DURANT, Okla. — Southeastern Oklahoma State’s Zach James continues to add to his 2018 honors, earning Division II PING All-Central Region recognition from the Golf Coaches Association of America.
James, a junior from Whitesboro, was named a finalist for the DII Jack Nicklaus Award presented by Barbasol and was also named Southeastern’s Most Outstanding Male Athlete on the heels of an individual Great American Conference title, a GAC Golfer of the Year nod and a first team all-conference selection.
His 2017-18 honors continue to add to a resume that already features a GAC Newcomer of the Year award as well as two previous all-conference honors.
He was a five-time GAC Golfer of the Week during the 2017-18 season and boasts a 70.72 average score over 32 rounds in 12 tournament played this season. He has turned in 21 rounds at par of better, 10 of them in the 60s with three tournament victories, including a GAC crown, a regional runner-up, and a finish of sixth of better in every event of the season.
James finished 26th at the NCAA Championships, posting the highest national finish by a Southeastern player and helped the Savage Storm to its highest national finish at 10th.