2017-18 Golf Player of the Week

October 18, 2017
Will Hocker, Webster University

Hocker, a sophomore from Grapevine, Texas, is the SLIAC Men's Golf Player of the Week for October 18. Hocker took 2nd place at the Alamo City Classic, which was held at the Quarry Golf Club. He finished the two-round event just one over par, three strokes behind the leader. Hocker tied for the lowest score in the opening round with a 73 and followed with a 70 in the second round. This marks the second time this fall that Hocker has claimed the conference weekly award.

October 4, 2017
Garrett Nielsen, Spalding University

Nielsen, a junior from Chicago, Ill., is the SLIAC Men's Golf Player of the Week for Oct. 4. Nielsen took 4th place at the Hopkins Golf Invitational, shooting a two-round score of 144. He was consistent all weekend, as he carded an even-par 72 in both rounds of the event. This marks the second straight event that Nielsen has finished in the top five. 

September 20, 2017 
Will Hocker, Webster University

Hocker, a sophomore from Grapevine, Texas, captured a first-place finish at the Rhodes Collegiate Invitational this past week to earn SLIAC Men's Golf Player of the Week honors. Hocker set multiple school records during the tournament, including lowest round and best three-round score. Hocker finished the tournament with a three-round score of 206, including a low round of 66 in the second round. Hocker bested 99 other golfers in the tournament to take home the title.