Cole Hammer of UT plays a shot from a bunker on the eighth hole at the NCAA Austin Regional golf tournament at the University of Texas Golf Club on Tuesday May 14, 2019. [JAY JANNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Cole Hammer named to PING All-America first team

Posted June 20th, 2019

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Cole Hammer, who just completed his freshman season at UT, earned a spot on the PING All-America first team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday.

Three other Longhorns earned honorable mention: Steven Chervony, Pierceson Coody and Parker Coody.

Hammer helped the Longhorns finish second at the NCAA Championships. He also earned the Phil Mickelson Outstanding Freshman Award. Hammer finished in the top 10 in 11 events and tied for medalist honors in three tournaments.

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Chervony tied for medalist honors at the NCAA Austin Regional and finished in the top 10 at four events. Pierceson Coody made the Mickelson all-freshman team and finished in the top 10 five times. Parker Coody tied for 15th at the NCAA Championships and finished in the top 20 six times.

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