Illini open season Saturday at Wolf Run Invitational
NCAA & Big Ten Champion, Conference Four-Peat Highlight Successful Year
Illinois Places Ninth Overall, Guthrie among Top 15
Play Six, Count Five Format Scheduled for 54-Hole Event on March 22-23
2012-13: Member of the team but did not compete in any tournaments.
2011-12: Played in four tournaments, including the Northern Intercollegiate, the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate and the Jack Nicklaus Invitational in the fall and the Barona Collegiate Cup in the spring ... Low round was a 73 at the D.A. Weibring Invitational, where he also had his low tournament score of 226 (+13) ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2010-11: Competed in two tournaments - the Louisiana Classics and the Illini Spring Classic.
2009-10: Competed in first two tournaments during his college career, tying for 15th at the Wolf Run Invitational ... Competed in six tournaments overall as a freshman, compiling a 75.94 season stroke average.
Ranked No. 51 in the nation according to the Polo Rankings and was the highest ranked junior player in the state ... Claimed the title at the Illinois PGA Boys Championship while placing fourth at the Illinois Junior PGA Championship ... Also had a pair of runner-up finishes in major American Junior Golf Association Championships - at the AJGA Midwest Junior Players Championship and the Aurora Junior Championship ... Was named the 2007 Illinois Junior Golf Association Player of the Year after winning the USGA Junior Amateur qualifier and the Chick Evans Junior Amateur Championship at Steeple Chase Golf Club, where he shot a course record round of 63 ... Three-time state qualifier, placing 18th at state as a sophomore and third as a senior, just two strokes out of the title ... Also helped Barrington to back-to-back top-five finishes at state in 2006 and 2007 ... Won six invitationals while playing for the Broncos .... Named to the "Great Midwest Golf Team" and All-Mid Suburban League for four years and All-State as a both a junior and senior.
Born Aug. 6, 1990 ... Son of Blair and Sheryl Frankenberg ... Has one sister, Haley. ... Coached by Mike Kallenbach at Barrington High School ... Club pro instructor is Mark Esler ... Member of Colts Leadership and National Honor Society ... Majoring in business.
Getting to Know Ross Frankenberg
Favorite place on campus: Main Quad ... Favorite course: Butler National ... Favorite club: Putter ... Favorite athlete: Thomas Pieters ... Favorite sports team: Chicago Bears ... Favorite restaurant on campus: Taco Bell ... Nickname: Franky ... Favorite movie: The Godfather ... Favorite TV show: Entourage ... Favorite book: The Big Short ... Favorite food: Steak ... Favorite activity outside golf: Shooting Skeet ... Favorite musician: Lil Wayne.
What's in the Bag?
Driver: Titleist 910 D3
Woods: Titleist 910 3W and Exotics Hybrid
Irons: Titleist MB 3-PW
Wedges: Vokey 54 and 60
Putter: Scotty Cameron
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
|Frankenberg's Career Statistics|
|Year||Rounds||Strokes||Stroke Average||Low Round||Low 54-Hole Score|
|2009-10||18||1,367||75.94||72 (+1)||218 (+5)|
|2010-11||5||395||79.00||77 (+5)||239 (+23)|
|2011-12||12||951||79.25||73 (+2)||226 (+13)|
|Total||35||2,713||77.51||72 (+1)||218 (+5)|
Updated July 2013