Senior fires back-to-back 69s to start year for Pioneers
2016-17 (JUNIOR) Appeared in 11 tournaments ... logged 31 rounds ... posted a 73.32 scoring average, third in the Summit League ... first-team All-Summit League selection ... named Summit League Golfer of the Week on Feb. 1 ... shot a season-low 69 in the second round of the Summit League Championship on May 1 ... recorded 13 rounds of par or better, most on the team ... had one top-10 finish on the year (tie for sixth at the Hawkeye Invitational).
2015-16 (SOPHOMORE) Earned second-team All-Summit League Honors ... Finished tied for second at the Summit League Championship ... Named to All-Tournament Team at Summit League Championship ... Led Denver with two Top 5 & Top 10 finishes ... Finished tied for sixth in the Summit League in scoring average (74.7) ... Appeared in 10 of Denver’s 11 events ... Won the 79th CGA Stroke Play Championship at Common Ground Golf Course in Aurora 2014-15 (FRESHMAN) Earned First Team All-Summit League honors in freshman season ... Named Summit League Golfer of the Week on March 25th ... Participated in eight tournaments ... Had three Top 10 finishes ... Finished fourth at 4-under par at Pacific Invitational ... Shot a final round 67 to finish fourth at the Desert Intercollegiate ... Finished sixth in the Desert Shootout, aided by a second round 67 ... Low score of the season was 9-under par at Desert Shootout ... Finished 17th in the Summit League tournament. BEFORE DENVER A part of National Honor Society of High School Scholars ... Earned Colorado Academic All Star (2011, 2012 and 2013) ... 15th at CGA 2014 Men's Stroke Play ... U.S. Amateur Public Links Qualifier T2 (136) in 2014, and USGA U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship Strokes Play (T33); made Match Play in 2014 ... Callaway Junior World Qualifier Medalist (2013) and Champion (2013, T57) ... Optimist Colorado 2013 Qualifier, T1 ... Rocky Mountain Junior Golf Tour Major Pelican Lakes Champion ... Colorado Golf Academic All Star (2011, 2012 and 2013) ... Represented Colorado in the Junior America's Cup ... Captain of Regis Jesuit High School Golf Team that was Colorado State Champions and contributed to 2012-14 victories ... In 2013 was named to Junior America's Cup Team, but played at the Optimist, PGA National ... In 2014 at AJGA Lone Tree GC, broke junior course record with 62 (-9) ... Was teammates in high school with current DU teammate Jake Kelley
PERSONAL: Born August 11, 1996 ... Son of Brian Korte and Laura Murcko ... Chose Denver because of its great coaching staff and the top-level academics, faculty, staff and administration ... Ultimate goal is to earn his PGA tour card and attain a world-class education at DU ... Also enjoys playing piano and guitar, snowboarding, running with his Golden Retriever and playing all sports ... Volunteers with Jake's Academy, Bal Swan Children's Center and Littleton Village School with over 70 hours of service, and as a teacher's assistant; also plays piano at nursing homes in Arizona and mentors junior golfers ... Natural Sciences/Business major.