Lobos cap tremendous season with an Elite Eight finish in NCAA Championship
UNM falls to Tide 4-1 in final eight of NCAA Championship
UNM survives in four-team playoff; will face Alabama today
Seniors James Erkenbeck and John Catlin each cut seven shots off first-day cards
Erkenbeck, Catlin, Green and Perez add to their collection of awards
NEW MEXICO: A returning starter who burst onto the scene as a true freshman...should continue to improve as a sophomore who is now acclimated to the college game...2012 Malaysian Amateur Open champion...2012 MPI-Saujana Amateur Open champion...top-32 finish at the U.S. Amateur Open
2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 14 tournaments as a meber of UNM's top five...had five top-20 finishes...best result came at the Mountain West tournament in May when he finished tied for ninth with a 1-under-par 212...averaged 73.64 strokes per round with a low of 67...finished tied 14th at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate at the UNM Championship Course with a 4-over 220...consistently in the top 300 in the GolfWeek.com individual rankings.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Sri KDU High School in Selangor, Malaysia. ... Played for coach Tony Maloney ... Finished seventh at the Callaway Junior World Championships ... Made two of three cuts at the Iskander Johor Open (Asian Tour) ... Won the Malaysian Amateur Close three consecutive years. ... Three-time winner at the Kurnia Saujana Amateur Championship ... Twice played in the Maybank Malaysian Open, a European tour event, competing against such luminaries as Rory McIroy, Charl Schwartzel and Louis Oosthuizen ... Won the TaylorMade Masters Junior event in Las Vegas twice.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 28, 1993 in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor ... Son of Gary Richard Green and Vivienne Beh ... Was the youngest participant ever in an Asian Tour event when he played in the Iskander Johor Open at age 13 ... Sportsman of the Year Award honoree in Malaysia in 2006, '08, '09 and '10 ... CEO Award from 2006-10 ... Has one younger brother, Galven Kendall ... Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods ...Nickname is "Double GG" ... Majoring in Business.