It’s never too early to start thinking about postseason honors. Especially when he has the 2022-23 college golf season looming.
Leading Golfweek’s preseason Men’s First Team All-American list is none other than defending National Champion Vanderbilt’s Gordon Sargent. Not only did Sargent win his SEC Freshman of the Year award, but Mossey finished the spring season with his Oak University win, his second place in the SEC Championship, and his T-4 at the NCAA Palms on his beach. closed. Regional and individual titles are national championships. Sargent will be key for the Commodores if they run again in the NCAA Championship, bringing several other All-Americans back to the roster.
Check out the rest of the preseason 1st team, as well as the 2nd and 3rd teams.
Ludvig Aberg, Texas Tech University
Last year he won the Prestige and Big 12 Championships and had three consecutive Top 5 finishes at Valspar College (T-3), Cabo College (T-5) and Aggie Invitational (2). He won the Ben Hogan Award and made the All-American First Team.
Ludwig Aberg at the 2022 Ben Hogan Awards on May 23, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo: Sharon Elman)
Fred Biondi, Florida
After a strong season last year with two wins at the Gator Invitational and the Calusa Cup, as well as two runner-up finishes, they finished their fifth year as a First Team All-American. He is currently No. 1 in the PGA Tour University preseason rankings.
Men’s Golf of the Florida Gators at the Mark Bostic Golf Course in Gainesville, FL on Sunday, February 13, 2022/UAA Communications Photo Credit: Craig Haas
Matteo Fernandez de Oliveira, Arkansas
As the third All-American team to make six Top 10s last year, he’s got his game and could make a big step forward this season.
Nick Gabrelcik, North Florida
The second team, All-American, won the Sea Best Invitational, The Hayt, and the ASUN Championship with three wins and nine top 10 finishes.
Nick Gabrecic of North Florida. (Photo: North Florida Men’s Golf)
William Maw, Pepperdine
He aims to be a four-time All-American in 2022-23. An All-WCC First Team, last season he racked up six Top 10 finishes to become the leader of the Pepperdine team lacking experience.
William Mahw during a practice round for the 2020 East Lake Cup on Sunday October 25, 2020 (Photo by Kristin M. Bradshaw)
Gordon Sargent, Vanderbilt
The SEC Freshman of the Year and National Champion should once again be the focus of First Team All-Americans in his sophomore campaign.
Vanderbilt golfer Gordon Sargent hits off the first tee in the final round of the NCAA Collegiate Men’s Strokeplay Golf Championship in Scottsdale, Arizona on Monday, May 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Cole Sherwood, Vanderbilt
Sherwood, who was a top All-American team last year alongside teammate Sargent, was a Haskins Trophy finalist last season and won both the Mason Rudolph Championship and the Cabo College Eight.
Preston Summerhayes, Arizona
After 8 Top 10 finishes in 13 tournaments, he was named Pac-12’s Freshman of the Year and a prestigious All-American award. The final year will be hosted by Greyhawk Golf Club in Phoenix, so it should be a big season to qualify for the National Championship. .
Arizona’s Preston Summerhayes hit his second shot on the 11th hole against Pepperdine’s Joe Highsmith in the semi-finals of the NCAA DI Men’s Golf Championship at the Raptor Course at Greyhawk Golf Club. (Photo: Rob Schumacher – Arizona Republic)
Michael Thorjbornsen, Stanford
Honorable mention to All-American as a sophomore and first-team All-Pac-12 selection, thanks to six consistent seasons of top-10 finishes. The junior will have some confidence this fall after a strong summer with a top 10 finish in the Western Amateurs and an impressive fourth place finish for him in his championship on the PGA Tour’s Travelers.
Michael Thorbjörsen during the second round of stroke play qualifiers for the 122nd Annual United States Amateur Golf Championship on August 16, 2022 at Arcola Country Club in Paramus. (Photo credit: Greg Mattura/NorthJersey.com)
Travis Vick, Texas
With Brothers Coody and Cole Hammer graduating from the national champion Longhorns, the second team, the All-American, will carry the weight of the program on his shoulders. Last year he made the top 10 six times, including his regional runner-up finish for the NCAA Norman.
US amateur Travis Vick (right) meets USGA CEO Mike Wang (left) after winning the low amateur award after the final round of the 122nd US Open Championship at The Country Club on June 19, 2022 I am shaking hands with at Brookline, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
Josel Ballester, Arizona
Sam Bennett, Texas A&M
JM Butler, Auburn
Michael Brennan, Wake Forrest
Reed Davenport, Vanderbilt
Adrian Dumont de Chassard, Illinois
David Ford, North Carolina
Austin Greaser, North Carolina
Dylan Menante, North Carolina
Maxwell Moldovan, Ohio
Ben Carr, Southern Georgia
Archie Davis, ETSU
Derek Hitchner, Pepperdine
Palmer Jackson, Notre Dame
Christo Lamprecht, Georgia Tech
Brian Stark, Oklahoma
Caleb Surratt, Tennessee
Hugo Townsend, Ole Miss
Patrick Welch, Oklahoma
Jiri Zuska, Louisville