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  Knut Borsheim
Knut Borsheim

Player Profile
Hometown:
Bergen, Norway

High School:
Norwegian College of Elite Sport

Last College:
B.A., Finance/2010 Summa Cum Laude

Height:
6-1

Birthdate:
04/29/1987

Experience:
4V (2007-10)

All-American:
2009 Honorable Mention (GCAA and Golfweek)

Click here for a list of ASU's CoSIDA Academic All-Americans by Year

Borsheim Named To Watch List Named for 2010 The Ben Hogan Award (PDF) Get Acrobat Reader

Pac-10 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Release in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader

YearApp.Top 10Rds. Avg.Low
2009-101324072.8566
2008-091033072.8367
2007-081213773.3565
2006-07912872.9366
Totals44713573.0065

ASU CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
*Graduated in December of 2010 with his B.A. in Finance (Summa Cum Laude)
*2009-10 Pac-10 Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year
*2010 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Third-Team Academic All-American
*2009 honorable mention All-American by Golf Coaches Association of America and Golfweek
*Three-time Pac-10 All-Academic team first-team selection (2008, 2009 and 2010)
*Second-team All-Pac-10 honors in 2007-08 and 2008-09 and honorable mention in 2090-10

SUN DEVIL CAREER
Earned first-team Pac-10 All-Academic honors in his final three seasons (2008-2010) and joined a select pair of Sun Devil men's golfers to earn CoSIDA Academic At-Large All-America honors as he earned third-team honors in 2010, as Chris Hanell earned first-team honors in 1997 while Alejandro Canizares earned first-team honors in 2005 and 2006. Borsheim finished his career by playing in 44 events (135 rounds) and had a 73.00 career stroke average with seven top-10 finishes. He finished tied for second at the 2008 ASU Thunderbird Invitational and also tied for third at both the 2009 ASU Thunderbird Invitational and the 2009 NCAA West Regional. One of four Sun Devils who earned honorable mention All-America honors from the Golf Coaches Association in 2008-2009. Also one of two freshmen on the 2006-2007 team who saw significant time in the lineup as he competed in all nine spring events after entering ASU in January of 2007 and then competed in all 12 events in sophomore year (2007-2008). Finance major earned first-team Pac-10 All-Academic honors each of his final three seasons (2008, 2009 and 2010). The top-ranked amateur on Scandinavian pro tour prior to arriving at Arizona State and represented the European Continental team. Also earned a spot on Norwegian World Cup Team. Ended 2008-2009 season ranked 45th by Golfweek which earned him honorable mention honors from the magazine. Graduated Summa Cum Laude in December of 2010 with his B.A. in Finance.

SENIOR YEAR (2009-2010)
Earned first-team Pac-10 All-Academic honors for the third straight year...played in 13 tournaments and had a 72.85 stroke average...tied for tenth at the Pac-10 Championships in Tempe with an 8-under 276...tied for sixth at the NCAA Ping Preview in the first tournament of the year...named the Toyo Tires/Pac-10 men's golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was an honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection...named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the GCAA.

JUNIOR YEAR (2008-2009)
Tied for third at both the NCAA West Regional and the ASU Thunderbird Invitational...a first-team Pac-10 All-Academic pick for the second straight year...had five rounds in the 60s...posted season-low 67 in back-to-back rounds at the U.S. Intercollegiate in Palo Alto en route to a tenth-place finish...finished year 45th in Golfweek rankings.

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2007-2008)
One of just two Sun Devils to compete in all 12 events...had four rounds in the 60s, including a collegiate-low 65 in the second round of the Alister McKenzie Invitational on Oct. 8, 2007...65 was third-best round by a Sun Devil on the year...finished second at the 2008 ASU Thunderbird Invitational on April 11-13 with a 2-under 211 (73-68-70)...had his score count in three of the four rounds at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships as he helped ASU win its 12th Pac-10 title and eighth under Randy Lein.

