Randy Hutchison
Randy Hutchison

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Traverse City, Mich.

High School:
Traverse City Central


Finished his Spartan career with a 74.94 scoring average, which ranks eighth on the MSU career list ... Ended with one collegiate victory (2008 Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic), four top-five finishes and 12 top-20 placements ... Earned first-team All-Big Ten and PING All-Midwest Region honors as a junior ... His 74.10 stroke average as a junior is 17th best in a single season.

SENIOR (2008-09): Competed only in six fall events ... Third on the team with a 74.31 scoring average ... Had one victory and two top-five finishes ... Opened the season with a tie for third at the Spartan Classic with a 73 ... Won the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic, for his first career collegiate title, with a career-low 210 (69-72-69) ... Tied for 23rd at the Rees Jones Invitational with a 229 (76-73-80).

SUMMER 2008: Finished third at the Michigan Open, finishing as the top amateur with a nine-under par 278 (66-66-72-74) ... Co-medalist at the Michigan Amateur, shooting a 144 (73-71) and advanced to the quarterfinals of match play ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur Public Links ... Tied for 20th at the GAM Championship, carding a 221 (74-75-72).


JUNIOR (2007-08): A First Team All-Big Ten selection ... Named to the PING All-Midwest Region Team ... Appeared in 10 events, finishing third on the team with a 74.10 stroke average, which is 15th best in a MSU single-season ... Played in four fall tournaments, placing among the top-20 in three ... Shot a 224 (71-77-76) to tie for 30th at the Inverness Intercollegiate ... Tied for 11th at the Gopher Invitational with a 221 (80-67-74) ... His second round 67 was a career-low ... Shot 221 (76-75-70) at the Shoal Creek Invitational tying for 13th ... Finished tied for 16th at the Big Ten/Pac 10 Challenge shooting a three-day total of 225 (74-75-76) ... Opened his spring by tying for 21st at the Western Intercollegiate with a 224 (72-73-79) ... Posted his best career finish, placing second at the Missouri Tiger Intercollegiate, carding a 215 (72-71-72) ... Tied for 19th at the Kepler Intercollegiate and tied for 17th at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Competed in the Big Ten Championship, tying for 41st ... Second Spartan finisher at the NCAA East Regional, tying for 47th with a season-best 214 (75-69-70).

SUMMER 2007: Tied for fourth place at the Golf Association of Michigan Championship shooting a three-under par 213.

SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Participated in five fall tournaments ... Recorded two top-20 finishes ... Had one eagle in the fall ... Top Spartan finisher at the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge, placing 11th with a 225 (76-75-74).

SUMMER 2006: Finished fourth at the 85th GAM Championship with a 54-hole total of 210 (72-72-66) ... Qualified for the 106th U.S. Amateur, carding a 152 (77-75) total in stroke play qualifying ... Finished third overall and was the lowest amateur at the Michigan Open Championship, carding a 72-hole score of 280 (71-69-69-71).

FRESHMAN (2005-06): Played in eight tournaments, including the final seven events of the season ... Finished the season with a 75.64 scoring average and two top-20 finishes ... The team's Best First Year Player award winner ... Posted a 217 (76-72-69) total and fifth-place finish at the Landfall Tradition, his best score and finish of the season ... Tallied a 218 (74-71-73) at the Fossum Invitational to finish 13th, his second career top-20 finish ... Carded a 302 (76-74-75-77) and a 26th-place finish at the Big Ten Championship.

SUMMER 2006: Competed at the GAM and Michigan Amateur Championships ... Advanced to the second round of match play at the Michigan Am ... Played in the U.S. Amateur and Western Amateur Qualifying.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Traverse City Central ... Served as captain as a senior ... Member of the All-State Super Team for three years ... Earned all-league and all-area honors for four years ... Graduated with every scoring record at TCC, including lowest career scoring average and lowest single round ... As a junior, finished with a 71.8 average and set a school record for low 18-hole score with a 62 ... Set the senior scoring record with a 72.7 average ... Took tournament medalist honors five times as a senior ... Closed high school career with 16 first-place showings ... Finished second at the conference championships as a freshman and was the medalist as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Finished ninth at the state tournament as a freshman and placed third as a sophomore ... Also earned two letters in basketball ... Tied for fifth at the 2004 AJGA Windy City Tournament and seventh at the 2004 Boyne Highlands Junior ... Placed fifth at the 2003 Boyne Highlands Junior.

PERSONAL: Born June 2, 1987 ... Son of James and Barb Hutchison ... A sociology major ... Lists his dad as his biggest golf influence since he started him in the game of golf.