Illinois' Pieters Named Big Ten Men's Golfer of the Week

March 6, 2013

Golfer of the Week
Thomas Pieters, Illinois
Jr. – Nijlen, Belgium – Sportschool Hasselt

  • Tied for fifth place with a 1-under 215 to lift the Illini to their second Louisiana Classics title in the last three years
  • Fired a 4-under 68 in the third round, vaulting from 20th to a tie for fifth place
  • Posted a 3-over 75 in Round 1 and an even-par 72 in Round 2
  • Earns the second Big Ten weekly award of his career and first this season
  • Last Illinois Golfers of the Week: Brian Campbell and Mason Jacobs (Feb. 20, 2013)


2012-13 Big Ten Men’s Golfers of the Week


Sept. 12        Grant Weaver, So., OSU

Sept. 19        Brant Peaper, Sr., IND

Sept. 27        John Callahan, Jr., NU

Oct. 3            Erik Van Rooyen, Sr., MINN

Oct. 11          Adam Schenk, Jr., PUR

Oct. 17          Chris O’Neill, Fr., MICH

Oct. 24          Kolton Lapa, Fr., NEB

Oct. 31          Ian Vandersee, So., IOWA

Nov. 8           Michael McGee, Sr., IND



Feb. 13         Thomas Detry, Fr., ILL

Feb. 20         Brian Campbell, So., ILL

                   Mason Jacobs, Sr., ILL



Feb. 27         Kolton Lapa, Fr., NEB

March 6        Thomas Pieters, Jr., ILL