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Curtis Yonke
 Curtis Yonke
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley West HS

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
06/27/1991

Team Captain:
*

04/23/2013

Big 12 Men's Golf Championship Postponed Until Wednesday

K-State will enter Wednesday's final round in fifth place

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

2011-12: Competed in 12 events during the 2011-12 season... Contributed frequently to the total team score as a team-best 95.45 percent of his rounds were counted towards the team score.... Carded a 2-under par 211 to tie for sixth place with teammate Kyle Smell at the 2011 Shocker Classic... Had a career day at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic where he recorded career-lows for 18-hole (67), 36-hole (137) and 54-hole (205) scores to finish in a tie for sixth to help the Wildcats win the event... Earned two more top-20 finishes at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate (T16th) and at the Pacific Invitational (T12th).

2010-11: Played in nine tournaments in the 2010-11 season including the final five events... Started the season by tying for 40th at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate at 13-over... Tied for 30th at both the Kansas Invitational and the Pacific Invitational... Carded a 21-over par 237 to tie for 35th at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate... Earned a tie for 10th at the Hawkeye Invitational shooting a 4-over 148... Was the top Wildcat performer at the Big 12 Championships with a 22-over 302 earning him a tie for 36th.

2009-10: Played in 10 out of the 11 tournaments on the Wildcats 2009-10 schedule... Won the first tournament of his career by firing a 5-under par 211 at the Mizzou Intercollegiate... Competed in his first career tournament at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate where he helped the Cats to their first victory of the season as he carded a 5-over par 175 and finished in a tie for eighth... At the Wolf Pack Classic, recorded a 2-over par 218 to help the team to a top-five finish... Finished in a tie for 28th at the Desert Shootout after carding a 1-over par 217... Tied for 15th at the Big 12 Championships with a 3-over par 291.

Blue Valley West HS: Won the Kansas 6A State Championship in 2008 and 2009 and was chosen The Kansas City Star All-Metro Golfer of the Year as a junior... Recipient of the Kenneth Smith Award, which is given to one female and male golfer that best excels on and off the golf course... Is the younger brother of former Wildcat golfer Kyle Yonke.

Personal: Born June 27, 1991... Parents are Steve and Christy Yonke... Has one brother, Kyle and one sister, Courtney... Won the Kansas 6A state golf tournament in 2007 and 2008... Grandson of former Kansas State and PGA tour great Jim Colbert.

CAREER BESTS
18-Holes: 67 (2011 Shocker Classic)
36-Holes: 139 (2011 Shocker Classic)
54-Holes: 211 (2010 Mizzou Intercollegiate, 2011 Shocker Classic)
Finish: 1st (2010 Mizzou Intercollegiate)