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|
Van Rooyen Gets First Pro Win
The former team captain won a playoff in the Sunshine Tour's Eye of Africa PGA Championship
Gophers Take Third at B1G Match Play
University of Minnesota men's golf went 1-1 in its Saturday matches at Hammock Beach Resort.
Gophers Advance to B1G Match Play Semis
Minnesota defeated Nebraska and Michigan on the first day of competition at Hammock Beach Resort.