HOMETOWN: Mannheim, Germany
Took second place individually at the Hawkeye Invitational, where the Red Raiders won the team title … Long’s first-round 67 was his low round of the season … his performance in Iowa earned him a spot in the postseason lineup, and he tied for 34th at the NCAA College Grove Regional … played a total of six rounds over the fall campaign… Secured a spot in the top 25 at The Carmel Cup by tying for 22nd, finishing with a two-under 214 … Shot a 69 out at Pebble Beach, which was his low round of the fall.
Led the Red Raiders in rounds played (36), par or better rounds (18) and had the team’s lowest round of the season, a 66 in the second round at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate … Notched two top-five finishes in his sophomore campaign … logged top-30 finishes in all but two tournaments … played some of his best golf at the end of the season, starting with a third-place finish (+1) at the El Macero Classic … at the Big 12 Championships, Long stumbled out of the gate with an 84 in the opening round, but rebounded to go 71-69-71 and move all the way into 16th place … Long wrapped up his season with a 30th-place finish at the Albuquerque Regional … during the summer, Long won the German International Amateur title in a three-way playoff.
Started in the Oregon lineup in each of his first four collegiate tournaments … finished in a tie for 27th at the Husky Invitational in his collegiate debut with a 7-over 223 … followed up with a T23 finish at the Itani Homes Collegiate … captured his first top-10 finish at the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational, tying for seventh with a 4-over 214 showing helping Oregon clinch the team victory as well … tied for 11th at the Ka’anapli Classic with a 2-under 211 card … was a part of the Duck squad that fired in an NCAA record breaking 30-under 254 opening round score … fired in an 8-over 224 at the Amer Ari Invitational as an individual.
A member of the Germany Junior National Team …won the Doral Publix Junior title Christmas with a final card of 73-71-70—214 at the Trump National Doral Golf Club in Miami, Fla, in 2013 … was also a top honors at the Faldo German U18 Championships (2012), BWGV AK16 (2012), BWGV AK18 (2013) and twice at the Heidelberg Open (2011, 2013) … took second at the European Men’s Team Championships (68-66—134) … came in sixth for the Lythem Trophy at the Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club (69-69-71-77—286).
Christopher “Hurly” Long was born on July 21, 1995, in Heidelberg, Germany … Son of Ted (golf pro) and Susanna (flight attendant) Long … Has one sister, Miriam (16) … His idol is Tiger Woods, he enjoys watching movies, NBA basketball and is a fan of Marshawn Lynch.