DU’s Korte Named Men’s Golfer of the Week

Denver's Chris Korte
Denver's Chris Korte

ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver's Chris Korte was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week for his performance during the week of Jan. 23-31.

Jr.  // Littleton, Colo.

  • Captured his second career Golfer of the Week award
  • Shot a 54-hole 218 (72-76-70) to finish in a tie for 12th place at the Arizona Intercollegiate
  • Had a 72.6 stroke average for the week and placed ahead of 75 other golfers
  • Denver placed 11th out of 18 teams in the tournament

Previous honorees: Sept. – Devin Jenkins, FW; Oct. – Petter Mikalsen, DU

Celebrating its 35th season of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 80 Academic All-Americans, 75 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.