Pinckney wins 107th Trans-Mississippi Championship
Sun Devil men's golfer and senior to-be Scott Pinckney defeated Oklahoma State's Kevin Tway of Edmond, Okla., on the second playoff hole to win the 107th Trans-Mississippi Championship on Thursday at Denver Country Club.
Pinckney shot a 6-under 204 (69-66-66) while Tway shot 69-68-67.
The Boulder Creek High School (Anthem, Ariz.) product has a 73.01 stroke average in 27 collegiate events in his first three years, including a 72.65 average in 2008-09 when he earned honorable mention All-America honors. He posted four top-10 finishes this past season, including a tie for sixth at the Ping-Golfweek Preview in the fall. He has posted nine rounds in the 60s in his collegiate career.
He was a key part of ASU's 2009 team as it won the NCAA West Regional and advanced to match play at the NCAA Championships. He tied for 13th at the 2009 NCAA Championships as he shot a 67 in the second round and shot even-216 (75-70-71) to help lead ASU to NCAA 2009 West Regional title.