Vincent named for Ben Hogan Award

HARARE - Virginia Tech College golfer Scott Vincent is among 24 collegiate golfers named on the watch list for the 2014 Ben Hogan Award.

The Chapman Golf Club prodigy is among eight golfers that are appearing on the watch list for the second straight season.

Vincent is currently enjoying a fine senior campaign.

He was recently named the ACC Men’s Golfer of the Month for February and was co-medalist at the Puerto Rico Classic.

The Ben Hogan Award Watch list includes each of the top 10 players in the latest Golfweek/Sagarin individual rankings and 17 are currently ranked among the top 25.

The most prestigious award in men’s college golf, The Ben Hogan Award is presented annually to the top men’s NCAA Division I, II or III, NAIA or NJCAA college golfer taking into account all collegiate and amateur competitions during the past 12-month period.

It also contains each of the top 10 players and 19 of the top 25 golfers in the most recent Golfstat rankings.

The Ben Hogan Award Selection Committee, which votes during each stage of the process, is comprised of leaders in professional, amateur and collegiate golf.

Vincent is on the list together with Jimmy Beck (Kennesaw State), Brian Campbell (Illinois), Charlie Danielson (Illinois), Bryson Dechambeau (SMU), Thomas Detry (Illinois), Matt Gilchrest (Auburn), Gavin Green (New Mexico), Rico Hoey (Southern California), Beau Hossler (Texas), Kyle Jones (Baylor), Jack Maguire (Florida State), Denny McCarthy (Virginia), Lee McCoy (Georgia), Maverick McNealy (Stanford), Cheng-Tsung Pan (Washington), Jon Rahm (Arizona State), Max Rotluff (Arizona State), Xander Schauffele (San Diego State), Robby Shelton (Alabama), Clement Sordet (Texas Tech), Hunter Stewart (Vanderbilt), Ollie Schniederjans (Georgia Tech) , and Will Zalatoris (Wake Forest).

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