Golf: Howard, Liang sweep USA South player of the week awards

Golf: Howard, Liang sweep USA South player of the week awards

The USA South has released its Golfer and Golf Rookie of the Week. LaGrange golfers swept the weekly awards for the first time.

Sophomore Cory Howard is the Golfer of the Week. Howard finished first at the Golfweek Fall Invitational in Sandestin, Fla. last week by shooting an eight-under par 205, setting a school record for under par for a tournament. In the three-day event, Howard opened with a two-under par 69, followed with a three-under par 68 and finished with another three-under par 68 helping the Panthers to a second place finish at the event. 


Freshman James Liang is the Rookie Golfer of the Week. Liang tied for 20th at the Golfweek Fall Invitational; shooting a seven-over par 220. He opened with a four-over par 75, followed with a two-over par 73 and finished with a one-over par 72.