FW’s Jenkins Captures Men’s Golfer of the Month Honors

Fort Wayne's Devin Jenkins
Fort Wayne's Devin Jenkins

ELMHURST, Ill. – Fort Wayne's Devin Jenkins was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Month for his performances during the month of September.

DEVIN JENKINS, FORT WAYNE
Sr.  // Floyds Knobs, Ind.

  • Collected his first career Golfer of the Month honor
  • Placed first among 100 golfers at the NKU Fall Classic from Sept. 25-26 with a 54-hole 213 (71-69-73)
  • Won the NKU Fall Classic on the fourth hole of a playoff against two other competitors
  • Finished tied for 13th at the Turning Stone-Tiger Intercollegiate (Sept. 4-5) with a three-round score of 219 (75-73-71)
  • As a team, the Mastodons placed third at the NKU Fall Classic and sixth at the Turning Stone-Tiger Intercollegiate
  • For the month, Jenkins had three rounds at 72 or under and recorded a 72.0 stroke average, which also ranks first in the league

Also nominated: Chris Korte, Denver; Austin Crowder, IUPUI; Will Holmgren, North Dakota State; Ben Maskus, Omaha; Cody Burrows, Oral Roberts; Cody Seal, South Dakota; Grant Smith, South Dakota State; Drew Eaton, Western Illinois

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