News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Earns award after winning the Windon Memorial Classic
Boilermakers capture first team title since April 2011
Boilermakers with record-setting performances on Sunday
Boilermakers with top four finishes in first two tournaments
In July, finished third in the New England Amateur Championship, just two shots off the pace. Fired a second-round 65 during the event.
Carlson had a strong freshman season, joining the counting team in the third event of the season and never relinquishing a spot.
Recorded a 74.87 average in 31 competitive rounds.
Was second on the team in par-5 scoring (-18) and fourth in birdies (76).
Finished ninth at the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate at 1-over par 217 (78-73-66). His final round 66 was the fourth-best round by a freshman in school history.
Recorded three rounds in the 60s, the second-best mark on the team and seven of his rounds were at or under par.
Finished tied for 46th at the NCAA Lubbock Regional, but his final round score of 1-under par (70) put Purdue in a strong position to advance.
Finished tied for 27th at the loaded Puerto Rico Classic, which included a second-round 69 (-3).
His third-round scoring average was 73.30, a full 2.50 strokes better than his first-round average (75.80) and 2.60 strokes better than his second-round average (75.90).
Carlson lettered four times in golf, winning medalist honors at the SCC Championship twice.
Helped his team to the D2 State Championship in 2013 while receiving the New Haven Register's MVP honor.
Was ranked as high as the No. 21-ranked junior golfer in the U.S. by Golfweek and won a pair of Challenge Cup titles as a senior.
Won the New England Junior Championship in 2012 and 2013 and finished T-6th in the New England Amateur Championship.
Won the 2012 Killington Junior Golf Championship and finished second in the 2013 running of the event.
Finished top 15 at the Rolex Tournament of Champions, one of the AJGA's premier events.
Placed in the top five at the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf.
Attending the Krannert School of Management.
Born April 20, 1996.
Son of William and Carol Carlson.
Has a twin sister, Sarah.
Was also a competitive skier on the Mount Snow Freestyle Team and was a ski instructor the past two years.