Golf: Theam selected as USA South Player and Rookie of the Week

Golf: Theam selected as USA South Player and Rookie of the Week

Freshman Osborn Theam was selected as the USA South Golf Player and Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 9.

Theam finished first at the Royal Lakes/Oglethorpe Fall Invitational by shooting a three-under par 139. In the two-day event, he opened with an even-par 71 and finished with a three-under par 68.

Theam's performance helped the Panthers to a first place team finish, winning the tournament by 14 shots. The tournament win was the first for the Panthers since winning the Great South Championship in 2012.

This is the first Player of the Week honor for Theam and the second time he has been the Rookie of the Week.