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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 3/27/2024, Last updated: 3/28/2024
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Illinois Secures Men’s Golfer of the Week Honor

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Golfer of the Week

Jackson Buchanan

Jr. – Dacula, Ga.

  • Claimed the third win of his collegiate career and second this season after leading the tournament in both Par-4 (3.94) and Par-5 (4.22) scoring

  • Led No. 21 Illinois to a team title at the 34th Duck Invitational at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore.

  • Carded two of the three lowest individual rounds of the tournament with back-to-back scores of 67 (-4) in Rounds 2 and 3

  • After a 5-over start through his first 14 holes, he shot 11-under during his final 40 holes for a score of 207 (-6) to close out the 3-stroke victory

  • Overall, played 46 of 54 holes at par or better with 12 birdies and one eagle  

  • Earns his third career Golfer of the Week honor

  • Last Illinois Golfer of the Week: Timmy Crawford (Oct. 18, 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

Nov. 1: Cameron Adam, Jr., NU

Feb. 8: Neal Shipley, Gr., OSU

Feb. 14: Hunter Thomson, Jr., MICH/Nels Surtani, Jr., PUR

Feb. 21: Jude Kim, Sr., MICH

Feb. 29: Cameron Huss, Sr., WIS

March 7: Florian Huerlimann, Jr., MD

March 13: Ashton McCulloch, Jr., MSU

March 20: Daniel Aas, Sr., WIS

March 27: Jackson Buchanan, Jr., ILL