SEC Golfers of the Week: March 8


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SEC Staff

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 Ryan Hart, Florida

Hart, won first collegiate tournament at the Daytona Beach Spring Invitational. Shot all three rounds under par for a 54-hole score of 207 (-9). Posted two rounds in the 60s with a 69 (-3) and career-low 68 (-4). Made 10 birdies and one eagle compared to three bogeys in 54-holes. Had bogey-free final round of 70 (-2).

 Carson Bacha, Auburn

Bacha, shot 71-68-66 (-11) to win the Tiger Invitational. Earned first collegiate win in field of 90 players. Tied career low for 18 (-6), set new low for 54 (-11). Led Auburn to fourth team title of the season and new Tiger Invite record (-41). Team’s winning score also stands third in school history for 54 holes.


 Wells Williams, Vanderbilt

Williams, won his first collegiate individual title with a three-round total of 203 at the Cabo Collegiate. Shot a bogey-free 65 in the second round and a 4-under-par 67 in the final round which included just one bogey. Williams won the event by five strokes.



 Mathilde Claisse, South Carolina

Claisse, became the first Gamecock to win the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in the 11-year history of the prestigious tournament. Was also her first career win as she shot a 54-hole score of 208 (-5) ; posted three red numbers with scores of 69-69-70 on the difficult, Pete Dye, par-71 layout. Claisse made 11 birdies and led the tournament in par-3 scoring average (2.75, -3). She was one of just three in the 90-player field to break par. 41 players in the field were ranked in the top-100 of the Golfstat Player Rankings, including four in the top-10.


 Edit Hertzman, LSU 

Hertzman, in just her fifth college golf event, Hertzman finished solo second in the nationally-televised Darius Rucker Invitational against one of the toughest fields of the season to date in women’s college golf. Had five birdies for a final round 67 to move up five places and shoot a three-day total of 4-under par 209, one shot off medalist honors with rounds of 69-73-67 on the par 71 Long Cove Club course. Finished with a tournament best score of -3 on the par four holes and led the field of 90 players with 13 birdies. Helped LSU to three of LSU’s four team victories this season, including two in back-to-back team wins in the month of February. Best previous finish was T23 in Moon Golf Invitational as part on an LSU team win with a -3 213.