Riley Johnson
Riley  Johnson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fargo, N.D.

High School:
West Fargo


07/22/2015

DuToit Takes MGA Amateur Title

Gopher captain cards final round 68 to win by one stroke

2015-2016•SOPHOMORE SEASON
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.

2014-2015FRESHMAN 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).

HIGH SCHOOL:

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.

SUMMER/AMATEUR GOLF:
2012 Fargo Moorhead Junior Amateur champion • qualified for the 2013 USGA Junior Amateur.

PERSONAL:
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
2015-26 7 21 1,600 76.19 2 -- 67
Total 16 47 3,541 75.34 6 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

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