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    Ross Frankenberg
    Ross Frankenberg
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Barrington, Ill.

    High School:
    Barrington

    Birthdate:
    08/06/1990

    09/13/2012

    2012-13 Illinois Men's Golf Preview

    Illini open season Saturday at Wolf Run Invitational

    06/27/2012

    2011-12 Men's Golf Season in Review

    NCAA & Big Ten Champion, Conference Four-Peat Highlight Successful Year

    05/31/2012

    Fifty-One Illini Student-Athletes Named Academic All-Big Ten

    03/23/2012

    Pieters Ties for Seventh at Barona Collegiate Cup

    Illinois Places Ninth Overall, Guthrie among Top 15

    03/21/2012

    Barona Collegiate Cup Up Next for Illinois

    Play Six, Count Five Format Scheduled for 54-Hole Event on March 22-23

    At Illinois
    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.

    High School
    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.

    Personal
    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
    YearRoundsStrokesStroke AverageLow RoundLow 54-Hole Score
    2009-10 181,36775.9472 (+1)218 (+5)
    2010-11 539579.0077 (+5)239 (+23)
    2011-12 1295179.2573 (+2)226 (+13)
    2012-13 000.0----
    Total 352,71377.5172 (+1)218 (+5)

    Updated July 2013

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