Rúnar Arnórsson
Rúnar  Arnórsson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

High School:
Flensborg

Experience:
2 Letters


2015-2016•SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in 10 tournaments with a 75.03 stroke average • took individual title at Barona Collegiate Cup Fall 2015: Had a 76.13 scoring average over eight rounds • low round score was 72 • finished fifth in the Husky Individual Spring 2016: Held a 74.62 stroke average in 21 rounds • played in all eight spring events • had a nine-under tournament score of 207 at Barona Collegiate Cup • shot a 62 in the first round of Barona Collegiate Cup, breaking the program record for low round score • won all four matches at Big Ten Match Play event • tied for 36th at Big Ten Championships (+9).

2014-2015
FRESHMAN SEASON:
In 11 tournaments, held a 74.78 stroke average. Fall 2014:Had a 75.60 scoring average over 15 rounds • had one under-par round (70) at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational • top finish was a tie for 37th at the Gopher Invitational, where he played as an individual. Spring 2015: Competed in six spring tournaments with a 74.06 stroke average • finished 36th at the Big Ten Championships (+14) • shot a season-low 69 at The Goodwin • the Gophers' top finisher at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational, tying for 28th.

PREVIOUS:
Placed second at the 2013 Icelandic Match Play Championship • finished the 2013 season as the top-ranked golfer on the Icelandic Elite Tour • season-low round in 2013 was a 7-under 64 • second at the 2012 Icelandic Championship • represented Team Iceland at the 2012 Eisenhower Trophy in Turkey.

PERSONAL:
Son of Arnor Skulason and Margrjet Thordardottir.

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average -Par Top-10 Finishes Low Round
2014-15 11 32 2,393 74.78 2 -- 69
2015-16 10 29 2,176 75.03 4 2 62
2016-2017 4 12 881 73.41 1 -- 64
Total 25 73 5,450 74.65 7 2 62

Career Bests

Round 62 Borona Collegiate Cup 3/21/16
Finish 1st Barona Collegiate Cup 3/21-22/16
Score 207 Barona Collegiate Cup 3/21-22/16
Tourn. Score to Par -9 Barona Collegiate Cup 3/21-22/16

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