By Jed Flemming, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – S.M. Lee of Dalton State (Ga.) has been named the NAIA National Men’s Golfer of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Lee was selected based on his performances from March 14 – 20 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Golfer of the Week
S.M. Lee, Dalton State (Ga.)
So., Buford, Ga.
• Shot a 136 for a first-place finish out of 71 golfers in the Carey Collegiate in Hattiesburg, Miss.
• Lee solidified the win with a final round 64 to help lead Dalton State to a team victory
• Lee became the first-ever NAIA golfer to be selected to the Palmer Cup team. Click here to read more on Lee’s incredible accomplishment
For complete Player of the Week calendar, click here
Nominees: Leyton Clark, Central Baptist (Ark.) ; Evans Nichols, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Tanner Nelson, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Erik Hermansson, Union (Ky.) ; Travis Sterrett, Marian (Ind.) ; Grant Numrich, Missouri Valley ; Parker Austin, Bethel (Kan.) ; Rasmus Broholt Lind, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ; Jordan Tieman, Shawnee State (Ohio) ; Terry Strickland, Houston-Victoria (Texas) ; Tyler Pearson, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Gaston Romero, Oklahoma City ; Andrew Williamson, Wayland Baptist (Texas) ; Philip Nijoka, Loyola (La.) ; Cole Arsenault, Blue Mountain (Miss.) ; Joe Bannan, Thomas (Ga.) ; Augusto Charaf, Webber International (Fla.) ; Nick Kocks, Indiana Tech
2017-18 Men's Golf Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 21): S.M. Lee, Dalton State (Ga.)