Men's Golf

Brandon Cloete


Knysna, South Africa

High School:
Glenwood House

Last College:
Arizona State



Brandon  Cloete


MU Closes Out Desert Mountain Intercollegiate

Zach Gaugert's 12th-place finish leads all Marquette golfers in 54-hole event


Golden Eagles Take Third At Erin Hills

Marquette holds off Northwestern, USF on final day of tournament


Cloete, Sanchez Lead Golden Eagles at Badger Invite

Marquette finishes fifth, looks ahead to Erin Hills Invitational


Sanchez Leads After Round One At Badger Invite

Junior fires 68, Marquette in second place with 36 holes remaining


Badger Invitational Begins Sunday for Men's Golf

Golden Eagles will look to build off early season success

2014-15: Competed in the Windon Memorial where he shot three straight scores of 73 ... Finished T5 at the Badger Invite after carding a two-under round of 70 ... Earned his second straight top-10 finish with a T7 at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate highlighted by a third round score of 70 ... Closed out the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate with a two-under 70.

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.

Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Top 10/20
Fall 2014 5 14 1037 74.07 70 2/2
Spring 2014 5 15 1110 74.00 70 1/1
Fall 2013 3 9 663 73.44 66 0/0
Career 13 38 2810 73.95 66 3/3

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