April 13, 2011
UCLA freshman golfer Patrick Cantlay today was named one of 10 semifinalists for The Hogan Award, annually given to the nation's top collegiate golfer.
Cantlay, 19, joins nine other elite college golfers vying for the nation's most prestigious amateur award.
In 2011, Cantlay has set a single season UCLA freshman record by winning three tournaments. He leads the Bruins in scoring average (70.6), Top 10 results (6), rounds under par (13) and rounds under 70 (11). In eight starts and 24 rounds, he is 20-under par. Last summer, he advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Amateur.
Among the other nominees are: Oklahoma State's Peter Uihlein, the defending U.S. Amateur champion, Scott Langley of Illinois, who won the 2010 NCAA individual title and Alabama's Bud Cauley, a member of the 2010 U.S. Walker Cup Team.