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Gary Woodland - Men's Golf - Kansas Jayhawks

Gary Woodland

Height 6'1''
Class Junior
Hometown Topeka, Kan.
High School Shawnee Heights

WOODLAND FILE: Redshirted the 2002-03 golf season while attending Washburn University … Played basketball during the 2002-03 season at Washburn … Competed in a total of 50 events, including wins at the 2005 Cleveland State Invitational, 2006 Kansas Invitational, 2007 All-American Golf Classic and 2007 Louisiana Classics … Has 14 other Top-10 finishes, during his collegiate career at Kansas … Qualified three times for the NCAA Regional, twice as a part of the team in 2004 and 2007 and once as an individual in 2006 … Sports a stroke average of 73.28 … Holds a career-best three-round total of 202 (Cleveland State Invitational-2005), a career-best one-round score of 654 (2007 Louisiana Classics), and a career-best finish of first (Cleveland State Invitational-2005, Kansas Invitational- 2006, All-American Golf Classic- 2007, and Louisiana Classics- 2007) … His three-round performance of 202 shots at the 2005 Cleveland State Invitational tied a KU three-round record during the Big 12 era … 2005 Kansas Amateur Champion … Recorded several impressive finishes during the summer of 2006 including a second place finish at the Western Amateur, a tie for fourth at the Porter Cup, and a t-35th at the Northeast Amateur … Currently ranked among the top-25 amateurs in the United States … Named to the 2007 Hogan Watch List … Candidate to represent the United States in the Walker Cup … Currently competing on the PGA Tour.

AS A SENIOR (2006-07): Recorded eight top-10 finishes and 10 top-20 finishes during his senior campaign … Carded par or better round in a remarkable 48.7% of rounds … Claimed the title at the All-American Golf Classic with a three-round score of 211 … The following week, Woodland won the Louisiana Classics with a score of 205 …Woodland[apos]s score of 205 ranks tied for third for best three-round score in Jayhawk history during the Big 12 era … Won the Kansas Invitational with a nine-under score of 207 … Opened the season tied for sixth at the Rich Harvest Farms Intercollegiate … Carded a three-round total of 216 at the Windon Memorial Classic to claim second place … Finished in a tie for fourth at the Prestige at PGA West after firing a score of 211 … Wrapped up the fall season with his fifth top-10 finish at the Landfall Tradition with a ninth place result … Tied for 52nd to open the spring season at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational, despite carding two under-par rounds … Shot a 227 at the Western Intercollegiate to finish tied for 62nd … Tied for 15th place at the CU-Stevinson Invitational with a score of 225 … Notched a tied for second place finish at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic with a score of 206 … Carded a 223 at the Big 12 Championship to finish tied for 14th … Shot a 226 at the NCAA Central Regional to finish tied for 21st.

AS A JUNIOR (2005-06): Earned an individual NCAA Regional bid and claimed a tie-for-75th at Regionals while firing a total of 227 … Finished the season as the 85th best player nationally by GolfStat … Led the Jayhawks at the Big 12 Championships after shooting a 215 and finishing in a tie for seventh place … Claimed his best finish of the year tying for fourth at the All-American Intercollegiate after shooting a 212 … Recorded a season-low 18-hole score of 67 in the second round of the Pioneer Classic, finishing in a tie for 10th after shooting a total of 208 … Shot a 218 at the Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate to lead the Jayhawks to a tie for 13th in the tournament … Shot a two-day total of 153 to tie for 53rd place at the Western Intercollegiate … Finished the U.S. Intercollegiate in a tie for 63rd after carding a total of 155 after two rounds of play … Shot a 230 at the UH-Hilo Intercollegiate, finishing in a tie for 98th … Recorded a team-best 73.55 18-hole average … Collected his first collegiate victory with a first place finish at the Cleveland State Invitational after a career-best 202 … Placed third at the Kansas Invitational with a 209 while helping KU to the team title … Tied for third with a 213 at the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate … Finished in a tie for 17th with a 219 at The Prestige … Fired a 205 to finish in second place at the Del Walker Intercollegiate.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Tied for 84th with a 219 at the Waikoloa Intercollegiate… Shot a 223 to tie for 41st at the Roadrunner Intercollegiate … Tied for 18th at the Louisiana Classics Invitational … Placed in a tie for 13th at the Stevinson Ranch Invitational with a 221 … Tied for 16th at the Western Intercollegiate … Finished in a tie for 58th at the Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate … Tied for 59th at the Ridges Intercollegiate after a three round total of 226 … Shot a 225 to tie for 31st at the Kansas Invitational … Finished tied for 16th at the Nelson Invitational after a three round total of 212 … Carded a 238 total to finish in a tie for 45th at The Prestige.

AS A FRESHMAN (2003-04): Finished tied for 60th in the UCF/Rio Pinar Intercollegiate with a three-round 233 total … Shot a 215 total and finished in sixth place at the Roadrunner Intercollegiate … Carded a 229 total to finish in a tie for 56th at the Louisiana Classics Invitational … Finished tied for 57th at the Western Intercollegiate with a 226 total … Finished in fourth place at the Stevinson Ranch Invitational, where he shot a career-best 211 total … Shot a 234 total to finish the Intercollegiate at MacGregor Downs tied for 77th place … Carded a 229 and finished tied for 42nd in the Big 12 Conference Championship … Tied for 60th after posting a 232 total at the NCAA Central Regional … Playing in his first collegiate tournament as an individual, shot a three-round 216 total, tying for eighth place in the Kansas Invitational … Carded a 230 three-round total to finish in a tie for 38th at the Pepperdine Club Glove Intercollegiate … Finished tied for 39th at The Nelson Invitational after shooting a three-round 215 total … Shot a three-round 222 total in The 2003 Prestige to tie for 33rd place.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterwinner in golf at Shawnee Heights High School … Named to the All-City golf team … Coached by Lynn Riney at Shawnee Heights High School … Participated in a national junior golf event, the FCWT Nationals in 2002, earning fourth place … Advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2003 Kansas State Amateur golf tournament … Was also a standout basketball player in high school earning all-state, all-city and all-league honors … The four-year basketball letterwinner was also named the All-City League Basketball MVP in 2002.

PERSONAL: Born on May 21, 1984… Son of Dan and Linda Woodland … Lists basketball as his favorite hobby … The first thing he learned about golf was [quote]swing hard[quote] … Says his dad is the most influential person in his life … He would most like to play a round of golf with Tiger Woods.


Year Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Rd. Low Tot. Low Place

03-04 1236 2692 74.77 69 211 4th

04-0512 33 245074.24 68 212 T13th

05-06 13 37 2666 72.05 66 2021st

06-07 13 39 2818 72.26 65 205 1st

Totals 50145 1062673.28 65 2021st