Linus Vaisanen

Linus Vaisanen


Helsinki, Finland

Last College:
University of San Diego


Knights Take Runner-Up Honors in Connecticut

Vaisanen finishes third overall at Hartford Hawks Invitational.


Swinging Into San Antonio

UCF men's golf team seeded No. 2 at NCAA Regional.


Runner-Up Finish

UCF takes runner-up finish; Three Knights finish in top 10.


Surviving the Snake Pit

Knights hold one-stroke advantage at AAC Championship, being played at Copperhead in Innisbrook, Fla.


Strong Start

Knights lead after one round at American Athletic Conference Championship.

2014-15 (Senior season)
• Led the Knights with a 71-72-72=215 (-1)at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational
• Has a team-best season scoring average of 71.8
• Top 20 at the Shoal Creek Inviatational
• Finished 3rd overall (73-71-69=213) leading the Knights to a runner-up finish at the Hartford Hawks Invitational
• Represented UCF as a member of team Finland in the International Golf Federation's World Amateur Team Championship

2013-14 (Junior season)
• Won the Finnish Amateur over the summer, leading up to his senior season at UCF
• Helped the Knights to a runner-up finish at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational
• Tied for 32nd at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate
• Finished even par and fourth place at the Adams Cup of Newport, helping the Knights to their second straight win of the 2013 season
• Top 30 finish at the Northern Intercollegiate, helping UCF to a team victory

Prior to UCF
• Played two seasons at the University of San Diego
• Finished 23rd at West Coast Conference Championship as a sophomore
• Took fifth at the Bill Cullum Invitational as a sophomore
• Held a scoring average of 74.81 and a season-low score of 68 in 2012-13
• As a freshman, he competed in 11 tournaments for the Toreros
• Finished with a scoring average of 75.7 as a freshman

• Majoring in Finance
• Born Jan. 8, 1992 in Helsinki, Finland
• Son of Ilkka and Evi Vaisanen
• Also played hockey (7 years) and basketball (2 years)