Jordan Ensrud
Jordan Ensrud

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Anoka, Minn.

High School:
Anoka

Last College:
Northern Colorado


Transferred to Michigan State prior to the spring 2007 semester from Northern Colorado ... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Has a career scoring average of 74.72 between MSU and UNC ... Has one career top-five finish and four top-10 (three at MSU); also has eight top-20 showings ... 2008-09 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, one of six Spartans to be honored all-time.


SENIOR (2008-09): Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Competed in nine events and was fifth on the team with a 75.10 scoring average ... Had two top-10 finishes and three top-20 showings ... Placed sixth at the Spartan Classic with a 71 ... Posted a season-low 216 (70-72-74) at the Wolverine Intercollegiate, tying for 31st ... Tied for 22nd at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic with a 222 (74-73-75) ... Wrapped up the fall with a tie for 18th at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate with a 228 (75-75-78) ... Was a team-best 3-0 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship; Had wins over Jordan Elsen of Wisconsin (4&2), David Erdy of Indiana (1up) and Luke Guthrie of Illinois (2&1) ... Had his best finish of the season, tying for seventh at the Fossum Invitational at 183 (75-72-36) ... Part of the Spartans' competitive lineup at the NCAA South Central Regional, tying for 44th at 235 (80-80-75).

SUMMER 2008: Medalist at local qualifying for the U.S. Open, shooting an one-over 73 at The Links at Northfolk in Ramsey, Minn. ... Earned medalist honors with a 66 in stroke play at the Minnesota State Match Play Championship; also advancing to the quarterfinals in match play ... Tied for 11th at the Minnesota Amateur with a 219 (75-73-71).

JUNIOR (2007-08): Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in five events ... Posted a scoring average of 75.03 ... Began his spring with a career-best finish at the UC Men's Collegiate Invitational, placing second with a career-low 213 (70-73-70) ... Followed the runner-up finish with a tie for 15th at the Missouri Tiger Intercollegiate with a 224 (74-74-76) ... In the fall, finished tied for 36th at the Fighting Irish Classic with a 221 ((75-72-74) and tied for 33rd at the Big Ten/Pac 10 Challenge, firing a 229 (74-80-75).


SUMMER 2007: Finished tied for 20th at the Minnesota Amateur at Hazeltine National Golf Club ... Tied for 49th at the Minnesota State Open Championship.

SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Competed in the Fossum Invitational as an individual ... Tied for 33rd with a 54-hole total of 220 (73-70-77) ... Posted five birdies at the event.

PRIOR TO MICHIGAN STATE: Spent three semesters at Northern Colorado ... Participated in five events in the fall of 2006, accumulating a 74.3 scoring average in 15 rounds ... Finished 18th at the Ron Moore Invitational with a 212 (73-70-69) ... Took 15th at the Red and Purple Invitational, shooting a 217 (74-75-68) ... Named to Division I Independent All-Newcomer Team ... Played in six tournaments as a true freshman, finishing sixth on the team in stroke average (74.5) ... Best finish of the season came at the Division I Independent Championships, where he finished in a tie for sixth, carding a 219 (74-71-74) ... Finished 38th at the Louisville Cardinal Intercollegiate, his first collegiate event ... Finished eighth at the Northwest Region Head-to-Head and second at the Air Force J.V. Invitational with a 214 (70-73-71).

SUMMER 2006: Took first in qualifying rounds for the Minnesota State Amateur and Minnesota State Opens with identical rounds of 72 ... Finished 11th at the Minnesota State Am with a 217 (72-72-73) and 33rd at the Minnesota State Open with a 223 (73-74-76).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Anoka, helping the team to three conference championships and four regional runner-up finishes ... Served as a captain for the Tornadoes as a senior ... A three-time all-conference and all-state selection ... Named the AAU Player of the Year as a sophomore ... Had a 69.8 scoring average as a senior, helping him earn a slot on Minnesota's Minnesota/Wisconsin Cup team ... Claimed medalist honors at the Tri-State Invitational (69-74), the Grand Slam (71-66), the TPC Invitational (72), the Early Bird Invitational (69) and the Dellwood Invitational (70) ... Two-time Academic All-State selection.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 18, 1986 ... Son of Wayne and Diane Ensrud ... A finance major ... Lists John Means, his golf pro, as his biggest golf influence ... Career ambition is to make it to the PGA Tour.