Born December 2, 1983, the son of Lynn and Ann Summerhays...Two older brothers competed in Division 1 Golf, David at BYU and Boyd at Oklahoma State University...Business Finance major...Best competitive round of 62 at Oakridge Country Club...Academic All-State golf and Academic All-State basketball at Davis High School.
- Lettered in golf all four years and in basketball one year at Davis High School.
- Won three high school state golf team championships, one individual state championship, as well as playing on the basketball State Championship team.
- Won four golf region titles and one basketball region title.
- Two-time Utah State Amateur champion from 2000-2001.
- Made it to the Third Round of matchplay in the 2000 U.S. Junior Amateur at Pumpkin Ridge.
- Shot 67 to win the 2001 Valley View Amateur.
- Named the 2001 Utah Player of the Year.
- Finished third in the 2001 Western Junior.
- Finished second in the 2001 IIAJC.
- Qualified for the 2001 U.S. Amateur and won his way to the Quarterfinals at East Lake C.C in Atlanta.
- Returned to the 2002 U.S. Amateur at Oakland Hills C.C. in Detroit and made it to the Second Round.
- Won the 2002 U.S. Open local qualifier after shooting 67 at Alpine C.C.
- Played first PGA Tour tournament in 2010
- Finished 8th in the U.S. Open in 2016
- Placed 6th at The Barclays in 2015
- Competed in the Web.Com Tours in 2007-2009
2006-07 William H. Tucker Intercollegiate 74-69-71--214 (-2) 5/108 Ping/ Golfweek Preview 74-75-60--209 (-1) T7/75 Jerry Pate National Collegiate 68-69-67--204 (-9) 5/60 Pacific Invitational 66-69-70--205 (-10) 2/60 Western Refining All-America 70-70-68--208 (-5) T13/28 PING Arizona Intercollegiate 72-68-68--208 (-5) T27/89 John H. Burns Invitational 72-69-68--209 (-7) T6/123 USC Intercollegiate 72-71-68--211 (-2) T4/84 Morris Williams 76-75--151 (+7) T55/78 US Intercollegiate Championship 71-75-77--223 (+7) T12/78 PING Cougar Classic 67-71-67--205 (-11) 1/100 MWC Championships 68-70-71--209 (-4) 3/45 NCAA West Regional 72-67-63--202 (-14) T5/141 2005-06 Tucker Invitational 75-77-65--217 (+1) T17/104 PING Preview 78-71-75--224 (+8) T43/75 Jerry Pate Intercollegiate 74-74-74--222 (+9) T53/60 Barona Collegiate Cup 71-75-70--216 (E) T48/92 PING Arizona Intercollegiate 72-64-72--208 (-5) 6/87 John Burns Invitational 73-70-70--213 (-3) T42/106 Ashworth Invitational 74-77-73--224 (+11) T35/81 Morris Williams Intercollegiate 72-74-70--216 (E) T13/92 U.S. Collegiate Championship 75-71-71--217 (+1) T10/69 PING Cougar Classic 71-68-68--207 (-9) 8/80 MWC Championship 71-72-74--217 (+1) 4/45 NCAA West Regional 73-72-69--214 (-2) 46/141 NCAA Championship 73-73-69-76--291 (+3) 39/156 2002-03 William H. Tucker Invitational 79-73-67--219 (+3) 21st Sooner Invitational 67-73-72--212 (-4) T12 Pepperdine Intercollegiate 74-72-74--220 (+4) T13 Fresno Lexus Classic 69-70-71--210 (-6) 3rd Aztec Invitational 73-71-72--216 (E) T24 John H. Burns Invitational 71-78-72--221 (+5) T53 Southwestern Intercollegiate 71-71-69--211 (-5) T3 Morris Williams Invitational 73-74-69--216 (E) T21 Border Olympics 72-71-69--212 (-4) 5th ASU Thunderbird Invitational 71-71-70--212 (-4) T32 PING Cougar Clasic 76-69-77--222 (+6) T23 MWC Championship 73-73-75--221 (+5) T20 NCAA West Regional 84-76-71--231 (+15) T92 BYU Career Stats Season Events Rnds. Strokes Avg. Lw Rd. Top 20 06-07 13 38 2,658 69.9 60 12 05-06 13 40 2,886 72.1 64 6 02-03 13 39 2,823 72.4 67 6 Total 39 117 8,367 71.5 60 24
2018 BYU Hall of Fame
After winning not one, but two Utah State Amateur Championships while still in high school, Daniel Summerhays set expectations high before he even joined the BYU men’s golf team. Yet through his time as a Cougar and as a professional, Summerhays has continued to rise to the challenge and represent BYU well.
