Posted: 3:36 pm Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Golf: St. Andrew’s golfer, Cardinal Newman coach win statewide honors 

By Matt Porter

St. Andrew’s senior Jan Chanpalangsri is the 2010 Florida Dairy Farmers girls Golfer of the Year, and Cardinal Newman coach Toby Hill is boys Co-Coach of the Year, as selected by a statewide panel of high school golf coaches.

Chanpalangsri

Chanpalangsri

Chanpalangsri finished ahead of Spanish River’s Christina Ocampa, who was selected as Class 2A girls Golfer of the Year. Chanpalangsri was named the 1A girls Golfer of the Year after winning the Class 1A girls individual state title with a two-day score of 137. A native of Thailand, she has signed to play at Ohio State.

Hill, whose team won the Class 1A boys state title with a combined score of 575, tied with Port Orange-Spruce Creek coach Mark Grose for the statewide Coach of the Year honors. Hill was also selected as 1A boys coach of the year.