|High School:||Monteverde Academy [Fla.]|
2011-12: Played in seven tournaments for a total of 21 rounds ... finished the year with a 74.1 stroke average and six under-par rounds ... best finish was a tie for sixth at the Rod Myers Invitational with a one-over 217 (71-74-72) ... went 1-1-2 in Duke’s runner-up finish at the 2012 Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship.
Summer, 2011: Shot 77-69=146 (+3) to reach match play at the British Amateur ... finished tied for 22nd at the Austrian Amateur with a 72-77-71-72=292 (+4) ... shot a two-under 286 (70-73-71-72) to finish tied for 18th at the European Amateur.
2010-11: PING All-East Region selection ... named to the All-ACC Academic team ... Competed in ten tournaments, playing 30 rounds ...11 rounds of even-par golf or better, with six under-par rounds ... shared the team lead with seven top 20 finishes ... finished second on the team with a 72.5 stroke average ... recorded a team season-low round of 66 in the NCAA East Regional ... finished eighth at NCAA East Regional with a 75-75-66=216 (E) ... set a Pete Dye River Course competitive round record with a 66 at the NCAA East Regional ... posted a counting team score in 27 of 30 rounds played ... shot 75 or better in 28 of 30 rounds played ... finished second on the team in pars per round (11.63), driving accuracy (.750) and par 3 scoring (3.09) ... also tied for second in par 4 scoring (4.11) ... went 3-3 in match play as Duke won the Callaway Collegiate Match Play and reached the semifinals of the NCAA Championship.
Summer, 2010: Posted a two-under 286 at the European Amateur to finish tied for 28th in a field of 144 golfers from across Europe at the Linna Golf Club in Vanajanlinna, Finland ... tied for eighth among 92 amateurs with a 75-74-71-70=290 at the Austrian Amateur ... fired a 16-under 200 (69-64-67) to tie for third at the Haugschlag Open in Austria ... tied for 28th at the French Amateur ... also played in the Slovenia Open, British Amateur and the Brabazon Trophy (English Stroke Play Amateur Championship).
2009-10: Played in six competitive rounds ... finished top 25 in first collegiate start at the Gordin-Myers Collegiate Classic ... shot a season-low 71 in the second round of the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate ... averaged 12.5 pars per round for the season.
Prep: Seven-time national junior champion in Slovenia … 2008 National Amatuer champion ... tied for fifth at the 2008 Bobby Chapman Invitational with a 72-69=141 … won FCWT at World Woods in 2008 with a two-round total of 141 (67-74) ... posted two other top 10 finishes in FCWT events ... shot 76-68-77 to finish tied for 11th at the Under-17 European Championship in 2007 ... his round of 68 was the lowest round of the event … played in three AJGA invitationals in 2009 with a top finish of tied for 21st at the Thunderbird International Junior ... won a gold meal at the 2009 Mediterranean Games, the biggest achievement in Slovenian amateur golf…member of the Slovenian National Team since 2003.
Personal: Born January 26, 1991 in Maribor, Slovenia ... son of Tomaz and Vita Gornik … father, Tomaz, manages a software company ... mother, Vita, also works at the same software company … has a younger brother, Tom … graduated high school from Montverde Academy in Montverde, Fla. … member of Summa Cum Laude Honor Society for students with a 4.0 GPA as a senior in high school.