THE FLATS – Georgia Tech junior golfer Luke Schniederjans, ranked as high as ninth in the nation following the fall golf season, has been named to the final fall watch list for the Fred Haskins Award, presented annually at the end of the spring to the nation’s top collegiate golfer.
Schniederjans, who finished no lower than sixth against a difficult schedule in the Yellow Jackets’ three fall stroke play events, is ranked No. 8 on the Haskins Watch list. The Powder Springs, Ga., native tied for fourth at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, tied for sixth at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate and tied for second at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate. In the two primary national golf rankings, Schniederjans is ranked No. 9 nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and No. 11 in the Golfstat rankings.
He holds a career-best 68.78 stroke average through nine rounds, and never posted a round higher than 71 in the fall. Playing at the No. 1 position, he led the No. 2-ranked Yellow Jackets at least a share of three tournament titles (Carpet Capital Collegiate, Maui Jim Intercollegiate, Jack Nicklaus Invitational) and a third-place finish at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational this fall.
Luke Schniederjans is ranked No. 8 on the Haskins Award Watch List.
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