Razorback MGolf Adds Signee Erik Plenge

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas head men’s golf coach Brad McMakin added the fourth recruit for the 2023-24 golf season as Erik Plenge signed a National Letter of Intent Tuesday.

Plenge joins a class that also includes Thomas Curry (Texarkana, Ark.), Rex Hargrove (Houston, Texas) and John Driscoll II (Northwestern University).

Plenge will be a freshman next season and hails from Lima, Peru. He has built an impressive resume in his native Peru and tallied seven top 20 finishes on the 2021 AJGA circuit. Plenge represented Peru at the 2022 Latin America Amateur Championship and finished third at the 2022 South America Junior Championship.

Erik Plenge
Lima, Peru || Liceo Naval Almirante Guise

– Played in seven pro events in 2022 and tallied five top 10 finishes including:
^ Won Torneo Abierto 1 in April (62-69-69)
^ 4th at Torneo Abierto 6 in October
^ 7th at Costa Rica National Stroke Play
^ 8th at Torneo Abierto 4 in August
^ 9th at Torneo Abierto 2 in May
– Played for his native Peru in the 2022 Latin America Amateur Championship
– Finished third at the 2022 South America Junior Championship (72-73-74-72)
– Recorded a third-place finish at the 2022 Dustin Johnson World Junior (73-68-71)
– Tied for ninth at the AJGA Junior Orange Bowl International
– In 2021, had seven top 20 finishes including:
^ Won the 54 Hole Celebration Junior Open
^ Won the Gira de Menores 1, Gira de Menores 5 and Gira de Menores 7
^ 2nd at the Gira de Menores 2 and Gira de Menores 3
^ 3rd at the Peru National Amateur Championship and AJGA Junior at Copper Valley
^ 5th at the AJGA Junior at Ruby Hill
^ 6th at the Billy Horschel Junior Championship
^ 9th at the International Junior Masters
^ 14th at the Matthew NeSmith Junior Championship
^ 12th at the South America Junior Championship

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