PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Notre Dame sophomore Niall Platt earned BIG EAST Men’s Golf Player of the Week after leading the Irish to victory at The Match Play held at Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla.
He helped the Irish win The Match Play for the first time in the third year of the tournament, defeating Loyola-Chicago (5.5-5), Villanova (4-2), Central Arkansas (4-2), and USC Upstate (4-2). Platt finished a perfect 4-0 over his four matches, while not having to play the 17th or 18th hole in any contest. He posted the team’s best margin of victory in two of the four matches contested.
The next BIG EAST Golf Player of the Week release will be on February 29.