2019 NAIA National Men's Golfer of the Week - Week 2 (April 3)

2019 NAIA National Men's Golfer of the Week - Week 2 (April 3)

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Zhao Yang Gu of Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) has been named the NAIA National Men's Golf Golfer of the Week, the National office announced Wednesday.


Zhao Yang Gu, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)

FR, Weihai, Shandong, China

 Zhao Yang Gu had a stand out performance in tournament filled with high quality teams.

  • Placed 4th out of 64 golfers at the Big Texan Invitational
  • The freshman posted a 69-70-67/206
  • The invitational had 11 teams in total and all were NCAA Division I except for Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) and two junior colleges.

For complete Player of the Week calendar, click here

Nominees: Cole Perkins, Columbia (Mo.) ; Mayson Tibbs, Oregon Tech ; Connor Butts, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Alec Dutkowski, Taylor (Ind.) ; Cameron Luczka, Indiana Wesleyan ; Erik Ingenluijff, Briar Cliff (Iowa) ; Hamish Gorn, Missouri Valley ; Will Bruyeres, Mount Mercy (Iowa) ; Oliver Stanway, William Penn (Iowa) ; Cameron Cross, Ottawa (Kan.) ; Ben Hadden, Kansas Wesleyan ; Drake Stepter, Georgetown (Ky.) ; Jordan Hughes, Shawnee State (Ohio) ; Joe Nordquist, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Collin Hoss, Valley City State (N.D.) ; Austin Mitchell, Midway (Ky.) ; Ben Campbell , Asbury (Ky.) ; Jayden Dignan, WVU Tech ; Tyler Pearson, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Declan Kenny, Texas Wesleyan ; Jamie Julve, Bethel (Tenn.) ; Ben Rebne, Dalton State (Ga.)


2018-19 Men's Golf Composite Award Winners

Week 1 (March 27): Eli Scott, Coastal Georgia

Week 2 (April 03): Zhao Yang Gu, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)


Championship Information

NAIA Men's Golf Championship

May 19-22, 2020
Las Sendas Golf Club
Mesa, Ariz.