Returns as the team's most experienced player after playing 38 tournaments (Jr. 13, So. 12, Fr. 13) and 110 career rounds (Jr. 34, So. 36, Fr. 40) in stroke play. Is also one of the team's most tested postseason veterans with two NCAA Championship, two NCAA Regional and three Pac-12 appearances already. In his three prior seasons, was one of four upperclassmen (and its only junior, albeit a redshirt) that helped the Ducks ranked top 15 nationally all season in 2011-12, tie for the Pac-12 Championships lead at the end of regulation, place second in the Ann Arbor NCAA Regional and win tournament titles in six of their 12 stroke-play events. Based on 2011-12 stats, is team’s top returnee in 2012-13 based on number of tournaments played (12), and second-best in scoring average (73.6), and one of three Ducks within 0.3 of each other (Rak Cho, 73.5; Jonathan Woo, 73.7). Career-wise, has led UO in five tournaments (Jr.-1, So.-1, Fr. 3) and 20 rounds (Jr-3, So.-5, Fr.-12), and has an active-best tally of 31 under-par rounds (25 (-), 6 (E)). Is team’s lone senior redshirt senior on the squad in 2012-13 after he redshirted the 2009-10 campaign.
2011-12: Was one of five Ducks ranked top 250 nationally by Golfstat at season’s end (236th, 73.46), while the team stood fifth overall (73.457). Played in nine of the team’s 10 spring events and three of its four fall stops. Scored four top-10 efforts in the spring in the U.S. Intercollegiate (fifth-tie, 68-70-72-210 (E)), Aggie Invitational (fifth-tie, 75-74-70-219 (+5)), Oregon Duck Invitational (eighth-tie, 73-71-71-215 (-1)), Bandon Dunes Championship (ninth, 70-74-72-216). In April, he staked his third top-25 Pac-12 finish thanks to a pair of rounds at par or better on the Trysting Tree Golf Course in Corvallis (21st, 72-74-71-74-291 (+3)). Later in the postseason, he made his second appearances in the NCAA Regional in Ann Arbor (45th-tie, 73-76-73-222 (+9) and NCAA Championships (144th-tie, 76-84-74-234 (+21)). In the fall, played three events after redshirting the 2010-11 campaign. Kicked off the season with a 15th-place finish in the St. Mary's Invitational (20th-tie, 73-72-76-221), and his two-under second-round was his season best and among eight under-par scores on the campaign (to go along with two more at par). He added his seventh and final top-25 overall placing in the fall finale, the Gifford Collegiate (25th-t, 74-7474-222 (+9)). Twice had tourney totals at par or better in the Oregon Duck Invitational (-1) and U.S. Intercollegiate (E). He paced the team in one event’s final standings, the Bandon Dunes Championship in the overall results (ninth, 70-74-72-216). Also led the team in three rounds, two coming in the Bandon stop, and the other in the Aggie Invitational finale (two-under 70). Ended season with 73.6 scoring average (34 rounds, 2,504 strokes, eight under-par, two at-par).
2010-11: Finished in a tie
for 25th at the Pac-10 Championships at 8-over 288 (73-72-71-72) ... Assisted
with the Ducks third place finish at the 65th Annual Western Intercollegiate
placing in a tie for 15th with 5-over 215 (74-71-70) ... Helped Oregon with a
first-place finish at the OGIO Santa Barbara Invite by tying for third place,
shooting 3-under 213 (69-70-74) ... Tied for 10th place at The Duck
Invitational as an individual, shooting 3-under 213 (73-66-74) ... Finished in
a tie for 41st at the Bandon Dunes Championship at 15-over 213 (72-76-83) ...
Tied for 24th at the USC Collegiate Invitational at 4-over 217 (67-72-78) ...
Placed in a tie for 22nd at The Ameri Ari Invitational at 4-under 212
(71-73-68) ... Fall 2010: Competed in all five fall events totaling 15 rounds,
highlighted by a tie for 28th at the Ping-Golfweek Preview at 9-over 225
(74-74-77) , which ranked second among the Ducks. Posted 73.7 scoring average for campaign (37 rounds, 2,726 strokes, 7 under-par rounds, two at-par rounds).
2009-10: Redshirt season.
2008-09: Arguably Oregon's most consistent golfer over the entire season...Played in all 13 tournaments and ranked second on the team with a 73.0 scoring average ... Nine top-25 finishes and four top-10s ... Led squad three times ... After pacing Oregon in the fall at the OSU Giustina Memorial, where he tied for fourth along with Eugene Wong (69-74-70-213), was the hottest golfer on the team with four straight top-15 finishes to open the spring ... Tied for 15th at the Hilo Classic (72-75-71-218) ... Led Oregon to victory at the Braveheart Classic by tying for second at 1-over 217 (73-71-73) ... Tied for 10th at the Oregon Duck Invitational (72-77-70-219) ... Tied for sixth (72-72-71-215) to help Oregon win the Western Intercollegiate ... In the championship season, tied for 16th at the Pac-10 Championships (72-75-73-71-291) and tied for 12th at the NCAA West Regional at 5-under 211 (69-69-73) to help Oregon finish second in both events and advance to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season ... Struggled a bit in his first NCAA Championships (T-132nd), but bounced back with a solid 2009 summer ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the PNGA Amateur Championship before falling to the No. 1 seed ... Also tied for 35th at the Pacific Coast Amateur (72-75-68-71-286). Altogether for the season, staked a 73.0 scoring average (40 rounds, 2,921 strokes, 10 under-par rounds, two at-par rounds).
Before Oregon: Ranked as high as 13th in the nation, and No. 1 in the Pacific Northwest, on the Junior Golf Scoreboard in 2008 ... Played golf at Canby High for coach Doug Skille ... Was a four time all-league and all-state selection ... Won the 2006 OGA Junior Match Play Championship ... Low round was 66.
Personal: Major is business. Parents are Mitch and Roberta, and has one younger sister, Aaren.