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2017 Finalists Named for Byron Nelson Award presented by Srixon/Cleveland Golf

NORMAN, Okla. – The GCAA has announced finalists for the 2017 Byron Nelson Award presented by Srixon/Cleveland Golf, in cooperation with the Four Seasons Resort and Club Las Colinas and the Salesmanship Club of Dallas. The finalists are Jared du Toit of Arizona State, Saint John’s (MN) Mack Farley, Auburn’s Matt Gilchrest, Maverick McNealy of Stanford and Virginia’s Jimmy Stanger.

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 as well as 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.