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Greer Clausen
Greer  Clausen

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

High School:
Cranbrook Kingswood

Experience:
RS

09/21/2017

Women's Golf Hosts 34th Annual Fossum Invitational This Weekend

The tournament will take place Saturday and Sunday at Forest Akers West.

05/31/2017

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

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

09/25/2016

Spartans Take Fourth, Burnham Second at 33rd Annual Fossum Invitational

Burnham's 213 set a Spartan record for the tournament.

09/23/2016

Spartans Host Annual Mary Fossum Invitational This Weekend

The 33rd annual event will take place at Forest Akers West.

04/13/2016

Women’s Golf Wins Team GPA Award for Fifth Straight Year

All eligible members of the team were honored at the annual Student-Athlete Support Services Academic Excellence Gala.

Statistics:
2016-17

2016-17 -- Redshirt Sophomore
Played in the Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 24-25), finishing with a 19-over-par 235 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2015-16 -- Redshirt Freshman
Saw action in two tournaments and finished the season with an 82.2 average ... Tied for 16th in the Battle in Belmont (Oct. 25-26) with a 166 (81-85) ... Shot a 245 (82-82-81) in the Fossum Invitational.

2014-15 - Freshman
Redshirted.

Summer 2014
Competed in the Junior PGA Championship at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas, after winning the Michigan Junior PGA Sectional . . . Tied for 39th place at the GAM Championships (77-87--184) at Spring Lake Country Club . . . Also participated in the Michigan Women's Amateur.

High School
Four-year letterwinner at Cranbrook Kingswood High School under Coach Mark Moyer . . . Three-time all-state selection (2011-13) . . . Academic All-State honoree as a senior in 2013 . . . Helped lead the Cranes to the state finals all four years, including runner-up finishes in Division 3 in 2012 and 2013 . . . Also earned All-Catholic and Academic All-Catholic honors as a senior . . . Placed runner-up as a senior at the MHSAA Division 3 state championships (83-77--160), sixth as a junior (88-80--168) and 10th as a sophomore (88-96--184) . . . Three-year team captain . . . Won the 2013 GAM Tournament of Champions at Hawk Hollow Golf Course . . . Also lettered in track and volleyball.

Personal
Born Oct. 2, 1995 . . . Daughter of Gregory and Ginny Clausen . . . Finance major.

GETTING TO KNOW GREER CLAUSEN

Favorite Meal?
Sunday Brunch with my family

What superhero power would you have if you could choose one?
Flying

When did you first start playing golf?
Probably around 5 or so...mostly to find frogs and turtles in the ponds

What course did you learn to play on?
Battle Creek Country Club

Favorite course?
Battle Creek Country Club

Favorite golf memory?
Playing Riviera Country Club in the pouring rain with my dad

How do you mark your golf ball and why?
I used to do red lines but now I've switched to Spartan Green

Best thing about playing golf at MSU is...
Being in a group of women that really work hard and want to achieve a goal together

Favorite movie?
Frozen and Caddyshack

Favorite TV show?
The Newsroom

Favorite golfer?
Current: Michelle Wie, Classic: Meg Mallon

Favorite club and why?
Driver because it's usually my most dependable

Favorite thing to do besides golf?
Sing and Eat...though not at the same time!

What's on your iPod right now?
Bastille, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Jim Gabriel and everything country

Favorite article of clothing?
My Lululemon stuff

I first beat my Mom or Dad in golf at the age of...?
I first beat my dad when I was 15 with a birdie on 18 to win by 1

What's your major and why?
Finance. I'm good at quantitative subjects and I want to use financial knowledge to do good in the world.

In 10 years, I will be...
Finished with my undergraduate and MBA degrees and a successful business person and huge Spartan Booster

Dream Vacation?
A culinary tour of Europe

If I could play any course in the world, it would be...
St. Andrews, Scotland

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