University of Iowa Athletics

Vince India

Class Fr.
Hometown Deerfield, IL
High School Deerfield
Vince India - Men's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

2011 Spring – Big Ten Player of the Year… University of Iowa Male Athlete of the Year… Winner of Les Bolstad Trophy for lowest combined season stroke average in the Big Ten (71.08)… First team All-Big Ten selection… became third golfer in program history to win three tournaments in a season… co-Big Ten Golfer of the Week after winning the Hawkeye-TaylorMade Invitational with a 142 (-2)… Big Ten Golfer of the Week after second place finish at LSU Collegiate Invitational… combined season scoring average of 71.38 currently stands as the lowest in school history… currently owns a spring season stroke average of 72.47.

2010 Fall – Finished top-10 in all five events, earning medalist honors twice… won the Baylor Intercollegiate, firing back-to-back 66[apos]s for a 132 (-10), the lowest 36-hole total in program history… shared medalist honors at Golfweek Conference Challenge, carding a 206 (-10), tying the lowest 54-hole score in school history… led the Hawkeyes in three of five events… finished season with a team-leading scoring average of 70.21

2010 Spring – One of four Hawkeyes to compete in all seven events… finished match-play competition with a 7-2 record… finished sixth at Hawkeye Invite, posting a total of 217 (+1)… named 2010 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar… finished season with scoring average of 73.4… his combined 2009-10 season scoring average of 73.1 is the fourth-lowest average in program history.

2009 Fall – One of four Hawkeyes to compete in all five events… compiled four top-25 finishes, including three top-10 finishes… fired back-to-back rounds of 70, his season-low, at Golden Gopher Invitational where he led the Hawkeyes and tied for fourth… led the Hawkeyes in three tournaments…finished tied for tenth at Fighting Irish Classic (218) and Baylor Intercollegiate (214)… finished season with a scoring average of 72.8.

2009 Spring – Competed in all seven events… three top-25 finishes… led Hawkeyes in three tournaments… fourth at Boilermaker Invite where he fired season-low score of 68… tied for 11th at Kepler Invite… led Hawkeyes at NCAA Championships… academic all-Big Ten selection… finished season with team-leading scoring average of 73.2.

2008 Fall – One of two Hawkeyes to play in every fall event… three top-20 finishes… recorded season low score of 64 at VCU Shootout… tied for second at Landfall Tradition with a score of 219 (+3)… finished fall with a scoring average of 73.1.

2008 Spring – Competed in all four tournaments… was one of four Hawkeyes to play in every spring event… finished sixth at Boilermaker Invitational with a three-round score of 211…posted career-low round of 68 during first round… finished seventh to lead Iowa at the Big Ten Championships with a four-round score of 294… second among Hawkeye golfers with a spring scoring average of 74.4.

2007 Fall – Competed in three events, most of any Hawkeye freshmen… tied for eighth place at Fighting Irish Golf Classic, his first ever collegiate event… carded a score of 215 and a season-low round of 69… finished fall season with a scoring average of 74.3.

High School — Four-year MVP of his team at Deerfield High School… four-time all-conference honoree… owns or shares every school individual golf record… posted two second place finishes and one medalist finish on the International Junior Golf Tour from 2004-05… recorded three top-five finishes on the AJGA between 2006-07… tied for third at the Future Legends, tied for fourth at the Midwest Junior Players Championship and tied for fifth at the Boyne Highlands Championship in AJGA competition… finished the season 63rd in the AJGA rankings, making him the highest nationally-ranked player to choose Iowa in the last 10 years… qualified for the Illinois PGA Open in 2005 at 16 years old and 2 months… qualified for the State Amateur Championship and Illinois Open in 2007.

Personal — Born April 3, 1989… son of Dan and Linda India… pre-buisness major… high school coach was Fred Dickman.

India[apos]s Career ResultsYear		Rds.	Strokes	Avg.	Low2007 Fall	9	669	74.3	692008 Spring	13	967	74.4	682008 Fall	12	877	73.1	642009 Spring	22	1,611	73.2	682009 Fall	15	1,092	72.8	702010 Spring	16	1,174	73.4	702010 Fall	14	983	70.2	662011 Spring	15	1,087	72.5	67Career		116	8,460	72.9	64

What[apos]s In Your Bag?
Driver: Callaway FT-3 Tour
3 Wood: Tour Edge Exotics
Irons: Mizuno Mp-67
More About India
Best Career Round: 66
Favorite Club: Lob wedge
Favorite Course: Rich Harvest Farms
Favorite Golfer: Retief Goosen
Favorite Food: Chipotle double steak burrito
Favorite Movie(s): Pulp Fiction and Knocked Up
Favorite TV Show: Family Guy
Hobbies: Listening to music, hanging out with friends, eating and playing Halo 2
Most Influential Person: My father
Career Ambition: To play professionally or to be a golf instructor