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College Golf: Israelson honored

Zach Israelson

Former Staples-Motley High School graduate and current Savannah College of Art and Design men's golf team member Zach Israelson was named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.

Israelson was one of 11 NAIA players and one of 207 in all divisions to earn the honor.

To earn the distinction players student athletes must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50 percent of his team's competitive rounds and have a stroke-average under 79 while maintaining a minimum grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.