Perico and Reeder Named GCAA PING All-Region
NORMAN, Okla. – Arkansas junior Julian Perico and graduate senior Tyson have been voted to the 2021 PING All-Central Region team, the Golf Coaches Association (GCAA) was announced today.
Arkansas has placed at least one player on the PING All-Region team in each of the last 14 years and had multiple honorees 11 times over the span. Overall, 13 Razorbacks have earned a total of 28 All-Region honors during head coach Brad McMakin’s 15-years at Arkansas.
Perico, a 2021 Palmer Cup selection, earns his third honor to become to the sixth Razorback to be voted to the squad three times joining Sebastian Cappelen (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014); David Lingmerth (2008, 2009, 2010); Ethan Tracy (2009, 2011, 2012); Taylor Moore (2014, 2015, 2016); and Alvaro Ortiz (2016, 2017, 2018). The junior, a two-time All-SEC pick, led the Razorbacks in scoring for the third straight year and won the Vanderbilt Legends Collegiate. Perico’s 2020-21 scoring average of 71.00 ranks second on the school’s all-time list – behind his own 70.38 last season – and his 71.07 career scoring average currently sits atop the school’s all-time list.
Reeder earns his first career postseason honor. The Edmond, Okla., product won the Tiger Invitational by Jason Dufner this season for his second career win, finished third two weeks later at the Old Waverly Collegiate and he was runner-up at the 2021 NCAA Kingston Springs Regional. Reeder’s season scoring average of 71.34 ranks seventh on the program’s single-season list and his 72.12 career scoring average as a Razorback currently ranks fifth.