2017 Tournament Participant Profile

Ryan Gronlund Pleasanton, Calif.


Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
High School: Foothill
Awards & Honors:
PING Honorable Mention All-American
All-Pac-12 Second Team

2017: Recorded a three-round total of 216 (72-69-75) to finish even par and T21 at the Rod Myers Invitational … Led the team at the Trinity Forest Invitational finishing 10th at 2-under par for the week with a three-day total of 211 (72-68-71).

2016-17: Earned honorable mention all-america recognition from PING … Named second-team All-Pac-12 … Debuted in the Paintbrush Invitational, finishing tied for 14th with a card of 70-72-73 … Tied for 12th during the East Lake Cup stroke play competition with a 75 … Went undefeated in match play at the East Lake Cup with a 2 up win over Theo Humphrey of Vanderbilt and besting Michael Feagles of Illinois 5&4 … Had a scoring average of 72.50 at the end of fall 2016 play … Tallied two eagles and 15 birdies in the fall… Started winter play for the Ducks at the Arizona Intercollegiate where he finished T42 with a card of 76-81-70… Finished the Amer Ari Invitational T33 after shooting a 213 over 3 rounds… Competed as an individual at the Wyoming Desert Invitational and finished tied for 27th after firing a 218 over 3 rounds… Finished 4th at the Bandon Dunes Championship with a card of 69-68-72… Ended the Oregon Duck Invitational T23, firing 219…Finished 4th at The Goodwin with a 71-67-70, including a season-best 67 in the second round … was T11 at the 71st Annual Western Intercollegiate, firing a 213… Finished the Pac-12 Championship T6 after firing a 70-76-68… Fired a 75-79-78 and finished T55 at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional … Came in T11 in stroke play at the NCAA Championships, shooting a 2-under 286 over the four rounds … Went 1-1-1 in match play, winning his quarterfinal match against Oklahoma State’s Zach Bauchou 2&1.

2015-16: Redshirted … member of Oregon’s 2016 NCAA Championship team … transferred to Oregon from Southern Methodist University mid-year … competed in non-NCAA tournaments – US Open local qualifier (71, medalist), Cal State Am qualifier (69, medalist), US Open Sectional Qualifier (75,72), Sacramento Championship (69,70), California State Amateur (73,75), NCGA Championship (76,72,69), US Amateur qualifier (65,68, medalist), US Amateur (70,74) … scoring average: 71.2

2014-15: Member of Southern Methodist University team. Did not compete.

Before Oregon: Competed nationally including numerous AJGA, FCWT, NCGA tournaments including 2013 Junior PGA Championship, 2013 Western Junior Championship. 2011 & 2012 FCWT First Team All-American.

Personal: Son of Roger and Peggy Gronlund … majoring in Business Administration.