McDonald Named C-USA Golfer Of The Week

Senior Wilson McDonald with Jerry Pate following his win at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate.

Oct. 9, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UAB senior men’s golfer Wilson McDonald was named the Conference USA Men’s Golfer of the Week, conference officials announced on Wednesday. This marks the second time this season that a Blazer has garnered this award.

McDonald collected his first career individual title at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, the Blazers’ third tournament of the 2013-14 season. The Mobile, Ala. native recorded a 202 (-8) for the three-round event in Vestavia Hills, Ala.

The senior golfer registered the best tournament of his career, setting personal best 18, 36, and 54-hole scores. His 54-hole score of 202 (-8) is tops on the team this year.

Through three events, McDonald leads UAB with a stroke average of 69.0 and seven rounds at or under par. His lowest round came in the first round of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, when he shot a 65 (-5).

UAB will be back in action on Monday, Oct. 21 at the Georgetown Intercollegiate, its final event of the fall season.

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