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Nate Yankovich
Nate Yankovich

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Blacklick, Ohio

High School:
St. Charles Prepatory

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Birthdate:
02/07/1994

09/16/2014

Hawkeyes Finish 3rd In Opening Tournament

Sophomore Carson Schaake leads Iowa with fifth-place finish

09/15/2014

Hawkeyes in 3rd Heading to Final Round

Sophomore Carson Schaake shoots one-over-par to lead Iowa in the second round

09/14/2014

Hawkeyes Open Season with Solid Play at Spirit Hollow

Junior Nate Yankovich leads Iowa with first-round 70; sits tied for 4th following career-best

09/12/2014

Hawkeyes Host 6th Annual Golfweek Conference Challenge

Iowa finished in a tie for 6th place in last year's event

08/29/2014

Hawkeyes 36th in GCAA Preseason Poll

Iowa opens its season Sept. 14-16, hosting the annual Golfweek Conference Challenge

04/13/2014

The Iowa Hawkeyes win the 2014 Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational

The Iowa Hawkeyes win the 2014 Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational

04/12/2014

Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational

Action from day one of the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational

04/10/2014

The Iowa Men's Golf team meets with the media before this weekend's Hawkeye Invitational

The Iowa Men's Golf team meets with the media before this weekend's Hawkeye Invitational

09/16/2013

Golfweek Conference Challenge - Round 2

Golfweek Conference Challenge - Round 2. Spirit Hollow Golf Course. Burlington, Iowa. Sept. 16, 2013

09/15/2013

Golfweek Conference Challenge - Round 1

Golfweek Conference Challenge - Round 1. Spirit Hollow Golf Course. Burlington, Iowa. Sept. 15, 2013

Spring 2014 -- Competed as an individual at Hawkeye-GRE Invitational, carding a 223 (+7) and tying for 23rd... posted a season-best 18-hole score of 71 (-1) in first round of Hawkeye-GRE... Drew 2-0 matchplay record at Big Four Championships... Competed in Big Ten Matchplay Championships, posting a 0-1 record... posted scoring average of 73.67.

Fall 2013 -- Shot a five-over-par 221 (75-73-73) to tie for 32nd place individually at the Golfweek Conference Challenge... carded a six-over 219 (71-76-72) to tie for 53rd place at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

2013 Summer -- Tied for 9th at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier... Runner-up at the East Coast Amateur... Placed 44th at the Ohio Amateur... Placed 19th at the Ohio Open.

2013 Spring -- Played all 13 rounds of spring season with a 75.69 stroke average... tallied first career top-20 finish at the Hawkeye Invitational, tying for 18th with a 222 (+6)... tied for 37th at the Big Ten Championships with a 72-hole score of 307 (+19)... carded a three-round score of 220 (+10) at the U.S. intercollegiate in first career varsity stroke play tournament... tied for 56th at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a three-round tally of 224 (+8)... tied for 66th at the Boilermaker Invitational with a three-round tally of 235 (+19)... season-low round of 71 (-1) at the Hawkeye Invitational... went 2-1-0 at the Big Ten Match Play Championships... went 2-0-0 at the Big Four Match Play Championships... letterwinner.

2012 Fall -- Made collegiate debut competing as an individual at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational, earning a top-10 finish...shot a three-round score of 215 (+5) at Earl Yestingmeier Invitational to tie for eighth... low round of season was a two-under par, 68.

2012 Summer -- Won the 2012 Ohio Junior Championships, firings rounds of 70 and 68 to win by four strokes... placed 11th at the Florida Azalae Amatuer (74-66-70)... runner-up at the Central District Amatuer.

High School -- Ranked 137th in the class of 2012... finished tied for seventh at the 2011 Hudson Junior and tied for 12th at both the 2011 AJGA Junior at Quad Cities and Lockton Kansas City Junior... helped St. Charles Prep to a Division I Ohio State Championships in 2009 and 2012, finishing runner-up as an individual in 2009... named Division I first team All-Ohio in 2009 and second team in 2010... selected to the All-District team three consecutive years and named runner-up District Player of the Year in 2011... three-time honoree to the All-Central Catholic League and three-time academic All-Ohio. ... holds school record for lowest season average and lowest round (66)... won school's Agonis Award in 2012... named to student council.

Personal -- Born February 7, 1994... parents are Frank and Kristin Yankovich... father played basketball at Bethany College... business major.

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low
2013-14 9 663 73.67 71
2012-13 13 984 75.7 71
Career 22 1,647 74.86 71

What's In Your Bag?
Driver: Callaway RAZR Fit Extreme
3 Wood: Callaway X Hot 3Deep
Irons: Callaway X Forged

More About Yankovich
Best Career Round: 66
Favorite Club: Driver
Favorite Course: Country Club at Cape Cod
Favorite Food: Chipotle Burrito
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV Show: That 70's Show
Favorite Sports Hero: Tiger Woods
Hobbies: Golf and being with friends
Career Ambition: PGA Tour Professional
Most Influential Person: Frank Yankovich

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