A PING All-American First Team selection, Aberg finished 8th at the NCAA Championship by shooting 1-under following a final round where he recorded a 4-under, 66 for the lowest round of the final day of stroke play. A Sweden native, Aberg completed his second season with the Red Raiders with nine top-10 finishes in 11 stroke-play events this season.
Along with Aberg, the All-Big 12 Team includes Jonathan Brightwell (Oklahoma), Quade Cummins (Oklahoma), Logan McAllister (Oklahoma), Patrick Welch (Oklahoma), Austin Eckroat (Oklahoma State), Bo Jin (Oklahoma State), Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra (Oklahoma State), Pierceson Coody (Texas), Cole Hammer (Texas), Travis Vick (Texas). Coody was named the Big 12 Player of the Year and Lopez-Chacarra earned Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. OU’s Ryan Hybl is the 2021 Big 12 Coach of the Year.
Aberg led the Red Raiders throughout the season, highlighted by winning The Prestige and the Thunderbird Collegiate before finishing fourth at the Big 12 Championship and NCAA Albuquerque Regional. Aberg is No. 5 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking and was also selected as a Fred Haskins Award finalist. He went into the national final with a 70.68 scoring average this season after shooting 9-under (70-69-68 – 207) in the regional tournament for his sixth top-5 finish this season. Aberg, who was a Ben Hogan Award semifinalist and also has a tournament win at the 2021 Jones Cup Invitational on his resume, has recorded 11 rounds in the 60s with low rounds of 65s coming in the final rounds of the Cabo Collegiate in San Antonio and the George Hannon Collegiate in Austin. He was a co-champion at the Thunderbird Collegiate after shooting 12-under by posting 67-67-67 – 201 which was the third best 54-hole score in Tech history.
He is the 15th All-Big 12 selection for the Red Raiders since 2004 with the Sandy Scott earning the honor in 2019.