Four COC Golfers Earn All-Conference Awards

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The College of the Canyons Men’s Golf team had four players honored with All-Conference awards. Golfer Aaron West was named the 2011 Western State Conference Player of the Year while teammates Derek Larson, James Holley, and Alex Macaluso earned All-Conference honors.

West led the conference with an under par average of 71.6 while taking only 573 strokes this year compared to the second place finisher Brennan Amirkhizi of Glendale College who took 581 strokes.

Larson finished fourth in the conference with a 71.3 average, with Holley shooting a 73.6 and Macaluso shot a 74.2 stroke average.

The team finished with a 59-1 record heading into Mondays Southern California Regionals at the Bermuda Dunes Country Club. However, West and Macaluso’s seasons aren’t over yet as they will compete for state titles on May 16th at Kings Country Club in Hanford, California.