Lee Wins 5th SSAC POW Award

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - by Erik Simpson

S.M. Lee of Dalton State (Ga.) was named SSAC Men's Golfer of the Week, presented by BoxOut Sports, the league office announced Tuesday. The award is based on performance for the week of April 16-22.

S.M. Lee (Dalton State – SO – Buford, Ga.)

This is his fifth Golfer of the Week honor this season. Lee won the individual SSAC Men's Golf Championship with a 10-under 203 (66, 72, 65). He bested the field by 11 strokes, shooting the two best rounds of the tournament. Following the tournament, Lee was named SSAC Men's Golfer of the Year for the second-straight year.

Previous Winners (Women, Men)
September: Isabel Rijos (Dalton State), Philip Nijoka (Loyola)
October: Hannah Sager (Faulkner), S.M. Lee (Dalton State)
Week 1: Kyra Plotner (Mobile)
Week 2: Isabel Rijos (Dalton State), P.J. Shields (Dalton State)
Week 3: Madison Bates (Loyola), Wade Duke (Mobile)
Week 4: Tia Teiniketo (Dalton State), S.M. Lee (Dalton State)
Week 5: Kyra Plotner (Mobile), S.M. Lee (Dalton State)
Week 6: Alejandra Bedoya Tobar (Loyola), S.M. Lee (Dalton State)
Week 7: Aleesha Smith (William Carey), Eli Marty (Martin Methodist)
Week 8: Hali Lyle (Faulkner), Matthew Nuttall (Faulkner)
Week 9: Tia Teiniketo (Dalton State), S.M. Lee (Dalton State)

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