The freshmen group has been ranked No. 1 in the country by Golfstat.com
JUNIOR (2016-17) – Played in one event during his junior season, the season opener at the Badger Invite … Finished in tie for 79th at that event after rounds of 83, 80 and 77 … Made six birdies and 23 pars during his one event.
SOPHOMORE (2015-16) – Competed in four of 11 events during his second season … Shot a season-low round of 73 in the first round of the El Macero Classic, which led to his best tournament finish of the year, a tie for 53rd at 15-over par … Saw action in his first collegiate tournament at the Nick Watney Invitational … Compiled a scoring average of 79.54 for the year … Collected 18 birdies throughout his four events.
FRESHMAN (2014-15) – Did not compete … Academic All-Mountain West honors.
HIGH SCHOOL – A graduate of Reno High School, in Reno Nev. ... Played JV basketball in 2011, and Varsity golf in 2012 and 2013 ... Won four of the six high school tournaments he played in.
PERSONAL – Born David Nickolas Hinitz ... Son of Dean Hinitz and April Hinitz ... Has one younger brother, Sam Archer ... Chose Nevada to play golf for his hometown team ... Most memorable moment was the first time he holed out from the fairway 175 yards out in a tournament ... Works as a baker and plays golf in his free time.
Season Low Round: 77 at the 2016 Badger Invite
Season Low Tournament Score (to par): +24 at the 2016 Badger Invite
Season Best Tournament Finish: T79th at the 2016 Badger Invite
Career Low Round: 73 at the 2016 El Macero Classic
Career Low Tournament Score (to par): +15 at the 2016 El Macero Classic
Career Best Tournament Finish: T53rd at the 2016 El Macero Classic