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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 10/18/2023, Last updated: 10/19/2023
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Illinois Claims Men’s Golfer of the Week Honor

Illini’s Crawford earns weekly accolade after capturing medalist honors at the Dayton Flyer Invitational

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Golfer of the Week

Timmy Crawford, Illinois

Gr. – Arlington Heights, Ill. – Saint Viator

  • Won the first tournament of his collegiate career as an individual competitor at the Dayton Flyer Invitational

  • Carded rounds of 64, 66, and 67 to win the event by 11 strokes and set career-low scores for a single round (64) and 54-hole tournament score (197)

  • Recorded 49 of 54 holes at or below par, including 15 birdies and three eagles (one in each round)

  • His 197 total also tied for second-lowest tournament score in Illinois program history

  • Earns his first career Golfer of the Week honor

  • Last Illinois Golfer of the Week: Jackson Buchanan (Oct. 12, 2023)


2023-24 Big Ten Men’s Golfers of the Week

Sept. 7: Hunter Thomson, Jr., MICH

Sept. 14: Max Herendeen, Fr., ILL/Mac McClear, Gr., IOWA

Sept. 20: Daniel Aas, Sr., WIS

Sept. 27: Herman Sekne, Sr., PUR

Oct. 4: Ethan Tseng, So., NU

Oct. 12: Jackson Buchanan, Jr., ILL

Oct. 18: Timmy Crawford, Gr., ILL