Oklahoma State duo among 3 Hogan finalists
Among the three finalists for the Hogan Award, winning has been a common trait.
The May 4 announcement on Golfweek.com puts UCLA’s Patrick Cantlay and Oklahoma State teammates Kevin Tway and Peter Uihlein in the running for the player-of-the-year honor in college and amateur golf.
The award will be live-streamed on Golfweek.com beginning at 8 p.m. EDT May 16 at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Golfweek’s Asher Wildman will serve as host, and Hall-of-Famer Ben Crenshaw will be the featured speaker.
• Uihlein, No. 1 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, has six top-4 finishes in eight college events, including two victories, for the top-ranked Cowboys. The junior from Orlando, Fla., is the reigning U.S. Amateur, Sahalee Players and Dixie Amateur champion.
• Cantlay, ranked No. 3, has won three times in 10 college starts. The freshman from Los Alamitos, Calif., was a semifinalist at the U.S. Amateur (losing to Uihlein) and runner-up at the Southern Amateur.
• Tway, ranked No. 4, has nine top 10s in 12 college events, including one victory. The senior from Edmond, Okla., won last summer’s Players Amateur.
2011 Ben Hogan Award Finalists
Dustin Roberts of the GCAA joins Asher Wildman to announce the 2011 Ben Hogan Award Finalists. The Ben Hogan Award, presented by Baird Private Wealth Management, is awarded annually to the top men's NCAA Division I, II or III, NAIA or NJCAA college golfer considering all collegiate and amateur competitions during the past 12-month period. Tune in May 16 to Golfweek.com's live stream from the ceremony.