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ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia golfers Maxwell Ford and Carter Loflin They have earned weekly honors from the Southeastern Conference, according to a release from the league office on Wednesday.

Ford was named SEC Golfer of the Week, while Loflin was named SEC Freshman of the Week for their efforts at the Ka’anapali Classic Collegiate Invitational in Hawaii.

A native of Peachtree Corners, Ga., Ford finished third in the tournament, the highest finish by an SEC golfer. He shot a career-low 7-under 64 in the final round to become the 21st player in school history to shoot 7-under (two are 9-under, eight are 8-under). Ford dropped to 13-under 200 for the tournament, his finish as well as No. 2 overall on his career list. Ford improved his season average to 70.22.

Loflin, a native of Duluth, Ga., finished a career-best 10th in the event. All three of his rounds were in the 60s (3-under 68, 2-under 69, 3-under 68). He lowered his season average to 69.67.

Bulldogs return to action Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at Southwestern Collegiate in California.

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