At Illinois 2013-14: PING All-Midwest Region honoree ... Ranked fourth on the team with a 73.57 season stroke average with low rounds of 67 at The Macdonald Cup and Louisiana Classics, and a low 54-hole score of 204 (-6) at The Macdonald Cup ... Had three top-10 finishes and seven top-25 finishes ... Had 10 rounds under par and one even-par round on the season ... Was Illinois' top finisher twice in 2013-14 ... Illinois counted 70.27 percent of his rounds (26 of 37) on the season ... Tied for sixth at the Boilermaker Invitational with a 1-under-par 215, including two rounds under par ... Tied for 13th at Louisiana Classics with an even-par 216 that included a 67, his best round of the spring ... Tied for 15th at the Valspar Invitational after notching a 1-under 212 ... Cracked the starting lineup in the fall and posted a 73.83 stroke average in 12 rounds, including a career-best round of 67 (-3) and career-best 54-hole score of 204 (-6) ... Placed fourth at The Macdonald Cup with rounds of 67-68-69 for a tournament total of 204 (-6) ... Tied for seventh at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate with a 219 (+6) ... Carded a first-round 69 at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational but struggled in the final two rounds.
2012-13: Member of the team but did not compete in any tournaments ... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship ... Advanced to the match-play portion after carding an even-par 140 (68-72) in two rounds of stroke play to tie for 17th ... Fell in the first round of match play to former Colorado golfer Derek Fribbs ... Finished tied for 24th at the Spirit of America Championship (+4) ... Also qualified for the Illinois State Amateur and Illinois Open tournaments.
2011-12: Played in seven tournaments and compiled a stroke average of 76.05 ... Notched a career-low 54-hole total of 224 (+8) at the Barona Collegiate Cup, where he also fired the low round of his career with an opening round 69 (-3) ... Turned in his best finish at the season-opening Northern Intercollegiate, tying for 25th while competing as an individual.
2010-11: Participated in two tournaments on the season, the Louisiana Classics and the Illini Spring Classic ... Had the best second round at the Illini Spring Classic with a one-under par 71 where he tied for third.
2009-10: Used season as a redshirt year ... Won the CDGA Junior Open and the Medinah Invitational ... Member of champion duo at the 42nd Annual Sunset Hills Match Play Championship, teaming with Ed Whitaker.
Claimed the IHSA Class 2007 1A title with a state record low score of 137 while current Illini freshman Mason Jacobs of Massac County won in 2A and Quincy's Luke Guthrie in 3A ... Tied for third at this year's state tournament, helping Peoria Christian to sixth in the team race and tied for second behind Jacobs individually in the Class A meet as a sophomore ... Also was in the line-up in 2005 as PCHS won the Class A state title ... Hauter has had success in AJGA events, placing 11th at the John Deere Junior Classic and 11th at the Cliffs Championship.
Born August 29, 1990 ... Son of Steve and Anne Hauter ... Youngest of five children ... Siblings are Sara, Steven, Rebecca and Rachel ... Majoring in recreation, sport and tourism with an emphasis in tourism management ... Four relatives attended Illinois, including his father, Steve, and grandfather, Edward ... Father, Steve, was his high school coach ... Club pro instructors are Jake Sandusky and Todd Jones ... Member of church youth group, student council, and Key Club (where he served as treasurer) ... Student council and rotary club representative.
Getting to Know Jonathan Hauter
Favorite athlete: Deron Williams ... What I do away from golf: Basketball,video games, and watch sports ... Favorite professional sports team: Cubs ... Favorite restaurant on campus: Dos Reales ... Favorite food: Steak ... Favorite TV show: Seinfeld ... Favorite movie: Braveheart ... What I like most about being a Fighting Illini: The history, I've always been a fan ... If I could visit one place in the world it would be: Fiji ... Favorite course: N.C. Country Club ... What I've learned most from Coach Small: The mental aspect of golf ... If I could have a T-shirt printed with a message, what would it be: Psalm 16:8 ... If I wasn't playing golf, I would play: Basketball.
What's in the bag?
Driver: Titleist D3 8.5°
Woods: 3 Wood - Titleist 15°, Hybrid Titleist 17°
Irons: Ping s56
Putter: Scotty Cameron
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x