Texas golfers, Doug Ghim, Kaitlyn Papp and Sophia Schubert, are in contention for national golfing awards, it was announced on Thursday.
The Golf Coaches Association of America announced Doug Ghim as one of three finalists for the Ben Hogan Award. He’s the third Longhorn to be a finalist since 2012. Jordan Spieth (2012) and Beau Hossler (2016) were also finalists for Texas.
Ghim won two events this season and his stroke average of 70.04 leads Texas. He’s finished in the top-8 six total times.
Kaitlyn Papp, a freshman, and senior Sophia Schubert are on the ANNIKA Award watch list, also announced Thursday. A panel of collegiate golfers, coaches and members of the golf media selects the winner. Schubert is ranked No. 6 while Papp is ranked No. 16 in the latest Golfstat rankings.
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