Height
5'10
Class
Senior
Hometown
Chambersburg, Pa.
High School
Chambersburg Area Senior HS

2010 U.S. Amateur Participant
2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2008 U.S. Amateur Participant
2008 SEC All-Freshman Team
2007 U.S. Amateur Participant
2005 U.S. Amateur Participant

CAREER CAPSULE
Made 32 tournament appearances in four season with the Tigers from 2007-11 … Finished career with a 74.53 scoring average in 93 rounds played during his collegiate career … Played 23 rounds at par or better in his four seasons … Earned two top-five finishes, six top-10 finishes and 11 top-20 finishes in 32 tournament starts at LSU … Earned his best career finish at the 2010 Gopher Invitational by tying for third place on the leaderboard with a score of 1-under par 215 at Spring Hill Golf Club in Wayzata, Minn. … Posted matching career-low 54-hole tournament scores of 2-under par 214 at the Scenic City Invitational in Chattanooga, Tenn., and Squire Creek Invitational in Choudrant, La., during his freshman season in 2007-08 … Carded a career-low round of 7-under par 65 in the final round at the 2009 SEC Championships held at Frederica Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga. … Started three SEC Championships, three NCAA Regionals and one NCAA Championships during his collegiate career.

SENIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Wrapped up his collegiate career with eight tournament appearances during his senior season in 2010-11 … Averaged 74.50 strokes per round in 24 rounds played on the season … Played six rounds at par or better … Ended the season with one top-five finish, two top-10 finishes and three top-20 finishes in his eight starts … Kicked off the season by earning his best career finish at the Gopher Invitational … Tied for third place on the leaderboard at the Gopher Invitational with his season-low score of 1-under par 215 at Spring Hill Golf Club in Wayzata, Minn. … Fired a season-low 6-under 66 in the final round of the Gopher Invitational to lead the Tigers to the team championship … Wrapped up the regular season with a top-10 finish at the LSU National Invitational … Finished in ninth place on the leaderboard in the event held at the University Club with a 54-hole score of 6-over 222 … Earned a spot in LSU’s five-man lineup at the SEC Men’s Golf Championships … Tied for 59th place at the SEC Championships … Also saw action in the lineup at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational, Gator Invitational and Schenkel Invitational … Played as an individual at the David Toms Intercollegiate … Earned his fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Cracked the LSU starting lineup seven times during his junior season in 2009-10 … Set a new career-low scoring average of 74.15 strokes per round in 20 competitive rounds … Earned one top-20 finish on the season by tying for 15th place at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship … Posted a seasonal-best tournament score in relation to par at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship with an even-par 144 in a rain-shortened event … Helped the Tigers finish in fifth place in the team standings at the NCAA Central Regional Championships held at The Warren Golf Course in South Bend, Ind. … Tied for 59th place at the NCAA Central Regional … Made his first career appearance at the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships, where he helped the Tigers finish in 24th place in the final standings … Tied for 95th place individually at the NCAA Championships … Also saw action at the Gary Koch Invitational (t43), David Toms Intercollegiate (60), Louisiana Classics (t35) and Schenkel/E-Z-Go Invitational (t64) … Followed the collegiate season by competing in the 110th United States Amateur Championship for a fourth time in his career … Earned his third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09)
Made six tournament appearances for the Tigers during his sophomore season … Finished the year with a 74.62 scoring average in 16 rounds … Five of his rounds were at par or better … Earned a pair of top-10 finishes on the season … Kicked off the season by tying for eighth place at the Gopher Invitational with a 54-hole score of 3-over par 219 … Helped lead the Tigers to the team championship at the Gopher Invitational … Also helped lead LSU to the team title at the Reunion Intercollegiate by finishing in seventh place in the individual standings at 9-over 225 … Finished in a tie for 27th place in his second career appearance at the SEC Men’s Golf Championships … Posted a 5-over 221 in three rounds at the SEC Championships, including a career-low 7-under 65 in the final round on April 19 … Marked the lowest round in relation to par by an LSU golfer since Sept. 30, 1997, when Jeremy Wilkinson fired a 7-under 65 at the Tennessee Tournament of Champions … Posted an 18-over 234 to tie for 37th place at the NCAA South Central Regional at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla. … Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in his career … Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007-08)
