Three Men’s Golfers Named PING All-Region
(NORMAN, Okla.) – 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.
The trio have helped the Tartans to a ranking of fifth nationally in the latest Division III Golfstat rankings and are competing in their fifth NCAA Championship Tournament and third straight this week.
Knauth leads Division III in scoring average this season through 22 rounds with a 71.0. He has recorded 15 rounds this season of even par or under. Knauth as claimed two individual medalist honors at the Division III Showcase and Wabash Invitational. He owns two school records with the lowest 18-hole round of six-under par 65 in back-to-back rounds at the 2021 Golfweek DIII Fall Invitational and recently tied the lowest 36-hole tournament score at the Division III Showcase with a 137. At the UAA Championship match play, Knauth was named the tournament Most Valuable Golfer.
Lim ranks third on the team with a scoring average of 74.5 competing in all 22 rounds. The senior recorded his collegiate career-low round of three-under par 68 during the opening round of The Savannah Invitational. Lim has recorded eight rounds of even par or better this season.
Chan has an average of 74.4, ranking second on the team, in 22 rounds. Chan carded a collegiate-low round of four-under par 68 to open play at the Jekyll Collegiate Invitational. He has seven rounds of even par or better this season.