GGGA Grad Nick Reach Named to Golfweek’s Top 10 Freshmen List
By GGGA Team on September 23, 2011
GGGA Grad and University of Georgia freshman Nick Reach was named to Golfweek’s Top 10 Freshmen for 2011.
Reach had a huge summer coming off a runner-up finish at the Palmetto Amateur and his blowout win at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley in which he topped the field by eight shots and finished the 54-hole event at 20-under-par (62-66-68).
Reach makes the list at No. 9 and joins an extremely talented crop of incoming college freshmen.
Reach was a 2011 graduate of the Montverde Academy and the full-time junior program at the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy.
Golfweek’s Top 10 Freshman
1. Patrick Rodgers – Stanford
2. Jordan Spieth – Texas
3. Cheng-Tsung Pan – Washington
4. Anthony Paolucci – USC
5. Justin Thomas – Alabama
6. Oliver Schniederjans – Georgia Tech
7. Denny McCarthy – Virginia
8. Curtis Thompson – LSU
9. Nick Reach – Georgia
10. Billy Kennerly – Clemson