In his first year on campus starting in 2002, Summerhays won Mountain West Conference Freshman of Year honors in addition earning All-MWC and Academic All-MWC recognition. Upon returning home from his mission to Chile and despite not touching a golf club his two years there, Summerhays continued his ascent in 2005-06, with multiple top finishes on his way to being named Golf Coaches Association of America All-Region and All-America honorable mention.
During his junior year in 2006-07, Summerhays joined an extremely elite group by shooting a 60 at the PING/Golfweek Preview, becoming just the fourth collegiate golfer to shoot a round that low. Summerhays would go on to lead BYU to a first-place finish at the MWC Championships, again earning All-MWC and Academic All-MWC. He was also named a CoSIDA Academic All-American. At the NCAA Championships, Summerhays took fourth overall, earning a first-team All-America citation to become the 10th first-teamer in BYU history and the first in 21 years. In all, Summerhays recorded a 69.9 stroke average on the season, the lowest NCAA average in the country.
Competing as an amateur, Summerhays won the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational, a Nationwide Tour event, in July 2007. A short time later he opted to join the Nationwide Tour as a pro where he played until 2010. After earning his card, Summerhays began his PGA Tour career in 2011. He’s since recorded 19 top-10 finishes, including third place at the 2016 PGA Championship and an eighth-place finish at the 2016 U.S. Open.
Summerhays graduated magna cum laude with a degree in finance from the BYU Marriott School of Management in 2008. He and his wife, Emily, have four children: Jack, Patton, William and Lydia.
* Shot four-under-par, tying for 12th in Sooner Invitational with 67-73-72--212
* Shot six-under-par, finishing third in Fresno Lexus Classic with 69-70-71--210
* Tied for third at Southwestern Intercollegiate with 71-71-69-211 (-2)
* Shot four-under-par to finish fifth at the Border Olympics with 72-71-69-212
* Ranked No. 109 individually by Golfweek Collegiate Rankings for 2002-03
* Second lowest team individual scoring average with 72.0
* 2003 MWC Freshman of the Year
* Academic All-MWC
* First Team All-MWC
* Finished fourth at 2006 MWC Championship with a one-over-par 217 at Sunriver, Ore.
* Competing against some of the top golf programs in the nation at the U.S. Collegiate Championship in Georgia, Summerhays placed an impressive 10th on the challenging Golf Club of Georgia with 75-71-71--211.
* Helped lead BYU to come-from-behind victory on final day of PING Cougar Classic with a four-under 68, earning his fifth top 20 finish of the season.
*2006 GCAA All-Southwest Region
*2006 GCAA All-American Honorable Mention
*Shot a course-record 61 to win the Rose Park Open
*Shot a six-under 66 to win U.S. Open qualifier
*Eighth at the U.S. Open Sectional
*10th place at the Southwestern Amateur
*Runner-up at Utah State Amateur
*40th at Pacific Coast Amateur
*11th place at the Scratch Player Championship
*Competed in U.S. Amateur
*Six top 20 finishes
*Sixth at the PING Arizona Intercollegiate
*10th at the U.S. Collegiate Championship
*13th at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate
*Finished 17th at the Tucker Invitational
*46th at the NCAA West Regional
*Finished 39th at the NCAA Championship
*Placed on Golf World's Mid-Season All-American Team, named Most Improved Player
*Competed at Western Refining College All America Golf Classic, finished 13th
*Broke course record at the Golden Horseshoe Country Club
*Tied an NCAA record for shooting a 60
*CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team with a 3.91 GPA
*Earned his first career victory at the PING Cougar Classic
*Ranked second in the MWC at the end of the fall season
*Ranked 10th in the nation at the end of the fall season
*Placed in the top-15 of all events for the fall season
*Second place at the Pacific Invitational
*Fifth place at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate
*Fifth place at the Jerry Pate National Collegiate
*Tied for seventh place at the Ping/Golfweek Preview
*13th at the Western Refining All-America
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