posted June 18, 2009

Three Golfers Honored for Academics

Three members of the 2008-09 men's golf team have been named Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Recognized were Donald Kring of Williamsburg (St. Francis HS), Donald Scholten of Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids Christian HS), and Steven Strock of Grandville (Grandville HS).

Kring and Scholten are 2009 Hope graduates while Strock will be a senior and captain of next year's team.

To be eligible an individual must be a junior or senior academically and compete in at least two full years at the collegiate level, participate in 70% of his team's competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championships, have a stroke average under 79.0 in Division III and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.