Three Aggies Named to PING All-Central Region Team


NORMAN, Okla. – The Texas A&M Aggies had three players named to the NCAA Division I PING All-Central Region Team, released by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Phichaksn Maichon, Jaime Montojo and Daniel Rodrigues were recognized for their efforts during the 2023-24 campaign.

Montojo and Rodrigues were first-time recipients. Maichon earned his second All-Central Region accolade, also picking up the award in 2023.

Maichon leads the Aggies in tournaments played (14), rounds played (40), stroke average (70.28) and versus par (-1.03) en route to being named All-SEC Second Team. The Bangkok, Thailand, native checks in at No. 13 in the Clippd National College Player Ranking and owns an 839-209-34 W-L-T this season. He claimed his second career collegiate victory with a record-setting performance at the Louisiana Classics in March. Maichon won the title with a tournament-record tally of 18-under 198. He also finished runner-up at the NCAA Stanford Regional and third at the Aggie Invitational. Last year he was recognized as a PING/GCAA Division I All-America Honorable Mention.

Montojo is tied for second on the Aggies in tournaments (13) and rounds (37). His 71.31 stroke average ranks third on the team. Montojo is currently slotted at No. 128 in the Clippd Ranking and owns a 669-295-34 W-L-T in 2023-24. He scored his first collegiate win of his career at the Aggie Invitational. He also finished third at the Marquette Intercollegiate and 10th at the Louisiana Classics.

Rodrigues ranks second on Texas A&M in tournaments (13), rounds (37), stroke average (70.86) and versus par (-0.47). He checks in at No. 60 in the Clippd Ranking and boasts a 789-184-39 W-L-T on the season. Rodrigues has top-10 finishes in seven of his last 10 tournaments, including four top-five outings. His most notable performances was a runner-up finish at the SEC Championship and fourth-place efforts at the Furman Intercollegiate and Louisiana Classics.

Texas A&M registered a win at the Louisiana Classics, finished runner-up at the Aggie Invitational and added third-place performances at the Marquette Intercollegiate, Furman Intercollegiate and NCAA Stanford Regional.