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Archive for Friday, April 6, 2001

Golf World honors KU junior Hurst

April 6, 2001

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Kansas University's Travis Hurst has been named Golf World's collegiate player of the week.

Hurst, a junior from Erie, earned the award after winning the Stevinson Ranch Invitational by carding a 72-70-71213 on March 26-27. It was his second tournament victory of the season.

Hurst, whose 73.36-stroke average ranks fifth in the Big 12, also won the Purina Classic in November.

In his nine tournaments this season, he has five top-10 finishes and eight top-25 placings. He is currently ranked 59th in the Golfstat rankings.

Hurst transferred to KU from Butler County Community College.

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