May 31, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Purdue men's golfer Tyler Duncan has been named to the PING All-Midwest Region team, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced on Wednesday.
The honor is the first of Duncan's career, and the third in the last two years for the Boilermakers. Teammates Adam Schenk and William Sjaichudin were both selected for the All-Midwest team a year ago.
The second-team All-Big Ten pick played in all 12 of the Boilermakers' tournaments this season, leading the team with a 72.58 stroke average. He posted six top-10 finishes, and counted 32.5 of his 36 rounds to Purdue's team score on the year.
Duncan opened the year with three-straight top-three finishes, including a tie for second at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational. He tied for seventh at the Puerto Rico Classic and shared ninth at the LSU Invitational this spring, and tied for 12th at the Big Ten Championships after firing a final-round 69 (-3).
For his career, Duncan played in 42 tournaments, totaling 125 rounds, with a 73.82 stroke average and 10 top-10 showings.
A total of 155 Division I golfers were honored by PING and the GCAA across six regions: Northeast, East, Southeast, Midwest, Central and West.