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Sophomore Matt Winkelmann named CCAC Men’s Golfer of the Year

Posted: May 02, 2017


Matt Winkelmann of Olivet Nazarene University Tiger men's golf named to CCAC five-member all-conference team for the second straight season.

Olivet Nazarene University's Matt Winkelmann — a sophomore sport management major from Wheaton, Illinois — was named the CCAC Player of the Year for men’s golf. He is also the lone repeat selection on the current five-member all-conference team.

Matt registered eight top five finishes among the 12 meets in which he competed during the 2016-17 campaign. In four of those meets, he claimed individual medalist honors and was runner-up on one occasion.

He also placed third at the CCAC Championships to earn all-tournament accolades. He placed fourth place as a freshman in last year's championship rounds.

Matt shot eight of his 22 rounds at par or better on the season highlighted by a five under par 67 at the University of St. Francis (Illinois) Fall Classic back in September. He finished the year with an average round of 74.2.

To learn more about Olivet’s athletics program, contact the Office of Admissions at or 800-648-1463.

Average ACT composite score of last year's incoming freshmen