2021-22 Tartan Men's Golf News

Three Tartans Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars; Team Earns 11th Straight Academic Honor
Three Tartans Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars; Team Earns 11th Straight Academic Honor

July 28, 2022

Three members of the Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team have been named Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Seniors Jason Folker (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest) and William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport Area) repeat as honorees and are joined by sophomore Brian Xu (San Diego, Calif./Torrey Pines) for their play on the course and in the classroom.

Knauth Named Finalist for Jack Nicklaus Award
Knauth Named Finalist for Jack Nicklaus Award

May 25, 2022

Senior William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa. / Williamsport Area) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been named by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as a finalist for the NCAA Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award. The Nicklaus Award recognizes the top players at the Division I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA levels.

men's swimmer and men's golfer in action with CoSIDA Academic All-District logo and text reading Justin Britton Senior and William Knauth Senior
Britton, Knauth Honored with CoSIDA Academic All-District Awards

May 19, 2022

Seniors Justin Britton (Falls Church, Va. / George Mason) and William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa. / Williamsport Area) have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District At-Large Team for 2022. The honor is the third for Britton while Knauth is a repeat honoree from last year.

Men's Golf Places Sixth at 2022 NCAA Championship
Men's Golf Places Sixth at 2022 NCAA Championship

May 13, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team finished sixth at the 2022 NCAA Division III Championship on Friday with a score of 1,196 (+48) over four rounds of play. The 72-hole championship event was played on the par-72, 6,744-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.

Men's Golf Continues Play at 2022 NCAA Championship
Men's Golf Continues Play at 2022 NCAA Championship

May 12, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team continued play at the 2022 NCAA Division III Championships Thursday carding a 304 on the par-72, 6,744-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. The Tartans have a 54-hole score of 891 (+31) and are in fifth heading into the final round on Friday morning with Methodist University leading the championship with an 873 (+13).

Knauth Named Recipient of 2022 Byron Nelson Award presented by Srixon/Cleveland Golf
Knauth Named Recipient of 2022 Byron Nelson Award presented by Srixon/Cleveland Golf

May 11, 2022

Senior William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa. / Williamsport Area) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been named the 2022 Byron Nelson Award presented by Srixon/Cleveland Golf recipient, the Golf Coaches Association of America and Salesmanship Club of Dallas announced today.

Men's Golf Makes Cut at 2022 NCAA Championship, Tartans in Second
Men's Golf Makes Cut at 2022 NCAA Championship, Tartans in Second

May 11, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Division III Championship Wednesday afternoon at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. The Tartans carded a 299 as a team on the par-71, 6,792-yard Las Colinas Course and have a 36-hole score of 587 (+15) which places them second in a field of 43 teams and advances them to rounds three and four of the championship event. Following play on Wednesday, the field was cut to the top 18 teams and the top six individuals not on one of those teams. Methodist University leads the championship with a 581.

Knauth Named UAA Men’s Golf Player of the Year; Lim Named to All-UAA Squad while Coach Staff Honored
Knauth Named UAA Men’s Golf Player of the Year; Lim Named to All-UAA Squad while Coach Staff Honored

May 10, 2022

Senior William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa. / Williamsport Area) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team has been named University Athletic Association (UAA) Player of the Year, as voted on by the association coaches. Li, also a first-team selection, is joined by senior Joshua Lim (San Francisco, Calif. / Lowell) who garnered second team accolades. The Tartan coach staff, under the direction of Dan Rodgers along with assistant coach Colleen Myers were named UAA Coaching Staff of the Year.

Men’s Golf Leads Field After Opening Round of 2022 NCAA Championship
Men’s Golf Leads Field After Opening Round of 2022 NCAA Championship

May 10, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team opened play in the first round of the 2022 NCAA Division III Championship on Tuesday. The Tartans fired a team score of even par 288 on the par-72, 6,744-yard El Campeón Course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. The Tartans currently lead the 43-team field after 18 holes and are three strokes ahead of second-place Huntingdon College which shot a three-over 287 on the par-71, 6,792-yard Las Colinas Course.

Three Men’s Golfers Named PING All-Region
Three Men’s Golfers Named PING All-Region

May 10, 2022

Three Carnegie Mellon University men's golfers have been recognized for their play on the course this season by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) at its annual awards dinner on Monday in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida. Seniors William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa./Williamsport Area) and Joshua Lim (San Francisco, Calif. / Lowell) along with freshman Justin Chan (London, United Kingdom) were named to the 2022 PING Region 5 team.

Men’s Golf Receives NCAA Bid
Men’s Golf Receives NCAA Bid

May 02, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been selected to compete in the 2022 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship. The championship will be held May 10-13 at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, on the El Campeón Course and Las Colinas Course. Oglethorpe University and Greater Orlando Sports Commission will be hosting the four-day event.

Knauth Named 2022 Finalist for Byron Nelson Award
Knauth Named 2022 Finalist for Byron Nelson Award

April 21, 2022

Senior William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa. / Williamsport Area) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been named a finalist for the 2022 Byron Nelson Award presented by Srixon/Cleveland Golf.

Knauth Claims Individual Medalist at Division III Showcase
Knauth Claims Individual Medalist at Division III Showcase

April 12, 2022

Senior William Knauth (Williamsport, Pa. / Williamsport Area) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team claimed individual medalist honors at the shortened 36-hole Division III Showcase in French Lick, Indiana, on The Donald Ross Course at French Lick par-70 course. The two-day event was hosted by Hanover College and was made a two-round tournament following inclement weather Monday which allowed only 18 holes to be played. The Tartans tied with Kenyon College for the top team finish in the 20-team event with a 574 (287-287) but the Lords were awarded the title base on the fifth-player dropped score.

Tartans Sit On Top of Leaderboard After Opening Round of Division III Showcase
Tartans Sit On Top of Leaderboard After Opening Round of Division III Showcase

April 11, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team opened play at the Division III Showcase on Monday. Due to weather the tournament has been shortened to 36 holes after only being able to complete 18 Monday. The Cardinal and Gray currently are leading the 20-team field after posting a round of seven-over par 287 on the par-70 course. The event is hosted by Hanover College and is being played at The Donald Ross Course at French Lick in French Lick, Indiana.

Folker Named UAA Athlete of the Week
Folker Named UAA Athlete of the Week

April 05, 2022

Senior Jason Folker (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Golf Athlete of the Week following his performance at the Hershey Cup.