Marcus Wochner joins men’s golf
HOUSTON – Marcus Wochner has signed a scholarship agreement and will participate in the University of Houston’s men’s golf program during the 2021-22 season.
An award-winning player, Wochner will compete as a junior with the Cougars and has two years of eligibility left with the start of the 2021-22 campaign.
“Marcus is a great athlete and has a lot of speed. He’s the direction the game of golf is going in the future,” said Dismuke. “We are delighted to have it in our program for the next two years as we work to achieve our goals.
ABOUT MARCUS WOCHNER
Wochner came to Houston after competing as a sophomore at Wichita State during the 2020-21 season.
Measuring 6-foot-4 and weighing 205 pounds, he led the Shockers in 2020-21 with an average of 71.4, which was the fourth lowest in WSU history in a single season, and added four rankings. in the Top 10, including a second place finish at the American Athletic Conference Championships April 23-25.
Hailing from Holte, Denmark, Wochner opened the season with eighth place at the GCU Invitational and followed with a third place at the Twin Oaks Intercollegiate. He closed the year with a sixth place finish at the MU Tiger Invitational, thanks to 69s in the first and last rounds, and opened the US Championships with a 66.
Prior to entering the NCAA Division I ranks, Wochner was an award-winning student-athlete at Odessa College. There he won the NJCAA All-America Honorable Mention after being tied for 20e at the 2019 NJCAA Championships.
He won the 2019 All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference honors after averaging 72.55 points and was three-time WJCAC Golfer of the Week. Outside of the course, Wochner received WJCAC All-Academic First Team recognition in the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters and was a 2020 PING Academic All-American.
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