Shaun Wurtz Athlete Profile

#127 Shaun Wurtz

Shaun Wurtz
Height: 5-10 Weight: 160 Roster Years: 2004-2006 Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Personal

Born June 5, 1981 in Provo...attended high school in Long Beach, Calif. at Millikan High School...played basketball and golf in high school...majoring in accounting...3.7 GPA in college...enjoys spending time with family, especially five nephews...served an LDS Church mission to Malaga, Spain...parents are Paul and Sandy...married to the former Joyce DeSchepper...brother Kevin played four years at Long Beach St. and currently plays on Tight Lies Tour...transferred from California State University at San Marcos in San Diego.

Before BYU

*Best competitive round of 69 at El Dorado Golf Course
*Runner-up at Long Beach Junior Crosby with 71 in 1998.
*Placed 16th at AJGA Golfweek/Ashworth in Fallbrook,Calif.
*Finished ninth at AJGA Nabisco Rancho Mirage with a 72 in 1998.

Other College

Played at CSU-San Marcos during 1999-2000...scores and finishes include the following: CSU Chico 74-76-74--224,16th; CSU Bakersfield 74-75-74--223,17th; San Marcos Cougar Classic75-74--149,10th; NAIA West Regional 74-75-77--226,9th;
NAIA National Championship 77-76-74-71--298,51st.


2004-2005 | Junior Year

*Tied for eighth place and fourth among amateurs at the Provo Open (72-71)
*Won the Homestead Amateur at the Homestead Resort in Midway, Utah (71)
*Finished tied for fifth at the U.S. Publinks Qualifier at Rose Park G.C. in July 2005 (73-65)
*Finished tied for fourth at the fourth at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier at South Mountain G.C in July 2005 (70-71)
*Scored a personal-best 59 (12-under-par) at Trilogy G.C. at Power Ranch in Arizona in May 2005.
*Finished tied for 25th at the Utah Open at Talons Cover in July 2005 (68-72-75)