Cal State San Marcos Senior Tuulik Earns PING All-West Region Accolades

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NORMAN, Okla. – Cal State San Marcos senior Chris Tuulik has been named to the 2018 NCAA Division II PING All-West Region Team, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

Averaging a 72.93 a round this season, Tuulik boasted the fifth best scoring average in the CCAA and had top five finishes in four of CSUSM’s 10 tournaments, including two runner-up finishes. He tied for fifth at the CCAA Championships and was CSUSM”s top finisher in six tournaments.

Tuulik is the fourth Cougar in program history to earn this honor at the NCAA Division II level, following current teammate Braeden Koran (2017) as well as Dylan Healey and Dale Smith.

Tuulik was named CCAA Golfer of the Week for the week of Sept. 27 – Oct. 3.

Born August 1, 1994 in San Diego … Son of Arno and Darlene Tuulik … Enjoys bowling, watching sports and eating breakfast … Favorite movie is “Tin Cup” … Roots for all San Diego and Detroit sporting teams … Favorite Athletes are Lee Westwood and Cam Newton … Most memorable golf moment was winning first collegiate match play 5&4 in first college tournament at Pebble Beach helping lead to a team victory … Majoring in Kinesiology … Intends to pursue golf or become a physical trainer after college.

Division II PING All-West Region Team
Nicklaus Britt, Dixie State
Chris Crisologo, Simon Fraser
Edward Hackett, CSUMB
Ben Hallam, California Baptist
Ty Macias, Dominican (CA)
Nick Rivera, Dominican (CA)
Kelley Sullivan, Chico State
Dexter Simmonds, Sonoma State
Zach Sims, Holy Names
Elis Svard, CSUMB
Chris Tuulik, CSU San Marcos
Jeff Yamaguchi, Stanislaus State

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