Hong finishes tied for 12th at 3-over par 219
Hong is tied for fifth at even-par 144
Purdue 1-of-2 teams with four players inside the top 30
Elite field awaits Boilermakers at one of America's top courses
Carlson, Hong record top-10 finishes
Jarle Volden Photo Gallery
Purdue at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate (Oct. 12, 2015).
Freshmen Nate Pirtle, Timmy Hildebrand and Jarle Volden on Kampen Course during a qualifying round.
Volden played his best golf late in the season and summer leading into his junior year.
Appeared in all 12 events, averaging 74.41 strokes per round.
Led the team with six eagles, the most in a season for a Purdue golfer since 2011.
Recorded three top-20 finishes, including his first career top-10 finish at the NCAA Regional Championships (T-8th).
Finished 12th at the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate and 17th at Hootie at Bulls Bay.
Had a strong summer, advancing to the quarterfinals of the British Amateur, placing 11th at the German Amateur and helping Norway to the European Team Match Play Championships.
Member of the Big Ten's All-Academic Team.
2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
Volden had a strong freshman campaign, appearing in 12 events for a stroke average of 75.09.
Recorded a pair of top-20 finishes and finished with seven rounds of even-par or better.
Placed tied for 18th at both the Northern Intercollegiate (77-71-76=224) and the Hoosier Collegiate (75-72=147).
Was tied for seventh after two rounds at the NCAA Stillwater Regional, eventually finished T-27th with a 13-over par 229 (73-75-81).
His second-round 65 at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate tied for the lowest round by a freshman in school history.
Also finished three more top-25 showings at the Boilermaker Invitational (T-22nd), Crooked Stick Invitational (T-23rd) and Windon Memorial Classic (T-24th).
Averaged 73.75 strokes per round during the second round.
A 2015 graduate of Wang Toppidrett in Oslo, Norway, Volden had a strong high school career on the international scene.
Improved his stroke average every year, dropping from 76.1 strokes per round as a sophomore to 73.2 as a senior.
As a junior, finished 12th at the prestigious Doral Jr. Publix and was tied for 8th at the Orange Bowl Junior. Averaged 74.2 strokes with a low score of 65 as a junior.
As a senior, finished second in both Titleist Tour Gamle Fredrikstad and the Titleist Tour Moss.
High school teammate of Kristoffer Ventura, who will be a sophomore at Oklahoma State.
Plans to major in finance.
Born April 5, 1996, in Oslo.
Son of Kjell Volden and Bente Kaldestad.
Chose Purdue because of great academics and a strong golf program and was the best fit for him.