Mountain West Announces Men's Golfer of the Week


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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - New Mexico freshman Samuel Kim has been selected Mountain West Men’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played March 2 – 15. This is his first career MW golfer of the week/month honor.

Freshman, Irvine, California / Northwood HS

• Placed second at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic, held March 14 – 15 at the San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, California.
• Carded a 6-under-par 210 (75-69-66) on the par 72, 7,033-yard course.
• It was the highest finish of his young collegiate career.
• Shot a tournament-low 66 in the final round.
• Sank a 35-foot putt on the last hole to secure the second-place finish.

2016 Mountain West Men's Golfers of the Week

February 4 – AJ McInerney, Sr., UNLV / John Oda, So., UNLV
February 10 – Seokown Jeon, Sr., Utah State
February 24 – Ryann Ree, Sr., San Diego State
March 2 – Gustavo Morantes, So., New Mexico
March 16 – Samuel Kim, Fr., New Mexico

2015 Mountain West Men's Golfers of the Month

September – Dominic Kieffer, Sr., Colorado State
October/November – Cody Blick, Sr., San José State