Junior Alex Gaugert Contributed a Career Weekend and Finished Fourth Individually
2014-15 • SENIOR SEASON: In four tournaments, held a 76.00 stroke average. Fall 2014:Played in three tournaments, with a stroke average of 76.00 • tied for ninth at the Gopher Invitational with a low round of 71 and tournament score of 218 (+5) • also played at the Windon Memorial Classic and William H. Tucker Intercollegiate. Spring 2015: Shot a 76 (+4) at the Gophers' dual match with Dartmouth.
2013-14 • JUNIOR SEASON: Held a 75.32 stroke average in eight tournaments.Fall 2013:Played in six tournaments, with a stroke average of 74.12 (second on the team) and two top-10 finishes (three top-20) • led the Gophers at the Gopher Invitational, tying for 10th with a career-low score of 214 (+1) • lowest round of the fall was a 70 in third round of the Gopher Invite • tied for eighth at the Barnabas Health Intercollegiate (+7) • tied for 16th at the Kiawah Classic with a score of 222 (+6). Spring 2014: Finished 60th at the Big Ten Championships • also played as an individual in the Saint John's Spring Invitational • Academic All-Big Ten • Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.
2012-13 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Appeared in seven tournaments for a combined 21 rounds of golf • team counted 16 of 21 rounds (.762) • recorded a season-low round of 70 at the U.S. Intercollegiate • finished the U.S. Intercollegiate with a 54-hole score of 218, the lowest total of his collegiate career • tied for 10th at the Rutherford Invitational, the first top-10 finish of his career • was in the lineup for the Gophers at the Big Ten Championships and finished in a tie for 25th • letterwinner.
2011-12 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in six tournaments on the season • made his collegiate debut at the season-opening Gopher Invitational • finished the season with a stroke average of 76.38 • team counted 13 of his 18 rounds on the season • shot a season-best score of 222 (+9) at the FAU Spring Break Invitational • letterwinner.
JUNIOR/AMATEUR PLAY: 2010 and 2011 Minnesota PGA Players' Tour Match Play champion • member of the 2011 Minnesota PGA Junior Cup (Minnesota-Wisconsin) team • golfed with the 2010 MGA Minnesota-Manitoba Junior Cup team.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Wayzata High School • team won Minnesota State High School League Class 3A, section, and Classic Lake Conference titles three years in a row (2009-11) • two-time all-state honoree, tying for second individually in 2010, and third in 2011 • holds school record for most medalist honors in a single golf season (11) • three-time letterwinner • academic all-state in 2010 and 2011.
PERSONAL: Born February 27, 1993 • son of David and Jana Lowenstein • has a younger brother, Zackery • enjoys playing piano and guitar • intends to major in economics and minor in statistics.