Jon Trasamar
Jon Trasamar

RS Senior

Blue Earth, Minn.

High School:
Blue Earth Area


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


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Gophers Finish in a Tie for 12th Place at U.S. Intercollegiate

Erik Van Rooyen Collected his Third Top-10 Finish of his Senior Season

2013-14 • SENIOR SEASON:
Second on the team with a 73.92 stroke average in 12 tournaments • recorded three top-10 and six top-20 finishes• 27 of his rounds counted toward the team score • played six rounds under par.Fall 2013: Played in six tournaments with a stroke average of 74.88 • earned Big Ten Golfer of the Week honors after placing second at the Barnabas Health Intercollegiate with a 6-under score of 138 in two rounds • fired a career-low 66, including a back-nine 29, in the second round. Spring 2014: Played in six tournaments with a 73.05 stroke average • tied for third at the Big Ten Championships (+6) after a final round of 70, with all four of his rounds counting toward the team score • named to the Big Ten All-Championships Team • tied for 67th at the NCAA Raleigh Regional (+14), with two rounds counting • finished in the top 20 of five spring tournaments • finished fourth at the Del Walker Classic with a career-low 206 (-4) • tied his career low with a 66 in the first round • Academic All-Big Ten • Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.

SUMMER 2013: Medalist and champion at the 81st Pine to Palm, one of few golfers to win both the stroke play and match play components.

2012-13 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Played in seven tournaments on the season for a combined 21 rounds of golf • finished the season with a stroke average of 76.33, the fifth-lowest on the team • tied a career-low with a second-round 68 at the Snowman Getaway • tied for sixth at the Snowman Getaway, his lowest finish of the season • finished the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole total of 300 to tie for 17th place, the best finish in three starts at the B1G Championships • letterwinner.


Played in nine of the team's 10 tournaments on the season, one as an individual • finished the season with a 76.07 stroke average, fourth lowest on the team • recorded three top-20 finishes on the season, including tying for 11th at the Fighting Irish Classic during the fall • carded a season-low round of 69 in the second round of the Fighting Irish Classic • letterwinner.

Played in nine of the team's 11 tournaments as a redshirt freshman, including six of seven tournaments during the spring season • finished the season with a stroke average of 76.77 • led the team at the FAU Spring Break Championship with a four-under par round of 212 to finish in fourth place, both career numbers • also established a career-low with a final-round card of 68 at the FAU Spring Break Championship • team counted 14 of 18 rounds on the season • Academic All-Big Ten.




A graduate of Blue Earth Area High School • three-time All-State selection • three-time All-South Central Conference selection as well as a two-time conference and three-time section champion • National Honor Society member • holds school records for lowest state tournament Finish (2nd), best total at the state tournament (148), individual section titles (3), season scoring average (36.4), medalists won in a season (13) and in a career (43)

Born July 26, 1990 • son of Lonnie and Cindy Trasamar • plans to major in business • brother Ryan played golf for South Dakota State • cousin David Homon played basketball for Augustana • enjoys watching and playing sports and traveling.


Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average - Par Top 10 Finishes Low Round
2010-11 9 27 2073 76.77 3 1 68
2011-12 9 28 2130 76.07 2 --- 69
2012-13 7 21 1603 76.33 3 1 68
2013-14 12 36 2661 73.92 6 3 66
Total 37 112 8461 75.60 14 5 66


Round: 66 twice: last at Del Walker Classic 3/3/14
Finish: 2nd Barnabas Health Intercollegiate 10/20-21/13
Tournament Score: 206 Del Walker Classic 3/3-4/14
Tourn. Score to Par: -6 Barnabas Health Intercollegiate 10/20-21/13


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