31 Mar '11, 4pm

College Notebook: A hectic yet heavenly month: While his Florida teammates were playing their

College Notebook: A hectic yet heavenly month: While his Florida teammates were playing their

“I felt the pressure, but I put myself in the right spot at the right time to go fight for the golf tournament,” said Echavarria, who earned a spot in the field by virtue of his T-19 finish March 6 in the Bogota Open, played in his native Colombia. Were he a pro, Echavarria would have earned approximately $60,000 in two starts and currently stand No. 7 on the Nationwide money list – virtually securing himself status for the rest of the season. Because he won’t turn pro until after the NCAA Championship in June, however, he instead must start from scratch and rely on sponsor exemptions. (Despite being automatically exempt for the next Nationwide event – the April 14-17 Fresh Express Classic near San Francisco – Echavarria already has decided he will be with the Gators when they attempt to win the Southeastern Conference Championship that week.)

Full article: http://www.golfweek.com/news/2011/mar/31/college-notebook...

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