Harold Varner Named Conference USA Golfer-Of-The-Week

Harold Varner

March 21, 2012

IRVING, Texas - Harold Varner of East Carolina is this week's Conference USA Men's Golfer-of-the-Week after knocking off a pair of top 35 golfers at the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship in Bradenton, Fla.

Varner posted a 2-1-1 record against four top-35 opponents at the 2012 Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championships in Bradenton, Fla. He led ECU to a sixth-place finish and a 2-2 record with wins over No. 4 seed Oklahoma State and No. 8 seed Iowa. Varner defeated a pair of top-35 golfers, knocking off No. 11 Talor Gooch of Oklahoma State (4 and 2) and No. 32 Chase Wright of Indiana (1-up), while finishing all-square against No. 35 Barrett Kelpin of Iowa. This is the second Golfer-of-the-Week honor of the season for Varner and the fifth of his career.

Varner and his ECU teammates will be back in action April 6 at the River Landing Intercollegiate in Wallace, N.C.