Jose Mendez  
Jose Mendez

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
San Jose, Costa Rica

High School:
Saint Anthony


2013-14 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Fall 2013:
Played in six tournaments, leading the team with a 73.35 stroke average • all 17 of his rounds counted toward the team score • turned in two top-10 finishes (four top-20) • led the team with a tie for ninth individually at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate (220/+7) • tied for 14th at the William H. Tucker Invitational with a team-low 222 (+6) • tied for sixth at the Barnabas Health Intercollegiate (+1) • tied for 16th at the Kiawah Classic with a score of 222 (+6) • posted fall-low rounds of 70 during the Alister MacKenzie Invitational (twice) and Kiawah Classic.

AMATEUR PLAY:
Won the 2013 Callaway Junior World Golf Championship in the 15-17 division • won by two strokes (-5), becoming the first Costa Rican to win that tournament • 2013 Bob Jones Junior champion by four strokes the following week • rated among the world's top players in his graduating class • 2011 and 2012 Costa Rica Match Play champion • 2011, 2012 and 2013 Central American Junior champion • won National Junior Stroke Play in 2012 and 2013 • competed in the 2013 Toyota Junior World Cup after winning his qualifying tournament.

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average -Par Top-10 Finishes Low Round
2013-14 6 17 1,247 73.35 4 2 70

Career Bests

Round 70 three times: last at Kiawah Classic 11/5/13
Finish t-6th Barnabas Health Intercollegiate 10/20-21/13
Score 215 Alister MacKenzie Invitational 10/14-15/13
Tourn. Score to Par -1 Alister MacKenzie Invitational 10/14-15/13