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James Ross
James Ross

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edinburgh, Scotland

High School:
Stewarts Melville College


SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in seven events ... Finished third on the team with a 75.5 scoring average ... Second on the team with two top-10 and three top-20 finishes ... Won the Fossum Invitational in a playoff over teammate Chris Mory, shooting a 146 (74-72) ... Was the top Spartan, tying for 24th at the Adams Cup of Newport with a 226 (80-73-73) ... Tied for 14th at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate with a 232 (81-74-77) ... Went 3-0 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship at the No. 1 spot for MSU, defeating Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin ... Posted his best 54-hole score of his career with a 217 (74-72-71) at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate, tying for eighth as the top Spartan.

FRESHMAN (2009-10): One of two Spartans to compete in all 12 events ... Finished second on the team with a 74.10 scoring average ... His 74.10 scoring average is 18th all-time at MSU and second among Spartan freshman ... Also second with five top-20 finishes and 75 birdies ... Had 88.7% (27.5/31) of his rounds counted ... Second on the team with both a +0.94 par-3 and +1.61 par-4 scoring average ... Was the top Spartan finisher at the Topy Cup in Tokyo, Japan, tying for 16th with a 220 (75-72-73) ... Tied for ninth at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate, the top MSU golfer, with a 225 (78-72-75) ... Tied for 20th at the Firestone Invitational with a 224 (75-74-75) ... Shot a season-low 67 in the first round of the UNCG Bridgestone ... Went 1-2-0 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship ... Had his best finish of the season, tying for fifth with a 220 (73-74-73) ... Was the top Spartan at the Big Ten Championship, tying for 16th at 294 (75-68-78-73).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2009 - Placed 13th in the Welsh Stroke Play Championship ... Finished 10th in the Irish Amateur Stroke Play ... Ended up 25th at the Craigmillar Park Open ... Lundin Links Spring Meeting Champion ... 2008 - Represented Scotland at the European Boys Team Championships, the Boys Home Internationals and the German Boys Open ... Was a quarterfinalist at the Scottish Boys Championship ... Advanced to the round of 32 at the British Boys Championship ... 2007 - Member of the National Development team ... Finalist at the Lothians County Championship ... Won the Clencorse Boys Open.

Year Rounds Strokes Average Low 18 Low 36 Low 54 Top-5 Top-10 Top-20
2009-10 31 2297 74.10 67 143 220 1 2 5
2010-11 17 1284 75.53 71 146 217 1 2 3
Totals 48 3581 74.60 67 143 217 2 4 8

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