George Fox's Koch, Whitworth's Phelps Named PING All-West Region Recipients

George Fox's Koch, Whitworth's Phelps Named PING All-West Region Recipients

NORMAN, Okla. – Two Northwest Conference student-athletes have been named PING All-West Region recipients, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced earlier this week.

George Fox’s Mason Koch and Whitworth’s Derrick Phelps were recognized by the GCAA as All-Region recipients after successful seasons on the green for their respective teams.

An All-NWC first team selection, Koch finished third at the Fall Classic and was the individual medalist at the Spring Classic with a combined score of 147. The junior tied for sixth at the NWC Championship, helping lead his team to a third-place overall finish in conference standings. This is Koch’s second PING All-Region accolade.

Phelps, the NWC Player of the Year, was the individual runner-up at the Fall Classic, leading his team to a first-place finish. The senior also finished third and second at the Spring Classic and NWC Championship, respectively. Phelps helped the Pirates second-place overall finish in conference standings.

For the complete PING All-Region release, click here.