Peter Kuest
#0
Ht
5'
11"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Fresno, 
California
Last School
Clovis West High School
Roster Years
2016-2020


Personal

  • Born in Fresno, California
  • Parents are Peter and Cindy Kuest
  • Has one younger brother
  • Father played soccer at Fresno State
  • Majoring in Exercise and Wellness
  • Enjoys fishing, skiing and listening to music

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Clovis West High School
  • Three-time letter winner in golf
  • Lowest score of 62 on par-72

Stats

2019-2020 Senior

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To Par Place
William H. Tucker 63 70 67 200 -16 1/92
Nick Watney Invitational 68 65 67 200 -13 T1/92
Jerry Pate Intercollegiate 69 67 68 204 -6 T4/60
Pacific Invitational 72 70 71 213 -3 T10/96
Saint Mary's Invitational 67 68 67 202 -11 1/100
Southwestern Invitational 78 74 72 224 +8 T37/71
John A. Burns 69 72 69 210 -6 T3/124
Lamkin Classic 72 70 71 213 -3 T5/100

2018-2019 Junior

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To Par Place
William H. Tucker Invitational 68 69 68 205 -11 T1/100
Nick Watney Invitational 73 75 70 218 +2 32/69
Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate 68 69 67 204 -6 3/60
Pacific Invitational 66 67 64 197 -16 1/90
Saint Mary's Invitational 61 69 70 200 -13 1/104
Arizona Invitational 72 71 70 213 E T36/80
John A. Burns Intercollegiate 66 72 68 206 -10 1/114
Olympic Club Intercollegiate 72 66 76 214 +1 T9/72
The Goodwin 68 70 70 208 -2 T3/135
ASU Thunderbird Invitational 71 74 67 212 -1 T16/80
Cougar Classic 64 66 69 199 -17 1/90
WCC Championships 67 71 76 214 -2 T8/45
NCAA Regionals 69 69 67 205 -5 T24/75
NCAA Championships 77 77 82 236 +20 129

2017-2018 Sophomore

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To Par Place
William H. Tucker Invitational 70 75 66 211 -5 2/100
Nick Watney Invitational 65 72 73 210 -3 1/92
Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate 68 66 74 208 -2 T12/60
Pacific Invitational 70 69 73 212 -4 17/112
Saint Mary's Invitational 79 68 68 215 +12 T36/100
Arizona Intercollegiate 81 70 76 227 +14 T45/92
John Burns Intercollegiate 69 70 78 217 +1 T31/122
Southern Highlands Intercollegiate 78 72 71 221 +5 T38/81
Bighorn Intercollegiate 82 69 73 224 +8 T50/66
The Goodwin 68 73 71 212 -1 T20/135
Geiberger Invitational 74 68 71 213 -3 T5/70
2018 WCC Championships 81 78 73 232 +16 T43/45
NCAA Norman Regional 74 70 66 210 -6 T5/77
NCAA Championship 78 74 79 231 +15 T121/155

2016-2017 Freshman

Tournament Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total Score To Par Place
USF Olympic Intercollegiate 74 70 76 220 +7 T19/75
William H. Tucker Invtl. 75 78 74 227 +11 T48/92
Nick Watney Invitational 69 73 69 211 -2 T5/89
Alister MacKenzie Invtl. 68 74 82 224 +11 74/80
Pacific Invitational 72 72 71 215 +2 T21/78
Arizona Intercollegiate 78 80 79 237 +24 T72/90
John Burns Intercollegiate 71 70 74 215 -1 T18/109
National Invitation Tournament 74 73 68 215 -1 T25/88
The Goodwin 70 81 72 223 +13 T63/126
Redhawk Invitational 74 74 68 216 +4 T12/93
PING Cougar Classic 72 68 77 217 +1 T23/65
WCC Championships 70 67 68 205 -11 1/45
NCAA Stanford Regional 72 69 73 214 +4 T26/75

 

BYU Career Stats

Season Events Rounds Strokes Average Low Rd. Top 20 Wins
2016-17 13 39 2,839 72.79 67 5 1
2017-18 14 42 3,043 72.45 65 7 1
2018-19 14 42 2,931 69.79 61 10 5
2019-20 8 24 1,666 69.42* 63 7 3
Total 49 147 10,479 71.11 61 29 10

*Program Record

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2016-2017

Fall 

  • Tied for 19th place (+7) in his first college tournament at the USF Olympic Intercollegiate
  • Finished tied for fifth place (-2) at the Nick Watney Invitational 

Spring

  • Received All-WCC First Team honors
  • Claimed a first-place finish at the 2017 WCC Championships
Sophmore Year 2017-2018

Fall 

  • Shot -3 to claim first place at the Nick Watney Invitational
  • Fired a season-low 65 at the Nick Watney Invitational
  • Placed in the top 20 in four of the Cougars' five fall tournaments

Spring

  • T5 at the Geiberger Invitational 
  • Competed in every tournamnent during the 2017-18 season
  • Tied for fifth at the NCAA Norman Regional
  • Part of the team that competed at the NCAA Championship
  • Competed at U.S. Amateur and advanced to final round of playoff before elimination prior to round of 64
Junior Year 2018-2019

Fall

  • First place at the William H. Tucker Invitational (69-69-68—205, -11)
  • September WCC Golfer of the Month
  • October WCC Golfer of the Month
  • First place at the Pacific Invitational (66-67-64—197, -16) to tie best 54-hole score in BYU golf history
  • First place at the Saint Mary's Invitational (61-69-70—200, -13). First round score was second-best in BYU golf history

Spring

  • First place at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate (66-72-68—206, -10)
  • February WCC Golfer of the Month
  • First place at the Cougar Classic (64-66-69—199, -17)
  • Competed with team at NCAA Championships
  • Recorded lowest season scoring average in program history (69.79)
  • WCC Golfer of the Year
  • Division I PING All-Region honoree
  • Division I PING All-America Second Team
  • Ranked No. 1 in the Arnold Palmer Cup standings, automatically qualifying him to play in the tournament
Senior Year 2019-2020

Fall

  • Named to the Fred Haskins Award Preseason Watch List
  • Won the William H. Tucker Invitational with a tournament-record 200 (63-70-67—200, -16)
  • Won the Nick Watney Invitational (68-65-67—200, -13)
  • September WCC Golfer of the Month
  • Placed in the top-10 at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate and Pacific Invitational
  • October Ben Hogan Award Golfer of the Month
  • Won the Saint Mary's Invitational (67-68-67—202, -11)
  • Ranked the No. 1 NCAA golfer by Golfstat

Spring

  • Named to Fred Haskins Award and Ben Hogan Award Spring Watch Lists
  • T3 at the Burns Intercollegiate (69-72-69—210, -6)
  • T5 at the Lamkin Classic, shooting a 213 (-3)
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year