Illinois and Purdue Claim Final Weekly Men's Golf Honors

Illinois' Luke Guthrie (pictured) and Purdue's Adam Schenk have been named Big Ten Co-Golfer of the Week.

Illinois' Luke Guthrie (pictured) and Purdue's Adam Schenk have been named Big Ten Co-Golfer of the Week.

April 27, 2011

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

Illinois' Luke Guthrie earned medalist honors for the second time in his career over the weekend, tying for first at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate. Guthrie sank a 30-foot birdie putt on the final hole of the tournament to move into a tie for the lead. He shot a 3-under 210 for the tournament, helping the 13th-ranked Illini earn the team title. After shooting an even-par 71 in the first two rounds, Guthrie fired a 3-under 68 in the third round. The weekly award is Guthrie's third this season.

Last Illinois Golfer of the Week: Chris DeForest (March 23, 2011)

Adam Schenk, Purdue
Fr. - Vincennes, Ind. - South Knox

Adam Schenk takes home his first weekly award after winning medalist honors and helping Purdue take first place at the Boilermaker Invitational. The Boilermaker freshman shot a 3-under 213 at the tournament en route to his second individual medal this season. Schenk posted a 1-over 73 in the first round, following with a 1-under 71 in the second before firing a 3-under 69 in the third en route to the title.

Last Purdue Golfer of the Week: William Sjaichudin (April 20, 2011)

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 2: Luke Guthrie, Jr., ILL
March 9: Luke Guthrie, Jr., ILL
March 16: T.J. Howe, Sr., PSU
March 23: Chris DeForest, Sr., ILL; William Sjaichudin, Jr., PUR
March 30: Brad Smith, Sr., OSU; William Sjaichudin, Jr., PUR
April 6: Vince India, Sr., IOWA
April 13: David Erdy, Jr., IND
April 20: Vince India, Sr., IOWA; William Sjaichudin, Jr., PUR
April 27: Luke Guthrie, Jr., ILL; Adam Schenk, Fr., PUR