Wildcats are in fifth place among the 15-team field, just two shots out of third place
2014-15: Competed in all of Northwestern's tournaments as a member of the team lineup, leading the Wildcats in four of them ... Ranked second on the team with a 72.93 stroke average, compiling four top-20 finishes and two top-10s ... Had 12 rounds at par or better ... Finished sixth at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate (Oct. 5-7), opening and closing with even-par 72s at the future home of the 2017 U.S. Open ... Named the Big Ten Golfer of the Week for his performance at Erin Hills ... Opened the Gifford Collegiate (Nov. 3-5) with an even-par 71 to help Northwestern to a fifth-place finish among a strong field ... Matched his season-best sixth-place finish at the Jones Invitational, opening with a 3-under 69 en route to a 1-under 215 (Feb. 23-24) ... Had a rough opening round at The Goodwin (March 26-28) before bouncing back with 1-under 69s in both the second and third rounds.
2014-15 Results: Windon Memorial Classic • 72-71-71=214 (+4) (23rd) Erin Hills Intercollegiate • 72-73-72=217 (+1) (6th) Rod Myers Invitational • 76-75=151 (+7) (43rd) Gifford Collegiate • 71-72-73=216 (+3) (21st) Big Ten Match Play Championship, 1-2
Def. Matthew Weber (IU), 1 up
Lost to Connor Tendall (MD), 3 and 2
Lost to Runar Arnorsson (MINN), 1 up
Jones Invitational • 69-75-71=215 (-1) (6th) Louisiana Classics • 71-76-76=223 (+7) (37th) The Goodwin • 77-69-69=215 (+5) (64th) Kepler Intercollegiate • 77-71-72=220 (+7) (20th) The Boilermaker • 74-71-72=217 (+1) (12th) Big Ten Championships • 74-72-81-73=300 (+12) (29th)
2013-14: Competed in all five of Northwestern's fall tournaments and played in nine tournaments overall on the season ... Had one top-20 finish with a 13th-place effort at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate (Oct. 6-8) where he closed with a 3-under 69 ... Shattered his previous career-best total by five strokes and recorded one of just eight scores of 64 or better in Northwestern program history when he fired a 6-under 64 in the second round of the Gifford Collegiate at Pelican Hill (Nov. 4) ... The tally came with a 6-under 29 on his second nine, believed to be the first 29 in NU history ... Finished 1-2 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship to begin the spring season, defeating Will Seger of Indiana in NU's quarterfinal match ... Member of NU's team lineup at the NCAA San Antonio Regional (May 15-17) ... During the summer, won six matches to advance to the semifinal of the Scottish Amateur Championship, carding 29 birdies and an eagle during his run through the 256-man draw ... Defeated reigning British Amateur champion Bradley Neil in the Scottish Am quarterfinal ... Also took third at the Scottish U-21 Championship at St. Andrews.
2013-14 Results: Olympia Fields CC/Fighting Illini Invitational • 74-79-78=231 (66th) Windon Memorial Classic • 81-77-73=231 (72nd) Erin Hills Intercollegiate • 74-74-69=217 (13th) Rod Myers Invitational • 78-79-74=231 (57th) Gifford Collegiate at Pelican Hill • 75-64-78=217 (30th) Big Ten Match Play Championship, 1-2
Def. Will Seger (IU), 1 up
Lost to Enzo Perez (PU), 1 up
Lost to Brian Bullington (IOWA), 2 and 1
Puerto Rico Classic • 75-77-75=227 (67th) The Goodwin • 72-78-76=226 (82nd) NCAA San Antonio Regional •79-78-80=237 (73rd)
2012-13: Competed in three of Northwestern's fall tournaments as an individual before working his way into the team lineup for every regular-season spring event ... Collected seven rounds at par or better on the year with six of those coming during NU's four spring stroke play events ... Best result of the year was a fifth-place effort at the regular-season-ending Northwestern Spring Invitational (4/15-4/16) where he opened and closed with collegiate-best 3-under 69s en route to a fifth-place 2-under 214 to help NU to the team title ... His 69s were part of identical 11-under 277 team scores for NU, at the time tied for the 10th best single-round team totals in school history ... Halved both of his matches at the Big Ten Match Play Championship in early February ... Began the Puerto Rico Classic (2/17-2/19) with a 4-over 76 before coming back to card identical 1-under 71s in each of the last two rounds ... Fired a first-round even-par 70 at the U.S. Intercollegiate (3/28) ... Best fall finish was a 23rd-place effort at the Wildcats' own Windon Memorial Classic during which he carded a fall-season-best even-par 71 in the second round ... Also played in the season-opening Inverness Intercollegiate and the Gifford Collegiate at CordeValle as an individual in the fall.
2012-13 Results: Inverness Intercollegiate • 78-78-76=232 (48th) (played as an individual) Windon Memorial Classic • 75-71-79=225 (23rd) (played as an individual) Gifford Collegiate at CordeValle • 81-79-78=238 (70th) (played as an individual) Big Ten Match Play Championship 0-0-2
Halved with Andrew Yeager (U-M)
Halved with Andrew Fogg (IU)
Puerto Rico Classic • 76-71-71=218 (31st) Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic • 77-71-73=221 (52nd) U.S. Intercollegiate • 70-74-72=216 (48th) Northwestern Spring Invitational • 69-76-69=214 (5th) Big Ten Championships • 75-80-75-77=307 (37th)
High School: Won the 2011 Scottish Boys Stroke Play Championship by making five birdies on the back nine to win by one ... Selected to play for the Scotland Boys Team in the 2011 Boys Home Internationals, which is a four-team Match Play tournament consisting of teams from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales ... Also represented Scotland at the Under-16 level in international matches against England, Ireland, Wales and Holland ... Holds the course record at Crail Golf Club with a 62 ... Won the 2010 SGU Junior Tour Event ... Twice a British Prep Schools Championship winner.
Personal: Born Josh Jamieson, son of Laurie and Susan Jamieson ... Grew up playing all of St. Andrews' links courses including the famed Old Course where he works as a caddy ... Great grandfather Laurie Ayton and great uncle Alex Ayton both spent time as the head professional at Evanston Golf Club ... The Junior Club trophy at St. Andrews is called the Ayton Trophy after Alex presented it to the Club in 1947 ... Majoring in communication studies.