Open Announce

Sam Choi Named to All-West Region Team

by Steve Kirkland

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –– New Mexico senior men’s golfer Sam Choi was named to the 2022 PING All-West Region Team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced this week. Choi was one of 25 players from the region honored with selection to the team.

Choi was honored with All-West Region accolades for the third straight year after a strong senior season for the Lobos. He is ranked in the top 60 nationally by Golfstat and Golfweek and earned All-Mountain West honors for the fourth time in his career. His 70.44 stroke average in 2021-22 was the second-best season average in program history. Choi posted seven top-five individual finishes in 13 events this season, with 26 of his 39 rounds at par or better.

In addition to his play on the course, Choi is a standout in the classroom, earning Academic All-District honors earlier this month.