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Ben Juffer
 Ben Juffer
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
W. Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Dowling Catholic HS

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:
04/20/1991

Team Captain:
*

04/22/2013

Yonke Paces Wildcats in Day One of Big 12 Championship

K-State moves up and down the leaderboard during Monday's opening-day action

04/19/2013

Wildcats Prepare to Host Big 12 Championship

Yonke, Juffer leads K-State into conference championship

04/10/2013

Four Wildcats Named to Academic All-Big 12 List

K-State lands three student athletes on first team, one on second team

04/09/2013

Wildcats Finish 11th in Cowboy Classic

Despite Yonke's success, K-State struggles during final round in Arizona

04/08/2013

Yonke Shines in First Round of Cowboy Classic

Wildcats in fourth after wind-shorten first day in Arizona

2011-12: Participated in team's scoring lineup in all six fall events and in four of the squad's six spring tournaments... Carded a career-best 18-hole score of 65 to capture his first-career win at the 2012 Wyoming Cowboy Classic... Finished his junior campaign with three top-20 finishes... Recorded an even-par 54-hole score at the Firestone Invitational to earn a 21st-place finish... Started his third year as a Wildcat by notching a 1-over 214 to tie for 10th place at the 2011 Shocker Classic.

2010-11: Was an anchor in the scoring lineup, playing in all 12 events for the Wildcats during the season... Finished in the top 20 in three separate tournaments... Opened the season by tying for 54th at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate... Finished in a tie for 12th at both the Kansas Invitational and the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate... Finished the fall schedule on a high note, tying for 14th at the Pacific Invitational... Opened the spring schedule by tying his career low with a 4-under par 67 in the second round of the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational... Was a part of his second straight Big 12 Championship lineup, tying for 48th.

2009-10: Competed in six events during the 2009-10 season for the Wildcats... His first career tournament was at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate where he carded an 18-over par 160 as an individual... Scored a 22-over par 238 at the Bill Ross Intercollegaite... His best finish was a tie for 31st at the Mizzou Intercollegiate where he fired an 8-over par 224... Was a part of the Big 12 Championship lineup, tying for 59th.

Dowling Catholic HS: A four year varsity letterwinner at Dowling Catholic High School... Named all-conference all four years and earned all-state honors twice... Had 12 top-20 finishes in national junior golf tournaments during 2007-08... Was named the Iowa PGA Junior Tour Player of the Year in 2007 and also won the Des Moines Junior City tournament in 2007... Boasts top 10 finishes in the Iowa Men's Amateur at Davenport Country Club and a top 20 finish in the Iowa Masters Men's Invitational.

Personal: Born April 20, 1991... Parents are Paul and Paula Juffer... Has one brother, Nick... Lists greatest sports thrill as his first hole-in-one at age nine... Enjoys playing basketball and tennis.

CAREER BESTS
18-Holes: 67 (2010 Kansas Invitational, 2011 UTSA Oak Hills Invitational)
36-Holes: 139 (2011 Shocker Classic)
54-Holes: 213 (2010 Pacific Invitational)
Finish: T10th (2011 Shocker Classic)

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