Kansas Jayhawks

Daniel Hudson

Class Senior
Height 5'10''
Hometown LaGrange, Ill.
High School Lyons Township HS

Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls (Fall 2014) (Spring 2015), Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. 2015-16:  Academic All-Big 12 First Team, Fall Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls.

Born in Chicago, Illinois … Has two brothers, Ryan and Jon … Majoring in family communications.

2017-18 | SENIOR 
    • Competed in all 12 of the team’s events 
    • Birdied his final three holes of the Badger Invitational, resulting in Kansas moving up a spot and finishing second in the tournament
    • 54-hole total of 205 (-11) at The Jackrabbit is tied for the 10th-best 54-hole total in program history
    • Shot a 67 during the first and second round at The Jackrabbit, which is the second best score on a round by a Jayhawk this season
    • Notched his ninth-career top-10 finish at the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate, where he tied for eighth
    • Four appearances in the top-20 on the season, increasing his career total to 19

2016-17 | JUNIOR
    • Competed in all 13 of the team’s events 
    • A reliable source for the Jayhawks, as  33 of his 40 rounds counted toward the team score
    • Placed in the top-20 on seven different occasions, good for second best on the team
    • Earned a top-5 finish at the Desert Intercollegiate, where his second-round 67 was his lowest round of the year

2015-16 | SOPHOMORE
    • Competed in 12 events, where he led the Jayhawks with seven rounds of even par recorded on the season
    • Set a new career-low at the Desert Shootout (March 18-19), scoring a 210 (-6) and completing his fourth top-20 (T18) finish of the season
    • Placed fourth at the Hawkeye Invitational (April 16-17), leading the team in scoring for just the second time in his career 

2014-15 | FRESHMAN
    • The eight events and 24 rounds he competed in were tied for third-most on the team
    • Led the Jayhawks in scoring at the Louisiana Classics Invitational (March 2-3) where he finished tied for eighth (215, -1)
    • Recorded a 67 (-5) at the Louisiana Classics Invitational (March 2-3), which was his best round of the season

2014 | SUMMER
    • Qualified for the U.S. Amateur at Hidden Glen Golf Club at Bentdale Farms in Cedarburg, Wisconsin
    • Tied for 23rd at Trans-Miss Championship

    • One-year letterwinner at Lyons Township HS in LaGrange, Illinois
    • Starting varsity lineup and all-conference in 2011, 2012 and 2013 seasons
    • Set a nine-hole match score school record 32 (-4) at LaGrange Country Club
    • Finished eighth at state in 2013
    • Finished third in the DuPage County Junior Classic in 2013
    • 2013 U.S. Junior Am participant
    • Ranked No. 115 in the class of 2014
    • Finished 16th in the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships with a four-round total of 294 (+6) at Torrey Pines