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Haskins Award Watch List: Pepperdine's Sahith Theegala takes over top spot

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The Fred Haskins Award presented by Stifel is awarded annually to the most outstanding men’s college golfer, as voted on by players, coaches and media members. Past winners of the Haskins Award include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Ben Crenshaw.

Here is a look at the top 15 contenders after the Cabo Collegiate and Southern Highlands Collegiate, two of the spring's premier events:

1. Sahith Theegala, Sr., Pepperdine
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 2 (Alister Mackenzie Invitational, Southwestern Invitational)
Other results: T-4, Southern Highlands Collegiate; T-4, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational; T-6, Amer Ari Invitational; T-6, The Prestige; T-15, Maui Jim Intercollegiate; T-19, GC of Georgia Collegiate

2. Cooper Dossey, Sr., Baylor
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 1 (Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational)
Other results: T-4, Cabo Collegiate; fifth, Gopher Invitational; T-7, Arizona Intercollegiate; T-10, Nike Collegiate; T-16, Royal Oaks Intercollegiate

3. Garett Reband, Sr., Oklahoma
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 1 (Puerto Rico Classic)
Other results: Third, Nike Collegiate; Seventh, Carmel Cup; T-8, Gopher Invitational; T-10, Ka'anapali Collegiate; T-13, Southern Highlands Collegiate

4. Davis Thompson, Jr., Georgia
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 1 (Jim Rivers Intercollegiate)
Other results: fourth, Crooked Stick Invitational; T-6, Southern Highlands Collegiate; T-6, Nike Collegiate; T-8, Carmel Cup; T-12, Ka'anapali Collegiate; T-32, Puerto Rico Classic

5. Ricky Castillo, Fr., Florida
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 2 (Sea Best Invitational, Gator Invitational)
Other results: T-6, Southern Highlands Collegiate; T-15, Nike Golf Collegiate; T-21, Carpet Capital Collegiate; T-22, Tavistock Collegiate; T-24, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational

6. John Augenstein, Sr., Vanderbilt
Golfstat rank:
Wins: None
Other results: Second, Nike Collegiate; third, Crooked Stick Invitational; T-7, Tavistock Collegiate; T-13, East Lake Cup; T-14, Cabo Collegiate; T-24, Gator Invitational

7. Peter Kuest, Sr., BYU
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 3 (William Tucker Intercollegiate, Nick Watney Invitational, St. Mary's Invitational)
Other results: T-3, Burns Intercollegiate; T-4, Jerry Pate National Collegiate; T-10, Pacific Invitational; T-37, Southwestern Invitational

8. William Mouw, Fr., Pepperdine
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 1 (Amer Ari Invitational)
Other results: third, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational; seventh, Alister Mackenzie Invitational; T-8, Southwestern Invitational; T-8, Maui Jim Intercollegiate; T-11, GC of Georgia Collegiate; T-21, Southern Highlands Collegiate; T-34, The Prestige

9. John Axelsen, Jr., Florida
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 0
Other results: second, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational; second, Sea Best Invitational; third, Gator Invitational; T-7, Carpet Capital Collegiate; T-9, Southern Highlands Collegiate; T-11, Tavistock Collegiate; T-36, Nike Golf Collegiate

10. John Pak, Jr., Florida State
Golfstat rank:
Wins: 2 (Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate and Seminole Intercollegiate)
Other results: T-6, White Sands Intercollegiate; T-14, Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational; T-29, Cabo Collegiate


  • 11. Quade Cummins, Sr., Oklahoma
  • 12. Noah Goodwin, Jr., SMU
  • 13. Trent Phillips, Soph., Georgia
  • 14. Sandy Scott, Sr., Texas Tech
  • 15. Pierceson Coody, Soph., Texas