Rúnar Arnórsson
Rúnar  Arnórsson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hafnarfjörður, Iceland


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
Total 21 61 4,569 74.90 6 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

MORE HEADLINES

2015-16 Quick Review

5/3/2016

Look back on the past season of Gopher men's golf with senior Jon DuToit and coaches John Carlson and Justin Smith.

Gophers Tie for 11th at Big Tens

4/24/2016

Jon DuToit had the best individual finish for Minnesota, coming in 27th, as the Gophers tied for 11th at the 2016 Big Ten Championship

DuToit Moves into Top 25 on B1G Day 2

4/23/2016

Minnesota is in 11th place through 36. The Gophers' lone senior is in position for his fourth top-25 Big Ten finish.

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