2017 Tournament Participant Profile

Kristoffer Ventura Oklahoma State

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2015-16 (SOPHOMORE)
Was named a third-team All-American by both Golfweek magazine and the Golf Coaches Association of America … Was tabbed as an all-region selection as well as a first-team All-Big 12 pick … Tied for 16th place at The Carmel Cup with a 218 total … Finished at 219 to tie for 31st place at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational … Tied for 17th place at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate where he carded a 217 score that included an opening 69 … Tied for 30th place at the John Hayt Collegiate after signing for a 224 total … Closed with a 69 to finish at 216 and tied for 12th place at the Valspar Collegiate … Earned his first victory at the Aggie Invitational … Posted rounds of 69, 72 and 71 to finish at 4-under 212 … Tied for seventh place at The Maxwell with scores of 68 and 70 giving him a 2-under 138 total … Tied for 12th place at the Big 12 Championship with a 293 tally … Earned his second win of the spring at the NCAA Stillwater Regional after carding an even-par total of 216 with rounds of 71 72 and 73 … Tied for 51st place at the NCAA Championship with a 291 score.

2014-15 (FRESHMAN)
Was named a Ping All-Central Region pick … Was also tabbed as a first-team All-Big 12 selection … Made 11 starts during his first season as a Cowboy … Tied for 11th in his collegiate debut at the U.S. Collegiate … Posted a 4-under total of 212 with scores of 68, 70 and 74 … Finished 15th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate … finished with a 5-over total of 218 … Tied for fifth place at the Amer Ari Invitational … Tallied a 12-under total of 204 after carding rounds of 68, 69 and 67 … Finished in sole possession of ninth place at The Prestige at PGA West with scores of 68, 69 and 71 giving him an 8-under total of 208 … Tied for 23rd place at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational … Posted an 8-over total of 224 … Tied for 11th place at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters … Opened with a 69 before posting scores of 70 and 74 for a 3-under total of 213 … Tied for 25th place at the Valspar Collegiate … Closed with a 67 to finish at 2-under 214 … Tied for 32nd place at the Big 12 Championship … Posted a 302 total … Closed with a 69 at the NCAA New Haven Regional to finish at 217 and tied for 42nd place … Tied for 84th place at the NCAA Championship …. Posted a 227 total.

AMATEUR
Has represented Norway twice at the World Amateur Team Championship, competing in 2014 and 2012 … In 2014, he posted rounds of 70, 71, 70 and 69 to finish at 6-under 280 and tied for 51st place … In 2012, tied for 13th place at 5-under 209 with scores of 73, 68 and 68 … Finished third at the 2014 Italian International Amateur Championship with rounds of 70, 72, 72 and 75 … Represented Europe at the Jacques Leglise Trophy in 2013 … Competed for Norway at The Spirit International in 2013 … Finished fifth at the 2013 French Boys … Finished second at the 2012 European Nations Cup … Posted a 286 score with rounds of 73, 76, 69 and 68 … Won the 2012 French Boys Championship with a 140 total after carding rounds of 68 and 72 … Carded a 223 total to tie for second place at the 2011 European Young Masters … Won the French International Boys Championship with scores of 70 and 74 … Represented the European side at the 2010 Junior Ryder Cup.

PERSONAL
Son of Carlos and Charlotte Ventura … Born Feb. 24, 1995 in Puebla, Mexico … Has two brothers, Federico and Pablo … Also considered Arizona State, Florida State and Stanford … Contemplating a major in sports management.