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Sam Weatherhead
Sam  Weatherhead


Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
Grand Rapids West Catholic



Spartans in Second, Johnson in First After Two Rounds at the Inverness Intercollegiate

Kaleb Johnson’s first-round 65 tied for the second-best score in school history.


Men’s Golf Ready to Begin The Fall With the Gopher Invitational

The Spartans will take part in the Gopher Invitational for the fifth consecutive year.


Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2017 Spring Season

In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.


Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2016 Spring Season

In all, 96 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.


Sam Weatherhead Named Big Ten Men’s Golfer of the Week

The junior set MSU record with a 54-hole 202.


#7 Seed in Stillwater Oklahoma

Michigan State men's golf has earned a berth in the NCAA Regionals, heading to Stillwater, Oklahoma, hosted by Oklahoma State, May 16-18. This is the Spartans' first trip as a team to NCAA Regionals since 2009. Michigan State received a No. 7 seed in the NCAA Oklahoma State Regional and will play at the Karsten Creek Golf Club Course on May 16-18 (Monday-Wednesday) in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Named to the Big Ten Men's Golf Player to Watch List for the 2015-16 season earned preseason honors for the 2016-17 season.

SENIOR (2016-17): Earned Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA)  All-Midwest Region honors ... Missed much of the season with a hand injury ... Played in five events in the fall ...  Finished second at the Gopher Invitational and tied for fifth at the Quail Valley Intercollegiate ... Had a season-low 66 at the Quail Valley Intercollegiate and the Bearcat Invitational.

JUNIOR (2015-16): One of three Spartans to compete in all 12 events … Finishing with three top five, one top ten and two top 20s … One win on the year at the Fossum Memorial posting a 202 (68-65-69) … Best scoring averages of all returning players at 73.35 … Finished with eight rounds of 70 or lower on the season … Was the highest placing Spartan in five events … One of five Spartans who participated in the NCAA Regionals where he was the best finishing Spartan placing T-30th.

SOPHOMORE (2014-15): One of four Spartans to compete in all 12 events ... Posted a team-high scoring average of 73.56 ... Had one top-five finish, along with one top-10 and four top-20 finishers ... Was the top Spartan finisher in five tournaments, including tying for first at the Colleton River collegiate with a 214 (71-72-71) ... Finished tied for 16th at the Yale Spring Invitational with a three-round score of 216 (70-73-73) ... Was part of the Spartan lineup at the Big Ten Championship, tying teammate Charlie Netzel for 23rd with a 298 (74-71-75-78) ... Ended the season with a season low of 69 two times at the Inverness Intercollegiate and the Rod Myers Invitational.

FRESHMAN (2013-14): Played in the first five events of the season before suffering a season-ending injury ... Was fourth on the team with a 75.53 scoring average ... Tied for third on the team with 2.3 birdies per round ... Had three sub-par rounds ... Tied for 27th in his collegiate debut at the Gopher Invitational, shooting a 220 (76-75-69); his final round 69 was a season low ... Had his best finish and score of the season at the Wolverine Intercollegiate, tying for 19th with a score of 217 (75-73-69).

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner for his father, Andy at Grand Rapids West Catholic ... Named Michigan's Mr. Golf as a junior ... Two-time Division III state champion (2012, 2013); runner-up as a sophomore, losing in a playoff ... Four-time all-state and all-conference selection ... Also was a three-year letterwinner in bowling at Grand Rapids West Catholic.

PERSONAL: Son of Andy and Cathy Weatherhead ... His dad played tennis and golf at Aquinas College ... Majoring in hospitality business ... His brother, Troy was an All-American quarterback at Hillsdale College.

Year Rounds Strokes Average Low 18 Low 36 Low 54 Top-5 Top-10 Top-20
2013-14 15 1133 75.53 69 142 217 0 0 1
2014-15 33 2134 73.59 69 143 214 1 1 4
2015-16 33 2424 73.35 65 133 202 3 1 2
2016-17 15 1054 70.26 66 136 208 3 0 1
Totals 96 6745 73.31 65 133 202 7 2 9

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