News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Will compete in first Major Chamoionship.
Both players to compete in sectionals for chance to play in U.S. Open.
Duncan named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.
Columbus, Ind., native is third Boilermaker selected for squad in last two seasons.
A PING All-Midwest Regional selection ... Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors ... An Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week on Sept. 7 ... The only Boilermaker to play in all 12 tournaments on the season ... Led the team with a 72.58 stroke average and counted 32.5 of his 36 rounds to the team score ... Notched six top-10 finishes, including four top-five showings ... Posted a low 18-hole score of 66 and a low 54-hole mark of 211 ... Finished at par or better at six events ... Opened the season with a tie for third at the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate, and also shared third place a week later at the Northern Intercollegiate ... Best finish of the season came at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational in the season's third week with a second-place tie ... Tied for eighth at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate to wrap up the fall, and opened the spring with a tie for seventh at the Puerto Rico Classic ... Shared 12th place at the Big Ten Championships and grabbed a share of 17th place at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional.
As a Junior (2010-11)
An Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Competed in 10 tournaments, finishing with a 74.70 stroke average ... Counted 89.6 percent of his team rounds on the season ... Carded six rounds at par or better ... Fired a 68 in the final round of the NCAA Arizona Regional to match his career best ... Posted three top-10 finishes ... Top finish was a tie for fourth at the Butler Spring Invitational ... Placed fifth at the Purdue/Midwest Shootout and took sixth at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate ... Won the Indiana Amateur and finished fourth at the Northern Amateur following the collegiate season.
As a Sophomore
A second-team Academic All-District 5 honoree ... Named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Played in all 11 tournaments, averaging 74.44 strokes per round ... Counted 80.9 percent of his rounds to the team score on the year ... Posted seven rounds at par or better ... Had one top-10 finish and two top-20 showings ... Earned Big Ten Golfer of the Week honors on Feb. 24 after recording a season-best seventh-place finish at the Puerto Rico Classic ... Matched his career best with a final-round 68 in Puerto Rico en route to a total of 208 (-8) that tied for the sixth-best score in program history ... Finished in a tie for 13th at the Big Ten Championships with a nine-over 293.
As a Freshman (2008-09)
Played in nine tournaments ... Led the team with a 73.60 stroke average ... Shot 10 rounds at par or better ... Saw more than 85 percent of his rounds counted toward Purdue's team score ... Tied for sixth at the season-opening Rutherford Intercollegiate with a four-over 220 ... Earned a share of 12th place at the Boilermaker Invitational, finishing with a total of 217 (+1) after opening the event with a season-best 68 (-4).
A three-time all-state and four-time all-conference honoree ... Captured the individual state championship as a junior.
Majoring in management ... Born on July 13, 1989 ... Son of Brian and Angie Duncan ... Has a brother, Brandon, and a sister, Nicole.