University of Iowa Athletics

Ryan Marks

Class Senior
Hometown Warrensburg, Mo.
High School Warrensburg HS
Ryan Marks - Men's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

Spring 2014 — Competed as an individual at Hawkeye-GRE Invitational, carding a 217 (+1) en route to a 10th place finish…carded season-best 18-hole score of 71 on two separate occasions… posted 0-1-1 record at Big Ten Matchplay Championships… registered 1-1 matchplay record at Big Four Championships… posted scoring average of 73.17.

2013 Fall — Led all Iowa golfers with an even-par 216 (73-72-71) at the Golfweek Conference Challenge to tie for 13th place individually… carded a seven-over 223 (74-74-75) at the Windon Memorial Classic to tie for 31st… shot a six-over 222 (77-69-76) at the Rod Myers Invitational to tie for 32nd place.

2013 Summer — Runner-up at the Iowa Match Play event… Tied for 7th at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier.

2013 Spring — Competed as an individual at the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational, tying for 41st with a 54-hole score of 229.

2012 Fall — Played in all five of Iowa[apos]s tournaments… 76.66 stroke average… low round was a one-under par, 70, at the Royal Oaks… placed 31st at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (225/+9)… placed 50th at the Rod Myers Invitational (229/+13)…tied for 52nd at the Golden Gopher Invitational (235/+19)… tied for 71st at the U.S. Collegiate Championships (236/+20)… placed 74th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (225/+12).

2012 Summer — Tied for 14th at the Missouri Stroke Play Championships… Heart of America semi-finalist.

2012 Spring — Competed as an individual at the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational, carding rounds of 78, 72, 74 for a 224 (+8), tying for 36h place.

2011 Fall — Did not see any action.

2010-11 Fall/Spring — Redshirted

2010 Summer — Won 2010 Missouri Stroke Play Championship… finished second at Iowa Golf Association Match Play Championship.

2010 Spring — Competed in two events… tied for 26th at Hawkeye Invitational after firing a 225 (+9)… finished in a tie for 39th at Boilermaker Invitational after carding a 227 (+11).

2009 Fall — Saw first career action at Golfweek[apos]s Conference Challenge… posted a 54-hole score of 230 with a career low second round of 70 (-2).

High School — Won the Big ‘I’ Qualifier… placed second in Missouri State golf tournament… second place finish in U.S. Amateur Qualifier… finished fifth in stroke play and advanced to Sweet 16 in matchplay at Missouri Amateur… finished 14th at Missouri Stroke Play… tied for 28th in National Big ‘I’… qualified for the 2009 U.S. Amateur… Four time all-conference and all-district selection… district champion freshman and senior year… regional champion sophomore year… conference champion freshman and junior year… all-state honorable mention sophomore year… all-state selection junior and senior year… placed fourth in 2008 and second in 2009 Missouri State Golf Tournament… lettered in tennis and basketball… second team all-conference, all-district and KMZU dream team selection for basketball senior year… honor roll student.

Personal — Born Sept. 3, 1990… parents are Craig and Andrea Marks… recreation and sport business major.

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low
2013-14 12 878 73.17 69
2012-13 15 1,150 76.66 70
2010-11 Redshirted.
2009-10 9 682 75.78 70
Career 36 2,710 75.28 69

What[apos]s In Your Bag?
Driver: TaylorMade R11S
3 Wood: Victory Red 15 Degree
Irons: Nike Victory Red
More About Marks
Best Career Round: 63
Favorite Club: 7 iron
Favorite Course: Pebble Beach
Favorite Golf Moment: Winning the 2010 Missouri Stroke-Play
Favorite Golfer: Tiger Woods
Favorite Food: Steak and potatoes
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Sports Hero: Tiger Woods
Hobbies: Playing basketball or any other sport and hanging out with friends
Career Ambition: Play professional golf
Most Influential Person: My parents