Marta Silva Zamora of Georgia has won the Honda Sports Award as
the top woman in college golf.
The junior from Santiago de Compostela, Spain, was ranked No. 1
most of the spring and set the Bulldogs’ record for stroke average
at 71.5. She led Georgia in par-or-better rounds (22), birdies
(109) and finished fourth at the NCAA championship.
Zamora had six top-five finishes in 10 tournaments this
The other nominees were LSU’s Austin Ernst, USC’s Lizette Salas
and Arkansas’Kelli Shean. They were selected by rankings and finish
at the NCAA championship.
Zamora becomes eligible for the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the
Year honor, which will be awarded on June 27 in New York.