Peter Jones
Peter  Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Owatonna, Minn.

High School:
Owatonna

Experience:
2 Letters


10/05/2017

Gophers Head to Alister MacKenzie Invitational

After a sixth-place finish at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate, the Minnesota Gophers will hit the road to compete in the Alister MacKenzie Invitational.

2017-18 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Fall 2017: Appeared in the Gopher Invitational • finished tied for 6th at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate • finished with career-best 206 54-hole score at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational, including career-best -7 finish and career-best 67 round • competed in the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate. Spring 2018: Appeared in Big Ten match play • competed as an individual in the match vs. Houston.

2016-17 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:

Held a 74.88 stroke average in five tournaments. Fall 2016: Competed in four tournaments, averaging 74.54 strokes per round • placed third at the St. John's Fall Invitational (1-over 145) • carded a season-best 70 at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational. Spring 2017: Played in two tournaments • tied for 24th at the Princeton Invitational (220).

2015-16 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Had a 77.42 scoring average in four tournaments. Fall 2015: Made collegiate debut at Gopher Invitational • had a 78.83 scoring average over six rounds • tied for 33rd in Husky Individual. Spring 2016: Played in two tournaments with a 76.00 stroke average • led team at ASU Thunderbird Invitational, finishing in a tie for 27th • carded a 70 in the final round of ASU Thunderbird Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graduated from Owatonna High School in 2015 • finished second in the Minnesota Class AAA state tournament in 2013 and 2015 • 2015 1AAA section champion • all-state golfer in 2015 • five-time all-conference golfer.

SUMMER/AMATUER GOLF:
Won 2015 US Amateur qualifier • played in 2015 US Amateur • tied for 21st at 2015 Minnesota State Amateur • played in 2014 USGA Junior Amateur.

PERSONAL:
Son of Ron and Beth Jones • has two sisters: Emily and Sara.

CAREER STATS

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average -Par Top-10 Finishes Low Round
2015-16 4 12 929 77.42 1 -- 70
2016-17 5 17 1,273 74.88 2 1 69
2017-18 4 12 872 72.67 4 2 67
Total 13 41 3,074 74.99 7 3 67

CAREER BESTS

Round 67 Alister MacKenzie Invitational 10/9-10/17
Finish 3rd St. John's Invitational 10/16-17/16
54-Hole Score 206 Alister MacKenzie Invitational 10/9-10/17
Tourn. Score to Par -7 Alister MacKenzie Invitational 10/9-10/17


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4/14/2018 - M. Golf

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

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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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