Mark Karlsen
Mark Karlsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alleroed, Denmark

High School:
Alleroed Gymnasium

Height:
6-3

Birthdate:
11/12/1991

Experience:
1VL

09/09/2014

MSU Men's Golf Finishes Tied for Second in Final Round at SIUE

Karlsen's 3-under leaves senior one shot back for tournament

09/08/2014

Karlsen Tied for Individual Lead; MSU Men's Golf Second at SIUE

Senior fires career-best 69 in second round as Bears four shots off pace

09/07/2014

Missouri State Men's Golf Gearing Up for Dolenc Invitational

Bears set for season-opening 15-team tournament at SIUE

07/10/2013

Missouri State Student-Athletes Honored By MVC

More than 200 MSU student-athletes recognized for academic excellence

04/14/2013

Annual Maroon & White Event Brings Out MSU's Best & Brightest

157 Student-Athletes Honored at 3rd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony

2013-14: Played in six tournaments and posted an improvement of nearly three strokes from scoring average in previous years, 76.89 in 18 rounds ... Tied for 52nd at season-opening SIUE Invitational by carding 79-77-75--231 and 68th at Weibring Intercollegiate with 81-72-79--232 ... Carded 77-76-81--234 at the Snowman Getaway and 79-81-77--237 at the Memphis Intercollege ... Earned a career best finish at the TSU Big Blue Intercollege where he tied for 12th with a 72-71-77-220 ... His second-round 71 at Tennessee State was a career best ... Tied for26th at the MVC Championship after scoring 81-75-74--230.

2012-13: Averaged 79.67 in two tournaments -- Argent Financial Classic and ASU Red Wolves Classic ... Posted 82-80-84--246 to tie for 57th at Argent and 78-74-80--232 to place 72nd at ASU.

2011-12: Played in four tournaments, averaging 82.33 in 12 rounds ... Best finish was 38th at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship, where he carded 78-77-82--237 ... Shot 83-85-84--252 and placed 59th in his first collegiate outing, the season-opening Fairway Club Invitational ... Also played at UMKC, where he carded 83-78-79--240 and tied for 64th, and UALR, where he placed 88th with 81-83-95--259.

Background: Collected five top-10 finishes in 12 tournaments on the Danish Order of Merit as a senior ... Also picked up his first victory on the country's amateur tour, a three-stroke win at the Gilleleje Open, and finished third in the McDonald Open ... Member of the prestigious Danish Junior Golf Academy, which features the country's most talented golfers, for four years prior to coming to America.

Personal: Mark Ertmann Karlsen was born Nov. 12, 1991 in Frederiksberg, Denmark ... Son of Allan and Christina Karlsen ... Majoring in Business.

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