Jens Bendiksen

Jens Bendiksen

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  • Hometown:
    Stavanger, Norway
  • High School:
    Wang Toppidrett Stavanger AS

2018-19 (Sophomore): Named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District I® Men's At-Large Team, selected by CoSIDA…Appeared in 13 events for the Wildcats…Finished the year with a season stroke average of 75.77 in 39 total rounds…Shot par or under-par in eight rounds, including a career-best 67 (-3) during the opening round of the Battle at Primm (3/18-3/19)…Shot a 223 (+10) to finish tied for 31st at The Battle at the Shores (4/8-4/9)…Tied for 34th at the DBU Patriot Classic (4/1-4/2), shooting a 231 (+15)…Recorded only Top-5 finish of the season, shooting a five-under (67-69-69 205) at the Battle at Primm (3/18-3/19)…Placed tied for 27th at the Titan Winter Invitational (2/4-2/5), carding a seven-over (223)…Shot an 11-over (227), including a second-round 68 (-4), to place 30th at the Dave Adamonis Sr Invitational (10/29-10/30)…Finished the NSU Shark Invitational (10/8-10/9) tied for 39th, shooting a 17-over (233)…Placed tied for 17th with a seven-over (223) at the Keiser Kup by Golfino (9/16-9/18)…Ranked No. 96 by GolfStat…A Sun Conference All-Academic Team selection.

2017-18 (Freshman):
Appeared in seven events for the Wildcats…Finished the year with a season stroke average of 74.50 in 20 total rounds…Shot under-par in three rounds this season, including a season-best 69 (-2) at the Dave Adamonis, Sr. Invitational (10/23-10/24)…Placed 12th for top finish of the season at the ACU Spring Invitational (2/12-2/13), shooting a 3-over 219 (74-72-73)…Ranked No. 43 by GolfStat.

Prior to JWU: Graduated from Wang Toppidrett Stavanger AS in Stavanger, Norway…Coached by Are Friestad.

Personal: Parents – June Bendiksen and Jens Middberg…Born June 30 in Tromso, Norway…Majoring in business administration…Aspires to play golf professionally after graduation…Enjoys golf and playing video games.