Georgia Tech Golf: Norton Named GCAA All-Freshman

Noah Norton finished the spring ranked No. 57 among all Division I players by Golfstat.

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech’s Noah Norton, who finished the spring ranked No. 57 among all Division I players by Golfstat and No. 69 in the Golfweek/Sagarin ratings, was named to the Golf Coaches Association of America Division I All-Freshman team, the organization announced Wednesday prior to the NCAA Championship match.

Norton was the second-highest-ranked player nationally on the Tech roster this year, leading the Yellow Jackets with four top-10 finishes, including a tie for second at the General Hackler Championship this spring. He was second on the team with a stroke average of 71.43. Norton was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference team, the ninth Georgia Tech freshman to earn that distinction, and to the GCAA’s All-East Region team.

The Chico, Calif., freshman joins a five-man team that includes Oklahoma State’s Matthew Wolff, who won the Phil Mickelson Award as the Division I outstanding freshman, Brandon Mancheno of Auburn, John Pak of Florida State and Clemson’s Turk Pettit.

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Georgia Tech’s golf team has completed 23 years under head coach Bruce Heppler, winning 53 tournaments in his tenure. The Yellow Jackets have won 17 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships, made 32 appearances in the NCAA Championship and been the national runner-up four times. Connect with Georgia Tech Golf on social media by liking their Facebook page, or following on Twitter (@GTGolf) and Instagram. For more information on Tech golf, visit Ramblinwreck.com.

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