USA South Men's Golf Athletes of the Week - March 23, 2016

USA South Men's Golf Athletes of the Week - March 23, 2016

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.)

Golfer of the Week
Logan Lanier, LaGrange - The junior from St. Augustine, Florida finished second out of 150 golfers at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational in Jekyll Island, Georgia last week by shooting a ten-under par 206. In the three-day event, Lanier opened with a three-under par 69, followed with a five-under par 67 and finished with a two-under par 70. His performance helped the Panthers to a first place team finish. Also Nominated: Addison Lambeth, Huntingdon; Grady Anderson, N.C. Wesleyan; Levi Grogan, Greensboro; Davis Jensen, Methodist.

Golf Rookie of the Week
Grady Anderson, N.C. Wesleyan - The freshman from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina competed twice since the last USA South weekly award recognition. On March 15, Anderson finished first out of 49 golfers at the Virginia Wesleyan Invitational in Portsmouth, Virginia by shooting an even-par 210. In the three-day event, Anderson opened with a one-over par 71, followed with a one-under par 69 and finished with an even-par 70. It was the first-career event win for Anderson. His performance helped the Bishops to a fourth place team finish. Last week, Anderson placed eighth out of 53 golfers at the Lynchburg Invitational in Amherst, Virginia by shooting an eight-over 152. In the two-day event, Anderson opened with a three-over par 75 and finished with a five-over par 77. His performance helped the Bishops to a third place team finish. Also Nominated: Jordan Smith, Greensboro; Samuli Ahvenoja, Averett.

PLEASE NOTE: At least half of the teams in a sport must have competed within the previous week for honors to be awarded.

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