CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Coastal Carolina redshirt-senior Zack Byrd (Calabash, N.C.) has been named the Choice Hotels Big South Men’s Golfer of the Week for events played Feb. 2-17, it was announced today by the League office. This is the second time this season that Byrd has garnered the league’s weekly honor.
In two 54-hole events to open the spring season, Byrd recorded a 69.6 stroke average and was at-or-below par in four of his six rounds. He finished third individually at the Feb. 2-3 Arizona Intercollegiate (par-71, 6,793 yards) with a 7-under 206 (72-65-69). At the Feb. 14-15 SunTrust Gator Invitational (par-70, 6,701 yards), Byrd carded a 2-over 212 (69-72-71) and finished in a five-way tie for 17th place. Byrd’s round of 65 is the lowest in Big South this season.