All-Nicklaus Team presented by Barbasol honorees announced

The 24 honorees for the 2017 All-Nicklaus Team presented by Barbasol have been announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Players from Divisions I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA were recognized for their outstanding play during the 2016-17 collegiate season.

The All-Nicklaus Team was created in 2008, and is not only named for history’s greatest player but also a long-time supporter of collegiate and amateur golf. Jack Nicklaus, a Big Ten and NCAA Champion at The Ohio State University, helped inspire and create the Jack Nicklaus Award in 1988 and it is now presented to the National Player of the year in NCAA Divisions I, II and III, as well as NAIA and NJCAA. Nicklaus Award recipients have combined for over 200 victories worldwide and claimed 22 major championships.

The All-Nicklaus team is comprised of Chandler Blanchet of West Florida; Odessa’s Adam Blomme; Sam Burns of LSU; Oregon’s Wyndham Clark; John Coultas and John VanDerLaan of Florida Southern; Berry’s Ryan Elmore; Rupert Kaminski of Oklahoma City; Huntingdon’s Addison Lambeth; Logan Lanier of LaGrange; Dalton State’s SM Lee; Rowan Lester of Texas Wesleyan; Marco Maldonado of Tyler JC; Nova Southeastern’s Richard Mansell; Patrick Martin of Vanderbilt; Stanford’s Maverick McNealy; Collin Morikawa of California; UNLV’s John Oda; Indian Hills’ Rickey Sanders; Jimmy Stanger of Virginia; Braden Thornberry of Ole Miss; Mississippi Gulf Coast’s Colin Troxler; and Wake Forest’s Will Zalatoris.

 

2017 All-Nicklaus Team presented by Barbasol

Chandler Blanchet, West Florida

Adam Blomme, Odessa

Sam Burns, LSU

Wyndham Clark, Oregon

John Coultas, Florida Southern

Ryan Elmore, Berry

Rupert Kaminski, Oklahoma City

Addison Lambeth, Huntingdon

Logan Lanier, LaGrange

SM Lee, Dalton State

Rowan Lester, Texas Wesleyan

Marco Maldonado, Tyler JC

Richard Mansell, Nova Southeastern

Patrick Martin, Vanderbilt

Maverick McNealy, Stanford

Dylan Meyer, Illinois

Collin Morikawa, California

John Oda, UNLV

Rickey Sanders, Indian Hills

Jimmy Stanger, Virginia

Braden Thornberry, Ole Miss

Colin Troxler, Mississippi Gulf Coast

John VanDerLaan, Florida Southern

Will Zalatoris, Wake Forest