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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 2/21/2024, Last updated: 2/21/2024
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Michigan Claims Men’s Golfer of the Week Honor

Wolverines’ Kim captures weekly accolade after recording a top-five finish at Laredo Country Club

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Golfer of the Week

Jude Kim, Michigan

Sr. – Plantation, Fla. – American Heritage School

  • Recorded three straight sub-par tallies for a career-low 207 (-9) 54-hole total and posted his second career top-five finish as he closed fourth to lead the Maize and Blue at the Border Olympics

  • Securing a starting spot during a pre-tournament qualifier, Kim opened with a clean-sheet first-round total of 68 (-4) after 14 pars and four birdies

  • Making his way to the second 18 of the day, he closed with a 70 (-2) to position himself tied for fourth after 36 holes

  • With a closing 69 (-3) in the final round, he maintained his top five spot to finish fourth with a career-low 207 (-9) total - topping his prior best by four shots (211, -3; 2022 Little Rock Invitational)

  • The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree collects his first career Golfer of the Week honor

  • Last Michigan Golfer of the Week: Hunter Thomson (Feb. 14, 2024)

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