WSGA titles for Nelson, Gaugert; US Amateur berths for Maleki, Cloete
AWARDS AND HONORS
BIG EAST Male Golfer of the Week: April 6, 2017
BIG EAST All-Academic: 2016, 2017
2016-17: Started 10 of MU's 12 regular season events... Matched his best collegiate event finish, tying for sixth with a 1-over-par 214 (74-71-69) while playing as an individual at the Northern Intercollegiate (Oct. 9-10)... Shot his career low and first career sub-par tournament at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational with a 54-hole 4-under-par 212 (70-71-71), one of two MU players to post three sub par rounds in an event in 16-17... Earned BIG EAST Male Golfer of the Week honors after finishing T-54 at The Goodwin at Stanford G.C. - his 221 (74-73-74) was better than four top-100 players... T-32 at BIG EAST Championship.
2015-16: BIG EAST All-Academic Team... Cracked the starting lineup for MU's final four events of the season... Posted his fourth 71 of the season in the opening round of the Hoosier Collegiate and finished T-10 in the weather-shortened event... Made the starting five for the BIG EAST Championship and entered the final round tied for sixth following his second round 72 - finished T-20 (227, +11)... Opened his collegiate career with a round of 71 (1-under-par) on the way to a sixth place finish at the AMFAM Invitational at UW Parkside... Shot a final round 71 to highlight his 54 holes at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate.
Amateur: Shot an even-par, four-round 280 to finish third at the 2016 Wisconsin State Amateur at North Shore G.C... Qualified for his first US Amateur with a 1-under-par 36-hole 139 at Watertown C.C... Semifinalist at the 2016 WSGA Match Play Championship... Finished T-20 at the 2015 Wisconsin State Amateur Championship at Erin Hills G.C. (304 72-hole score)... Part of a victorious Team Wisconsin at the 17th Wisconsin/Minnesota Cup Matches, teaming up with MU players Trevor Thomas and Garrett Loomis at the championships… Picked up amateur tournament wins at the 2013 Lake Arrowhead Invitational and at the Wisconsin Junior PGA Players Tour #5 event… Tied for tenth at the University of Michigan Golf Course event on the Golfweek Junior Tour in October 2013… Named 2013 WSGA Boys Junior Player of the Year and finished tied for second at the 2013 WSGA State Junior championships.
High School: Led Homestead to a 2014 WIAA Division I state championship and finished fifth among all individuals at the 2014 championships… GCAW First Team All-State selection as a senior… Milwaukee Journal Sentinel First Team All-Area in 2015, when he posted a 74.53 season average, finished in the top-three in 13 of 16 regular-season outings and tied for eighth at the state championships… Finished second on the individual leaderboard at the North Shore Conference championships in 2013 and 2014, and was a first team all-conference selection both years… Academic all-state honors in his sophomore and junior seasons, and was a National Honor Society member at Homestead.