Golden Grizzlies compete at Prestwick Village GC, Highland, Mich.
Overview: First player since 2005 to win League Tournament ... First player to win a tournament as a freshman and garner all-league accolades in his first three seasons ... Tied the single-season school record with a low round of 65 ... His scoring average of 73.63 is tops in program history, passing current PGA Tour player Brian Stuard's 73.82 (2001-05) ... Broke Stuard's record for more career rounds under par at 22 ... Three-time United States Amateur Championship qualifier (2012, '13, '14) ... Three-time conference champion in high school ... Three-time state finals qualifier.
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Won Horizon League Championship on the second-playoff hole after shooting a 220 (+4) ▪ Became fourth player in program history and first since 2005 to win the league tournament ▪ Finished T33 at NCAA Noblesville Regional including carding an even-par 72 in the opening round (May 14-16) ▪ Earned All-Horizon League honors after posting a stroke-average of just over 73 ▪ Became first player in program history to earn all-league honors in first three season ▪ Academic All-Horizon League selection ▪ Became program's career stroke-average leader with a 73.59 over three seasons ▪ Broke Brian Stuard's (2001-05) career record of most rounds under par at 22 with a 71 in the second round of the Horizon League Championship ▪ Earned three top-five finishes and six top-10 places ▪ Shot season-best round of 66 in the final round of the Jackrabbit Invitational to close tournament 3-under-par (March 16-17) ▪ Earned T5 place at NYX Hoosier Invitational with a 1-under-par 212 (April 11-12) ▪ Finished T5 at rain-shortened CSU Invitational with a 143 (-1) (Sept. 29)
2014 SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Qualified for third-straight U.S. Amateur Championship ▪ Shot 76-66 in U.S. Amateur qualifier and advanced on second playoff hole ▪ Made match play in Michigan Amateur with a 72-66 before falling in second round ▪ Finished third at GAM Championship by carding a 211 ▪ Earned third-place finish at Horton Smith open with a 276 ▪ Carded a 279 to finish seventh at Michigan Open
2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS ▪ All-Horizon League selection after posting fifth-best scoring average with a 74.25 ▪ First Oakland player to garner all-league accolades in first two seasons ▪ Named Academic All-Horizon League ▪ Shot 223 (+7) to finish fourth and garner all-tournament honors ▪ Finished sixth at Carlton Oaks WIU Invitational with a 230 (+14) (Feb. 10-11) ▪ Tallied three top-10 finish ▪ Shot 3-under-par 213 to finish T7 at Cleveland State Invitational (Sept. 30-Oct. 1) ▪ Carded a season-low round of 69 (-2) in Round 3 of Wolverine Intercollegiate (Sept. 15-16)
2013 SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Qualified for second straight U.S. Amateur Championship ▪ Earned medalist honors in qualifying with a score of 138 (69-69) ▪Made the cut at the Michigan Open (75-75) and finished T32 (294/+6)
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Named All-Summit League second team ▪ Led the team and ranked 4th in The Summit League with a 73.45 stroke average ▪ Became the first freshman to win a golf tournament in school history ▪ Tied the single-season school record with 2 tournament wins ▪ Won the Detroit Titans Invitational (April 12-13) with a career-best score of 212 (-4) ▪ Captured the Cleveland State Invitational (Oct. 1-2) with a score of 213 (-3) ▪ Tied the school record with a 65 (-6) in the final round of UD Fall Invitational (Oct. 22-23) ▪ Finished T6 at The Summit League Championship (224/+8) ▪ That was the second-lowest score in the league ▪ Tallied a team-high 11 rounds of par or better ▪ Posted six rounds in the 60s ▪ Matched the school record with 29 rounds played ▪ Named The Summit League Golfer of the Week on April 17
2012 SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Shot 76 (+5) and 67 (-3) in stroke play (143/+2) at U.S. Amateur to finish T51 and qualify for match play ▪ Qualified for the U.S. Amateur by shooting 140 at Bay City Country Club ▪ Finished T4 (70-70) after stroke play at Michigan Amateur
HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Four-year letterwinner for coach Howard Inch ▪ Two-time all-state honoree ▪ Tallied three top-10 finishes at the state finals ▪ Elected to All-State Dream Team by MIGCA as a senior ▪ Named Van Patrick Award recipient for top athlete in Dearborn after senior season ▪ Earned all-state honors and finished runner-up at the state championship (70-75) ▪ Captured medalist honors in sophomore, junior and senior seasons at conference championship ▪ Posted medalist honors at the Mega-Red tournament as a freshman ▪ Lettered in hockey in four seasons as a defenseman
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS ▪ Summit League Academic Honor Roll (2013) ▪ Honor Roll all four years ▪ National Honor Society in junior and senior years
TOP ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENT ▪ Competing in consecutive U.S. Amateur Championships (2012, '13) ▪ Winning a pair of golf tournaments to become the first freshman in program history to do so in 2012-13
PERSONAL Full Name: Evan Donald Bowser Parents: Brett Bowser Sister: Elayna