Fall 2016: Competed in two tournaments, averaging 77.50 strokes per round • finished 68th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.
Payed 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).
2014-2015• SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Held a 75.88 stroke average in six tournaments. Fall 2014: Had a 75.83 scoring average over 12 rounds • Iimproved 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.
|Year||Tournaments||Rounds||Strokes||Average||-Par||Top-10 Finishes||Low Round|
|Round||68||St. John's Invitational||4/23/16|
|Finish||2nd||St. John's Invitational||4/23-24/16|
|Score||208||St. John's Invitational||4/23-24/16|
|Tourn. Score to Par||-6||St. John's Invitational||4/23-24/16|
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