University of Iowa Athletics

Aaron DeNucci

Class Freshman
Hometown Clive, Iowa
High School Waukee

Spring 2019 – Competed in two tournaments… competed in the Hawkeye Invitational as an individual, tying for 63rd with a season-best 54-hole score of 224 (+11) …finished 73rd at the NCAA Austin Regional… letterwinner.

Fall 2018 — Competed in two events… competed as an individual in the Golfweek Conference Challenge and Marquette Intercollegiate at Erin Hills… tied for 22nd at the Golfweek Conference Challenge with a 36-hole score of 144 (E)… tied for 64th with a 54-hole score of 235 (+19) at the Marquette Intercollegiate at Erin Hills… posted a season best and career best 18-hole score of 69 (-3) at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.

Spring 2018 — Competed as an individual at the Schenkel Invitational and carded a six-over-par (222) to tie for 59th… fired a season-low 71 in the second round at the Schenkel… played one round at Big Ten Match play… Academic All-Big Ten…letterwinner.

Fall 2017 — Dean’s List honoree… competed in the Zach Johnson Invitational as an individual… averaged 78.33 strokes at the three round event… tied for 45th overall.

Spring 2017 — Competed in the Hawkeye Invitational as an individual… averaged 78.33 for the three-round event… finished 78th overall… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

Fall 2016 — Competed as an individual in two tournaments, averaging 76.50 strokes per round… lowest finish came at the Bill Ross Intercollegiate in a tie for 40th after posting a three-round total of 227 (+11)… fired a season low 72 at the Windon Memorial Classic, tying a career best 18-hole score.

Spring 2016 — Competed as an individual in three stroke play events, averaging 76.11 strokes per round… registered an 0-2 match play record at the Big Ten Match Play Championships… tied for 66th at the Schenkel Invitational, carding a 222 (+6) — his lowest 54-hole score of the year… tallied his lowest 18-hole score of the year in the second round of the Schenkel Invitational, firing a 72 (E)… tied for 66th at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational, posting a three-round 232 (+19; 79, 77, 76)… carded a 231 (+15; 76, 80, 75) at the Hawkeye Invitational… letterwinner.

Fall 2015 — Made collegiate debut at the John Dallio Memorial, carding a 253 (+37), while competing as an individual to finish 60th.

High School — Named Iowa Junior Player of the Year in 2014… led Waukee to a runner-up finish at the state tournament as a freshman (2011) and to state titles as a sophomore (2012) and senior (2014)… finished sixth individually and earned All-Tournament team honors at the 2012 state tournament… earned Class 4A first team honors as a junior and senior… recorded a third place finish at 2015 ArborLinks, PGA Junior Series event… notched three top-12 finishes in three American Junior Golf Association events… took seventh place at the Callaway Junior World Qualifier at TPC Deere Run in 2014… advanced to the round of 16 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur.

More About DeNucci
Best Career Round: 67; U.S. Junior Amateur
Favorite Club: Driver
Favorite Course: Bully Pulpit Golf Course
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Movie: Southpaw
Favorite Professional Golfer: Tiger Woods
Most Influential Person: Father

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low
2018-19 9 688 76.44 69
2017-18 6 457 76.17 71
2016-17 9 694 77.11 72
2015-16 12 938 78.16 72
Career 36 2,777 77.14 69