Senior Tyler Davis, junior Zach Goodchild named All-America Scholars by Golf Coaches Association for 2017

Senior Tyler Davis, junior Zach Goodchild named All-America Scholars by Golf Coaches Association for 2017

By Tim Glon

| 2017 Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars |

ADA — The Ohio Northern men's golf team saw four members earn Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors in 2017.

Senior Tyler Davis (Liberty Center) and junior Zach Goodchild (Pickerington/North) were named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for 2017 by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Davis is a Pharmacy major and earned the honor for the second time in his career. He is also a two-time Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference and a two-time All-OAC honoree.

The senior averaged 76.1 strokes per round and ranked second on the team in 2017.

Davis earned All-Conference honors after finishing second at the OAC Championships and firing a school-record 54-hole total of 72-73-73—218.

Goodchild,Risk Management and Insurance major, earned the honor for the first time in his career. He is also an Academic All-OAC honoree, an All-OAC honoree and was named GCAA PING All-Great Lakes Region this season.

The junior led the team and set the all-time school record with 74.4 strokes per round in 2017.

Goodchild also fired a season-low and team-best 70 this season.

Ohio Northern were 49-33-1 overall and posted a fourth place finish at the OAC Championships in 2017 under fourth-year head coach Chad Bucci.