Jose Mendez Wins Bob Jones Junior Championship
Mendez joins the Gophers for 2013-14.

July 25, 2013

Final Leaderboard

Incoming University of Minnesota men's golf freshman Jose Mendez won the Bob Jones Junior Championship on Thursday at Yorba Linda Country Club in Yorba Linda, Calif. The San Jose, Costa Rica, native has won two tournaments in the past week, claiming the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships title last Friday.

Mendez posted a 7-under total of 206 during the three rounds of the Bob Jones Junior. Entering the final day, he was tied for first, but pulled away and won by four strokes. Mendez started the tournament with a 71 and followed up with two rounds of 68.

The internationally ranked golfer's résumé also includes 2012 victories at the Costa Rica Match Play Championship and the National Junior Stroke Play Championship. He tied for 15th at the 2013 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup in June. He will join the Golden Gophers for the 2013-14 season.


 

 

MORE HEADLINES

Get to Know Ben Frazzini

9/26/2017

The freshman from Medina, Minn., stayed in his home state to wear the Maroon and Gold.

Gophers Sixth at Maui Jim Led by Flanagan, Jones

9/24/2017

Two Minnesota players finished in the top six spots at Desert Forest Golf Club.

Three Gophers in Top 10 through 36

9/23/2017

Minnesota is in sixth place with 18 holes left at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate in Carefree, Ariz.

Get daily updates delivered to your inbox!

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics