|Height / Weight:|
6-0 / 180
2008-09 (Freshman): Was named a first-team All-American by the GCAA ... also tabbed as the Phil Mickelson Award recipient as the nation's top freshman ... named to the All-Nicklaus squad ... chosen as an All-Central Region selection ... named a first-team All-American by Golfweek and was also selected to the publication's All-Freshman Team ... named the Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Year as well ... was also tabbed as a semifinalist for the Ben Hogan Award ... finished the year ranked No. 2 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index ... tied Jonathan Moore's school record for victories by a freshman with three ... won his first start as a collegian, tying for first place at the Ping/Golfweek Preview ... carded round of 69, 66 and 72 for a 6-under 207 total ... opened the spring slate with a 12th-place tie at the Puerto Rico Classic after carding a 67 during his final round ... had a runner-up showing at the Southern Highlands Collegiate in Las Vegas ... his 6-under total of 210 included a 62 during the second round to tie the school's 18-hole scoring record ... tied for 13th place at the Linger Longer Invitational with a 221 total ... earned his second career victory after tying for medalist honors at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate ... posted scores of 72, 72 and 70 for a 1-under total of 212 en route to victory ... finished as the runner-up to teammate Rickie Fowler at the rain-shortened Aggie Invitational after carding scores of 69 and 70 for a 5-under total of 139 ... became the third-straight Cowboy to win the Big 12 Championship ... after opening with a pair of 71s, he closed with rounds of 68 and 66 for a 4-under 276 total and three shots clear of the field ... tied for 13th place at the NCAA South Central Regional in Stillwater with rounds of 77, 72 and 77 for a 226 total ... tied for seventh at the NCAA Championship with a 1-under 212 total that included a 69 during the second round.
Amateur: Posted rounds of 73 and 71 to advance to match play at the 2010 U.S. Amateur ... defeated Albin Choi, 1-up, in the first round before defeating Richard Werenski, 2 and 1 to move into the round of 16 ... defeated Alex Ching by a 4 and 2 count to move into the quarterfinals where he lost to teammate Peter Uihlein, 1-up ... competed for the second-straight season at the Nationwide Tour's Children's Hospital Invitational were he tied for ninth place at 6-under 278 ... carded rounds of 70, 70 and 71 before closing with a 67 ... tied for 60th at the Nationwide Tour's Cox Classic the following week with a 6-under 278 total ... carded rounds of 65, 67, 74 and 72 ... also qualified for the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach were he carded back-to-back rounds of 75 for a 150 total to miss the cut ... posted a 291 total at the 2010 Players Amateur to finish tied for 25th ... gained the No. 1 spot in the R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking in 2009 ... qualified for match play at the 2009 U.S. Amateur after tying for 32nd during stroke play ... finished with a 2-0-1 mark for the 2009 U.S. Walker Cup squad ... represented the United States at the 2009 Palmer Cup ... finished the event with a 2-2 mark ... lost in a playoff at the Jones Cup Invitational to finish second ... tied for eighth at the Nationwide Tour's Children's Hospital Invitational with a 3-under 273 total ... reached the quarterfinals at the 2008 U.S. Amateur ... tied for 33rd place during stroke play with round of 75 and 68 to finish with a 143 total ... defeated Jason Millard, Wesley Bryan and Andrew Landry en route to a berth in the final eight ... carded rounds of 74 and 69 to tie for 20th during stroke play at North and South Amateur ... won three matches to advance to the quarterfinal round as well ... tied for 16th at the 2008 Northeast Amateur with a 280 total that included a 66 during his second round ... tied for fifth place at the 2008 Terra Cotta Invitational with a 217 total ... also won the 2008 Houston Boys Invitational at Redstone ... was a first-team AJGA All-American in 2007 ... was a member of the 2007 Canon Cup East Team ... won the 2007 Junior Players Championship with a 209 total that included a 67 during his second round ... had two other top 10s in 2007, tying for third at the Polo Junior Golf Classic and tying for ninth during stroke play at the U.S. Junior Amateur with scores of 71 and 73 ... won the 2006 Polo Golf Junior Classic ... finished ninth at the 2006 Heather Farr Classic ... also finished ninth during stroke play at the 2006 U.S. Junior Amateur with scores of 72 and 77 ... made match play at the 2005 U.S. Amateur with a 146 total before falling in the first round of match play at Merion Golf Club ... was the runner-up at the 2005 Nike Junior Golf Classic after firing a 66 during his final round ... finished third at the 2005 Greater Hartford Jaycees Junior ... finished fifth at the 2005 Lessing's AJGA Classic ... fired a first-round 68 at the 2004 Nike Golf Junior at Quad Cities on his way to a first-place finish ... had three other top 10s in 2004 as well.
Personal: Born August 11, 1989 in Wyckoff, New Jersey ... is the son of Gregory and Lorraine Hoffmann ... has one sister, Heather ... is contemplating a major in business ... also competed as a defenseman in ice hockey for seven years and played baseball for six seasons ... was also recruited by Stanford, Wake Forest, Duke, Florida State, UCLA and Clemson.