Friday, May 23, 2008
Thomas Wins Arnold Palmer Award Presented by Callaway Golf
Midland CC golfer medalist at NJCAA Division I Championship to earn honor
OWENS CROSS ROADS, Ala. ? David Thomas of Midland CC has claimed the Arnold Palmer Award presented by Callaway Golf for NJCAA Division I. The Palmer Award is presented annually to the national championship medalists in men?s golf in NCAA Divisions I, II and III, the NAIA and NJCAA Divisions I and II.
Thomas claimed the individual title by four strokes. He opened the tournament by shooting 75, but rebounded with a two-under-par 70. Thomas played the third round at even par before posting 73 during the final round for a four-round total of two-over 290. He also led Midland to an eight-stroke victory for the team title.