Mountain West Men's Golfer of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – New Mexico sophomore Gustavo Morantes has been selected Mountain West Men’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played Feb. 28 – March 1. This is his first career MW golfer of the week/month honor.

Sophomore, Caracas, Venezuela / Colegio Integral el Avila School

  • Tied for medalist honors at the National Invitational Tournament held Feb. 28 – March 1 at the OMNI Tucson National Course in Tucson, Arizona.
  • Carded an 11-under-par 205 (67-70-68) on the par 72, 7,200-yard course.
  • The individual crown was his first collegiate victory and third straight top-20 finish this spring.
  • Recorded a bogey-free four-under 68 in the final round.  
  • Needing a birdie on the 18th hole of the final round to tie for the individual tournament title, he stuck his 180-yard approach to within 15 feet before sinking a birdie putt.  

2016 MW Men’s Golfer of the Week – Spring Season
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

2015 MW Men’s Golfer of the Month – Fall Season
September – Dominic Kieffer, Sr., Colorado State
October/November – Cody Blick, Sr., San José State