Ryan Brehm
Ryan Brehm

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mount Pleasant, Mich.

High School:
Mount Pleasant

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205

Birthdate:
04/05/1986

Experience:
3 Letter


Ranks first all-time in MSU history with his 73.26 career stroke average.

Fall 2007: Finished in top-four in five tournaments, tying for first at the Inverness Intercollegiate (70-67-73--210) at three-under par, and coming in first at the Fighting Irish Classic shooting a five-under par (72-64-69--205) and the Big Ten/Pac 10 Challenge shooting six-under par (68-75-67--210) ... Finished tied for fourth at the Shoal Creek Invitational (74-71-70--215) ... Missed his own school-record 54-hole best 203 by two strokes at the Fighting Irish Classic ... Tied his school-record low 18-hole score of 64 in the second round of the Fighting Irish Invitational.

Summer 2007: Competed in the Summer World Games, helping Team USA to a sixth-place finish with a score of 878. Brehm finished in sixth place individually with a four-round total of 288 (68-74-74-72) ... Defeated teammate Steve Cuzzort, 2 and 1, at the Michigan Amateur for his first win at the tournament.

2006-07: Currently second all-time at MSU with a career scoring average of 73.55 ... Named to the second-team All-Big Ten squad and Academic All-Big Ten team... Recorded four top-10 finishes for the year ... Recorded a total of 96 birdies for the season, averaging 2.53 per round ... Finished the season with five even-par, and seven sub-par rounds ... Placed first at the Boilermaker Invitational with a score of 172 (72-70), for his first career win at MSU ... Competed in all 13 events for the Spartans ... Finished tied for fourth at the Big Ten Championship (72-73-72-78--295) ... Was the top finisher for the Spartans at the NCAA Regionals with a 17th-place finish (83-69-73--227) ... Tied for 116th at the NCAA Championships (73-68-71--212).

Summer 2006: Runner-up at the 95th Michigan Amateur Championship ... Was the No. 7 seed at the 104th Western Amateur ... Posted a 72-hole score of 70-73-80-75 -- 298 to finish 58th at the Michigan Open Championship.

2005-06: Named to the All-Big Ten First Team...Appeared in all 11 events for the second consecutive season...Qualified as an individual for NCAA Regional play...Finished the season with six rounds in the 60s and a team-leading 73.09 scoring average...Posted six top-20 finishes, including a pair of runner-ups...Tied for second at the Duke Classic with an 8-under-par 208 total, the fourth-lowest 54-hole score in program history...Fired a school-record 64 in the first round of the Big Ten Championship en route to a 3-under-par 281 total and second-place finish...Posted a sixth-place finish at The Maxwell with a 207 (69-69-69) total, the third lowest 54-hole score in program history...

Summer 2005: Became the first amateur since 1966 to make the cut at the Buick Open ... Shot a 294 (71-69-77-77) at the Buick Open en route to a 79th-place showing ... Fired a 67 in the Buick Open qualifying to finish tied for third and earn an at-large bid ... Finished eighth at the Michigan Open ... Advanced to match play at the Michigan Amateur Championship ... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship.


2004-05: Selected to PING All-Midwest Region Team ... Selected as the Big Ten Freshman of the Year to become the first player in school history to earn the honor ... Named to the All-Big Ten Second-Team ... Selected to the Big Ten All-Championship Team ... Posted the third-lowest stroke average on the squad at 73.19 ... His 73.19 average ranks fifth on MSU's single-season chart ... Appeared in all 11 events with six top-20 finishes, including three top-five showings ... Tied for 21st with a 225 in his first collegiate tournament, the Inverness Intercollegiate ... Tied for ninth at both the Central Regional Challenge and the Duke Classic with a 219 ... Shot a 214 (71-71-72) at the Landfall Tradition ... Tied for fourth at the Border Olympics, after shooting a 217 ... Tied for 36th at the Fossum/TaylorMade Invitational ... Placed second at the Big Ten Championships with a career-best 203 (68-65-70) ... Tied the course and MSU record for lowest 18-hole score with his second-round 65 ... Tied for 66th at the NCAA Central Regional.

Summer 2004: Tied for 31st at the Michigan Open Championship ... Advanced to stroke play at the Michigan Amateur Championship, falling in the Final Eight ... Finished tied for second in stroke play at the Michigan Amateur ... Played at the 2004 Canadian Tours Player Championship at Wild Bluff Golf Course.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in golf at Mount Pleasant High School ... Michigan's Mr. Golf award winner in 2003 ... Three-time Boys All-State Super Team ... Four-year all-state honoree ... Three-time golf team MVP ... Three-time all-state Dream Team ... Took medalist honors at the MHSAA Division 2 State Finals in 2000, 2001 and 2003 ... Shot a 143 (71-72) to win the 2003 title ... Finished fifth at the MHSAA Division 2 State Finals in 2002 ... Mount Pleasant won the 2003 MHSAA Division 2 State Championship and was the runner-up in 2002 ... Averaged 72.5 as a junior and 70.9 as a senior .... Served as golf team captain as a senior ... Also lettered in basketball, earning MVP honors ... Participated on the AGJA Tour ... Posted a 3.9 cumulative high school grade-point average. Personal: Born April 9, 1986 ... Son of Michael and Debra Brehm ... A no-preference major ... Lists his family as his biggest golf influence because they taught him what he knows ... Says Retief Goosen is his favorite golfer ... His favorite team is the Detroit Pistons ... Career ambition is to play professional golf.

Brehm Year-by-Year

Best Year Rnds Strokes Avg. Round Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 2004-05 31 2,269 73.19 65 2 3 6 2005-06 34 2,485 73.09 64 2 3 6 2006-07 38 2,815 74.08 67 2 4 8 2007(F) 15 1,069 71.27 64 4 4 4 Career 121 8,865 73.26 64 10 15 24

Low Round: 64, at 2007 Fighting Irish Invitational

Low Tournament: 203, at 2005 Big Ten Championship