William Leaf
William  Leaf


Winona, Minn.

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2015-2016•JUNIOR SEASON:
Had a 76.17 stroke average in two tournaments Fall 2015: Played as Individual at Gopher Invitational • had a 80.67 scoring average over three rounds • tied for 76th in only fall appearance Spring 2016: Played in St. John's Invitational, finishing in a tie for ninth • posted a season-low round score of 69 in the second round of St. John's Invitational.

Held a 76.86 stroke average in three tournaments. Fall 2014:Played in the Gopher Invitational as an individual and had a score of 233 (+20) • low round was 75. Spring 2015: Competed in two spring tournaments with a 76.25 stroke average • carded a season-low 73 at the Puerto Rico Classic.


Played in three tournaments with a stroke average of 74.10 as a freshman.

Graduated from Winona Senior High School in 2013 • earned all-state honors three times • runner-up at the Minnesota Class 3A tournament as a senior • led the state with a 71.3 scoring average and ranked first in the state by the Coaches Association in 2013 • four-time Big 9 Conference Player of the Year and six-time all-conference performer • also a two-time all-conference basketball player who set a school record with 78 made 3-pointers in a season.

Tied for 19th at the 2012 Minnesota Open • 2011 Winona city and club champion • finished fourth at the 2010 Minnesota Junior PGA Championships.

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average -Par Top-10 Finishes Low Round
2014-15 3 7 538 76.86 -- -- 73
2015-16 2 6 457 76.17 1 1 69
2016-17 2 6 460 76.67 -- == 71
Total 7 19 1,455 76.57 1 1 69

Career Bests

Round 69 St. John's Invitational 4/24/16
Finish T9th St. John's Invitational 4/24-25/16
Score 215 St. John's Invitational 4/24-25/16
Tourn. Score to Par +1 St. John's Invitational 4/24-25/16


Gophers Finish Seventh at Royal Oaks Intercolliegiate


The Gophers finished tied for seventh at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate with Thomas Longbella recording his first career top 10 finish.

Longbella in Top 10 After Day One at Royal Oaks


Seeking the first top-10 finish of his career, freshman Thomas Longbella leads the way for Minnesota and sits tied for 10th after the first day one.

Gophers Head to Royal Oaks Intercollegiate


The Gophers hit the road once again as they travel to Dallas, Texas for the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

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