AWARD: Montoya earns ASC Golfer of the Week

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE GOLFER OF THE WEEK
Competitions: September 23-26, 2017

MEN’S GOLFER OF THE WEEK: Hayden Montoya, Fr., UT Tyler
University of Texas at Tyler freshman Hayden Montoya (Longview, Texas / Longview HS) won the first collegiate tournament of his career after shooting a -1 under at the 54-hole Al and Nancy Jones Memorial at Hollytree Country Club in Tyler. He shot a 75-72-68=215 to win by three strokes and help the Patriots to a team win. Montoya recorded four birdies and 14 pars in his final round to seal the win.

WOMEN’S GOLFER OF THE WEEK: Lindy Patterson, Fr., UT Dallas
University of Texas at Dallas freshman Lindy Patterson (McKinney, Texas / McKinney HS) set a new Comet 36-hole record as she placed second at the Transylvania Fall Invitational over the weekend. She shot a 73-76=149, for a +3 and was one stroke behind the medalist. Patterson’s 73 in the first round was the first even par in school history. Her round helped the Comets set a new school recorded and win the tournament by 14 strokes.

OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES
MEN
UT Tyler junior Tyler Uhlig (Magnolia, Texas / McLennan College) led the top-ranked Patriots to a victory at the prestigious Tournament Town Preview in Greensboro, N.C. He shot a 72-72-72=216 for an even par and tied for second, just one stroke off the lead.

Concordia University Texas freshman Will Arend (The Woodlands, Texas / The Woodlands HS) tied for eighth at the Tournament Town Preview to lead the #18 Tornados to a fourth place finish. He shot a 75-72-72=218 for +3 and four strokes off the lead.

WOMEN
UT Tyler senior Amy Cox (Colleyville, Texas / Grapevine HS) shot a 77-78=155 to finish sixth at the Al and Nancy Jones Memorial at The Cascades in Tyler, Texas. Cox made par on 25 of the 36 holes and helped the Patriots to a second place finish.
 
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