Quinn Yost
Quinn Yost

Honors & Awards

  • One Career Top-10 Finish (1, 2023-24)
  • Two Career Top-25 Finishes (1, 2023-24)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2022; Spring 2023)
  • Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Champion (2021)
  • Top-Ranked Junior Golfer in New Mexico (2021)
  • New Mexico High School Class 5A Champion (2021)
  • Junior Americas Cup/IMG Junior World Qualifier Champion (2021)

Sophomore (2023-24)
Quinn Yost produced his first career top-10 finish while making his first lineup appearance of the season for the Huskers at the Badger Invitational (Oct. 1-3). The sophomore from Farmington, N.M., fired a career-best three-round total of 212 (-4) on the par-72, 7,271-yard layout of the University Ridge Golf Club at Wisconsin. He led Nebraska's lineup by tying for ninth place individually, including a career-best-tying round of 69 (-3) to open the tournament. He added an even-par 72 in the second round, before closing the tournament with a 71 (-1). He helped the Huskers to a sixth-place team finish in an 18-team field that included six 2023 NCAA Regional qualifiers.

Yost owns a team-best 70.67 stroke average over three rounds during the fall of 2023.

Freshman (2022-23)
Yost competed for lineup time throughout his freshman season at Nebraska, finishing with a 76.06 stroke average over 17 rounds for the Huskers in 2022-23.

Yost earned the No. 3 lineup spot at the season-opening Badger Invitational in Wisconsin (Sept. 11-13). He tied for 20th as Nebraska’s No. 2 finisher at the rain-shortened event with a 143 (74-69), including a career-best 69 (-2) in the second round.

He was back in the lineup for the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate in his home state of New Mexico (Sept. 23-24), where he tied for 45th and second among the Huskers at 222 (74-78-70).

Yost closed the fall by carding a 231 (79-79-73) to finish 71st at the White Sands Invitational at Paradise Island, Bahamas (Oct. 28-30).

After going 0-2 at the Big Ten Match Play to open the spring, Yost was the No. 5 finisher in Nebraska’s lineup at The Prestige in Palm Springs, Calif. (Feb. 20-22), tying for 112th at 237 (78-81-78).

He was back in the lineup at the Seahawk Intercollegiate (March 26-27), tying for 87th as NU’s No. 5 finisher with a 238 (82-79-77).

Yost played his final tournament of the spring as an individual at the Stampede at The Creek in Elkhorn, Neb. (April 11-12). He notched a career best by tying for 17th with a 222 (73-74-75).

Before Nebraska
Yost produced the biggest win of his junior career by capturing the title at the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championships (Nov. 13-15, 2021) in Louisiana. Going head-to-head against some of the nation’s best junior golfers, Yost fired a three-round score of 204 (-12) at Koasati Pines at the Coushatta Golf Course in Kinder, La. After shooting one-over-par 73 in the first round, Yost fired a 64 (-8) in the second round to match his career best. He secured the title with a final-round 67 (-5).

Yost added a third-place finish at the Tournament of Champions played at Walt Disney World - Palms in Orlando, Fla., in December of 2020.

Yost, who was the top-ranked golfer in New Mexico according to Junior Golf Scoreboard, qualified for the national event on Aug. 7, 2021 by tying for first at the New Mexico Regional with even-par 144 over two rounds at the Twin Warriors Golf Club.

As a junior at Piedra Vista High School, Yost won the Class 5A individual state championship with a 67 (-5) over 18 holes. He helped Piedra Vista to a state runner-up finish as a team. He added a runner-up finish with an even-par 144 over two rounds at Twin Warriors Golf Club as a senior in 2022 to help Piedra Vista to a third-place team finish.

In May of 2021, Yost also won the Junior Americas Cup/IMG Junior World Qualifier with a two-round total of 140 after back-to-back rounds of 70 at the New Mexico Tech Golf Course.

In August of 2019, Yost was one of nine teenage golfers selected to take part in a four-day golf academy hosted by World Golf Hall of Fame member and broadcaster Nick Faldo.

The son of Tom and Kelly Yost, Quinn was born Oct. 29, 2003. He is majoring in business administration and claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2022-23.

Career Statistics

Year Rounds Strokes Average
2022-23 17 1,293 76.06
2023-24 3 212 70.67
Career Totals 20 1,505 75.25

Career Bests
Low Round - 69 (Badger Invitational, 10/1/23; Badger Invitational, 9/13/22)
Low 54-hole score - 212 (Badger Invitational, 10/3/23)
Best Tournament Finish - T-9th (Badger Invitational, 10/3/23)
Career Rounds Under Par - 4