For a collegiate career, had a scoring average of 75.00, including a 75.32 mark as a Spartan ... Had nine top-20 finishes in 26 career tournaments, including three top-five finishes ... One career collegiate victory, at the Purdue Midwest Shootout, while playing for Bowling Green ... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten.
SENIOR (2009-10): Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in eight events, finishing fifth on the team with a 75.52 scoring average ... Fourth on the team with 50 birdies ... Had his best finish of the season at the Spartan Classic, tying for 15th with a 215 (71-76-68), his low 18- and 54-hole scores as a Spartan ... Tied for 25th at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate with a 231 (79-74-78) ... Led the field with an even-par 72 at the Jacksonville University Match Play ... Tied for 22nd with a 217 (75-70-72) at the River Landing Intercollegiate.
JUNIOR (2008-09): Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in six events, including the final four ... Compiled a scoring average of 74.97, fourth on the team ... Best finish of the season, and his best as a Spartan, came at the Fossum Invitational, placing third with a 179 (74-72-33) ... Part of the MSU competitive lineup at the Big Ten Championship and NCAA South Central Regional.
SUMMER 2008: Had a top-15 finish at the Horton Smith Championship.
SOPHOMORE (Spring 2008): Transferred from Bowling Green University after the 2007 fall semester ... Competed as an individual at the UC Men's Collegiate Invitational, tying for eighth and shooting a 227 (77-75-75).
PRIOR TO MICHIGAN STATE: Played a year and a half at Bowling Green University ... Second on the team with a 71.69 stroke average in five fall tournaments in 2007 ... Began the season by tying for medalist honors at the Purdue Midwest Shootout, firing a 71 ... Followed it up with a career-best 54-hole total at the John Piper Intercollegiate, carding a seven-under 209 (68-68-73) to finish third ... His first day, 36-hole total of 136 tied a school record ... Tied for 16th at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational with a 215 (70-73-72) ... Shot a 214 (73-70-71) to tie for 24th at the Xavier Invitational .... Ended the fall by tying for 12th at the MAC/BIG EAST Challenge with a 223 (73-76-74) ... Fourth on the team with a 76.41 stroke average his freshman season ... Had his best finish of the season at the First Energy Intercollegiate, tying for 17th at 220 (72-77-71) ... His three-round total was also a season-best ... Also posted a top-20 finish at the Ron Smith/USF Invitational, carding a 222 (72-78-72) to tie for 20th ... Tied for 40th at the MAC Championship, shooting a 304 (73-80-77-74).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 MHSAA Dream Team member ... Helped East Grand Rapids to the 2006 State Championship ... Earned all-state honors in 2003 and 2004 ... Champion at the 2004 Michigan Junior Stroke Play. .. Finished second at the 2005 AJGA Fidelity Shootout at Rich Harvest Farms.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 9, 1987 ... Son of Patrick and Nancy Ladwig ... Father played golf at Grand Rapids Community College ... His biggest influence is his golf teacher and former Spartan great Lynn Jansen ... Majoring in economics.
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