Jonathan Douglas, Cody Holck and Corey Matthey were named to the All-GPAC Men’s Golf Team.
Jonathan Douglas, Cody Holck and Corey Matthey were named to the 2018 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Golf Team.
Douglas, a freshman from Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, had a combined 75.0-stroke scoring average over the fall and spring seasons, including a team leading 74.1 average during the spring season. Douglas finished 10th in the 2017-18 GPAC individual standings with a 10-over par 294 in the combined scoring from the GPAC Fall and Spring Qualifier tournaments.
He had the Mustangs’ top two individual scores of the season with 67s at the Texas Intercollegiate and NAIA Preview tournaments. Douglas recorded the second hole-in-one in Morningside men’s golf history when he used an eight-iron to ace the 177-yard par three second hole at Landsmeer Golf Club during the Northwestern College Match Play Tournament on May 2 in Orange City, Iowa.
Holck, a junior from Ankeny, Iowa, was the 2017-18 GPAC individual runner-up medalist with a two-over par 286 in the combined GPAC Qualifier scoring. Holck finished the season with a 75.5-stroke scoring average and was the individual medalist at the GPAC Fall Qualifier and Siouxland Invitational tournaments during the fall season.
Holck, who also earned All-GPAC honors as a freshman and sophomore, became the first men’s golfer in Morningside history to earn All-GPAC honors three times in a career.
Matthey, a sophomore from Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, made the All-GPAC team for the second time in his career. Matthey, the 2017 Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Men’s Golfer of the Year, was the Mustangs’ overall scoring leader with an average of 74.8. He led the Mustangs with a 74.0 average in the fall and averaged 75.8 in the spring. Matthey finished eighth in the final GPAC individual standings with an eight-over par 292.
Morningside finished the 2017-18 season as the GPAC runner-up by a 13-stroke margin behind Northwestern.
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