University of Iowa Athletics

Ryoto Furuya

Class Sophomore
Hometown Alpharetta, GA
High School International Connections Academy

Spring 2018 — Tied for a career-best 11th at Hawkeye Invitational with a 36-hole score of 148 (+4).

Fall 2017 — Competed in every tournament… averaged 73.67 strokes per 18 holes… posted five rounds at or below par… finished a career-best tied for 12th at Golfweek Conference Challenge with season-best 54-hole score of 214 (-2)… recorded a career-low 18-hole score of 69 in Iowa’s first tournament at the Gopher Invitational.

Spring 2017 — Competed in four tournaments for Iowa… averaged 75.80 strokes per round… fired a low of 73 twice throughout the spring… finished tied for 59th at the Schenkel Invitational, cardinga 227 (+11)… carded a 223 (+7) at the Hawkeye Invitational finishing tied for 43rd…  letterwinner.

Fall 2016 — Competed in three tournaments… averaging 75.56 strokes per round, posting one round at or below par during the first round of the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

High School — Two-time Saddlebrook Golfer of the Year… Florida State champion freshman year of high school… won IJGT tournament of champions during sophomore year, finished runner-up junior and senior years… FJ Invitational top 30 two consecutive years… Junior PGA and PING Invitational top 30… lowest tournament round of 65 at HJGT Big-I qualifier in Falcons Fire.

More About Furuya
Best Career Round: 64
Favorite Club: Lob Wedge
Favorite Course: PGA National
Favorite Food: Japanese
Favorite Movie: Top Gun
Favorite Professional Golfer: Tiger Woods
Most Influential Person: My Parents

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low
2017-18 17 1,253 73.71 69
2016-17 19 1,438 75.68 71
Career 36 2,691 74.75 69