TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – After winning an ACC Championship nearly two weeks ago, Florida State Men’s Golfer John Pak picked up his third career ACC Golfer of the Month honor on Thursday, announced by the league office.
It is Pak’s second conference golfer of the month award just in the spring season, as he was also named the league’s top performer in February. In two tournaments played in April, Pak finished second at the Irish Creek Collegiate in addition to winning the ACC title.
At The Irish Creek, the Scotch Plains, N.J., native shot a 9-under 204 (68-68-68). He followed with an even better performance at the conference showcase in New London, N.C., carding a 13-under 203 (67-67-69). His final-round 69 at the ACC Championship included hitting all 18 greens in regulation.
Pak’s average score in six rounds played in April was 67.83, with all six rounds being in the 60s. Pak is working on a current streak of 10 consecutive rounds in the 60s, dating back to his final-round 69 at the Cabo Collegiate at Querencia on March 5.
Pak’s 69.17 scoring average this year is on pace to be the lowest single-year scoring average in Florida State Men’s Golf history. In 10 events played, he has won four tournaments and finished in the Top 5 seven times.
Nationally, Pak ranks in the Top 15 in lowest round (62 – ninth), last round average (69.10 – sixth), par 5 scoring (4.46 – sixth), subpar strokes per round (4.90 – 14th), par 3 scoring (2.97 – 13th), birdies (134 – fourth) and first round average (69.2 – 14th).