NORMAN, Okla. (Blugolds.com) – Semifinalists for the 2018 Division II and Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol have been announced, with Blugold Ryan Isaacson (Sr. – Eau Claire, WI/Memorial) making the list.
Isaacson leads the Blugolds with a 72.7 average so far this season in 13 rounds of play.
Division II finalists for the award will be named May 17 while Division III finalists will be announced May 15. Nicklaus Award recipients will be announced May 31 with the honor presented by Jack Nicklaus at a ceremony during the final round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide at Muirfield Village Golf Club. In addition to receiving the Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award, the five recipients will compete in the Barbasol Shootout for an exemption into the PGA TOUR's Barbasol Championship, held July 16-22, at the Champions at Keene Trace in Lexington, Ky. The Barbasol Shootout will be held Saturday, June 2 at the storied Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio - the same club where Jack Nicklaus first learned the game of golf as a young boy.