Matt Rachey
Matt  Rachey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waconia, Minn.

High School:
Waconia

Experience:
3 Letters


06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

2016-17 • SENIOR SEASON:
One of the recipients of the team’s Louis Lick Hardest Worker Award • Academic All-Big Ten. Fall 2016: Competed in two tournaments, averaging 77.50 strokes per round • finished 68th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

2015-16 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Played in four tournaments as an individual with a 75.67 scoring average. Fall 2015: Had a 78.17 scoring average over six rounds • played in Gopher Invitational and Husky Individual • tied for 27th at Husky Individual. Spring 2016: Had a 70.17 stroke average over six rounds • finished second at St. John's Invitational • posted three straight under-par rounds and a career best tournament score at St. John's Invitational going 68-70-70--208 (-6).

2014-15 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Held a 75.88 stroke average in six tournaments. Fall 2014: Had a 75.83 scoring average over 12 rounds • improved career-best round (71) and tournament score (217) at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational. Spring 2015: Competed in two spring tournaments, the Gophers' dual match with Dartmouth and the Goodwin, with a 76.00 stroke average.

2013-14 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in seven tournaments, attached in all but one• had a stroke average of 75.33. Fall 2013: Made the Gophers' travel roster for the last two fall events • tied for sixth at the Barnabas Health Intercollegiate (+1) • fall stroke average was 76.00. Spring 2014: Competed in five tournaments with a stroke average of 75.07 • recorded a spring-low 72 during the Hawkeye Invitational and tied for 23rd in the tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL/AMATEUR PLAY:
Played varsity golf at Waconia High School for six years • tied for fourth at the 2012 Minnesota Class 3A State Tournament • tied for 17th in 2013 • 2013 Section 2AAA champion by six strokes • earned all-state, All-Wright Country Conference, all-area and academic all-state honors during high school • 2011 US Junior Amateur qualifier • 2011 Minnesota Junior PGA Players Tour Series champion • member of the 2012 Minnesota Junior PGA Cup team.

CAREER STATS

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average -Par Top-10 Finishes Low Round
2013-14 5 18 1,356 75.33 -- 1 72
2014-15 6 16 1,214 75.88 -- -- 71
2015-16 4 12 908 75.67 3 1 68
2016-17 2 6 4656 77.50 -- -- 75
Total 16 49 3,711 75.73 3 2 68

CAREER BESTS

Round 68 St. John's Invitational 4/23/16
Finish 2nd St. John's Invitational 4/23-24/16
54-Hole Score 208 St. John's Invitational 4/23-24/16
Tourn. Score to Par -6 St. John's Invitational 4/23-24/16

MORE HEADLINES

Johnson Ties for 8th in Shortened Hawkeye Invitational

Johnson Ties for 8th in Shortened Hawkeye Invitational

4/14/2018 - M. Golf

The University of Minnesota men's golf team tied for sixth after the tournament was shortened.

Three Gophers in Top Ten at Hawkeye Invitational

Three Gophers in Top Ten at Hawkeye Invitational

4/13/2018 - M. Golf

Minnesota is tied for third as Johnson, Arnorsson and Flanagan are tied for fifth among individuals.

Minnesota Heads to Iowa to Close Regular Season

Minnesota Heads to Iowa to Close Regular Season

4/12/2018 - M. Golf

The Gophers will compete in the Hawkeye Invitational for the seventh consecutive year.

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