Cyclones Pen New Zealand Star Nick Voke
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State men's golf coach Andrew Tank announced today the signing of Nick Voke to a national letter of intent. Voke is one of the top amateur players in Oceania.
Voke is off to a great start to his 2013 season, ranking sixth overall in New Zealand. In 11 events, he has compiled a scoring average of 70.53 and has notched nine top-8 finishes, including two victories at the Auckland Anniversary Championship and the Danny Lee Springfield Open. The Auckland, New Zealand, native finished runner-up at the New Zealand Stroke Play Championship, runner up at the South Island Stroke Play and third at the North Island Stroke Play tournaments, the three biggest amateur events in New Zealand.
Also included on his resume are the 2011 Stewart Gold Cup and an impressive performance at the 2012 North Harbour Strokeplay where he shot a record 17-under par for a seven-stroke victory. He is a member of the 2012-13 New Zealand Golf Srixon Academy and is the Auckland Golf captain.
“I am excited about the passion and competitiveness Nick will bring to our program,” Tank said. “He has a very impressive record and I expect him to make an immediate impact as a Cyclone.”
Voke is currently ranked 185th in the world in the Scratch Player’s World Amateur Rankings.