Junior Alex Gaugert posted a career-best 68 during the second round and is tied for first
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Three-time top-25 finisher at the Big Ten Championships, including a tie for eighth in 2013 · holds a career stroke average of 74.04.
2014-15 · JUNIORSEASON: Held a 73.35 stroke average (30th in program history) in nine tournaments · posted one top-20 finish. Fall 2014: Played in three tournaments with a 74.00 stroke average · tied for 22nd at the Gopher Invitational · posted fall-low round score of 69 and low tournament score of 214 (+1) at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational, where he tied for 20th. Spring 2015: Competed in six spring tournaments with a 73.00 stroke average · tied for 23rd at the Big Ten Champions (+10) · carded a season-low round of 67 at the Goodwin, where he tied for 24th to lead Minnesota · named Big Ten Golfer of the Week on April 1 following the Goodwin.
2013-14 · SOPHOMORE SEASON: Held a 74.06 stroke average in 10 tournaments · posted one top-10 and three top-20 finishes. Fall 2013:Played in four tournaments · posted his best fall finish (tied for 19th) at the Gopher Invitational with a 5-over-par 54-hole score of 218 · posted fall-low rounds of 71 at the Gopher and Alister MacKenzie Invitationals · fall stroke average was 74.58. Spring 2014: Competed in six spring tournaments for the Golden Gophers with a 73.56 stroke average · tied for 12th at the Big Ten Championships (+12), with all four rounds counting toward the team score · tied for 57th at the NCAA Raleigh Regional, his first Regional appearance, with all three rounds counting · shot a career-low 68 during the Del Walker Classic, where he tied for 30th with career-low 214 on 54 holes · tied for 10th at the Hawkeye Invitational ·team counted 17 of his 19 spring rounds · Academic All-Big Ten.
SUMMER 2013: Won the Minnesota State Openin a three-way playoff· finished 8-under on the tournament, with a 4-under 68 on the final day.
2012-13 · FRESHMAN SEASON: Was in the Gopher lineup for eight of the team's tournaments for a combined 25 rounds of golf · team counted 24 of 25 rounds (.960) · had the second-lowest stroke average on the team with a 74.72 average · contributed two top-10 finishes on the season · his lowest finish of the season came at the Big Ten Championships, where he tied for 8th place · also finished in the top-10 at the Snowman Getaway with season-low 54-hole total score of 215 · Recorded his lowest 18-hole score with a second-round card of 70 at the Snowman Getaway · letterwinner.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Chaska High School · finished his senior season with a 72.9 stroke average · a six-time letterwinner in golf · a two-time All-State and five-time All-Conference performer in golf · the 2012 Minnesota Class 3A co-champion with a two-under-par score of 142 in two rounds · the week before, set the Section 2AAA record by five strokes with rounds of 5-under and 4-under, winning medalist honors by seven shots · Missota Conference champion · tied for third in the 2011 state tournament · tallied six high school and summer tournament victories in 2011, including the Minnesota State Junior Boys' Championship · tied for sixth at the Minnesota State Amateur in 2011, and tied for 15th in 2012 · 2010 Nike Junior champion and Chaska Town Course Club champion.
PERSONAL: Born June 20, 1993 · son of Pam and Dave DuToit · has a pair of siblings; Mike and Nicki · enjoys playing and watching all sports· lists the NBA's Miami Heat and All-Star LeBron James as his favorite team and athlete· undecided on major.