Riley Johnson
Riley  Johnson


Fargo, N.D.

High School:
West Fargo

2 Letters


Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

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


Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

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


DuToit Takes MGA Amateur Title

Gopher captain cards final round 68 to win by one stroke

Had a 76.19 stroke average in seven tournaments Fall 2015: Had a 76.33 scoring average over six rounds • tied for 17th at Gopher Invitational Spring 2016: Played in four spring tournaments with a 75.67 stroke average • tied for 17th playing as an individual at Barona Collegiate Cup • posted back-to-back scores of 219 at Barona Collegiate Cup and ASU Thunderbird Invitational • had a career low round with a 67 in first round of ASU Thunderbird Invitational.

In nine tournaments, held a 74.65 stroke average • posted one top-10 and three top-20 finishes. Fall 2014: Had a 75.67 scoring average over nine rounds • had one under-par round (70) at the Gopher Invitational. Spring 2015: Competed in six spring tournaments with a 74.12 stroke average • tied for 18th at the Big Ten Championships (+8) with one round under par • won the Gophers' dual match with Dartmouth with a season-low 68 (-4) • had one round under par at the Hawkeye Invitational and tied for 17th (+1).


Graduated from West Fargo High School in 2014 • a two-time North Dakota Class A state champion, winning in 2012 and 2014 • finished 3-under with a 69 in the final round of the 2014 championships • carded scores of 72 and 71 in winning the individual and team titles in 2012 • finished seventh at the 2013 state tournament.

2012 Fargo Moorhead Junior Amateur champion • qualified for the 2013 USGA Junior Amateur.

Son of Randy and Marilee Johnson.

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average -Par Top-10 Finishes Low Round
2014-15 9 26 1,941 74.65 4 1 68
2015-16 7 21 1,600 76.19 2 -- 67
2016-17 3 9 653 72.56 2 -- 68
Total 19 56 4,194 74.89 8 1 67

Career Bests

Round 67 ASU Thunderbird Invitational 4/2/16
Finish 1st Dartmouth Dual 3/20/15
Score 217 Hawkeye Invitational 4/18-19/15
Tourn. Score to Par +1 Hawkeye Invitational 4/18-19/15


Gophers Head to Royal Oaks Intercollegiate


The Gophers hit the road once again as they travel to Dallas, Texas for the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

Meyer Relishes Role of Captain


The senior from Fargo, N.D., asked for and received a second year as appointed team leader.

Gophers Tie for Eighth at Alister MacKenzie Invite


Justin Doeden tied for 18th, leading Minnesota for the third time this fall.

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