Tournament begins Sunday with 36 holes scheduled
11-team men's golf tournament will feature top amateurs in the world
Golden Eagles head to Rich Harvest Farms for the Northern Intercollegiate
Cloete, Nelson look to continue memorable summer
Senior first MU golfer honored by GCAA in five years
2013-14: Became the first MU golfer since Mike Van Sickle (2008, 2009) to earn GCAA All-America Scholar recognition ... One of three Golden Eagles (Pat Sanchez, CJ Swift) named to the 2014 All-BIG EAST Team ... Recipient of the team's Low Scoring Average Award for his consistent performance throughout his junior season ... His 73.88 scoring average ranked ninth all-time in school history ... Won Big East Golfer of the Week for his performance in the National Invitational Tournament after shooting a team low 6 -under par 216 (74-72-70) helping him finish in the top 30 ... Finished a career best tied for 26th at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic, second among MU golfers, shooting a 224 (74-76-74) ... Competed as an individual at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate finishing a then career best tied for 33rd ... Made his MU debut at the Doc Gimmler by shooting a career low and team best 66 in the second round ... Cracked the top-45 with a 6-over 216 (76-66-74).
At Arizona State: Competed in five tournaments during his tenure with the ASU Sun Devils ... Averaged a score of 75.07 ... Finished in the top-25 at the Arizona Intercollegiate while posting a 73 for all three rounds of play ... Best low score for the 2012-2013 campaign was a 71.
Amateur: One of two Marquette golfers (Nick Nelson) to qualify for the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship; won the local U.S. Amateur qualifying event at Hidden Glen (Cedarburg, Wis.) by two strokes with a 36-hole, 5-under-par 139, which included an opening-round course record 66 ... Received a highest ranking of 18th best golfer in South Africa by the end of junior year ... Qualified for a spot in the South African Amateur 2011 and finished top-30 in stroke play ... Holds the course record with an 11-under 61 in the second round of club championships at Simola in 2010.
Personal: Born Nov. 23, 1991 to parents Trevor and Vanessa Cloete ... Has one sister, Jessica ... Majoring in finance.