Men's Golf



Men's Golf In Fifth After First Round Of The Jerry Murray/Waterville Invitational

Three Notre Dame golfers shot 3-over par 75's in the opening round at the Waterville Golf Links.


Notre Dame and Saint Mary's Tie for the FIGC Title

The co-champions finished the tournament at two-under-par (850).


Stellar Afternoon Gives Irish One Shot Lead At FIGC

Juniors Matthew Rushton, Blake Barens tied for eighth place at 141 (-1)


Rushton Captures Medalist Honors At The 2015 Kickoff Challenge

The Notre Dame men's golf team tied for second at the season-opening event.


Sciupider Takes Runner-Up Honors As Irish Finish Seventh At Fighting Irish Golf Classic

Notre Dame's Cory Sciupider and Thomas Steve earn top 10 finishes to close home event


  • Competed in two tournaments as an individual.
  • Finished in the top-25 once as he tied for 19th.
  • Scored 161 (+21) to earn him a tie for 19th at the Battle at the Warren (April 15), his highest placing of the season.
  • Recorded a 217 (+7) in the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic (Oct. 9-11), tying for 37th.


  • Played in three tournaments as an individual entrant, including the Notre Dame Kickoff Challenge (Aug. 30), the Fighting Irish Golf Classic (Sept. 21-22) and the Jerry Murray Invitational (Oct. 22-24).
  • Placed 16th at the Notre Dame Kickoff Challenge after carding an eight-over par 150.


  • Appeared in one tournament during freshman fall schedule, tying for 46th place at the Fighting Irish Golf Classic (Sept. 28-30) with a three-round score of 234 (70-80-84).


  • Won a pair of high school state championships at the 4A (2012-13, Bishop Manogue Catholic High School) and 2A (2010-11, Sage Ridge School) level.
  • Division I 4A all-regional first team selection in 2013.
  • All-state choice at Sage Ridge School in 2011.
  • Named the Sage Ridge team Most Valuable Player in 2011.
  • Ranked 86th overall according to the AJGA Polo rankings, including 39th in the class of 2014.
  • Fired a three-round total of 205 (69-66-70) to win the AJGA Ping Phoenix event in 2013.
  • Six top-10 FCWT finishes, including three results in the top five.
  • Won the 2012 Northern Nevada Junior World Qualifier - multi-time winner on the state's junior tour with the lowest overall stroke averages during the 2011 and 2012 seasons.
  • 2013 AP Scholar and HP Scholar All-America recipient.
  • FCWT All-Academic Team selection in 2013, and was an honorable mention FCWT All-American in 2011.
  • 2013 AJGA-USGA President's Award finalist, Nevada Division I 4A academic all-state and Harvard Prize Book Award recipient.
  • Named one of the top-30 fundraisers in AJGA Leadership Links Fundraising for Children's Cancer in 2011-12.
  • Founder and president of the Manogue Minors Volunteer Music Ensemble for Music Therapy, created in 2012.
  • Group leader during the 2012 Northern Nevada Special Olympics Regional Basketball Tournament.
  • Son of Peter and Kerri Verhey.
  • Has two siblings, Erik and Britta.
  • A double major in science and business.

Verhey's Career Statistics

Year Tournaments Rounds Count Strokes Avg. Top Rd Top 36 Top 54 Top Finish (Field)- Event
2014-15 1 3 0/0 234 78.00 70 (-1) 150 (+8) 234 (+21) T-46th (Fighting Irish Golf Classic)
2015-16 3 8 0/0 626 78.25 73 (+2) 150 (+7) 226 (+12) 16th (ND Kickoff Challenge) 
2016-17 2 5 0/0 378 75.60 71 (+1) 144 (+4) 217 (+7) T-19 (Battle at the Warren) 
Career 6 16 0/0 1,238 76.89 70 (-1) 150 (+7) 217 (+7) 16th ('15 ND Kickoff Challenge)

Jens Verhey
Jens  Verhey


Reno, NV

High School:
Bishop Manogue Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 160

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