University of Iowa Athletics

Jack Simpson

Class Freshman
Hometown Aurora, Ontario
High School The Country Day School

Fall 2018 — Competed in one event… tied for 68th as an individual at the Golfweek Conference Challenge with a 36-hole score of 152 (+8).

Spring 2018 — Competed in three events… posted a 1-2 record at Big Ten Match Play… tied for 47th at the Hawkeye Invitational as an individual… recorded an 18-hole season low of 71 in the first round of the Schenkel Invitational to tie for 69th… Dean’s List honoree… Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award… letterwinner.

Fall 2017 — Dean’s List honoree… did not see any action.

Spring 2017 – Competed in the final six tournaments for Iowa… averaged 77.43 strokes-per-round, with three rounds at or below par and two top 20 finishes… finished tied for 15th at Hawkeye Invitational posting 217 (+1; 76, 71, 70)… led Iowa at the Big Ten Championships with a 54-hole total of 214 (+4; 74, 68, 72) finishing tied for 16th… posted a 18-hole career best of 68 (-2) during second round of Big Ten Championships… letterwinner.

Fall 2016 — Competed in two tournaments, the Gopher Invitational and the Bill Ross Intercollegiate as an individual… averaging 79.33 strokes per round.

High School — Won the 2013 Ontario Bantam Championship (72, 75) and the 2013 Canadian Mizuno National Junior Championship (75, 72, 73, 73)… was a member of the 2015-16 Canada National Amateur Team… ranked 3rd in Canada… 2nd in Ontario, and 64th overall in his class by Golfweek Junior Rankings… won the 2015 U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier (71, 67)… won the 2015 CN Future Links Ontario Championship (71, 71, 68).

More About Simpson
Best Career Round: 66
Favorite Club: Driver
Favorite Course: Pinehurst No. 2
Favorite Food: Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich
Favorite Movie: Blindside
Favorite Professional Golfer: Jason Day
Most Influential Person: My Parents

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low
2017-18 7 540 77.14 71
2016-17 22 1,715 77.95 68
Career 29 2,255 77.75 68