Year: Junior
Hometown: Yankton, S.D.
High School: Yankton
Major: Finance


Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

Sophomore (2016-17)
Jace Guthmiller competed in each of Nebraska's 10 stroke play tournaments and finished with a 73.66 stroke average on the season. He captured a pair of top-20 finishes, including a tie for 19th at the season-opening Badger Invitational with a three-round score of 218. During the spring season, Guthmiller opened the spring campaign by tying for 17th at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate with an even-par 216 over 54 holes. He notched a career best with an opening-round 69 at the Border Olympics for one of his seven rounds better than par during the season. He was Nebraska's top finisher Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, the Hawkeye Invitational and tied for NU's top finish with Jackson Wendling at the Jackrabbit. Off the course, Guthmiller earned academic All-Big Ten honors and claimed a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Freshman (2015-16)
Guthmiller played in 10 of 12 tournaments for a 77.38 stroke average. Guthmiller managed a pair of top-20 finishes in the fall season. He tied for 13th at the season-opening Ballyneal Challenge (149) before finishing 19th at the Bruce Fossum Memorial (230). In the spring, Guthmiller started every tournament, and went 2-1-1 at the Big Ten Match Play. At the Hawkeye Invitational, he fired his best 18-hole score of the season with a 70 in the first round.

Before Nebraska
In the summer of 2015, Guthmiller earned a runner-up finish at the SDGA Junior Championship with a 73. Guthmiller captured the 2014 Yankton Boys Invitational title on the third playoff hole at Hillcrest Golf Course. During the summer, Guthmiller posted a pair of 75s to finish seventh in U.S. Open Local Qualifying.

In October 2014, Guthmiller finished ninth at the SDHSAA Class AA Boys Golf Championships after carding rounds of 79 and 74 at Cattail Crossing Golf Course in Watertown, S.D. Guthmiller finished his career at Yankton High School as a six-time all-conference and three-time all-state selection. He was also a member of the National Honor Society.

Jace is the son of Dan and Kami Guthmiller and has a younger sister, Elle. Jace was born on Dec. 27, 1996. He is a finance major at Nebraska and earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2017. He claimed a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017.


Year Rounds Strokes Average
2015-16 26 2,012 77.38
2016-17 29 2,136 73.66
Career Totals 55 4,148 75.42

Career Bests
Low Round - 69 (Border Olympics, 3/10/17)

Low 54-Hole Score - 216 (Desert Shootout, 2/19/17)
Best Tournament Finish - T-13th (Ballyneal Challenge, 9/8/15)
Rounds Under Par - 9

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