FRESHMAN YEAR (2006-2007)
Posted a 72.93 stroke average in his rookie year, which at the time was the tenth-best by a freshman in ASU history, and tied for sixth at the Oregon Duck Invitational with a 3-over 219 (70-74-75)...low round in freshman year was a 66 at the NCAA West Regional on May 18...posted four rounds in the 60s and ten rounds of par or better.

PREP AND JUNIOR CAREER
Won gold at the Norwegian Junior Championship...took first place on Scandinavian pro tour events...earned silver medalist honors at European Boy's and Norwegian Men's championships...took third place at Danish Open and finished third in Brabazon Trophy race.

ETC.
Born April 29, 1987...father is Gjert and mother is Guro Kyte...has an older sister Anna and older brother Lars.

KNUT BORSHEIM 2009-2010 ROUND-BY-ROUND (SENIOR SEASON)
Tournament1234TotalScorePlace
Olympia Fields Invitational 796874221+1T24
PING/Golfweek Preview 767272220+4T6
Isleworth Collegiate Invitational707577222+6T16
Western Refining College All-American Golf Classic697172212-112
Ameri Ari Invitational 777769223+7T44
Battle at the Beach 737371217+4T36
USC Invitational 738081224+11T60
Southern Highlands 808374237+21T48
ASU/Thunderbird Invitational 707172213+ET24
U.S. Intercollegiate 756970214+4T29
Pac-10 Championships 69706671276-8T10
NCAA Southeast Regional 717370214+4T21
NCAA Championship 707774221+5T72
13 appearances, 40 rounds, 2914 strokes, 72.85 stroke average

KNUT BORSHEIM 2008-2009 ROUND-BY-ROUND (JUNIOR YEAR)
Tournament1234TotalScorePlace
Jim Colbert Intercollegiate 797277228+12T15
UH Hilo Intercollegiate 747773224+8T39
John Hayt Collegiate Invitational747874226+10T17
Southern Highlands Collegiate767275223+7T26
Callaway Match Play Qualifier7374--147+3T14
ASU Thunderbird Invitational 687172211-2T3
US Intercollegiate726767206-4T10
Pac-10 Championship73737073289+1T11
NCAA West Regional697068207-9T3
NCAA Championship747971--224+11T79
10 appearances, 30 rounds, 2185 strokes, 72.83 stroke average

KNUT BORSHEIM 2007-2008 ROUND-BY-ROUND (SOPHOMORE SEASON)
Tournament1234TotalScorePlace
Ping/Golfweek Preview757276223+7T29
Illini Invitational737277222+12T28
Alister MacKenzie Invitational686576209-4T18
Isleworth-UCF Invitational727673221+15T33
UH Hilo Intercollegiate717066207-3T17
Southern Highlands Collegiate 767373214+4T21
National Invitational 717572218+2T21
ASU Thunderbird Invitational736870211-22
Stanford Intercollegiate 707773220+10T32
Pac 10 Men's Championship 72817173297+13T40
NCAA West Regional787279229+13T79
NCAA Championship797383--235+19--
12 appearances, 37 rounds, 2,714 strokes, 73.35 stroke average

KNUT BORSHEIM 2006-2007 ROUND-BY-ROUND (FRESHMAN SEASON)
Tournament1234TotalScorePlace
Ping Arizona Intercollegiate717475220+7T50
UH Hilo Intercollegiate736772212+2T52
Southern Highlands728476232+16T56
Oregon Duck Invitational707475219+3T6
National Invitational707568213-3T11
ASU Thunderbird Invitational727177220+4T48
Pac-10 Championship74747577300+12T51
NCAA West Regional696677212-4T53
NCAA Championship746872214+4--
9 appearances, 28 rounds, 2042 strokes, 72.93 stroke average

KNUT BORSHEIM'S FAVORITES:
Golf course: Eugene Country Club in Oregon
Golfer: Phil Mickelson
ASU Class: Public Speaking
Movie: Old School
Hobby: Following the stock market
Dream Foursome: Tiger Woods, Barack Obama, Warren Buffett
Golf Shot: 3-iron double eagle
Sun Devil Memory: 2008 Pac-10 championship playoff
Biggest Influence: Parents

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