After a sixth-place finish at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate, the Minnesota Gophers will hit the road to compete in the Alister MacKenzie Invitational.
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.
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.
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.
Won 2015 US Amateur qualifier • played in 2015 US Amateur • tied for 21st at 2015 Minnesota State Amateur • played in 2014 USGA Junior Amateur.
Son of Ron and Beth Jones • has two sisters: Emily and Sara.
|Year||Tournaments||Rounds||Strokes||Average||-Par||Top-10 Finishes||Low Round|
|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|
New Golf Practice Facility Approved Friday
12/15/2017 - M. Golf
The new golf training center will break ground in spring 2018 and open later in the year.
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11/30/2017 - M. Golf
Freshman Reece Sanders talks to Gopher Sports about his life and school year so far.
Three Future Gophers Sign NLIs
11/9/2017 - M. Golf
Will Grevlos, Lincoln Johnson and Harry Plowman-Ollington will join Minnesota's team in fall of 2018.