Riley Elmes

Riley  Elmes


Lake Oswego, OR

High School:
Lake Oswego HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 190




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BRIEFLY... Riley Elmes is in his third season of college golf at LMU... enters his junior season with a career stroke average of 73.64...


2016-17... Elmes played all 36 rounds in 12 events as a sophomore...His 71.72 stroke average led the team and was the second lowest in program history since 2003...Led LMU with 5 top-10 finishes and four top-5 finishes...Finished at par or under in more than half his tournaments...Opened the season with a second-place finish at the USF Olympic Intercollegiate (Sept. 12-13, 2016) with his 74-66-71--211...Finished 1-under to tie for eighth at the Nick Watney Invitational (Oct. 3-4, 2016) after shooting 70-73-69--212...Earned his second second-place finish at the 21st Del Walker Intercollegiate (Feb. 27-28, 2017) with his 70-66-74--210...Shot a career-best 67-70-71--208 at the GCU Invitational (May 17-18, 2017) to place fifth...Shot a low-round of 65 to open the Ping Cougar Classic...Closed the season with a fourth-place finish at the West Coast Conference Championships (Apr. 19-22, 2017) to finish 6-under, 68-72-70--210 and earn All-WCC recognition. 2015-16... finished third on the team after his first season of college golf with a stroke average of 75.39... played in 33 rounds, appearing in 11 events... had nine rounds under par and finished in the top-10 twice, including a a tie for fourth at the Bill Cullum Invitational (10/20/15) with a five-under 211... finished tied for ninth with an even-par 210 at the Del Walker Intercollegiate (3/1/16)... shot a season-low 68 in the second round and followed that with a 69 in the final round... finished tied for 32nd with a 10-over 226 at the 2016 WCC Championships...

BEFORE LMU...graduated Lake Oswego High School in 2015 with a 3.4 GPA...played for coach Jason Owens... was named 2014 Oregon Golfer of the Year... was a four-time All-State and All-League selection... had a break-out 2014, highlighted by the Golfer of the Year honor... Lake Oswego has won the state championship all four years of Elmes tenure... His 2014 also included the Junior Amateur Match Play Championship and Oregon Junior Stroke Play Championship. He took fifth place overall in the Hogan Cup on his way to be named conference Player of the Year... He has five top-10 national finishes on the AJGA tour, including second place finishes at the 2013 Sunriver Meadows Open and the 2012 Cypress Ridge. He has three top-10 national finishes on the FCWT, including a win at the PGA West in 2014...

PERSONAL... Riley Elmes was born in Torrance, Calif., and is the son of Marybeth and Matthew Elmes... father played golf at USC and Principia College (1983-87)... has a younger sister... he is a Business Marketing major.


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