Player: Maxwell Moldovan

Maxwell Moldovan
Hometown: Uniontown, OH
University: The Ohio State University
Graduation Year: 2024
Area of Study: Marketing
Soldier Honored: Sonny C. Zimmerman

Career Honors at Ohio State

PING All-America Third Team (2022)
All-Big Ten
First team (unanimous) (2022)
Second team (2021)
PING All-Midwest Region Team (2021, 2022)
Academic All-Big Ten (2022)
OSU Scholar-Athlete (2021, 2022)
Big Ten Men’s Golfer of the Week (2/23/22, 3/17/22, 4/28/22)
US Open Qualifier (2022)
2021-22 Season (Sophomore)

Was an All-American and a unanimous first team All-Big Ten selection
Led the team again in scoring at 71.03 over 36 rounds and 12 events. That is the lowest single-season scoring average in program history since 1980, besting his average of 71.50 from his freshman season
Claimed his first three collegiate victories
Won the NEXUS Collegiate at the Albany Resort in February, besting the first at 6-over par in windy conditions
In March, he won the Southern Invitational at an OSU 54-hole record of 15-under par
Capped the regular season with a win at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate at the Columbus Country Club. Shot rounds of 68-69-68 (-11) to win by three shots.
He had 14 rounds in the 60s and 23 rounds at par or better
Posted eight Top 20 finishes
Made a team-best 132 birdies for an average of 3.7 birdies per round and was a combined 17-under par over 36 rounds
Had a streak that spanned five events in March and April where he had 11 of 13 rounds in the 60s, including a career-best streak of six-consecutive rounds in the 60s
2020-21 Season (Freshman)

Had a tremendous freshman season, leading the team with a 71.50 scoring average
His 71.50 scoring average was tied for the lowest single-season scoring average in program history since 1980
Played in eight events and finished in the Top 20 in six of them, including three Top 10 finishes
Led the team with 16 rounds at or under par and had eight rounds in the 60s
His season score in relation to par was exactly even-par
Began his career with 13 consecutive rounds at par or better
Was 10-under par following rounds of 69-69-68 in his collegiate debut at the Kiawah Invitational … He finished fourth in the event
Recorded a sixth-place finish at the Spartan Collegiate in his second start with rounds of 72-70-70 (-4)
In one of the best fields of the regular season at the Valspar Collegiate, he finished runner-up at 9-under par after posting rounds of 66-69-69
Playing in his first NCAA postseason event, he led the team at the NCAA Tallahassee Regional with a 17th place finish after three consecutive rounds of 1-under 71
Prior to Ohio State

2019 First-time Rolex Junior All-American
2019 AJGA Player of the Year – the first male ever from the Midwest to earn the award
Three-time AJGA career champion
Collected six top-10 national junior golf finishes in 2019
Has been ranked as high as No. 33 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings
Finished runner-up in his final junior event, the 2020 AJGA Invitational at Sedgefield, by birdying his final five holes
Advanced to the second round of match play at the US Amateur in 2019 before falling to eventual champion Andy Olgetree
Won the 2019 Polo Golf Junior Classic at Liberty National
Member of the victorious 2019 United States Junior Presidents Cup Team where he went 2-1 in his three matches
Undefeated in Wyndham Cup East Team matches (4-0-0) en route to a team victory
Two-time Ohio High School State Champion (2017, 2018) and the 2019 Ohio Amateur Champion
Finished runner-up at the 2019 Memorial Junior hosted by Sung Hyun Park at Scarlet Course at the OSU Golf Club as well as the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club
Tied for fourth at The Junior PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass in 2019
Won the 2019 Ohio Amateur Championship