Linus Vaisanen
Linus Vaisanen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Helsinki, Finland

High School:
Helsingin Suomalainen Yhteiskoulu

Last College:
U. of Edinburgh

Height:
5-11

Experience:
1V

04/17/2013

Grant Forrest wins medalist honors at WCC Golf Championships

Toreros finish in tie for 3rd place

04/16/2013

Grant Forrest fires 67 to take lead at WCC Golf Championships

USD Toreros in 5th place with one round to go

04/15/2013

USD Toreros competing at WCC Men's Golf Championships

San Diego tied for 5th after day one

04/12/2013

Trio of Torero sophomores earn WCC All-Academic honors

USD Golfers at WCC Golf Championships April 15-17

04/07/2013

Toreros place 3rd at ASU Thunderbird Invitational

Grant Forrest finishes fourth alone at 7-under par 206

USD: Currently in his sophomore season (2012-13) where he has competed in all eleven tournaments... Named to WCC All-Academic team (3.51 GPA, Finance)... Owns a scoring average of 74.81 (32 rounds)... Shot an opening round 1-under par 71 at WCC Championships where he went on to finish tied for 23rd (225; 71-77-77)... Playing as an individual, tied for third overall at the San Diego Intercollegiate Classic with his 4-under par 212 (73-71-68)... His final round 68 is a season-best... Tied for 5th at the Bill Cullum Invitational to help Toreros win team title - he finished at 213 (69-70-74)... Tied for 23rd at ASU Thunderbird (215; 74-68-73)... During his freshman campaign (2011-12) he competed in 11 tournaments... Finished with a scoring average of 75.66 (33 rounds)... Season-low round of 66 at Kauai Collegiate Invitational... Season-best finish at Kauai Collegiate (2nd at 209; 75-68-66)... Fired a final round 69 at The Prestige at PGA West... Tied for 7th at the North Ranch Intercollegiate at 218 (74-75-69)... Tied for 41st at the Fresno State Lexus Classic (224; 74-75-75).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Helsingin Suomalainen Yhteiskoulu (SYK)... Named the 2010 Scottish Boys Open Champion... 2010 Finnish Junior Amateur Ranking winner... 2010 Finnish Junior (U-21) Player of the Year... 2 National Championship medals won.

PERSONAL: Born on January 8, 1992 in Helsinki, Finland... Parents are Ilkka Vaisanen and Evi Fagerholm... Also played ice hockey for 8 years and basketball for 3 years... Chose USD for optimal golfing conditions, and the strong business school... Has lived in 6 different countries... Besides playing golf, also enjoys snowboarding.

MAJOR: Finance.