AT ILLINOIS -
2005-06: Participated in eight tournaments, posting a 75.96 stroke average on the season ... Tied for medalist honors at The Prestige at PGA West with a 54-hole score of 3-under-par 213 ... His 213 at The Prestige at PGA West tied his career-best 54-hole score and also tied the top tournament score of the season for the Illini ... Led Illinois in the fall with a 73.5 stroke average ... Carded season-low score of 70 on four occasions ... Recorded six rounds under par on the year ... Earned second Varsity "I" award.
2004-05: Fifth on the team with a stroke average of 75.69 ... Competed in 10 tournaments ... Tied for 17th at the Lexus Naples Intercollegiate with a 218, tallying a 70 in the final round ... Tied for runner-up at the Northern Intercollegiate, shooting a 54-hole score of 3-under par 213 ... Also had a Top-20 finish at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational, tying for 19th place ... Shot a career-low round of 4-under par 67 during the final round of the Alister MacKenzie Invite ... Earned first Varsity "I" award.
High School: Three-time first-team All-State selection and three-time Big Eight Conference Player of the Year ... Had a 70.9 scoring average as a senior ... Helped lead Middleton High School to four consecutive state tournament appearances ... Two-time Academic All-State selection ... Earned four varsity letters in golf.
Personal: Born Jan. 18, 1986 ... Son of David and Karen Zimmerman ... Majoring in accountancy ... Nickname is "Big Red" ... Hobbies include hunting and fishing ... Lists biggest thrills in sports as throwing a no-hitter in the state baseball tournament at age 12 and winning the Florida Junior Invitational at age 14 ... Credits his father as the person who has most influenced his athletic career.
Zimmerman's Career Statistics
Year Rounds Shots Avg. Low 18 Low 54 2004-05 29 2,195 75.69 67 213 2005-06 24 1,823 75.96 70 (4) 213 Total 53 4,018 75.81 67 213 (2)