Dan MacDonald
Dan MacDonald

Player Profile

Plandome, N.Y.

High School:



Fall 2003: Had Maryland's best scoring average of the fall at 71.6... five of his 13 rounds were under par, including four rounds in the 60s... individual medalist at The McLaughlin to help Maryland win team championship in event held at Bethpage State Park's Red Course... closed with final-round 65 to rally for individual win, posting rounds of 68-70-65 for 7-under total of 203... also led Terps at James Madison Invitational, finishing 3rd with 69-67-70--206... third top-10 finish of fall came at Tillinghast Cup, where his 70-79--149 put him T7th... placed T12th at Adams Cup of Newport with 74-72-76--222 total.

Spring 2003: Averaged 76.7 in six tournaments during the spring... best spring finish was T10 with a 75-72--147 at the Wofford Invitational... Terps lost team title in a playoff in that event... lowest 18 holes of the spring was a 1-under-par 71 at the Rutherford Invitational at Penn State... finished T27th with two teammates after 71-74-75--220... part of Maryland squad at NCAA East Regional at Auburn, psoting rounds of 85-76-83 for 244 total... Terps were 21st in that event... Placed 42nd at 2003 ACC Championships with rounds of 85-75-75--235.

Fall 2002: Posted a 73.9 scoring average in four tournaments, third on the team ... best finish came at The McLaughlin when he carded rounds of 68-76--144 to finish in a tie for 15th place ... his 68 marked his low round of the fall ... finished in 24th place at the Temple Invitational.

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Fall 2000: Took 10th place (75-77--152) at the Rehoboth Beach Invitational, helping to propel Maryland to a third-place finish ... shot an 82-81-83--246 at the Duke Golf Classic.

Spring 2000: Shot a 75-77-75--227 at the Furman Intercollegiate, helping Maryland to a third-place showing ... shot an 80-82-77--239 at the ACC Championships.

Fall 1999: Finished in a tie for 25th (77-75-75--227) at the Chattanooga Intercollegiate at the Valleybrook Golf Course ... one of five Maryland golfers to place in the top 25 to help the Terps to the team title ... closed out the Cavalier Classic at the Birdwood Golf Club in Charlottesville, Va., with a +12 (228) ... scored between 75 and 78 in all eight rounds during the fall.

Before Maryland: Four-year letterwinner for golf at Manhassett High School in Manhassett, N.Y. ... two-time team captain ... three-time all-state selection ... four-time all-county ... five-time all-conference ... was twice named team most valuable player ... held a career individual record of 47-5-4 ... improved his scoring average for nine holes from 44.0 in seventh grade to 37.6 as a senior ... team went 42-7 during his career.

Personal: Born on May 6, 1981 ... son of Ann Marie and Robert MacDonald ... also recruited by Georgetown and James Madison ... majoring in history ... sister Karen (23) played lacrosse for the University of Richmond ... cousin Ken played golf for Richmond ... lists a big athletic program and great location as why he chose to attend Maryland.