Trinity's Nate Choukas'18 Continues Strong Play On The Links After Conclusion Of Bantam Career

Trinity's Nate Choukas'18 Continues Strong Play On The Links After Conclusion Of Bantam Career

Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College 2017-18 men's golf captain Nate Choukas '18 has enjoyed a stellar summer on the links, followng his fine career with the 2018 NESCAC Champion Bantams.  Choukas qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship as an alternate in July and edged his younger brother, Phin, on the last day of the Hanover Country Club championship this month.  The Choukas brothers' exciting weekend in their hometown's tournament was featured in an article in the Valley News.  Choukas posted a two-day score of 144 (+2) in a 2018 U.S. Amateur Championship qualifying tournament at Taconic Golf Club, and was chosen as an alternate for the championship event in August 13 at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill Golf Course in California. 

Trinity men's golf, under NESCAC Coach of the Year Matt Greason, won their first NESCAC Championship since 2010 and a berth to the NCAA Championship in North Carolina in 2017-18. The Bantams won five other tournaments outright, including the NESCAC Fall Qualifier, and closed the year with a 34th-place finish in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament.  Choukas was a 2018 Ping Division III All-Northeast Region honoree, a three-time All-NESCAC First selection, and the 2014 NESCAC Rookie of the Year.  He was also a three-time, NESCAC All-Academic honoree and received NESCAC All-Sportsmanship recognition in 2015-16 and in 2017-18.  Two Williams College golfers, playing on their home course, qualified for the U.S. Amateur.  The Bantams begin the 2018-19 campaign with the Bill Detrick Invitational on their course at Indian Hills Country Club in Newington on September 8 and 9.

read the Valley News story on Nate Choukas

U.S. Amateur Qualifier information