Devon Purser Athlete Profile

Devon Purser

Height: 6-3 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2011-2013 Hometown: Clearfield, UT Last School: Syracuse High School

Personal

  • Born in Ogden, Utah
  • Parents are Bart and Lynne Purser
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Majoring in Recreation Management
  • Enjoys running, weight lifting, four wheeling, snowboarding and basketball

 

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Syracuse High School
  • USGA Junior Amateur: Round of 16 (2010)
  • USGA Public Links T6 stroke play (2011)
  • AJGA Vicky Hurst Under Amour second place (2010)

Stats

2012-13-Sophomore

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational 72 77 71 220 +4 T13/75
William H. Tucker Intercollegiate 72 74 76 222 +6 T22/83
Jack Nicklaus Invitational 81 78 - - 159 +15 T39/60
Alister MacKenzie Invitational 73 73 69 215 +2 T34/79
SCVB Pacific Invitational 68 65 64 197 -19 1/60
John Burns Intercollegiate 78 74 78 230 +14 T49/85
North Ranch Intercollegiate 83 78 78 239 +26 T61/69
Fresno State Lexus Classic 75 74 69 218 +2 T29/104
Triumph at Pauma Valley 73 72 73 218 +5 T5/52
2013 Desert Shootout 71 72 70 213 E T12/96
WCC Championships 74 76 76 226 +10 T28/40
PING Cougar Classic 72 71 73 216 E T14/51
NCAA Pullman Regional 72 73 69 214 -2 T23/75

2011-12-Freshman

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
William H. Tucker Intercollegiate 74 74 76 224 +8 T31/96
SCVB Pacific Invitational 74 79 78 231 +18 T52/60
Fresno Lexus Classic 80 69 77 226 +10 T53/93
ASU Thunderbird Invitational 76 75 69 220 +7 T36/93
WCC Championships 76 73 72 221 +5 22/40
PING Cougar Classic 75 71 68 214 -2 T7/51

BYU Career Stats 

Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Rd. Top 20
2011-12 6 18 1,336 74.22 68 1
2012-13 13 38 2,787 73.34 64 5
Total 19 56 4,123 73.63 64 6


2011-2012 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in five events
  • Made his collegiate debut at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate where he shot an 8-over 224
  • Shot a career low 69 in the second round of the Fresno Lexus Classic and the final round of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational
  • Stroke average of 74.80 was fifth best on team
  • Finished 22nd at the WCC Championships

2012-2013 | Sophomore Year

Fall:
  • Recorded his first career title with a win at the SCVB Pacific Invitational
  • Shot a career low 197 (-19) at the SCVB Pacific Invitational, shooting rounds of 68, 65 and 64
  • Set a new BYU men's golf 54-hole tournament low record shooting a 197 at the SCVB Pacific Invitational
  • Shot a career low 64 in the third round of the SCVB Pacific Invitational
  • Named Golfweek's men's collegiate player of the week after winning the SCVB Pacific Invitational
  • Finished tied for 13th at the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitatiional

Spring:

  • Shot a 218 (+5) at the Triumph at Pauma Valley to finish tied for fifth
  • Shot an even par 213 at the Desert Shootout to finish tied for 12th
  • Shot an even par 216 at the PING Cougar Classic to tie for 14th place
  • Finished tied for 23rd at the NCAA Pullman Regional carding a two-under 214
  • Concluded the season with five top 20 tournament finishes
  • 73.34 stroke average - best of career