Matthew Walker (No. 34, 2015) commits to Iowa
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Matthew Walker of Ottumwa, Iowa, has given a verbal commitment to play his college golf at nearby Iowa. Walker is ranked No. 34 in the 2015 class and the top-ranked player in the state of Iowa. He is ranked No. 112 nationally.
Walker made unofficial visits to Arizona, Texas, Iowa, Iowa State, Oklahoma State, Kansas and Illinois. Iowa State had made an offer and Walker was talking about possible offers with Arizona and Illinois as well.
"Iowa just seemed like the best fit for me. I get along with the coach very well and want to help them get to number one in the nation," said Walker, who added Iowa has a great school and facilities.
Last summer Walker tied for 20th at the Junior PGA Championship and placed second in Iowa high school state championship.