All-American Michael Putnam Named To 2004 Ben Hogan Award Watch List
March 24, 2004
Junior All-American Michael Putnam was one of 34 collegiate golfers named to the 2004 Ben Hogan Award Watch List, The Friends of Golf (FOG) and Colonial Country Club, in cooperation with Bank of America and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), announced on Wednesday.
The award is presented annually to the top men's NCAA Division I, II or III or NAIA golfer and takes into account all collegiate and amateur competitions during the last 12 months.
"The depth in college golf this year is reflected in the watch list for the Hogan," stated GCAA Executive Director Gregg Grost. "Obviously, a great collegiate amateur will be chosen in this, the Heisman of college golf."
The Hogan Award selection committee will select 10 semi-finalists on April 14 and name five finalists on April 27. The winner of the Hogan Award will be announced on May 6 and the presentation banquet will be held at Colonial Country Club on May 17, the Monday prior to the Bank of America Colonial.
2004 The Ben Hogan Award Watch List
Nicolas Allain, Oklahoma City