Florida Tech’s Max O’Hagan, Shanren Brienen Earn All-American Honorable Mention Golf Honors
By Michael Craig, Florida Tech Sports // June 22, 2017
Fifth time awards captured in golf program history
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Golf Coaches Association of America released its Division II PING All-American Teams for the 2016-17 season and representing Florida Tech, Max O’Hagan and Shanren Brienen earned All-American Honorable Mention.
The awards are the first for both the freshman and sophomore golfers.
Brienen, a native of Durban, South Africa, competed in six tournaments this season posting an average round score of 73.25 over 28 rounds of play.
The sophomore has two Top-10 finishes in 2016-17, tying for seventh at the Titan Winter Invitational, while earning a fourth place finish at the Panther Invitational.
Traveling from Surrey, Britain, and starting his first year at Florida Tech, O’Hagan appeared in 12 tournaments during the 2016-17 season.
He averaged a stroke rate of 73.11 over 37 rounds.
During the season, Max had five Top-10 finishes with his finish coming from the Titan Winter Invitational, where he tied in second place.
In addition, he wrapped things up by earning a fifth place spot at the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Championship.
With the awards, the Honorable Mention total now grows to five in program history.
Throughout the years, the Panthers Men’s Golf team has been recognized by the GCAA with 10 All-American Scholar awards and one nominee to Third Team All-American in 2015.
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