University of Iowa Athletics

Benton Weinberg

Class RS Sr.
Hometown Potomac, Md.
High School Sidwell Friends School

Spring 2020 — Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree… named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten selection… competed in all three tournaments… recorded two rounds at or below par with a 73.3 18-hole stroke average… finished 3-1-0 at the Big Ten Match Play Championships… tied for 43rd at the Puerto Rico Classic with a 54-hole total of 219 (+3)… finished tied for 27th at the Colleton River Collegiate with a three-round total of 221 (+5)… season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12, due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… letterwinner.

Fall 2019 — Competed in all four tournaments… recorded season bests at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, tying for 19th with a three-round total of 218 (+2)… carded a season-best 69 in the first round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge… totaled six rounds at or below par to tie for the second-most… averaged 73.9 strokes-per-round… All-Big Ten Preseason Honoree.

Spring 2019  Named to Division I PING All-Midwest Regional Team… earned second-team All-Big Ten honors… named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar… competed in every tournament… carded a career-best 18-hole score (64; -7), 54-hole score (204; -9), and finish (6th) at the Hawkeye Invitational… his first round score of 64 is the third lowest 18-hole score in program history… his 54-hole score of 204 is the third lowest score in school history… recorded the best individual finish for Iowa at NCAA Regionals, finishing 16th with a 54-hole score of 214 (+1)… tied for 12th at the Colleton River Collegiate with a three-round score of 217 (+1)… tied for 31st at the Big Ten Championships with a score of 225 (+15)… fired the second lowest stroke average (71.93) and low round (64)… letterwinner.

Fall 2018 — Competed in all five events… posted a career-best 54-hole score of 205 (-8) at the Notre Dame Fighting Irish… his 54-hole score at the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Classic ties for the fifth lowest in program history… recorded one top-10 and two top-20 finishes…tied for 10th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate with a three-round score of 215 (+5)… finished tied for 13th at the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Classic… fired five rounds at or below par… had the third-lowest stroke average with 71.6… registered a low 18-hole score of 67 (-3) in the second round of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Classic.

Spring 2018  Competed in all seven events… tied for eighth, a career-best finish, at the Big Ten Championships to lead the Hawkeyes to a third-place team finish… posted a 2-1-1 record at the Big Ten Match play event… averaged 74.75 strokes per round with a low 18-hole score of 69 in the second round of the Big Ten Championships… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

Fall 2017  Competed in four tournaments… his 18-hole score of 67 and 54-hole score of 212 were both season and career lows at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate to tie for a season-best 17th place… averaged 72 strokes per round… posted five rounds at or below par… his 67 tied for the lowest 18-hole score of the season… registered three top-30 finishes.

Spring 2017  Competed in the Hawkeye Invitational … posted career best 54-hole total of 217 (+1), career best 18-hole total of 69 (-3), and a career best finish — tied for 15th… posted a 72.33 strokes-per-round average in the event… letterwinner.

Fall 2016 — Competed in two tournaments as an individual… averaging 76.16 strokes per round… finished tied for 22nd at the Gopher Invitational and tied for 40th at the Bill Ross Intercollegiate where he shot a season low of 227 (+11).

High School  Lowest scoring average in the MAC junior and senior years… led high school team to first conference title in school history… All-Conference honoree at Sidwell Friends School sophomore and senior years… lowest scoring average in school history… lowest round in school history… won Bobby Gorin Memorial Tournament in 2015.

More About Weinberg
Best Career Round: 63
Favorite Club: Putter
Favorite Course: TPC Potomac
Favorite Food: Chick-fil-a
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Professional Golfer: Justin Thomas
Most Influential Person: His Parents

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low
2019-20 18 1,327 73.72 69
2018-19 29 2,082 71.79 64
2017-18 28 2,060 73.57 67
2016-17 9 674 74.89 72
Career 84 6,143 73.13 64