Sophomore leads Marquette golfers to runner-up team finish
Marquette in second place behind Nelson's 5-under 67
Marquette tied for third place with two rounds remaining
Three-day tournament to be held at Turtle Point Golf Course
Records fall on final day at future U.S. Open venue
2013-14:Made his MU debut at the Doc Gimmler in impressive fashion by shooting a 1-under 209 (68-71-70). Placed tied for 11th and second among MU golfers ... He continued his hot start leading MU with a 2-under 214 at the Windon Memorial Classic finishing tied for 8th ... His 66 in the second round is a low round career best and one away from tying the course record at the Knollwood Club ... Led the team in the Badger Invitational shooting a team low 72 in the first round.
Prior to Marquette: Collected Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin (GCAW) Boys All-State first-team honors in 2012 and 2013, and was a third team all-state selection in 2011 following sophomore season with the Stoughton High School Vikings... GCAW Academic All-State recognition in 2012... First Team All-Badger Conference accolades in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 under Stroughton head coach Dave Taebel... Runner-up finish at the 2011 Wisconsin Interscholatic Athletic Association boys state golf tournament... Captured medalist honors at the Viking/Spartan Invite and the Monona Grove Invite, while place second at the Badger Conference Tournament in 2012... Posted a runner-up finish at the USGA Junior Amateur qualifier during the summer of 2012 while also registering a third-place finish at the AJGA's McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends event... Named to Wisconsin State Journal First Team All-Area... Competed with Team Wisconsin along with sister, Becky, in in helping win the 2013 Minnesota-Wisconsin PGA Junior Cup 21-15 June 30 and July 1 at the New Richmond Golf Course.... Also competed in the the Wisconsin Junior PGA Championship... Finished in the top-11 for every event competed in during senior campaign... Posted an even par 72 in a second-place finish at the Sparta Invitational... Also scored a second-place finish with a total score of 146 at the WIAA Boys State Golf Tournament...
Personal: Born Sept. 28, 1994 ... Parents are Scott and Molly Klongland and has one younger sister, Becky ... Undecided on a major.