Minnesota Finished Runnerup to Northwestern Last Season
Senior David Haley Jr. was Forced to Withdraw Due to an Injury
Senior Erik Van Rooyen Has Contributed Back-to-Back Top-Five Finishes
Senior Erik Van Rooyen Paces Minnesota with a Final Round 72 in South Bend
Van Rooyen Carded an Even Par 71 to Move Within Striking Distance
Played in 30 career tournaments as a Gopher finished his career with a stroke average of 76.33.
2012-13 SENIOR SEASON:
Fought through various injuries in his final campaign was able to compete in five tournaments for the Gophers finished with a 77.92 stroke average fired a season-low 18-hole score of 72 in the final round of the William H. Tucker Invitational also posted a 72 in the second round of the Fighting Irish Classic finished in a tie for 21st place at the Fighting Irish Classic, his lowest of the season letterwinner.
2011-12 JUNIOR SEASON:
Was in the Gopher lineup for all 10 of the team's tournaments finished the season with a 75.35 stroke average, the third-lowest on the team and lowest of his collegiate career team counted 25 of 31 rounds played on the season (.806) tied a career low with a second-round 68 at the Schenkel Invitational and finished with a 54-hole card of 218, also a career low also finished with a 218 a week later at the FAU Spring Break Invitational letterwinner.
2010-11 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Was in the Gopher lineup for eight of the team's 11 tournaments finished the season with a stroke average of 76.44, the fifth-lowest on the team carded a season-low round of three-under 69 in the final round of the Big Ten Championships tied for 32nd at the Big Ten Championships, which tied for his finest finish on the season letterwinner.
2009-10 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Saw action in seven tournaments on the season with a stroke average of 76.70 finished in a tie for 19th at the Alister McKenzie where he carded a 2-under 140 including a second round 68 best tournament score came in the FAU Spring Break Championship with a 54-hole score of 223 Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
SUMMER 2009 AMATEUR PLAY:
Was the medalist at the 2009 Ohio State Public Links tournament.
Four-year letterwinner as a member of the Hilliard Darby golf team coached by Russ Edgington finished senior season with a stroke average of 72.2 won Ohio State Individual Championship as a senior three-time all-city, all-conference and all-county selection named all-area and all-state as a senior led team to the conference championship as a junior and senior team crowned 2007 District Champions and finished seventh in the Ohio State Championships .
Son of Scott and Sharon Haley born March 24, 1990 plans to major in sports management.
IN THE BAG Driver:
Titleist 907 D2
Titleist 906 F2
Titleist 906 H
Mizuno MP 37
52, 56, 60 degrees
Titleist Scotty Cameron
|Year||Tournaments||Rounds||Strokes||Average||-Par||Top 10||Low Round|
|Round:||68||twice; last - Schenkel MacKenzie||3/24/12|
|Tournament Score:||218||twice; last - FAU Spring Break Invitational||3/23-25/12|
|Tourn. Score To Par:||-2||Alister MacKenzie||10/12-12/09|
National Course: Heritage Golf Club
Minnesota Course: Golden Valley CC
Tour Player: Tommy Gainey
Van Rooyen Secures European Tour Card
In addition, multiple Gophers alumni have made it past the first round of Web.com Tour qualifying school.
Gophers Finish 11th at MacKenzie Invitational
Minnesota took home 11th place, featuring a top-10 finish from Peter Jones.
Gophers 12th at Alister MacKenzie Invitational
The Golden Gophers are in 12th place through 36 holes at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational.