Illinois' Guthrie Earns Men's Golf Weekly Honor

Illinois' Luke Guthrie has been named Big Ten Men's Golfer of the Week.

Illinois' Luke Guthrie has been named Big Ten Men's Golfer of the Week.

March 2, 2011

Men's Golfer of the Week
Luke Guthrie, Illinois
Jr. - Quincy, Ill. - Quincy

Illinois' Luke Guthrie earns Big Ten Men's Golfer of the Week honors after leading the sixth-ranked Illini to a win at the Tinervin Cup on Saturday. Guthrie opened the day by pairing with teammate Scott Langley to defeat Illinois State's Eric Meir and Jeff Kellen, 1 up, in the first fourball match. The Quincy, Ill., native followed by shooting a 2-under 69 to defeat Meir by 10 strokes in the No. 1 singles match. Guthrie's wins pushed the Illini to an 8.5-0.5 win, their eighth straight victory in the event.

Last Illinois Golfer of the Week: Chris DeForest (April 28, 2010)

2011 Men's Golfers of the Week
Feb. 9: Chase Wright, Jr., IND
Feb. 16: Eric Chun, Jr., NU
Feb. 23: Brant Peaper, So., IND
March 1: Luke Guthrie, Jr., ILL