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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 2/28/2024, Last updated: 2/29/2024
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Chan, Kanpai & Sy Share Golfer Of The Week Honors

Weekly recognition split three ways after trio of Big Ten golfers earn medalist honors

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Wisconsin junior Chloe Chan, Maryland sophomore Nicha Kanpai and Illinois senior Isabel Sy shared Big Ten Women’s Golfer of the Week plaudits after all three earned medalist honors during the week of February 22-27, 2024.

Golfers of the Week

Chloe Chan, Wisconsin

Junior – Hong Kong – King George V School – Physical Geography and Cartography & GIS

  • Carded a final round 65 to win the 2024 Westbrook Invitational, hosted at Westbrook Village Golf Club (Peoria, Ariz.)

  • Established a Badgers 54-hole individual scoring record for individuals with a 202 (66-71-65=202), including 16 birdies, a seven-stroke improvement of the previous mark Wisconsin

  • Led Wisconsin to a Top-3 spot on the leaderboard, as they shot 18-hole (270), 36-hole (560) and 54-hole (830) team scoring records

  • Last Wisconsin Golfer of the Week: Tess Hackworthy (9/25/19)

Nicha Kanpai, Maryland

Sophomore – Chiang Rai, Thailand – Chiang Rai International School – Nutrition & Food Science

  • Earned co-medalist honors at the 2024 Chevron Collegiate, hosted at the Golf Club of Houston

  • Birdied four of her final eight holes to finish 12-under (69-66-69=204)

  • Ranked second in the 89-player field on the course’s Par-4 holes, going 8-under over three rounds, and ranked second with 17 birdies overall

  • Led the Terrapins to a runner-up result (-29; 835) on the team leaderboard

  • Last Maryland Golfer of the Week: Patricie Mackova (4/19/23)

Isabel Sy, Illinois

Senior – San Gabriel, Calif. – Troy – Kinesiology

  • Earned co-medalist honors at the 2024 Chevron Collegiate, hosted at the Golf Club of Houston, for her first collegiate win

  • Carded four birdies and 14 pars in the final round to finish 12-under (71-65-68=204)

  • Led the 89-player field with a 10-under performance on the course’s Par-4 offerings

  • Recorded her fifth-straight Top-5 finish, a streak that began with a T4 result at the Windy City Collegiate on Oct. 3, 2023

  • Last Illinois Golfer of the Week: Isabel Sy (11/1/23)

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

Sept. 6: Isabella McCauley, So., MINN

Sept. 13: Michaela Vavrova, Sr., NEB

Sept. 20: Chloe Johnson, So., IND | Katie Lu, Jr., MSU

Sept. 27: Katie Lu, Jr., MSU

Oct. 4: Lauryn Nguyen, Jr., NU

Oct. 11: Kelli Ann Strand, So., NEB

Oct. 18: Kailie Vongsaga, Gr., OSU

Oct. 26: Lauryn Nguyen, Jr., NU

Nov. 1: Isabel Sy, Sr., ILL

Feb. 7: Isabella McCauley, So., MIN | Kelli Ann Strand, So., NEB

Feb. 15: Michelle Cox, Jr., PSU

Feb. 21: Kary Hollenbaugh, So., OSU 

Feb. 28: Chloe Chan, Jr., WIS | Nicha Kanpai, So., MD | Isabel Sy, Sr. ILL