Big South Announces Men's Golfer of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - Liberty senior Robert Karlsson (Kalmar, Sweden) has been selected the Choice Hotels Big South Men's Golfer of the Week for events played Oct. 20-26, it was announced today by the Conference office.

Karlsson finished second out of 90 golfers at the Old Dominion/OBX Collegiate (par 72, 6,559 yards) with a 13-under par 203 (67-68-68), establishing his career-best for lowest 54-hole score.  He was the only player in the field to score in the 60s in each round, and he helped the Flames to a second-place finish out of 18 teams with a team aggregate score of 837 (27-under par).  Karlsson posted a tournament-best six birdies in the final round, where he birdied four of his first five holes.

Also nominated for Men's Golfer of the Week:  Michael Wade (Radford).

2011-12 Big South Men's Golfers of the Week
Sept. 15 - Andrew Gai, Campbell
Sept. 22 - Sebastian Soderberg, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 30 - Ross Thomson, Charleston Southern
Oct. 7 - Kristopher Gray, Gardner-Webb
Oct. 13 - Andrew Gai, Campbell
Oct. 21 - Kristopher Gray, Gardner-Webb & Matt Sizemore, Presbyterian College & Vaita Guillaume, Campbell
Oct. 27 - Robert Karlsson, Liberty