Mike Jurca Athlete Profile

Mike Jurca

Height: 6-3 Weight: 160 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2008-2009 | 2011-2014 Hometown: St. George, UT Mission: Minneapolis, MN Last School: Dixie High School

Personal

  • Born in St. George, UT
  • Parents are Stephen and Beverly Jurca
  • Majoring in Family Studies
  • Father, Stephen, played basketball at Eureka College in Illinois
  • Brother, Brad, ran track at Southern Utah University
  • Loves to go deer hunting and watching the Chicago Bears
  • Recruited by Weber State, Southern Utah, Utah State and Utah Valley
  • Served an LDS mission in Minneapolis, Minn.

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in golf at Dixie High School in St. George, UT
  • A two-time runner-up and two-time region medalist
  • Made First Team All-State three years in a row, helping Dixie to three state championships
  • Took first in the state tournament as a sophomore and as a senior
  • Placed first at the Dixie Red Hills tournament
  • Took second place in the 2001 Jr. World Qualifier, 2005 U.S. Jr. Amateur and the 2007 Optimist International

Stats

 

2013-14-Junior

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
MacKenzie Invitational 73 69 75 217 +1 T34/78
Desert Shootout 79 76 74 229 +13 T78/90

 2012-13-Sophomore

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
*Kikkor Individual 72 75 73 220 +7 T15/33
Jack Nicklaus Invitational 77 82 - - 159 +15 T39/60
Alister MacKenzie Invitational 68 78 78 224 +11 T69/79
SCVB Pacific Invitational 72 72 73 217 +1 T46/60
Fresno State Lexus Classic 74 73 77 224 +8 T63/104
*PING Cougar Classic 76 73 69 218 +2 T19/51

2011-12-Freshman

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To-Par Place
PING Cougar Classic 70 69 69 208 -8 2/51

BYU Career Stats

Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Rd. Top 20
2011-12 1 3 208 69.33 69 1
2012-13 6 17 1,262 74.24 68

2

2013-14 2 6 446 74.33 69 0
Total 9 26 1,916 72.63 68 3

 

*-competed individually

 



2008-2009 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the 2008-09 season. Left team in January 2009 to serve a mission in Minneapolis, Minn.

2011-2012 | Freshman Year

  • Finished in second place at the PING Cougar Classic shooting a career best 208 (-8)
  • Shot a season low 69 during the second and third rounds of the PING Cougar Classic

2012-2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Shot a career best 68 during the first round of the Alister MacKenzie Invitational
  • Shot a season best 218 (+2) at the 2013 PING Cougar Classic, including a third round 69
  • Finished two tournaments in the top 20 as an individual competitor

2013-2014 | Junior Year

Fall:

  • Shot a 69 during the second round of the MacKenzie Invitational