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UNM’s Choi gains top 25 ranking

Sam Choi
(Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Journal)

University of New Mexico golfer Sam Choi is No. 22 on the PGA Tour University’s Class of 2022 Summer Ranking that features the top 25 rising senior in NCAA Division I.

Choi, ranked No. 29 in the nation by GolfStat, adds the prestigious national honor to earning a spot on the 2020 Arnold Palmer Cup Team last season.

The PGA TOUR University Ranking is designed to identify the best college golfers based on winning, competitiveness and season-long performance. At the conclusion of the 2022 NCAA D-I Men’s National Championship, the top-15 players in the Class of 2022 will earn status on the Korn Ferry Tour or a PGA TOUR international tour. Players who finish 1st-5th will be named to the PGA TOUR U First Team and receive Korn Ferry Tour membership, and players who finish 6th-15th will be named to the PGA TOUR U Second Team and earn membership on a PGA TOUR international tour.