Robert Bell
Robert Bell

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pierz, Minn.

High School:
Pierz


04/21/2013

Gophers Tie for Third Place at Rutherford Invitational

Sophomore Tyler Lowenstein Paced Minnesota with a tie for 10th Place Finish

04/20/2013

Minnesota in Third Place after 36 Holes in Happy Valley

Erik Van Rooyen and Tyler Lowenstein are both in the top 10 going into the final round.

04/19/2013

Gophers Head to Penn State for Rutherford Invitational

The Invite is the Regular Season Finale for Minnesota; Big Tens Begin on April 26

04/14/2013

Gophers Tie for Third Place at Hawkeye Invitational

Junior Alex Gaugert Contributed a Career Weekend and Finished Fourth Individually

04/13/2013

The Gophers are in Contention after 36 Holes in Iowa City

Junior Alex Gaugert posted a career-best 68 during the second round and is tied for first

MILESTONES:
Finished his collegiate career with a stroke average of 76.08 • appeared in 26 tournaments in his career for a total of 78 rounds • recorded a career-low round of 68 and a career-low 54-hole score of 212 at the 2013 U.S. Intercollegiate • finished in a tie for fifth place at the 2011 Fighting Irish Classic, the lowest finish of his career.

2011-12 • SENIOR SEASON:

Competed in the Gopher lineup for seven of the team's 11 tournaments • also played the Snowman Getaway as an individual• finished his senior campaign with the lowest stroke average of his career at 74.87 • fired a career and season-low round of 68 in the second round of the Snowman Getaway • also recorded a career and season-low 54-hole total score of 212 at the U.S. Intercollegiate • recorded a pair of top-20 finishes and one top-10 finish • his best finish of the season came at the Snowman Getaway where he finished in a tie for sixth place • finished in 12th place at the Big Ten Championships with a combined 72-hole score of 296, his best finish in two starts at the championships • letterwinner.

2011-12 • JUNIOR SEASON:

Appeared in all 10 of the team's tournaments • finished the season with a 74.96, second-lowest on the team and lowest in his collegiate career • team counted 27 of 31 rounds on the season (.871) • recored three top-20 and one top-10 finish, including a tie for fifth card at the Fighting Irish Classic during the fall season • earned Co-Big Ten Player of the Week honors after his finish at the Fighting Irish Classic, his first top-10 finish • fired a career-low of 3-under par 69 in the final round of the AutoTrader Classic • letterwinner.

2010-11 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Appeared in four tournaments on the season • finished with a stroke average of 79.72 • fired a season-low round of 1-under 71 in the second round of the Schenkel Invitational • best finish came at the LSU Invitational during the spring season.

2009-10 • FRESHMAN SEASON:

Saw action in four tournaments in his first collegiate campaign • finished 20th at the Gopher Invitational, his highest finish of the season • fired a 2-under 70 in the second round.

SUMMER 2009 • AMATEUR PLAY:

Tied for fourth place at the 2009 Minnesota State Amateur.

2008-09:
Redshirted.

SUMMER 2008 • AMATEUR PLAY:

Won Minnesota State Junior Boy's Championship • finished in a tie for fifth place at the 2008 MGA Amateur • also competed in the 2008 Minnesota State Open • played in the U.S. Amateur Section Qualifier but did not advance.

HIGH SCHOOL:
An honor student at Pierz • earned a total of seven high school letters, five in golf and two in Basketball • earned medalist honors at the 2008 Minnesota State Golf Championship • finished runner-up at the 2007 Minnesota State Golf Championship • won three Central Minnesota Conference titles • named all-state following his junior and senior seasons • named to the Central Minnesota All-Conference team following his eighth grade season as well as his freshman, sophomore, junior and senior campaigns • holds school records for best finish in a state golf competition (1st) and best 18-hole score (66).

PERSONAL:

Born November 11, 1989 • son of Joe and Sharen Bell • has three older siblings, Matt, Katie and Tracy • enjoys participating in all sports • plans on majoring in Sports Management.

IN THE BAG
Driver:
Bridgestone J33
8.5 degrees

3-Wood:
Bridgestone J33
14 degrees

Hybrid:
PING Rapture
17 degrees,
20 degrees

Irons:
PING S57
Distances:

3-iron: 215
4-iron: 202
5-iron: 190
6-iron: 178
7-iron: 165
8-iron: 154
9-iron: 142
PW: 130

Wedges:
Cleveland CG12
52, 56 degrees
Bridgestone
60 degrees

Putter:

Titleist Scotty Cameron
Red-X mallet

Ball:
Bridgestone



CAREER STATS:

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average - Par Top 10 Finishes
Low Round
2009-10 4 12 936 78.0 1 --- 70
2010-11 4 11 877 79.72 1 --- 71
2011-12 10 31 2324 74.96 3 1 69
2012-13 8 24 1797 74.87 3 1 68
Total 26 78 5934 76.08 8 2 68

CAREER BESTS:

Round: 68 U.S. Intercollegiate 3/29/13
Finish: t-5th Fighting Irish Classic 9/26-27/11
Tournament Score: 212 U.S. Intercollegiate 3/28-30/13
Tourn. Score to Par: -2 Snowman Getaway 2/24-26/13

BELL'S FAVORITES:
National Course: TPC River's Bend (Ohio)
Minnesota Course: The Quarry at Giant's Ridge
Tour Player: Tiger Woods
Club: Driver

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