Golf: Lanier, Theam named to Division III PING South All-Region team

Golf: Lanier, Theam named to Division III PING South All-Region team

LaGrange seniors Logan Lanier and Osborn Theam were selected to the Division III PING South All-Region team as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. This is the third time the two golfers are on the team.

The all-region selection is the second postseason honor for Lanier and Theam. The pair are semifinalists for the 2017 Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award.

Lanier is ranked second in the Golfstat Division III player rankings. He was low medalist at the USA South Championship Tournament and a first team USA South All-Conference selection. Lanier leads the team and the conference with a 70.8 strokes per round average. In nine tournaments this season, he has eight top five finishes. Lanier also tied for first at the Royal Lakes/Oglethorpe Fall Invitational.

Theam is ranked 16th in the Golfstat rankings. He was a USA South All-Conference second team selection. Theam has a 73.1 strokes per round average, which is fifth in the conference. Theam has three top five finishes and won the Chick-fil-A Collegiate Invitational, where he shot a career low round of 65.