Watch List Announced for 2004 Hogan Award

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College CentralNORMAN, Okla. ' The Friends of Golf (FOG) and Colonial Country Club, in cooperation with Bank of America and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), have announced the watch list for the 2004 Ben Hogan Award, presented annually to the top mens NCAA Division I, II or III or NAIA golfer.
 
Taking into account all collegiate and amateur competitions during the last 12 months, the watch list includes 34 golfers, including Outback Steakhouse Arnold Palmer Award winners Alejandro Caizares and Chico States J.J. Jakovac and 2003 first-team PING All-America selections Dustin Bray of North Carolina, Wake Forest's Bill Haas, Brock Mackenzie of Washington and Arizona's Chris Nallen.
 
'The depth in college golf this year is reflected in the watch list for the Hogan,' stated GCAA Executive Director Gregg Grost. 'Obviously, a great collegiate amateur will be chosen in this, the Heisman of college golf.'
 
The Hogan Award selection committee will select 10 semi-finalists on April 14 and name five finalists on April 27. The winner of the Hogan Award will be announced on May 6 and the presentation banquet will be held at Colonial Country Club on May 17, the Monday prior to the Bank of America Colonial.
 
Nicolas Allain, Oklahoma City
 
Chris Baryla, UTEP
 
Dustin Bray, North Carolina
 
Alejandro Caizares, Arizona State
 
Steve Conway, UCLA
 
Matt Every, Florida
 
Jack Ferguson, Clemson
 
Bill Haas, Wake Forest
 
Jason Hartwick, Texas
 
Brad Heaven, Toledo
 
Matt Hendrix, Clemson
 
John Holmes, Kentucky
 
Billy Hurley, Navy
 
J.J. Jakovac, Chico State
 
Travis Johnson, UCLA
 
Gregg Jones, Clemson
 
Martin Laird, Colorado State
 
Brock Mackenzie, Washington
 
Nolan Martin, Colorado State
 
John Merrick, UCLA
 
Ryan Moore, UNLV
 
Chris Nallen, Arizona
 
Jeff Overton, Indiana
 
Aron Price, Georgia Southern
 
Michael Putnam, Pepperdine
 
Chez Reavie, Arizona State
 
Matthew Rosenfeld, Texas
 
Josh Sherlin, Saint Johns
 
Justin Smith, Minnesota
 
Chris Stroud, Lamar
 
Peter Tomasulo, California
 
Camilo Villegas, Florida
 
Casey Wittenberg, Oklahoma State