Spartans Sign JC Transfer With Northern California Ties

April 28, 2014

San Jose, Calif. – Michael Grenz, winner of the 2011 Northern California Golf Association Junior Championship, signed a National Letter-of-Intent to play men’s golf for San José State University starting in the 2014-15 school year.  Spartans head coach John Kennaday made the announcement.

“Michael will bring leadership and maturity to our program,” Kennaday said.  “He has played high level golf and should provide an immediate impact.”

Grenz, who has attended and competed for South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, Ariz., for the past two years, grew up in Elk Grove, Calif. and attended Pleasant Grove High School.

While competing for Pleasant Grove, he earned2012 Delta River League (DRL) MVP honors and was a first-team All-DRL performer in 2011. In addition to his high school recognition, he was named the 2010 Northern California Junior Golf Tour Player of the Year.

In 2013, Grenz was a member of South Mountain’s National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Golf National Championship team and in 2014 his 72.88 stroke average is the 14th highest among junior college players in the nation, according to Golfstat.

Grenz joins Bradley Keyer, who signed a National Letter-of-Intent in November, in the Spartans 2014-15 signing class.