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Tuesday, May 5, 2009


Finalists Named for Byron Nelson Award presented by Cleveland Golf/Srixon

NORMAN, Okla. ?
The GCAA has announced the finalists for the 2009 Byron Nelson Award presented by Cleveland Golf/Srixon, in cooperation with the Four Seasons Resort and Club Las Colinas and the Salesmanship Club of Dallas. The finalists are Peter Malnati of Missouri, South Dakota State?s Trent Peterson, Cameron Tringale of Georgia Tech, Marquette?s Mike Van Sickle and Matthew Van Zandt of Texas A&M.

Candidates for the Nelson Award must be a graduating senior and the selection committee considers equally a nominee?s entire collegiate academic and golf career and his character and integrity while in college. Particular consideration will be given to a nominee?s good citizenship, as portrayed by Mr. Byron Nelson over the course of his life and golf career.

The recipient of the Nelson Award will be named at the NCAA Division I Championships. 

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