Fall 2016: Posted a 14-over-par 227 at the Gopher Invitational
Had a 75.50 stroke average in six tounraments Fall 2015: Had a 74.89 scoring average over nine rounds • posted a career-low round score of 68 and career-low tournament score of 214(+1) at the Alister Mackenzie Invitational • tied for eighth at the Husky Individual Spring 2016: Played nine rounds with a 76.11 stroke average • tied for 13th playing as an individual in the St. John's Invitational • had a spring season low round of 72 at St. John's Invitational.
Set a new course record with a 12-under round of 61 in the first round of 2016 St. George's Amatuer in Utah • was 11-under on final 11 holes of the round • finished third overall in St. George's Amateur
2014-15 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Held a 77.24 stroke average in six tournaments. Fall 2014: Played as an individual in the Gopher Invitational and posted a score of 246 (+33) • low round was 79. Spring 2015: Competed in five spring tournaments with a 76.21 stroke average • tied for 51st at the Big Ten Championships (+21) • finished fourth in the Dartmouth dual match with a season-low 71 (-1).
Graduated from Brighton High School in 2014 • tied for seventh at the 2013 Utah Class 5A tournament in October • four-time all-state and all-region golfer • set a Brighton and region record for lowest region tournament score with a 10-under 62 • posted a stroke average of 69.3 his senior season • won six of 11 Utah Junior Golf Association events in 2012.
Tied for 14th at the 2013 Eddie Hogan Cup • played in the 2012 and 2013 PGA Junior Championships.
Son of Steve and Kari Duensing.
|Year||Tournaments||Rounds||Strokes||Average||-Par||Top-10 Finishes||Low Round|
|Round||68||Alister MacKenzie Invitational||10/12/15|
|Score||214||Alister MacKenzie Invitational||10/12-13/15|
|Tourn. Score to Par||+1||Alister MacKenzie Invitational||10/12-13/15|
Mendez Travels the World for Golf
The Gophers senior has played in all three Latin American Amateur Championships since the event's inception.
2017 Gopher Invitational Field Announced
Ten teams from the 2016 tournament will return to Windsong Farm Golf Club this fall.
Gophers Excel in Classroom
Minnesota's fall grades are in, and six team members had at least a 3.7 grade point average.