Men’s Golf Student-Athlete of the Week – April 10-16, 2017
SAM HINTON, Willamette
Sophomore, Seaside, Ore. / Seaside HS
Hinton won the individual championship and led a 1-2-3 finish for the Bearcats at the Willamette Spring Thaw on April 14-15 at the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn, Ore. He shot 70-74=144 to win by one stroke over teammate Kenneth Sheldon. He led Willamette to the team title at 295-294=589 with a margin of victory of 18 strokes. His 70 in the first round was the only score below par (72) in the tournament.
No other nominees
Trent Jones, Wil (9/19); Mitchell Baldridge, PL (9/26); Trent Jones, Wil (10/10); Tyson Odden, Whw (10/24); Trent Jones, Wil (2/27); Trent Jones, Wil (3/6); Trent Jones, Wil (3/13); Robert Wang, L&C (3/27); Mitchell Baldridge, PL (4/10)