A total of 59 Big 12 student-athletes have been named to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Golf Team. Thirty members were named on the men's side, while 29 women's golfers were honored.
Like many students going off to college, the adjustments for Sanna Nuutinen were not very easy. But for her, this transition was not due to the challenging academics or the inability to make new friends.
Kyle Jones (Baylor) and Sasikarn On-Iam (Iowa State) have been named the March Big 12 Golfers of the Month. It is the Cyclones' first monthly award since Chonlada Chayanun earned the honor in March 2013, while it is the first monthly accolade for the Bears since April 2012.
Americans are often criticized for taking sports too seriously — but it's Jayde Panos' favorite thing about living here. Panos, a native of Perth, Australia, is a senior on the Oklahoma State Golf team who's finishing up her last season with the Cowgirls.
In the summer of 2009, Veronique Drouin-Luttrell was named the head women's golf coach at the University of Oklahoma. One of her first tasks? Finding a recruiting class that could revive the Sooner program. The team was nine years removed from a conference title and seven from an NCAA tournament appearance.
U freshman Chase Hanna is following in Woodland's footsteps. A Kansas native like Woodland, Hanna who is from Leawood, Kan., also starred in high school in both golf and basketball.
Jordan Niebrugge (Oklahoma State) and Alexandra Kaui (Oklahoma) have been named February's Big 12 Golfers of the Month.
Kevin Dougherty (Oklahoma State) and Alexandra Kaui (Oklahoma) have been named October's Big 12 Golfers of the Month.
Max McGreevy (Oklahoma) and Julie Yang (Oklahoma State) have been named September's Big 12 Golfers of the Month. It is McGreevy's and Yang's first monthly honor.