Kansas Jayhawks
Ben Sigel - Men's Golf - Kansas Jayhawks
Class Jr.
Hometown Deephaven, Minn.
High School Minnetonka HS

Son of David and Molly Sigel … Has two siblings, Ellie and Drew … His dad, David, sailed at Rhode Island … Intends to major in finance.

2021-2022 | SENIOR

  • Played in all six events for the Jayhawks in the fall
  • Finished the fall with a scoring average of 71.47
  • Posted the low round of the fall for the Jayhawks with a second-round 64 at the Ka’anapali Classic
  • Posted three rounds in the 60s in the fall
  • Top finish of the fall came at the Gopher Invitational, where he finished T16 at -1
  • Finished in 25th at the Ka’anapali Classic for a second Top-25 of the fall
  • Posted a 3-1-1 record at Big 12 Match Play, winning each of his first three matches

2020-2021 | JUNIOR

  • Competed in all nine tournaments for the Jayhawks
  • Finished T6 at the Colonial Collegiate Invite at +1
  • Fired a middle-round 69 at Colonial for top score of the fall
  • Posted a 2-2 mark at the Big 12 Match Play Championship
  • Finished 6th at Hawkeye Invitational at -6
  • Shot a final-round 67 at Hawkeye Invitational for low round of the season
  • Placed T32 at the Big 12 Championship at Prairie Dunes
  • Finished T37 at NCAA Tallahassee Regional
  • Had his score count in 22 of 25 total rounds on the season
  • Posted five rounds under par and one at even par for the season
  • Named 1st-Team Big 12 All-Academic

2019-20 | JUNIOR

  • Competed in all seven of the team’s events.
  • Tied for first at the TPC Dorado Beach Collegiate with a pair of 65s to finish -7
  • Finished the season with a career-best scoring average of 72.06
  • Posted five rounds in the 60s
  • Finished T7 at Windon Memorial Classic at -2
  • Picked up a Top-20 finish at the Badger Invitational, finishing 16th at -2
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team (third-straight selection)

2018-19 | SOPHOMORE

  • Competed in all 11 of the team’s events.
  • Carded 3-under par and recorded his top finish of the season at third place at The Jackrabbit.
  • Recorded 12 rounds even or under par.
  • Finished six rounds in the 60’s.
  • Qualified for the 2019 U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst Country Club in Pinhurst, North Carolina, by finishing first in Minnesota with a score of 5-under par.
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

2017 | FRESHMAN (fall only)

  • Competed in all six of the team’s events as an individual to start the season
  • Recorded his first career round in the 60’s during the third-round of the Badger Invitational
  • Posted six rounds of even or under par golf
  • Shot a 217 (+1) at The Jackrabbit, the lowest total of his college career
  • Won the 2018 North Star Open (-3) and the 2018 Sizzler Amateur (-11)
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team Selection


  • Led the Skippers to the 2016 Minnesota Class 3A State Championship as the individual medalist winning the title by six strokes, finished state runner-up individually in 2017
  • Part of the 2017 and 2016 Section 6AAA championship teams, while claiming individual medalist honors three times (2015, 2016 and 2017)
  • Qualified for 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship, after finishing second in the qualifier at Brackett’s Crossing Country Club
  • Earned a spot in the 2017 U.S. Open Sectional qualifier, but withdrew due to a conflict with his prep team competing in the state sectional
  • Named the 2017 Mr. Golf award winner by the Minnesota Golf Association, as the best high school golfer of the year
  • A three-time all-state selection and four-time All-Lake Conference honoree
  • Competed in the 2015 U.S. Junior Amateur and was a first alternate for the 2016 event
  • Finished second at the 2016 Minnesota State Junior Championship and tied for 15th at the 2017 Minnesota State Open Championship
  • Second-place effort at the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) 2016 Target Junior event. Placed fifth in both the 2016 AJGA PDQ/Philadelphia Runner Junior and the 2016 AJGA Golf Performance Center Junior events
  • Tied for eighth at 2016 AJGA Puerto Rico Junior Open
  • Coached by John Coatta