Big South Announces Men's Golfer of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - High Point senior Chase Wilson (Zanesville, Ohio) has been selected as the Choice Hotels Big South Men's Golfer of the Week for events played Oct. 11-17, it was announced today by the Conference office.

Wilson won his second consecutive tournament, shooting a 2-under 208 to win the Donald Ross Intercollegiate (par 70, 6,718 yards).  Wilson fought through windy and rainy conditions to shoot a 1-under 69 in the first round and a 2-under 68 in the second round.  He then overcame a four-over par performance on the front nine of the final round with three birdies on the back to card a 1-over 71.  Wilson won by one stroke over the 36-hole leader as well as 19 other Big South golfers in the field.

Other Men's Golfer of the Week nominees: Roberto Ballesteros (Coastal Carolina), Daniel Kim (Gardner-Webb), Samuel Jackson (Presbyterian College), Max McKay (Liberty), Kamito Hirai (Winthrop).

2012-13 Golfers of the Week
Sept. 13 - Daniel Kim, Gardner-Webb & Matt Yelverton, Gardner-Webb
Sept. 20 - Niklas Lindstrom, Liberty
Sept. 28 - Chase Wilson, High Point
Oct. 4 - Niklas Lindstrom, Liberty
Oct. 19 - Chase Wilson, High Point