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.