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UC Irvine News Brief: Senior golfer John Chin named National Player of the Week

'Golfweek' honor comes after leading UCI to its sixth Big West Conference title since 2001.

May 10, 2010
UC Irvine News Brief: Senior golfer John Chin named National Player of the Week

UC Irvine senior John Chin has been named National Player of the Week by Golfweek after his winning performance at the Big West Conference Championship. Chin won Big West medalist honors for the second time in his career at the league tournament May 3-4 at Mission Viejo Country Club. He shot 68-70-71 for a 7-under total of 209 to win by nine shots in leading UCI to its sixth Big West title since 2001. Chin, who has an average of 69.83 and 10 top-10 finishes this season, is ranked No. 6 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College rankings and No. 1 in the Golfstat Cup.