, Calif.)

  • Campos claimed a tournament title for the third time this season and fifth time in her collegiate career by sharing medalist honors at the PING/ASU Invitational at 9-under 207 (69-70-68).
  • 1-of-3 golfers in 93-player field with three under-par rounds.
  • Carded only two bogeys over 54 holes, both in the first round and playing bogey-free with six birdies over the final 37 holes.
  • Led the No. 4 nationally ranked Bruins to a tie for second place, their sixth top-2 team showing in eight stroke-play events this season. 
  • Fifth career Pac-12 honor, including third in the last six weeks (2/27/24, 3/12/24).

Also Nominated: Carolina Melgrati, Arizona; Ashley Menne, Arizona State; Adora Liu, California; Maria Eidhagen Harrouch, Colorado; Chayse Gomez, Oregon State; Paula Martin Sampedro, Stanford.

Pac-12 Men in Scoreboard Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 4 Arizona State, No. 8 Washington, No. 9 Arizona, No. 19 California, No. 25 Oregon, No. 33 UCLA, No. 44 Stanford.

Pac-12 Women in Scoreboard Team Rankings (Top 50): No. 1 Stanford, No. 4 UCLA, No. 6 USC, No. 12 Oregon No. 13 Arizona State, No. 14 Arizona, No. 27 California, No. 31 Washington, No. 42 Oregon State.


Month Men's Women's
Sept. 12 Preston Summerhays, Arizona State                         
Eric Lee, California
Sept. 19 Pono Yanagi, Washington State Kiara Romero, Oregon
Sept. 26 Stanley Lin, Oregon State                       
Taehoon Song, Washington
Amari Avery, USC
Oct. 3 Sampson Zheng, California Ashleigh Park, Oregon
Oct. 10 Luke Powell, UCLA Meghan Royal, UCLA
Oct. 17 Tiger Christensen, Arizona                 
Omar Morales, UCLA
Paula Martin Sampedro, Stanford
Oct. 24 Preston Bebich, Washington State Catherine Park, USC
Oct. 31 Hunter Swanson, Colorado --
Nov. 7 Tony Chen, California Sadie Englemann, Stanford
Jan. 30 -- Gile Bite Starkute, Arizona          
Stefanie Deng, Washington
Feb. 6 Wenyi Ding, Arizona State Charlotte Back, Arizona
Feb. 13 Wenyi Ding, Arizona State --
Feb. 20 Yannick Malik, Arizona Kiara Romero, Oregon
Feb. 27 Karl Vilips, Stanford Zoe Antoinette Campos, UCLA
March 5 Javier Barcos, Utah Nena Wongthanavimok, Arizona
March 12 Michael Thorbjornsen, Stanford Kyra Ly, Oregon State  
Zoe Antoinette Campos, UCLA  
Camille Boyd, Washington
March 19 -- --
March 26 Tiger Christensen, Arizona Ashley Menne, Arizona State
April 2 Braxton Watts, Utah Zoe Antoinette Campos, UCLA