Ex-Aztec Alex Kang claims first pro win in China
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Tabbed to the Golf World 50 Men's College Players to Watch List in the preseason ... Participated in the 2011 U.S. Amateur Championship at Erin Hills.
Fall: Boasted the team's second-lowest stroke average in the three fall tournaments with a 71.11 ... Six of his nine rounds were at or below par ... Tied for fifth place at The Prestige at PGA West with his 9-under 207 ... Was 20th at the Alister MacKenzie Invite, opening with a season-low 66.
Spring: Posted a 72.64 stroke average in 11 spring tournaments ... Second-highest count percentage with his rounds counting 29 out of 33 times (87.9 percent) ... Was in the top 10 four times and in the top five twice ... Seventh at the spring opener, the Arizona Intercollegiate, with a 3-over 216 ... His second-round 68 helped him tie for 19th at the USC Invite ... Eighth at the Baron Collegiate Cup at 1-over 217 ... One of two SDSU players in the top 15 at the Western Intercollegiate ... Led the squad to its first-ever MW title by coming in fourth at the conference tournament at 4-under 209, highlighted by two sub-70 rounds ... SDSU's top performer for the second event in a row, tying for fourth with a 5-under 208 to help the Aztecs win their first NCAA regional championship ... Tied with teammate Johan Carlsson at the NCAA championships, tying for 113th with a 17-over 233.
Fall: Finished the 2010 fall schedule as the nation's No. 3 ranked golfer in the Golfstat.com Cup standings ... Placed in the top seven of each of the team's three events ... Tied for sixth at the season-opening Husky Invitational with a pair of 4-under 68s, ending up as the Aztecs' top performer by three strokes ... Helped SDSU rally from a seven-stroke deficit with 18 holes to go to win the team title at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate ... Carded his second sub-70 round with a 67 and completed the event at 1-over 217 to tie for seventh ... Won his second career individual tournament at the 54-hole Alister MacKenzie Invite in October with a school-record 16-under par 197 ... Joined by freshman Todd Baek as the first two Aztecs to finish a 54-hole tournament under 200 ... Career-low 18 with his opening-round 62 and finished with 16 birdies, an eagle and only two bogey or worse scores ... Named MWC Player of the Month for the first time in his career on Oct. 28 ... For the fall, had six rounds in the 60s and six sub-par rounds.
Fall: Counted all three of his rounds in the season-opening William H. Tucker Intercollegiate ... Shared individual medalist honors with teammate Andrew Cooley at the Turtle Bay Invite in Hawaii with a 7-under 209 ... Defeated Cooley for the outright title on the third playoff hole ... Helped the Aztecs win the event by a whopping 18 strokes.
Spring: Appeared in six events ... Led SDSU with a 4-under 209 at the Arizona Intercollegiate to tie for 11th ... Was the only player on the team to break 70 with a final-round 67 in Tucson ... Helped the Aztecs win the Barona Collegiate Cup by 22 strokes, notching a 2-under 214 to tie for fifth place ... Did not compete in the NCAA regional or MWC tourney.
Fall: Competed in three events ... Posted a stroke average of 72.44 ... Shot an opening-round best 66 en route to an 11th-place finish at Sycuan ... Tied for the team's best round with a 66 in his final 18 at the Turtle Bay Invite.
Spring: Place in the top 10 three times ... Tied for sixth with teammate Bryan Martin at the Barona Collegiate Cup with a 5-under 211 ... Competed as an individual at the Cowboy Classic in Scottsdale ... Logged a seventh place individual finish at the MWC Championships with a 1-under 212 ... Finished tied for 27th at the NCAA Regionals.
Kang's SDSU Scorecard
Spring 2012 SD Intercollegiate 75-79-70--224 (t-21st) North Ranch 67-72-75--214 (2nd) The Farms Invite 69-73-72--214 (t-2nd) NIT 71-78-71--220 (22nd) Barona 68-69-69--206 (t-7th) U.S. Inter. 71-75-76--222 (t-43rd) Thunderbird Invite 68-65-75--208 (t-5th) MW Championship 70-67-73--210 (4th) NCAA Regionals 70-67-69--206 (t-10th) NCAA Champs 72-73-75--220 (t-50th)