LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s golf team has inked two standout golfers during the fall signing period, first-year head coach Gator Todd announced Wednesday. Jacob Lang of Alvaton, Kentucky, and Jacob Settles of Winchester, Kentucky, will join the Wildcats for the 2024-25 season.

Both student-athletes have proven to showcase themselves well not only on the course, but in the classroom as well.

“These two young men are both a perfect fit for our program,” Todd said. “We couldn’t be more excited for them to join our Kentucky golf family. Coach Chip (McDaniel) did an excellent job identifying these young men who will have a big impact on our program.”

Jacob Lang
Alvaton, Ky.
Greenwood High School

Notables: 2023 Kentucky Mr. Golf … 2023 Kentucky High School All-State … 2022 AJGA Greenwood Junior champion … Top-five finish at 2023 Dye Junior Invitational … Four-time Mason Cup participant … 2023 Mason Cup captain.

Coach Todd: “Jacob Lang is a proven winner with a high ceiling. We believe he will make an immediate impact. He is a perfect fit into our culture and will continue to thrive in this environment.”

Jacob Settles
Winchester, Ky.
George Rogers Clark High School

Notables: 2023 AJGA Memorial Junior champion … 2023 Kentucky Junior PGA Championship champion … 2023 First Team All-State … Two-time Mason Cup participant.

Coach Todd: “Jacob is the epitome of a Kentucky golfer. He has great fundamentals that contribute to his consistent ball-striking. He also has a tremendous work ethic that will fit in great at the University of Kentucky.”

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