Virginia's Ben Kohles and Florida State's Brooks Koepka Honored As ACC Men's Co-Golfers of the Month
April 3, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia’s Ben Kohles and Florida State’s Brooks Koepka have been named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Co-Golfers of the Month for March.
Kohles, a senior from Cary, N.C., became Virginia’s all-time wins leader (seven) with two victories this spring. He took medalist honors at both the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate, played March 5-6 in Aiken, S.C., and the Schenkel Invitational, played March 16-18 in Statesboro, Ga. Kohles set a Virginia tournament scoring record and record for score in relation to par with an 18-under 198 to win the Schenkel. He opened the spring season with a victory at The Cleveland Golf Palmetto (208, -2) and then had a second-place effort at the General Hackler, played March 11-12 in Georgetown, S.C.
Florida State senior, Brooks Koepka (Wellington, Fla.) earned the second and third individual wins of his career as he won medalist honors at the Seminole Intercollegiate and the FAU Spring Break Invitational in back to back events. He carded a nine-under-par score of 204 in the Seminole Intercollegiate and a school record of 14-under-par score of 199 to win the FAU Invitational. Koepka carded a personal best and tied the school record with an eight-under-par 63 in the third round of the FAU tournament.
Both Kohles and Koepka each posted a round of under 200 for the month, which are two of the best individual rounds in ACC history.
The ACC Men’s Golfer of the Month for March included tournaments played March 1 through April 2, 2012.