Texas A&M rising senior Sam Bennett was ranked No. 2 within the first version of the PGA Tour College Summer time Rating, the group introduced on Tuesday. Moreover, Bennett was ranked No. 6 in the latest version of the World Newbie Golf Rating.
Bennett, from Madisonville, Texas, loved one of the dominating seasons in class historical past in 2020-21. A primary-team PING All-American, Bennett received a trio of event crowns as a junior with first-place finishes on the Cabo Collegiate, the Outdated Waverly Intercollegiate and the Aggie Invitational. Bennett’s win on the Cabo Collegiate got here with a PGA Tour exemption to the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio. Bennett’s three victories have been the third-most in a season by an Aggie in class historical past.
Moreover, Bennett shined for Crew USA on the Arnold Palmer Cup and obtained the exemption to the 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational, which matches to the participant who greatest represents the “Arnold Palmer Legacy,” as decided by a vote amongst his fellow contributors.
In 10 collegiate tournaments in 2020-21, Bennett posted 5 high 5 finishes and led the Aggies with a 70.53 scoring common, which was second-lowest in class historical past. He now owns two of the highest three scoring averages in class historical past. He was additionally undefeated in match play throughout the Aggies’ run to the SEC Championship semifinals.
The PGA TOUR College Rating is designed to establish one of the best school golfers primarily based on profitable, competitiveness and season-long efficiency. On the conclusion of the 2022 NCAA D-I Males’s Nationwide Championship, the top-15 gamers within the Class of 2022 will earn standing on the Korn Ferry Tour or a PGA TOUR worldwide tour. Gamers who end 1st-Fifth shall be named to the PGA TOUR U First Crew and obtain Korn Ferry Tour membership, and gamers who end Sixth-Fifteenth shall be named to the PGA TOUR U Second Crew and earn membership on a PGA TOUR worldwide tour.
PGA Tour U Summer time Rankings
|2||Sam Bennett||Texas A&M||11||1255.105|
|3||Ryan Corridor||South Carolina||11||1146.855|
|4||Alex Fitzpatrick||Wake Forest||8||1131.303|
|5||Eugenio Chacarra||Oklahoma State||12||1122.323|
|9||Sandy Scott*||Texas Tech||6||1054.072|
|11||Jackson Suber||Ole Miss||9||1006.236|
|14||Hugo Townsend||Boise State||8||915.298|
|16||Adrien Dumont de Chassart||Illinois||10||900.653|
|17||Albin Bergstrom||South Florida||9||885.399|
|19||Ford Clegg||Mississippi State||10||877.101|
|21||Aman Gupta||Oklahoma State||9||869.132|
*Medical Redshirt in 2020–21
World Newbie Golf Rankings
|2||Pierceson Coody||United States||1286.8667|
|5||Ricky Castillo||United States||1098.2487|
|6||Sam Bennett||United States||1076.1618|
|8||David Puig Currius||Spain||1059.3064|
|9||Cole Hammer||United States||1056.1059|