An impact player for the Tigers after cracking the starting lineup in 11 of 12 tournaments during his freshman season … Proved to be one of the top freshmen in the SEC as he was named to the inaugural SEC All-Freshman Team following the season … A member of the nation’s fourth-ranked freshman class according to the final Golfstat Top 25 Freshman Class Impact Ranking … Finished the season with a 74.7 stroke average in 33 competitive rounds … Eight of his rounds were at par or better … Fired his lowest round of the season at the Schenkel/E-Z-Go Invitational with a 4-under 68 in the opening round … Tied fellow freshman Andrew Loupe for the team lead with two top-10 and five top-20 finishes in 2007-08 … Posted back-to-back top-10 finishes during the fall season after tying for fourth place at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate (Sept. 24-25) and tying for eighth place at the Squire Creek Invitational (Oct. 15-16) … Fired his lowest tournament score of the season at the Squire Creek Invitational with a 2-under 214 in 54 holes … Also earned top-20 finishes at the Scenic City Invitational (T17th), ClubGlove Intercollegiate (T17th) and Schenkel/E-Z-Go Invitational (12th) … Finished in a tie for 59th place in his first career appearance at the SEC Men’s Golf Championships … Helped lead the Tigers to their first NCAA Regional appearance since 2004-05 … Tied for 97th place at the 2008 NCAA West Regional Championships in Bremerton, Wash. … Continued his outstanding play during the summer as he participated in the U.S. Amateur Championship for the third time in his career … Qualified for the prestigious championship by finishing runner-up at the sectional qualifier at Blue Ridge Country Club in Harrisburg, Pa. … Recorded a 36-hole score of 4-over 144, including rounds of 1-over 71 and 3-over 73 at the sectional qualifier … Earned his first varsity letter.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the premier high school prospects in the country for the Class of 2007 … Was ranked among the top 50 junior golfers in the country regardless of class in the Polo Junior Golf Rankings during the summer of his senior season … Wrapped up his career as a junior golfer with an appearance in the 107th United States Amateur Championship at The Olympic Club in San Francisco … Finished just one stroke off the cut line for the match play competition as he tied for 76th in stroke play with a 36-hole score of 8-over 140 … Was his second career appearance in the U.S. Amateur as he also teed off in the championship in 2005 as a high school sophomore … One of the more accomplished junior golfers on the amateur circuit as he made three-straight appearances in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship from 2004-06 … Advanced to the sectional qualifying round for the U.S. Open Championship in 2006 and 2007 … Was the runner-up at the prestigious 90th Western Junior Championship during the summer of his senior season, firing a 72-hole score of 4-under 284 at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa … Fired an impressive 4-under 68 in the final round … Also earned a top-five finish in the 2007 Sunnehanna Amateur Tournament of Champions at Sunnehanna Country Club in Johnstown, Pa., near his hometown … Tied for fifth place with a 72-hole score of 1-under 279 for the championship, including a 4-under 66 in the first round … Finished an outstanding summer prior to his arrival in Baton Rouge with a 71.1 stroke average in tournament play … Considered the top junior golfer in his home state as he captured the Pennsylvania Junior Amateur Championship in July 2006 with a three-round score of 3-under 141, including a 5-under 67 in his final round … Developed his game against a difficult national schedule as he also earned a pair of top-10 finishes as a participant in the prestigious American Junior Golf Association.

PERSONAL
Full name is Clayton Curtis Rotz … Born on Aug. 17, 1988 … Parents are Lynn and Lois Rotz … Has an older sister, Mallory, and a younger brother, Mitchell … Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sport commerce … Plays left handed.

 

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