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Mitch Rutledge
Mitch  Rutledge


St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Whitfield School


Inverness Intercollegiate Up Next for Men’s Golf

The Spartans will travel to Toledo for the tournament, Sept. 18-19.


Men's Golf Close Boilermaker Invitational on a High Note

Spartans post second lowest round of the day; Moseley cards low round individually.


Men's Golf 13th at Boilermaker Invitational

Freshman Mitch Rutledge in a tie for 23rd to lead Spartans.


Men's Golf Prepares for Boilermaker Invitational

It marks the final tournament before the Big Ten Championship on April 26-28.


Men's Golf Places 10th at Hawkeye Invitational

Senior Dan Ellis had his best finish of the season, tying for 11th.

Named to the Big Ten Men's Golfer to Watch List for the 2014-15 season ... Currently 14th on the Michigan State career scoring list (75.16) ... Has 11 top-20 and three top-10 finishes in his first three seasons ... Owns the sixth lowest 18-hole (66) and 20th lowest 54-hole (210) scores in program history ... Tied for seventh at the 2014 Big Ten Championship.

JUNIOR (2014-15): One of four Spartans to compete in all 12 events ... Posted a 74.00 scoring average ... Ended the season with three top-20 finishes ... Finished tied for 11th at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic with a score of 220 (76-71-73), as MSU captured its only tournament of the season ... Also tied for 12th at the Quail Valley Intercollegiate with a season-low 212 (75-69-68) ... His 212 at Quail Valley was the lowest 54-holes for MSU all season ... Went 2-1-1 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship ... Was one of two Spartans to shoot a 68 last season achieving the feat at the Quail Valley Collegiate and the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate ... Was the top Spartan finisher at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate, finishing t-16th with a three-round score of 219 (76-68-75) ... Was part of the Spartan lineup at the Big Ten Championship, finishing t-29th with a 300 (76-73-76-75).

SOPHOMORE (2013-14): One of two Spartans to compete in all 12 events ... Led the team in scoring average (74.62), birdies (80), pars (376), top-10 finishes (3) and top-20 finishes (5) ... Was the top Spartan in five of the 11 stroke play events ... Had his best finish of the season at the Wolverine Intercollegiate, tying for third with a 210 (70-66-74); his 210 total and second round 66 were both career lows ... His 66 ties for the sixth-lowest 18-hole score in MSU history, while his 210 is tied for the 20th-best 54-hole total ... Tied for 12th at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic, shooting a 215 (73-74-68) ... Was the top Spartan at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate (tied for 23rd at 219) and the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate (tied for 47th at 233) ... Went 2-1 in the No. 1 spot at the Big Ten Match Play Championship ... Tied for sixth at the Colleton River Collegiate, carding a 220 (74-73-73) ... Led the team and tied for 16th at the Hawkeye Invitational with a score of 221 (75-71-75) ... Ended the season with a top-10 placement at the Big Ten Championship, leading the Spartans with a tie for seventh with a 299 (76-72-75-76).

FRESHMAN (2012-13):Played in all 12 events in his initial campaign ... Finished third on the team with a 75.7 scoring average ... Posted three top-20 finishes ... Placed 18th in his first collegiate event, shooting a 227 (75-79-73) at the Northern Intercollegiate ... Led the Spartans at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with a season-low 219 (72-72-75) to tie for 17th ... Shot a season-low 68 in the second round of the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic, en route to a 220 (75-68-77) and a tie for 21st ... Went 1-3 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship as MSU placed second ... Had his best finish of the season at the Colleton River Collegiate, tying for 16th ... Tied for the team lead at the Boilermaker Invitational, tying for 21st with a 222 (71-77-74) ... Was the third-best Spartan at the Big Ten Championship, finishing 42nd with a 308 (78-79-73-78).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Whitfield School ... Four-time all-state ... Led Whitfield to the Class B state championship as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Won the Class B state individual title as a junior and senior ... Finished second as a freshman and fifth as a sophomore at the Class B championship ... 2012 Metro Player of the Year ... Three-time All-Metro selection ... Senior year captain ... Whitfield School's Athlete of the Year as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 5, 1993 ... Son of Robert and Beverly Rutledge ... His father played baseball at Purdue ... Majoring in economics ... As a junior and senior named a St. Louis Post Dispatch Straight A Student.

Year Rounds Strokes Average Low 18 Low 54 Top-5 Top-10 Top-20
2012-13 33 2499 75.73 68 219 0 0 3
2013-14 34 2537 74.62 66 210 1 3 5
2014-15 33 2442 74.00 68 212 0 0 3
Totals 100 7478 74.78 66 210 1 3 11

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