Fernandez de Oliveira Gets Second All-American Honor

FAYETTEVILLE – Razorback Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira earned his second All-American honor as the junior was named to the 2022 Golfweek’s All-American Third Team, the publication announced today.

Fernandez de Oliveira will be playing in the European Amateur later this week (June 22-25 at Parador Campo de Golf El Saler in Valencia, Spain) before playing in the Arnold Palmer Cup for Team International (July 1-3 at Golf Club de Genève in Geneva, Switzerland).

Fernandez de Oliveira had a career year in his first season at Arkansas after playing his first two years at TCU. His 2021-22 season highlights include:

  • Golfweek All-American (third team)
  • PING/GCAA All-America (honorable mention)
  • Fred Haskins Award Finalist
  • Selected to play in the Arnold Palmer Cup
  • PING All-Central Region
  • All-SEC (2nd team)
  • South America Amateur Champion
  • Latin America Amateur Runner-Up
  • Jackson T. Stephens Cup Champion … Won his first collegiate event
  • His 70.88 season stroke average led the team and ranks 3rd-best in school history
  • His 22 rounds of par or better ties for 4th-best on the school’s single-season list … In his two years at TCU, he posted a combined 28 rounds of par or better
  • Had eight career top 20’s (compared to seven combined in two years at TCU) and nine rounds in the 60’s (compared to seven combined in two years at TC)
  • Had six top 10’s including his first three career top 5’s and a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Championship … Only had three career top 10’s in two years at TCU
  • Led the team by being its top finisher five times, including the NCAA Regional and NCAA Championship
  • Recorded his first career hole-in-one (at Blessings Collegiate Invitational)
  • Helped Arkansas win twice and place ninth at the NCAA Championship, the program’s best finish since 2009


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