Men’s Golf Posts Another Strong Round At Golden Horseshoe Intercollegiate

first_imgPrint Friendly Version Story Links Second Round Results center_img WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Drake University men’s golf team followed up an impressive first round by carding a even lower 5-over par 289 on the second day of the Golden Horseshoe Intercollegiate Monday afternoon.The round gives the Bulldogs a two-round score of 584 (+16) to put the team in a tie for fourth place heading into Tuesday’s final round. The Bulldogs enter that round 11 strokes behind the leaders, Loyola (Md.).”I thought we had another solid day,” said Drake head coach Matt Lewis. “The course played a little easier today as a couple of the tees were moved up and there wasn’t as much wind.”Tim Lim had a phenomenal back nine to record the Bulldogs’ top score on the day at 37-32–69. His back nine scorecard featured three birdies to put him in a tie for 13th with teammate Lucas Scherf at 3-over par at two rounds. Scherf carded a 36-36–72 round Monday.Tim played great and had a strong finish with birdies on three of his final four holes,” Lewis added. “Lucas and Chase also played well. I thought we hit the ball pretty well today as a team but we just couldn’t convert on many of our birdie chances.”Chase Wicklund and Kyle MacDonald completed the Bulldogs’ rounds for the day at 36-37–73 and 36-39–75, respectively.Tommi Avant, who entered the day as the top individual posted a 38-38–76 to fall into a tie for 11th overall. The Bulldogs aim to move up the leaderboard during Tuesday’s final round. Loyola (Md.) leads the team standings and 576, followed by No. 43 Campbell three strokes behind.”We are in a great position going into tomorrow,” Lewis said. “The weather will be challenging with colder temperatures and strong winds. We are looking forward to the opportunity and I know the guys will be locked in.”last_img read more