2017 Tournament Participant Profile

Brad Dalke Norman, Okla.

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PERSONAL RECORDS AT OKLAHOMA
Lowest 18-hole score: 64, NCAA Stanford Regional (spring 2017)
Lowest 54-hole score: 198, NCAA Stanford Regional (spring 2017)
Top-10 finishes: 6, last: eighth at Gopher Invitational (fall 2017)
Top-20 finishes: 12, last: last: eighth at Gopher Invitational (fall 2017)
Best finish: First place at NCAA Stanford Regional (spring 2017)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17):
Named a 2017 Division I PING All-America honorable mention selection … Competed in 13 team events … Helped the Sooners secure the 2017 national championship by going 2-1 in NCAA Championships match play, including the title-clinching putt in the final match against Oregon … Earned his first career win at the NCAA Stanford Regional to lead his team to its seventh straight championships berth … Recorded all three rounds of the regional in the 60s, including a career-low 64 (-6) in the second round, to post a career-low 54-hole 198 (-12) … Totaled five top-20 finishes on the season, including three consecutive top-10 placings at The Maxwell, the Big 12 Championship and the NCAA Stanford Regional … Shot eight total rounds in the 60s … Posted a 72.13 (+0.98) scoring average on the season … Named to the 2017 All-Central Region team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16):
Competed in all 13 team events … Led the Sooners at the Ka’anapali Classic Collegiate Invitational with a second-place finish, his first career top-five placing, after carding a 206 (-7), his low 54-hole score … Alongside teammate Max McGreevy, finished tied for 26th place in the NCAA Championships to lead the Sooners to match play for the first time in school history … Recorded five top-20 showings and two in the top 10 … Shot five rounds in the 60s, including a 68 in the final round of NCAA Championships stroke play … Posted a 73.15 (+1.70) scoring average … Named to the 2016 All-Central Region team by the Golf Coaches Association of America … Named the Big 12 Golfer of the Month for November.

OTHER COMPETITION:
Runner-up at the 2016 U.S. Amateur, earning invitations to The 2017 Masters and the 2017 U.S. Open … Won the 2015 Junior PGA Championship, earning an exemption to play in the 2016 Valero Texas Open.

IN HIGH SCHOOL:
Tournament wins include 2013 AJGA Ping Invitational, 2013 AJGA CB&I Invitational … Won 2011 AJGA Thunderbird Invitational at age 13, the youngest to win an invitational … Five-time AJGA First-Team All-American … Member of the 2014 USA Junior Ryder Cup team … Played in the AJGA Wyndham Cup five times, breaking Tiger Woods’ record … Oklahoma Class 2A State Golf Champion (2014).

MISCELLANEOUS:
Parents: Bill and Kay Dalke … Siblings: four sisters (Kristi, Jacquelyn, Kathleen and Angela) and two brothers (Brian and Tommy) … Major: communications … Home course: Jimmie Austin Golf Club … Career low round: 58 … Father Bill played football, mother Kay played golf, grandfather Ken played basketball and baseball and grandmother Pauline was a cheerleader at Oklahoma … Brother Brian wrestled and sister Kathleen was a cheerleader at University of Central Oklahoma … Has recorded two holes-in-one.