Ben Sigel

Class Jr.
Hometown Deephaven, Minn.
High School Minnetonka HS
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PERSONAL
Son of David and Molly Sigel … Has two siblings, Ellie and Drew … His dad, David, sailed at Rhode Island … Intends to major in finance.

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 round 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

MINNETONKA HS

  • 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