Texas Tech senior Fredrik Nilehn was named the Big 12 Men’s Golfer of the Year. Nilehn, ranked fourth in the latest Golfweek national rankings, is the highest-ranked golfer in the Big 12. He has finished in the top 15 at each of Tech’s tournaments this season in which he has played, and holds a 69.38 stroke average through 21 rounds this season.
Oklahoma State’s Matthew Wolff was named Newcomer of the Year and Oklahoma head coach Ryan Hybl was named Coach of the Year. Wolff had five top-five finishes in his freshman season, while Hybl led the Sooners to their first Big 12 championship since 2006.
Four Oklahoma State golfers were named to the All-Big 12 team, which leads the conference. Wolff is joined by fellow Cowboy golfers Viktor Hovland, Zach Bauchou, and Kristoffer Venture. Texas Tech’s Nilehn, Oklahoma’s Brad Dalke and Grant Hirschman, Doug Ghim of Texas, Garrett May of Baylor, Stefano Mazzoli of TCU, and Kansas State’s Jeremy Gandon also earned All-Big 12 distinction.
Golfer of the Year- Fredrik Nilehn, Texas Tech
Newcomer of the Year- Matthew Wolff, Oklahoma State
Coach of the Year- Ryan Hybl, Oklahoma
All-Big 12 Team
Garrett May, Baylor
Jeremy Gandon, Kansas State
Brad Dalke, Oklahoma
Grant Hirschman, Oklahoma
Viktor Hovland, Oklahoma State
Matthew Wolff, Oklahoma State
Zach Bauchou, Oklahoma State
Kristoffer Ventura, Oklahoma State
Stefano Mazzoli, TCU
Doug Ghim, Texas
Fredrik Nilehn, Texas Tech