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The Ben Hogan Award is given annually to the top men's NCAA Division I, II or III, NAIA or NJCAA college golfer for his achievements in collegiate and amateur competitions over 12 months.
Past winners include Hunter Mahan (2003), Bill Haas (2004) and Rickie Fowler (2008).
Crocker, who was born in Zimbabwe but prepped at Westlake High in Westlake Village, CA, leads No. 1 USC in stroke average this year (70.15) and has finished under par in eight straight tournaments (combined 26-under par in those events).
Crocker is one of five golfers from the Pac-12 to make the cut. The list of semifinalists will be cut down to three finalists on May 3, making this month's Pac-12 Championships crucial for Crocker. The Pac-12 Championships run from April 28-30 in Boulder, CO.
Check out USC's top-ranked men's golf team on Twitter and Instagram to follow Crocker's quest.