Iowa took 2nd, while Carson Schaake shared medalist honors at last year's tournament
The 2-day, 54-hole event begins Saturday at Iowa City's Finkbine Golf Course
UI junior cards an 8-under-par 63 in final round
Former UI student-athlete and coach pushes Iowa among nation's elite
Sophomore paces Hawkeyes for 4th time in 4 fall events, finishes T-11th
Big Ten Golf Championships - Final Round. Pete Dye Course - French Lick, Ind. May 4, 2014.
Big Ten Golf Championships - Day 2. Pete Dye Course - French Lick, Ind. May 3, 2014.
Big Ten Golf Championships - Day 1. Pete Dye Course - French Lick, Ind. May 2, 2014
The Iowa Hawkeyes win the 2014 Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational
Action from day one of the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational
Fall 2014 -- Competed in all five tournaments, posting a 73.2 stroke average over the course of 14 rounds... carded a 54-hole score of 221 (+5) at the Golfweek Conference Challenge to finish tied for 13th... fired an eight-over 218 (75-72-71) at the Windon Memorial Classic, finishing tied for 36th... tied for 38th place at the Rod Myers Invitational after shooting a 150 (+6)... recorded a four-over-par 220 at the U.S. Collegiate Championship, shooting a 73 in the first round before following up with a 77 in the second and a 70, a season-low, in the third... led the team to a sixth place finish at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, posting a season-best 216 (+3) to finish 11th individually, a season-high.
Spring 2014 -- Named to the Division I PING All-Midwest Regional Team... earned second-team All-Big Ten honors... posted career-best third place finish at ASU Thunderbird Invitational with a 206 (-7), the best 54-hole score of his career... earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors after ASU Thunderbird... tied for fourth at Hawkeye-GRE Invitational, carding a 215 (-1)... tied for 39th at Boilermaker Invitational with a 224 (+8)... tied for 39th at Big Ten Championships, posting a 307 (+19)... tied for 43rd at NCAA Regionals in Columbia, Mo., shooting a 221 (+5)... notched second-most rounds at or below par on team (12)... carded season-low 18-hole score of 68 on three separate occasions... registered 2-1 record at Big Ten Matchplay Championships... posted 1-1 matchplay record at Big Four Championships... tied for second-most top-10 finishes (2) on team... held second-best scoring average on team (73.14)
2013 Fall -- Shot a nine-over-par 225 (76-74-75) to tie for 43rd place individually at Windon Memorial Classic... carded a five-over 221 (73-75-73) at the Rod Myers Invitational, earning a tie for 28th place... shot a one-under 215 (70-70-75) at U.S. Collegiate Championship, tying for 18th place and carding the second-best score on the Hawkeye squad... registered season-low score of 214 (76-68-70), finishing one-over-par and tying for 32nd place.
2013 Summer -- Placed 13th at the Illinois State Amateur... Placed 35th at the Illinois Open... Placed 19th at the Iowa Open... Played in U.S. Open Sectional.
2013 Spring -- Finished regular season with three straight top-24 finishes... had a 73.92 spring stroke average... tied for 21st at the Hawkeye Invitational with three-round score of 223 (+7)... tied for 22nd at the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole score of 301 (+13)... Carded a 54-hole score of 223 (+7) and tied for 24th at the Boilermaker Invitational... shot a 214 (+4) three-round score at the U.S. Intercollegiate, his career low tournament score... season-low round of 69 (-1) at the U.S. Intercollegiate... tied for 52nd at the NCAA Southeast Regional, firing a 54-hole score of 222 (+6)... finished season with a 74.6 stroke average through all 28 rounds... had a 2-0-1 record at the Big Ten Match Play Championships... went 2-0-0 at the Big Four Match Play Championships... letterwinner.
2012 Fall -- Played in all five of Iowa's tournaments... 75.2 stroke average... shot a 223 (+7) at the Rod Myers Invitational to place 35th... shot a 23 (+7) at the U.S. Collegiate Championships to place 34th... placed 37th at the Golfweek Conference Challenge with a 226 (+10)... finished eight-over par at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (221) to place 59th... shot a 235 (+19) at the Golden Gopher Invitational to place 52nd... low round of season was a two-under, 69, at the Royal Oaks.
2012 Summer -- Placed third at the Illinois State Amatuer... U.S. Amatuer Qualififer... placed 11th at the Northern Amatuer... made cut at the Illinois Open... tied for 16th at CDGA Amatuer.
2012 Spring -- Competed at the Big Ten Match Play and Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championships, compiling a 1-4-1 record...competed as an invidiual at the Hawkeye Great-River Entertainment Invitational, carding rounds of 74, 74, 71 for a 219 (+3), tying for 21st place.
2011 Fall -- Saw first collegiate action at Rod Myers Invitational, shooting a 229 (+13) to finish in 38th place... season low round was an even-par 72... letterwinner.
2011 Summer -- Won PGA Junior Series at Blue Top Ridge... qualified for match-play competition at the U.S. Junior... tied for 15th place at the Northern Amateur... earned top-20 finish at Jr. PGA.
High School -- Top-ranked junior golfer in the state of Illinois during senior year... individual SW Suburban Blue Conference medalist for three consecutive years... led Lincoln-Way East Griffins to three-straight conference team championships... posted multiple top-three finishes in national or international events, including medalist honors at MJGT's University of Illinois Invitational in Urbana, Ill... claimed runner-up honors at the USGA Boys Junior Amateur Qualifier in Orland Park, Ill., FCWT's Cog Hill Classic, FCWT's Notre Dame Open and at the Texas Junior Golf Tour Championship in Austin, TX.
Personal -- Born Aug. 20, 1993 in Harvey, Ill.... parents are Todd and Theresa Bullington... business major.
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More About Bullington
Best Career Round: 64
Favorite Club: Putter
Favorite Course: Chicago Golf Club
Favorite Golf Moment: Making it to match-play at the U.S. Junior
Favorite Golfer: Tiger Woods
Favorite Food: BBQ cheeseburger
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Sports Hero: Tiger Woods
Hobbies: Playing guitar and piano and hanging out with friends
Career Ambition: To play on the PGA Tour
Most Influential Person: My dad