The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Gopher captain cards final round 68 to win by one stroke
Named co-captain for the 2017-18 season • three-time Big Ten Championships competitor • two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2017-18 • SENIOR SEASON:
Finished tied for 22nd at Gopher Invitational • Finished tied for 29th at Maui Jim Intercollegiate • Appeared in the Alister MacKenzie Invitational.
2016-17 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Second on the team with a season stroke average of 73.03 in 10 tournaments • lowered his average by more than three strokes from last year • 90 percent of rounds counted toward team score • one of the team’s Louis Lick Hardest Worker Award recipients • Academic All-Big Ten. Fall 2016: Averaged 72.26 strokes per round in five fall tournaments • tied for 27th at the Gopher Invitational (220) • played an even-par (213) Alister MacKezie Invitational to tie for 40th • tied for 25th at the Ka’anapali Classic (2-under 211) • had season-low rounds of 68 in the last three fall tournaments. Spring 2017: Tied for 12th at the Valspar Collegiate (2-over 215), his best finish of the year • tied for 16th at the Princeton Invitational • placed 64th at the Big Ten Championships.
2015-16 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Had a 76.19 stroke average in seven tournaments • named the Gophers’ Louis Lick Hardest Worker. 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.
2014-15 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
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|
|Round||67||ASU Thunderbird Invitational||4/2/16|
|Tourn. Score to Par||-2||Ka'anapali Classic||11/4-6/16|
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The Golden Gophers head to Dallas, Texas for the last tournament of the fall.
Van Rooyen Secures European Tour Card
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Gophers Finish 11th at MacKenzie Invitational
Minnesota took home 11th place, featuring a top-10 finish from Peter Jones.