Illinois' Guthrie Earns Men's Golf Weekly Honor

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