SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Furman sophomore Keller Harper has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week for all competition from Feb. 11-27. The selection is made by the league office.
Harper tied for fifth in the Paladins’ spring debut, shooting a 3-under-par 213 at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate at Wexford Plantation in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Harper opened with a 2-under 70 and a 1-under 71 on Monday’s first day of competition, closing his tournament with an even-par 72 on Tuesday to move up four spots into the top five. The Atlanta, Georgia, native finished ahead of three top-40 ranked golfers in the 90-man field and was one of just eight to finish under par.
Harper helped Furman to a season-best third-place finish in the 18-team field.
Also nominated: Guentae Kim (ETSU), Stanton Schorr (Mercer), Josh Stockwell (UNCG), Alec Stopperich (Samford), Dylan MacQueen (Western Carolina) and Nick Willis (Wofford).
2018 SoCon Men’s Golfer of the Week
Feb. 28 Keller Harper, Furman