Haskins Award Watch List: March 22, 2018

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The Fred Haskins Award is given annually to the best college golfer, as voted by players, coaches and media. And Golfweek keeps everyone up to date all season with its Haskins Award Watch List.

Haskins Award winners over the years include such notables as Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Luke Donald. Ole Miss’ Braden Thornberry won the award last season after capturing the individual title at the NCAA Championship.

As conference championship season continues to get closer, let’s take a look at the current top 20 Haskins Award contenders:

(Note: Golfweek/Sagarin rankings do not reflect tournaments that ended after March 19.)

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1. Justin Suh

  • Year: Junior
  • School: USC
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 1
  • Results: Won, Southern Highlands Collegiate; Won, Amer Ari Invitational; Won, Trinity Forest Invitational; Won, St. Mary’s Invitational; T-2, Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational; T-4, The Prestige at PGA West; T-9, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational
  • Adjusted scoring average: 68.67
  • Next event: The Goodwin, March 29-31

2. Collin Morikawa

  • Year: Junior
  • School: California
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 2
  • Results: Won, Querencia Cabo Collegiate; T-1, Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate; second, Tavistock Collegiate Invitational; T-5, Ka’anapali Classic; ninth, Alister Mackenzie Invitational; T-13, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational; T-19, Arizona Intercollegiate
  • Adjusted scoring average: 69.06
  • Next event: The Goodwin, March 29-31

3. Viktor Hovland

  • Year: Sophomore
  • School: Oklahoma State
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 6
  • Results: Won, Valspar Collegiate; second, Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic; T-2, Amer Ari Invitational; T-3, Querencia Cabo Collegiate; T-4, The Prestige at PGA West; T-12, Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate; T-12, Inverness Intercollegiate; T-23, Carmel Cup
  • Adjusted scoring average: 69.36
  • Next event: Aggie Invitational, April 7-8

4. Fredrik Nilehn

  • Year: Senior
  • School: Texas Tech
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 4
  • Results: Won, Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic; Won, Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate; T-6, Tavistock Collegiate Invitational; T-8, Trinity Forest Invitational; T-11, Southern Highlands Collegiate; T-13, Carmel Cup; T-12, Amer Ari Invitational
  • Adjusted scoring average: 69.53
  • Next event: Aggie Invitational, April 7-8

5. Davis Riley

  • Year: Junior
  • School: Alabama
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 5
  • Results: Won, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational; T-3, Puerto Rico Classic; T-3, Carpet Capital Collegiate; fifth, Linger Longer Invitational; T-6, Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate; T-7, Steelwood Collegiate; T-38, Southern Highlands Collegiate
  • Adjusted scoring average: 69.96
  • Next event: Aggie Invitational, April 7-8

6. Matt Wolff

  • Year: Freshman
  • School: Oklahoma State
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 3
  • Results: second, Querencia Cabo Collegiate; second, Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate; T-2, Amer Ari Invitational; third, Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic; T-9, Valspar Collegiate; T-13, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational; T-15, Carmel Cup; T-28, The Prestige at PGA West
  • Adjusted scoring average: 69.32
  • Next event: Aggie Invitational, April 7-8

7. Shintaro Ban

  • Year: Senior
  • School: UNLV
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 12
  • Results: Won, National Invitational Tournament; T-1, Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate; second, Jackrabbit Invitational; third, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational; T-7, John Burns Intercollegiate; T-7, William H. Tucker Intercollegiate; T-11, Southern Highlands Collegiate; T-12, Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate; T-17, Gene Miranda Falcon Invite
  • Adjusted scoring average: 69.84
  • Next event: The Goodwin, March 29-31

8. Brad Dalke

  • Year: Junior
  • School: Oklahoma
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 20
  • Results: Won, UTSA/Lone Star Invitational; fifth, Southern Highlands Collegiate; T-5, Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate; T-6, East Lake Cup; T-7, Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational; eighth, Gopher Invitational; T-11, Carmel Cup; T-21, Puerto Rico Classic; 1-1 in East Lake Cup match play
  • Adjusted scoring average: 70.19
  • Next event: The Goodwin, March 29-31

9. Theo Humphrey

  • Year: Senior
  • School: Vanderbilt
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 11
  • Results: Won, Schenkel Invitational; T-2, East Lake Cup; T-3, Querencia Cabo Collegiate; T-8, SunTrust Gator Invitational; T-10, Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational; 11th, Rod Myers Invitational; T-11, Tavistock Collegiate Invitational; T-18, Carmel Cup; 1-0-1 in East Lake Cup match play
  • Adjusted scoring average: 70.09
  • Next event: Mason Rudolph Championship, April 13-15

10. Kyle Mueller

  • Year: Senior
  • School: Michigan
  • Golfweek/Sagarin Ranking: 9
  • Results: Won, Southwestern Invitational; T-1, Desert Mountain Intercollegiate; third, Inverness Intercollegiate; fifth, Jerry Pate Intercollegiate; T-6, Linger Longer Invitational; T-8, Northern Intercollegiate; T-12, Royal Oaks Intercollegiate; 1-2-1 in Big Ten Match Play
  • Adjusted scoring average: 70.04
  • Next event: Aggie Invitational, April 7-8

Next 10

  • Garrett May, Baylor (7)
  • Lee Hodges, Alabama (19)
  • Chandler Phillips, Texas A&M (22)
  • Doug Ghim, Texas (18)
  • Braden Thornberry, Ole Miss (14)
  • John Pak, Florida State (43)
  • Stephen Franken, North Carolina State (10)
  • Norman Xiong, Oregon (17)
  • Steven Fisk, Georgia Southern (16)
  • Hayden Buckley, Missouri (26)

Just missed: Zach Bauchou, Oklahoma State (8); Will Gordon, Vanderbilt (15); Nick Hardy, Illinois (34); Sahith Theegala, Pepperdine (13); Dan Erickson, Texas A&M (25)

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