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Benjamin Reuter

Benjamin Reuter - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Experience 2 VL
Height 6-3
Weight 186
Hometown Naarden, The Netherlands
High School Caland Lyceum (Amsterdam)
Last School Caland Lyceum
Major Business Administration
Year Junior
Benjamin Reuter - Men's Golf - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

 

European Golf Ranking profile

  • French Men’s Open/Gordon Bennett Trophy Champion – 2024
  • Represented the Netherlands in the World Amateur Team Championships – 2022, 2023
  • Member of the Dutch National Team
  • Dutch National Stroke Play Champion – 2021
  • Dutch national champion U12 – 2015, U15 – 2016, 2017

General: One of the top junior players in Europe, ranked No. 100 among all European amateurs at the end of the summer … Sits No. 222 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking … Strong and impressive figure physically … Brother Frederick plays soccer with professional club FC Utrecht … Also enjoys playing soccer and tennis … Studying business administration … Last name pronounced “ROY-ter” … Hometown pronounced “NAR-dun.”

2024 Amateur Highlights:  Tied for 23rd at the Jones Cup Invitational in January at Sea Island, Ga. … Won the Gordon Bennett Trophy as French Men’s Open champion in May (212, -4) … Finished 34th at the Scottish Men’s Open and 42nd at the English Amateur

2023-24:  Red-shirted

2023 Amateur Highlights:  Tied for 44th at the European Amateur Championship in Estonia (279, -9) … Missed the cut at The Amateur Championship in Southport, England … Tied for 54th at the European Men’s Team Championships (144, even) … Also finished eighth at the Dutch National Stroke Play Championship and 21st at the Dutch Amateur Championship, both in August … … Tied for 39th place at the World Amateur Team Championship in Abu Dhabi (284, -4)

2022-23: Tournament Results

Played in five of Tech’s 11 stroke-play events, and was Tech’s alternate player for the ACC Championship, NCAA regional and NCAA Championship … Performed well in the spring with a tie for 12th (Southern Highlands Collegiate (210, -6), a tie for 10th (Linger Longer Invitational, 216, even) and a tie for 32nd (The Goodwon, 213, +3) in Tech’s last three regular-season events (competed as an individual in all three) … Closed the fall season strong by tying for 15th place at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate (213, -3) after tying for 78th at the Inverness Intercollegiate … Has a 72.53 stroke average over 15 rounds … Ranked No. 162 in Golfstat, No. 176 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index.

2022 Amateur Highlights: … Tied for 112th (298, +12) as the Netherlands finished 30th at the World Amateur Team Championships in Paris. … Finished 16th at the Dutch Amateur Championship in August … Tied for 39th place at the European Amateur Championship in Valencia, Spain (292, +4) … Member of the Dutch team that reached the finals of the European Team Amateur Championship in flight B (finished 9th in team stroke play), where they halved the championship match vs. Finland; tied for 25th in stroke play qualifier (140, even) and won two of his three individual matches against Kevin Jegers of Estonia and Antti-Jussi Lintunen of Finland.

2021-22: Tournament Results

Tied for fourth at the NCAA Columbus Regional (211, -2) and tied for 22nd in ACC Championship stroke play (214, -2) for his top finishes this spring … Won his ACC semifinal individual match over Florida State’s Brett Roberts (1-up) and pushed Wake Forest’s Alex Fitzpatrick to 21 holes before losing the deciding match in the finals … Shot 78-76 in two NCAA Championship rounds before being subbed out … Tied for 30th in Tech’s spring opener in Hawai’i and 34th at the Watersound Invitational … No. 283 in the Golfstat rankings and No. 202 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index … Played three times in the fall, earning his best finish with a tie for 13th at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate … Also tied for 21st at the Hamptons Intercollegiate … Posted stroke average of 72.00 over 29 rounds, seventh-best by a freshman in program history.

2021 Amateur Highlights in United States: Tied for 11th in stroke play at the U.S. Junior Amateur (141, -2) and won his first-round match against Matvay Golovanov (6&5) … Lost in the round of 32 to Jackson Van Paris ($&3).

European Golf: Won the Dutch National Stroke Play Championship in August (2021) and was the runner-up in the Dutch U18 Championship in July (2021) … Finished 13th in the 2021 Spanish Amateur Championship and reached the round of 16 in match play … Finished fourth in the German Boys Open … Shot 69-74 to help The Netherlands finish fifth in the stroke play portion of the 2021 European Amateur Team Championship … Won the Dutch national under-15 championship three consecutive years (2016, 2017, 2018) before finishing second in the country’s U18 championship in 2019 and seventh in 2020 … Performed well in other Dutch national events against all-aged competition – he finished eighth and third in the national stroke play championship the last two years, as well as 22nd and second the last two years in his country’s national open championship … Finished in the top-10 in six of 19 amateur events that counted toward points in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, including a sixth-place finish in the European Young Masters and ninth place in the International de France U18 in 2019 … Against the world’s top junior players, he finished 13th and 35th in the 2019 and 2020 Junior Orange Bowl Invitational in South Florida … Owns the course record of 64 (-8) at his home club (Hilversumsche Golf Club).

Career Statistics

Low Tour
LowPar/-Finish Top
SeasonRounds54-holesRoundRoundsEvents 1 510W-LW-L%Average
2021-222921068151011447-334 .57272.00
2022-231521268751317-152 .67672.53
Totals4421068221512764-486 .61172.18
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