Golf - Archives 2016-17
Cooper Dossey (Baylor) and Connie Jaffrey (Kansas State) record the men's and women's golf monthly honor. This signifies the first honor of the season for both student-athletes.
Fifty-nine student-athletes have been awarded the 2017 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, the Big 12 Conference's highest academic honor.
Chase Hanna (Kansas) and Blaine Hale (Oklahoma) have been named Co-Golfers of the Month after their performances in the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic in November.
Two Baylor juniors, Matthew Perrine and Amy Lee, earn monthly awards after posting both victories and top-five finishes in their tournaments.
Fredrik Nilehn (Texas Tech) and Linnea Johansson (Oklahoma State) earn the season's first Golfer of the Month Awards after posting a strong start in September.
Ten current Big 12 golfers competed in the World Amateur Team Championship in Maya Riviera, Mexico.
Texas Tech's Fredrik Nilehn opens the 2016-17 season No. 5 on Golfweek's Haskins Award watch list, presented annually to college golf's most outstanding player.
Texas has been ranked No. 1 in the preseason Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, after receiving 16 of the 25 first place votes. Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Baylor also made the cut among the top teams.
Oklahoma sophomore Brad Dalke was the runner up in the 116th U.S. Amateur Championship held August 15-21. Twenty-two other Big 12 student-athletes competed alongside him.