|| Dodge Kemmer
As a Junior in 2007-08:
A second team Pac-10 All-Academic selection ... competed in 11 events for the Cardinal, including the NCAA Championships ... recorded a stroke average of 74.8 ... scored an even-par and five under-par rounds over 35 tries ... earned best finish(T3) at the USC/Ashworth Collegiate Invitational (3/4) ... also finished in the top 10 (T7) at the Fighting Illini Invitational (10/1) ... recorded two top-25 finishes, including a tie for 23rd at the NCAA Championships (5/31) ... shot his lowest round of the season (69) three times, in the second round of the Fighting Illini Invitational (9/30), the third round of the The Prestige at PGA West (10/16), and the first round of the U.S. Intercollegiate Invitational (4/19) ... also recorded his lowest three-round total of 214 at the U.S. Intercollegiate Invitational (4/20).
As a Sophomore in 2006-07: Competed in five events for the Cardinal with a 73.3 stroke average in 15 rounds played ... recorded one par and three under-par rounds ... registered two top-25 finishes ... tied for 20th at the Santa Clara Invitational ... tied for 12th at the U.S. Intercollegiate, his best finish of the season ... shot a season-low 69 at the UH Hilo Invitational and at the U.S. Intercollegiate.
As a Freshman in 2005-06: Competed in 11 events (32 rounds) for Stanford with a 74.3 stroke average ... tallied one top-10 and two top-25 finishes ... recorded six par and five under-par rounds during the season ... tied for 10th in the Pac-10 Championships with a four-round score of 285 ... tied for 18th at the U.S. Intercollegiate ... season-low round was a 68 at the U.S. Intercollegiate and the NCAA West Regional ... earned All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... received the Low Freshman Stroke average with a 74.31 average ... also named the team's Most Improved Player.
High School: A 2005 graduate of The Independent School in Wichita, Kans. ... a four-year letterwinner in golf ... coached by Randy Syring ... named to the all-state team all four years ... a 2005 AJGA Hewlett-Packard Academic All-American ... in 2001, was the youngest qualifier in the 94-year history of the Kansas Amateur at age 13 ... the 2004 and 2005 Kansas Junior Amateur champion, one of only four junior golfers to win multiple state crowns in the 40-year history of the event ... the 2003 and 2005 Kansas Junior Player of the Year runner-up ... finished second at the 2005 "Big I" at Purdue's Kampen Course ... a Wendy's Heisman State Finalist ... also a two-year letterwinner in basketball ... a 2004 and 2005 AP Scholar with Distinction, a 2005 Robert C. Byrd Scholar and a 2005 Presidential Scholar nominee.
Personal: Parents are Andy Kemmer and Mary Engelman Kemmer ... majoring in human biology and contemplating a career in biomedical research.
Getting To Know Dodge Kemmer
|| Mary and Andy Kemmer
|| Human Biology
| One thing most people don't know about me:
|| I was a chess fanatic in middle school
| My favorite place that I have ever visited:
|| Cypress Point
| If I could bring anything to Stanford from my hometown, it would be:
|| My mom
| In my off-time, I'm most likely to be found:
|| Watching sports on TV
| The best advice I ever received was:
|| "Never let the fingers leave the hands" --Grandpa on the golf swing
| If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
|| Filet mignon, PB&J and creme brulee
| The best thing about Stanford is:
|| The people
| If I played another sport at Stanford it would be:
| The reason I love golf is:
|| You have sole control over your performance
| My most prized possession is:
|| National Championship ring