Crocker, Hoey Listed Among First 2017 Palmer Cup Rankings
A day after making an appearance on the first 2017 Ben Hogan Award Watch List, USC senior Rico Hoey and junior Sean Crocker were both in the top 20 of the newly released 2017 Arnold Palmer Cup Rankings announced Thursday (Feb. 9).
Hoey, Crocker Named To 2017 Ben Hogan Award Watch List
Senior Rico Hoey and junior Sean Crocker, instrumental in USC’s back-to-back NCAA Championships semifinal appearances as well as to a strong start to the 2016-17 season, are among 28 collegiate golfers named to the 2017 Ben Hogan Award watch list today, according to a joint announcement made by Colonial Country Club, the Friends of Golf (FOG) and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
Hoey Ties For First, USC Finishes Second at Amer Ari Invitational
Trojan senior standout Rico Hoey tied for first individually with a score of 16-under 200 (67-63-70) at the Amer Ari Invitational in Hawaii before falling to Texas Tech's Fredrik Nilehn in a playoff, while the USC men's golf team took second place to Texas Tech by a score of 44-under 820 (270-272-278) to 36-under 828 (273-268-287) on Saturday (Feb. 5).
Trojans Lead After Second Round of Amer Ari Invitational
A day after freshman Kyle Suppa fired a 63, senior Rico Hoey did him one better with a 62 to lead the No. 6 USC men's golf team into first place after the second round of the Amer Ari Invitational on Friday in Hawaii. All Trojans finished under par on Friday, and Hoey performed notably well at 9-under 63 on the day.
Suppa Fires 64 To Grab Amer Ari First Round Lead
Freshman Kyle Suppa, playing in his home state, registered USC’s lowest score in more than three seasons with an 8-under 64 while the No. 6 USC men’s golf team combined for a 15-under 273 to kick off the 2017 spring season at the Amer Ari Invitational on Thursday (Feb. 2) at the Waikoloa (Hawaii) G.C.