April 28, 2014
The men’s golf team received the Norman Borlaug Commitment to Academic Excellence Award at Gopher Athletics’ annual Golden Goldys and Scholar Athlete Banquet.
The award recognizes the men’s team that has demonstrated the highest level of commitment to academic excellence. The team had a cumulative GPA of 3.37 after the fall, and freshman Grady Meyer turned in a 4.0 in his first semester of college.
The Gopher men’s golf team was also nominated for Male Team of the Year, and John Carlson for Men's Team Coach of the Year.
Van Rooyen Secures European Tour Card
In addition, multiple Gophers alumni have made it past the first round of Web.com Tour qualifying school.
Gophers Finish 11th at MacKenzie Invitational
Minnesota took home 11th place, featuring a top-10 finish from Peter Jones.
Gophers 12th at Alister MacKenzie Invitational
The Golden Gophers are in 12th place through 36 holes at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational.