Tuesday April 9, 2013Handrigan Named Semifinalist for Jan Strickland Award
University of Florida men’s golf assistant coach John Handrigan was named a semifinalist for the 2013 Jan Strickland Award presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced today. The Strickland Award is presented to the NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA, or NJCAA assistant coach that has excelling working with their student-athletes both on and off the course.
This season, Handrigan has helped UF capture a team title at The Invitational at The Ocean Course. UF has six top-five finishes, as well. With the regular season coming to an end later today with the conclusion of the Gary Koch Invitational, the team is looking to advance to their 13th straight NCAA Championship. Florida currently holds the longest active streak in the nation.
The eight semifinalists are Carter Collins of Georgia Southern, Handrigan, Chris Hill of Houston, Northwestern’s David Inglis, Brian Kortan of New Mexico, Ryan Murphy of Texas, Stanford’s Phil Rowe, Casey VanDamme of Tennessee and Wake Forest’s Daniel Walters.