2016-2017 • SENIOR SEASON
Fall 2016: Competed at the Gopher Invitational (73rd, 78-81-77, +10)
2015-2016 • JUNIOR SEASON
Played in eight tournaments, recording a stroke average of 74.00, which ranked second on the team Fall 2015: Played in all four tournaments for the Gophers with a 73.36 scoring average • tied career-low round score of 70 twice at Alister Mackenzie Invitational • posted career-low tournament score of 215(+2) at Alister Mackenzie Invitational • tied for 16th at Husky Invitational Spring 2016: Had a 74.58 stroke average in four tournaments • Picked up team-leading third top-20 finish at Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic • led team at San Diego Classic • tied for ninth at Puerto Rico Individual.
2014-2015• SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Held a 77.71 stroke average in three tournaments. Fall 2014: Had a 78.16 scoring average over six rounds •played in the Gopher Invitational and Royal Oaks Intercollegiate. Spring 2015: Shot a 75 (+3) at the Dartmouth dual match.
2013-14 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in four tournaments, including three as an individual • held a stroke average of 74.13.Fall 2013: Made his collegiate debut playing as an individual in the Gopher Invitational, where he tied for 30th at 8-over (221) • also played in the Crow River JV Shootout, tying for fourth. Spring 2014: Tied for 63rd in the NCAA Raleigh Regional (+13), with two rounds counting toward the team score • playing as an individual, placed second at St. John's Spring Invitational with 18-hole score of 70.
HIGH SCHOOL/AMATEUR PLAY:
A graduate of Shanley (Fargo, N.D.) High School • 2011 and 2012 North Dakota junior champion • part of 2011 team state title and 2012 runner-up finish • earned all-state honors, tying for second individually at the 2013 North Dakota Class A state tournament • All-Eastern Dakota Conference • all-region.
|Year||Tournaments||Rounds||Strokes||Average||-Par||Top-10 Finishes||Low Round|
|Round||70||Most recent: Alister MacKenzie Invitational||10/13/15|
|Score||215||Alister MacKenzie Invitational||10/12-13/15|
|Tourn. Score to Par||+2||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.