Courtesy of the Big Sky Conference
OGDEN, Utah - Northern Arizona's Brittany McKee has earned the Big Sky Conference Golfer of the Week after tying for first place at the Grand Canyon Spring Invitational.
McKee, a junior from Gilbert, Ariz., opened play on Monday with a one-over-par 73. She followed with rounds of 75 and 76 to finish with a 54-hole total of 224. McKee lost a three-hole playoff to Grand Canyon University's Charlotte Jaengkit for medalist honors.
McKee, a transfer from Arizona State, was playing her first tournament for the Lumberjacks this spring. She helped the defending Big Sky champions tie Santa Clara for the team title in the 15-team tournament. Northern Arizona shot a 54-hole total of 920 at the Wigwam Golf Resort in Litchfield Park, Ariz. The award marks the first of her career and second garnered by a Lumberjack golfer this season.