Austin Hoerstkamp-Borgia Golf
4/10/2017 9:19:36 AM
By John Covington
The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Austin Hoerstkamp from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington.
Austin won the long drive competition in the Warrenton Tournament Thursday with a 325 yard bomb. He shot a 76 for eighth place in the White Division.
Austin has always been a good golfer, but he has taken his game to another level in the last couple of years of high school. He handles adversity, whether it's overcoming bad weather or a bad shot and he has developed into a leader on the course and in the locker room. The younger players on the team look up to Austin.
He plans to pursue a career in Engineering and has accepted a golf scholarship to Missouri S&T in Rolla.
A friendly competition has developed between Austin and teammate Tommy Alferman for the top spot on the team. Both have experienced time in the spotlight as the medalist.
Austin is also a very good student at Borgia.
Current GPA: 3.6
Favorite Subjects: Math, Calculus, Physics
Austin is also a member of the National Honor Society and a Borgia Ambassador.