Men's Golf

Boo Timko

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Girard, Ohio

High School:
Canfield

Major:
Sport Industry

Boo Timko

04/13/2014

Frederik Hammer Shares Medalist Honors for 2014 Robert Kepler Intercollegiate

Hammer becomes first OSU Kepler champion since 2009

04/12/2014

Frederik Hammer Holds Lead After Day One of the Kepler

Hammer, a freshman from Denmark, sits atop leaderboard

04/06/2014

Ohio State Concludes Irish Creek Collegiate in Fifth

Junior Boo Timko leads Buckeyes with an even 213 for 8th overall

04/05/2014

Buckeyes Fifth after Two Rounds at Irish Creek Collegiate

Junior Boo Timko stands third individually, while the Buckeyes are nine-strokes back from first.

04/04/2014

Ohio State Primed for Irish Creek Collegiate

For the third time this season, the Buckeyes will travel to the state of North Carolina to compete

04/12/2014

2014 Robert Kepler Intercollegiate

2014 Robert Kepler Intercollegiate

07/26/2012

Boo Timko

Boo Timko Photo Gallery

05/21/2012

2012 NCAA Ann Arbor Regional - Day Two

2012 NCAA Ann Arbor Regional - Day Two Photos taken by Lon Horwedel

05/18/2012

2012 NCAA Regional - Day One

2012 NCAA Ann Arbor Regional - Day One Photos taken by Lon Horwedel

01/17/2012

Jack Nicklaus Invitational at Muirfield Village Golf Club

Jack Nicklaus Invitational at Muirfield Village Golf Club

Photo Gallery

Ohio State Career Honors: PING All-Midwest (2013) ... Big Ten Championship Team (2013) ... All-Big Ten second team (2013) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2013) ... Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2012, 2013).

Fall 2013 (Junior Season): Timko played in five tournaments for the Buckeyes ... season-best finish came at Rod Myers Invitational where he placed fourth and tallied a season-low 210 (76-65-69) with a career-low score of 65in the second round ... took 11th at the Windon Memorial with a 215 (73-73-69) ... finished 27th at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational with a 224 (75-75-74) ... also competed at the Northern intercollegiate and Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.


2012-13 (Sophomore Season): Notched a team-best 72.96 stroke average, playing in 12 tournaments ... 30 of 32 rounds counted toward team score ... led the team with three finishes in the top 5 and totaled seven in the top 20 ... finished first among the team in four tournaments ... had three finishes under par on the year ... team-high 10 rounds under par with five in the 60s ... career-best at Northwestern Spring Invitational (April 15-16), carding a season-low 208 after rounds of 71-70-67 to take second overall ... picked up a fourth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships (April 26-28) with a 3-over 291 for his best finish at the conference tournament ... finished fifth at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate (Sept. 15-16) with a 211 following rounds of 69-66-76 ... his 18-hole score of 66 was a career-low ... finished tied for eighth at the Marshall Invitational (Sept. 10-11) with a 211 (69-71-71) ... tied for 10th at shortened Seahawk Intercollegiate (75-76--151).

2011-12 (Freshman Season): Started off his Buckeye career by competing in all five fall tournaments for Ohio State, compiling a stroke average of 74.4 over 13 rounds ... finishing T-7th in his first college event at the Marshall Invitational (Sept. 12-13) ... fired rounds of 71-68-68--207 and helped the Buckeyes to their second-consecutive team victory at the event ... continued his strong play with a T-25th finish at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational with a total of 220 ... also finished T-12th at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational with rounds of 72-72-75--219 ... saw action in all seven events during the spring season... finished T-20th at the FAU Spring Break Championship with a total of 216... at the Wildcat Invitational he finished T-6th with a three-round total of 225... in his first Big Ten Championship, he finished T-35th with a 72-hole total of 310 ... finished the season by placing T-38th at the NCAA Central Regional in Ann Arbor, shooting 76-74-70--220 ... completed his first year as a Buckeye with a 74.69 stroke average.

Prior to Ohio State: Attended Canfield High School after two years at Warren JFK High School ...named team MVP, all-league and all-district all four seasons ... served as team captain for the past three years ... earned All-Ohio honors as a junior and senior after leading Canfield to back-to-back All American Conference titles ... qualified for the state tournament all four seasons ... recognized as the Youngstown Vindicator's Golf Performer of the Year three consecutive years ... set the Steel Valley all-time record for nine-hole average at 34.0 in conference matches ... holds two nine-hole course records with a 32 at Copeland Hills and Kensington Golf Clubs ... won the Callaway PGA Junior Series event on Purdue's Kampen Course as well as the Hudson Invitational in summer play.

Personal: Son of Bruce and Denise Timko ... has two siblings, Brooke and Brianna ... would like to make a living playing professional golf in the future ... also played basketball for four seasons at Canfield ... greatest sports thrill was starting as point guard when the team won the district tournament in basketball ... enjoys playing basketball and ping-pong as well as camping away from the golf course ... father Bruce is a member of the Youngstown State Athletics Hall of Fame after playing basketball for the Penguins ... cousin of John Simon, a defensive lineman on the Ohio State football team.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 54 Low Rd.
2011-12 32 2,390 74.69 207 68
2012-13 32 2,335 72.96 208 66
TOTAL 64 4,725 73.83 207 66

TOP TOURNAMENT FINISHES

2nd '13 Northwestern Spring Invitational
4th '13 Big Ten Championships
5th '12 Wolf Run Intercollegiate
T6th '12 Villanova Wildcat Invitational
T7th '11 Marshall Invitational
T8th '12 Marshall Invitational
T10th '13 Seahawk Intercollegiate
T12th '11 Jack Nicklaus Invitational
T17th '12 Windon Memorial
T17th '13 Seminole Intercollegiate

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