University of Iowa Athletics

Tyrette Metzendorf

Class Jr.
Hometown Winter Haven, Fla.
High School Winter Haven
Tyrette Metzendorf - Women's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Items… carded a score of 295 at the 2008 Big Ten Championships, which ranks first on Iowa’s top performances for 72 holes… her second-round score of 70 at the 2008 Big Ten Championships ranks first in the Iowa record books as the lowest individual score for any single round at the Championships… broke the Iowa record for low 18-hole round after shooting at 68 at the Lady Northern Invitational… tied for fourth (220) and eighth (221) on Iowa’s top performances for 54 holes, recorded at 2005 Hawkeye Intercollegiate and 2005 Legends of Golf Shootout, respectively… carded the second and third-best 36-hole scores in school history at the 2005 Legends of Golf Shootout (143) and 2005 Hawkeye Intercollegiate (144), respectively… ranks first (74.9), third (75.8), tied for fifth (76.1) 12th (77.1) and 16th (77.2) in Iowa individual season scoring averages, accomplished in the fall of 2008, fall of 2005, the spring of 2008, the fall of 2006 and the spring of 2006, respectively.

2007-08 as a Junior… named Big Ten Women’s Golfer of the Week (Feb. 13) for her first-place finish at the Baja Invitational… competed in 11 tournaments, playing 34 rounds… recorded nine top-20 finishes, including five finishes in the top-10…finished tied for third at the Big Ten Championships… tied for fourth at the Hawkeye Invitational and the Lady Northern Invitational… tied for sixth at the Mary Fossum Invitational… ranked first on the team in scoring average (75.7)… also competed at the Harder Hall Invitational as an individual, finishing tied for 18th place… letterwinner.

2006-07 as a Sophomore… one of four Hawkeye golfers to compete in all 11 tournaments, playing 33 rounds… ranked second in team scoring average (78.2)… her 77.1 fall scoring average ties for 11th in Iowa single-season history… recorded three top-25 finishes… placed sixth in the Hawkeye Intercollegiate… tied for 11th at the Notre Dame Invitational.

2005-06 as a Freshman… ranked first on team season scoring average, 76.4… competed in nine tournaments, playing 28 rounds… recorded three top-ten finishes… posted season low for 18 holes (70) and 36 holes (143) at Legends of Golf Shootout… finished first in her first collegiate tournament, Hawkeye Intercollegiate, posting a career best for 54 holes (220)… tied for 22nd at Big Ten Championships… letterwinner.

High School… four-time Winter Haven High School golf team captain… recorded six top ten American Junior Golf Association finishes… ranked No. 49 in the final 2004 Golfweek poll… tallied four first place finishes as well as 2004 No. 1 Florida Junior Golf Association ranking…2003 and 2004 Girls Junior Player representative to the Board of Greater Tampa Junior Golf Association… placed first at the 2004 Callaway PGA Series… graduated with Honors.

Personal… born June 5, 1987… daughter of David and Joyce Metzendorf… Business Management major… high school coach was Robin Elkins.

Metzendorf’s Career Averages

Year  Rds.  Strokes  Avg. Low Round
Fall `05 15 1137 75.8 70 (Legends of Golf)
Spring `06 13 1004 77.2 73 (Twice)
2005-06 28 2141 76.5 70 (Legends of Golf Shootout)
Fall `06 15 1157 77.1 73 (Legends of Golf)
Spring `07 18 1423 79.1 73 (UNLV Invitational)
2006-07 33 2580 78.2 73 (Twice)
Fall ’07 12 899 74.9 68 (Lady Northern Invitational)
Spring ’08 22 1676 76.1 70 (Big Ten Championships)
2007-08 34 2575 75.7 68 (Lady Northern Invitational)
Totals 95 7296 76.8 68 (Lady Northern Invitational)

LOW 18-HOLE SCORE: 68, 2007 Lady Northern Invitational
LOW 36-HOLE SCORE: 143, 2005 Legends of Golf Shootout
LOW 54-HOLE SCORE: 219, 2007 Lady Northern Invitational
BEST CAREER FINISH: 1st, (twice) 2005 Hawkeye Intercollegiate & 2008 Baja Invitational

Driver: Callaway Great Big Bertha II
Woods: Callaway Hawkeyes
Irons: Mizuno MP-30
Ball: Callaway HX Tour
Glove: Footjoy
Favorite Club: I love them all!
Favorite Course: Mission Inn Florida – El Campeon
Superstitions: none