Rubinson Named to Hogan Award Watch List
March 7, 2003
FORT WORTH, Texas (Mar. 7, 2003) - TCU senior golfer Adam Rubinson is one of 21 golfers on the watch list for the 2003 Ben Hogan Award which is presented annually to the top men's NCAA Division I, II or III or NAIA golfer. Rubinson, a Fort Worth native, is currently rated 17th individually in the Golfweek/Sagarin ratings system.
Rubinson currently owns a team-best stroke average of 71.18. He has finished among the field's top 20 in five of the first six tournaments of the 2002-03 campaign, including a pair of second-place showings. The Paschal H.S. product has helped lead the Horned Frogs to a No. 3 national ranking in both the Golfweek and Precept Coaches' Polls.
The award is based on all collegiate and amateur competitions during the last 12 months. The watch list was announced by the Friends of Golf and Fort Worth's Colonial Country Club, in cooperation with the Bank of America and the Golf Coaches Association of America.
The complete 2003 Ben Hogan Award watch list is as follows: Yasin Ali, Oklahoma City; Ricky Barnes, Arizona; Dustin Bray, North Carolina; Bill Haas, Wake Forest; J.J. Jakovac, Chico State; Tom Johnson, Northwestern; James Lepp, Illinois; Brock Mackenzie, Washington; Hunter Mahan, Oklahoma State; Troy Matteson, Georgia Tech; Ryan Moore, UNLV; Chris Nallen, Arizona; Simon Nash, Minnesota; Adam Rubinson, TCU; Brandt Snedeker, Vanderbilt; Andrew Svoboda, St. John's; D.J. Trahan, Clemson; Camilo Villegas, Florida; Justin Walters, North Carolina State; Nick Watney, Fresno State and Oliver Wilson, Augusta State.
The Hogan Award selection committee will select 10 semi-finalists on April 11 and name five finalists on April 25. The winner of the Hogan Award will be announced May 9 with the presentation banquet held at the Colonial Country Club on May 19, the Monday prior to the Bank of America Colonial Golf Tournament in Fort Worth.