CSU's Van der Spuy named 3rd team All-American

NORMAN, Okla. – The Division II PING All-America Teams were announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America with two Columbus State University golfers receiving honors by the GCAA.  Rourke Van der Spuy was one of eight members on the third team while his teammate, Stephen Woodill, received honorable mention status.

Van der Spuy was Coach Mark Immelman's top player this year as the junior led the squad in stroke average with a 73 mark. He played in 13 events this season and finished inside the top 10 in six events including five top five finishes.

Van der Spuy had six rounds in the 60s during the year including a season low 66 in the second round of the Sandestin Colleigate Championships. The junior was also named to the All-Southeast Region team as well as the first team All-Peach Belt Conference earlier this season.

Stephen Woodill had a great sophomore season for the Cougars as he was second on the team with a 73.7 stroke average. Woodill played in eight events this season finishing inside the top 20 in half of those. His best performance came on the biggest stage as he finished tied for ninth at the NCAA National Championship. The sophomore shot a three round score of 217, which was one-over par.

Woodill's lowest round of the year came in the second round of the Bobcat Invitational where the Cougar posted a score of 69. He was also a second team All-PBC selection.