Golf World Names Merizalde National Player of the Week

Trumbull, Conn. (Sept. 27, 2001) -- Golf World magazine named BYU senior Manuel Merizalde the Men's College Player of the Week in its Sept. 28 issue.

Merizalde earned the award after an impressive victory Sept. 22 at the William H. Tucker Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. Merizalde's final-round 66 game him the victory on the University of New Mexico Championship Course, finshing seven under par for the 54-hole event.

Merizalde has also received national recognition in Golf Week where he is ranked ninth in the collegiate individual rankings.