Former Cal Lutheran standout golfer Mikey McGinn capped his career with final honor as he was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar last week. McGinn was one of 46 Division III golfers to be named to the list that also featured Division I, II and NAIA players.
Just six weeks removed from his Cal Lutheran graduation, Mikey McGinn continued his golfing career as a professional at the ArrowCreek Open as part of the eGolf Professional Tour where he earned his first tour cut during his second event.
Already one of the most accomplished golfers in Cal Lutheran history, Mikey McGinn earned one last honor as he earned Division III Ping All-American Honorable Mention honors announced earlier this month by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
Wednesday’s second round of the NCAA Division III Championships marked the final collegiate round for one of Cal Lutheran’s most decorated golfers, Mikey McGinn. The standout senior was unable to make the cut after shooting a second round 84 that give him a total score of 12-over par 162.
Playing in his third consecutive NCAA Division III Championships, Mikey McGinn showed flashes but a couple bad holes kept the Cal Lutheran senior from vaulting up the leaderboard during Tuesday’s opening round. McGinn had seven pars and four birdies but a triple bogey on the front nine and back-to-back double bogeys on the back to give him a 6-over par 78 to put him in a tie for 120th in a field of 210.
Much praise is focused on athletic success during the day-to-day operations of Cal Lutheran athletics, but on Saturday, May 10, 160 student-athletes were recognized, honored and inducted into the CLU Scholar Athlete Society at the 11th annual induction ceremony in the Gilbert Arena.
For the third straight year, Cal Lutheran golfer Mikey McGinn will play in the NCAA Division III Men’s Golf National Championships. The announcement on Monday featured the 210 student-athletes selected to compete from May 11-16 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. hosted by Guilford College.
With the wind gusting up to 30 miles per hour, the blustery conditions made for tough scoring during the final round of the SCIAC Championships Tuesday at Oak Valley Golf Club as Cal Lutheran shot 321 as a team and settled for fourth place.