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Grant Tungate
Grant Tungate

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
East Lansing, Mich.

High School:
Okemos

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 155

Birthdate:
10/08/1985

Experience:
2 Letters


Fall 2007: Competed in the Gopher Invitational and tied for 50th place (79-76-80--235).

Summer 2007: Tied with teamate Randy Hutchison for fourth place at the Golf Association of Michigan Championship shooting a three under-par 213 for the tournament.

2006-2007: Participated in 12 out of 13 meets for the Spartans ... Top finisher for MSU at the Shoal Creek Invitational (74-71-77--222) ... FInished the year with 68 birdies in 37 rounds ... Tied with teamate Ryan Brehm for the most birdies on the season (4).

Summer 2006: Qualified for Match Play at the 95th Michigan Amateur Championship...Finished 11th at the 85th GAM Championship with a 54-hole total of 74-71-71 -- 216 ... Tied for 33rd at the Michigan Open Championship with a 72-hole score of 74-66-73-77 -- 290.

2005-06: Played in eight tournaments as a redshirt freshman, including four spring events...Finished the season with a 75.32 scoring average, lowest among MSU's trio of freshmen...Posted a 227 total at the Big Ten/Pac 10 Challenge in his collegiate debut...Posted his best finish of the season at the Hackler Invitational, finishing tied for 29th with a 54-hole total of 225...Fired a 218 total at The Maxwell, his best 54-hole score of the year...Finished tied for 30th with a 304 total at the Big Ten Championship.

Summer 2005: Qualified for the Western Amateur Championship after shooting a 71 in the Monday qualifier ... Finished tied for 19th at the Michigan Tournament of Champions ... Competed at the Michigan Amateur Championship and the Michigan Open ... Tied for 21st at the GAM Championship.


2004-05: Redshirt season.

Summer 2004: Took medalist honors at the 2004 GAM Championship after shooting a 3-under 213 (70-71-69) ... Competed at the Western Amateur Championship ... Tied for 16th at the 2004 Michigan Open ... Tied for sixth at the 2004 AJGA Jr. Buick Open ... Qualified for the Michigan Amateur ... Finished second at the Fidra Midwest Collegiate Series at the Meadows.

High School: Three-year letterwinner in golf at Okemos High School, serving as a captain for two years ... Member of the 2003 All-State Super Team ... First-team all-state as a junior and senior ... All-state honorable mention as a sophomore ... Three-time Lansing State Journal Dream Team member ... Averaged 72.4 as a senior ... Tied for first at the East Lansing Invitational with a 138 (69-67) ... Also earned two letters in basketball at Okemos ... Placed fourth at the 2003 Michigan Jr. Amateur, advancing to the semifinals of match play ... National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Oct. 8, 1985 ... Son of Michael and Kathy Tungate ... A finance major ... Lists his dad as his biggest golf influence since he got me started playing and has taught me a lot ... The MSU Basketball squad and junior guard Maurice Ager are his favorite team and player, respectively ... Career ambition is to play on the PGA Tour and be a golf coach.

Tungate Year-by-Year

Best Year Rnds Strokes Avg. Round Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 2005-06 25 1,883 75.32 69 - - - 2006-07 35 2,674 76.40 71 - - 1 2007(F) 3 235 78.33 76 - - - Career 63 4,794 76.10 69 - - 1

Low Round: 69, at 2006 The Maxwell Low Tournament: 217, at 2007 Fossum/Spartan Invitational

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