RELEASE FROM GEORGIA SOUTHERN SPORTS INFORMATION:
Martin Named SoCon Golfer of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Georgia Southern's Charlie Martin
(LaGrange, Ga./LaGrange) has been named the Southern Conference Golfer of the
Week, the league announced today.
Martin shot a 2-under-par 211 at the Mason Rudolph
Championship in Nashville, Tenn., over the weekend, placing fourth in the 78-player
field to match his best career finish. The junior opened with back-to-back
rounds of 2-under-par 69 before finishing with a 2-over 73 for his fifth career
top-10 outing. There were six players ranked in the top-50 nationally in the
field with Martin finishing ahead of three golfers ranked in the top-15.
The 14-team field featured six top-50 squads, including No.
1 Alabama. Georgia Southern, ranked 48th nationally, finished fifth for its
third straight top-5, topping No. 12 Florida State and No. 35 Kennesaw State in
the final standings.
The weekly award is the first of Martin's career and the
fourth for a GSU golfer this season. Classmate Scott Wolfes has won the award
three times this spring.
Georgia Southern returns to action at the Southern
Conference Men's Golf Championship at the National Golf Club in Pinehurst,
N.C., on April 20-22.