By Gavin Greer
Purdue Fort Wayne men’s golf team finished in 6th place in the Don Benbow Invitational. This three round event started yesterday and ended this afternoon.
PFW’s Kasey Lilly took 8th place in the invitational. This top 10 finish extends his school record for top 10 finishes to 13.
PFW’s team score was 857.
Lilly was PFW’s best golfer in this invitational as he finished the event in 8th place. He shot 67 in round one, 72 in round two and 71 in round three for a total score of 210.
Hunter Mefford and Nick Holder finished tied for 28th place in the invitational as they each shot a total score of 215.
Mefford shot 67 in round one, 71 in round two and 77 in round three. Holder shot 70 in round one, 69 in round two and 76 in round three.
The Mastodons had two other golfers take part in this invitational. Burke Pitz finished 50th and Jadden Ousley finished tied for 66th.
Pitz shot 72 in round one, 74 in round two and 74 in round three for a total score of 220. Ousley shot 76 in both rounds one and two and then shot 74 in round three for a total score of 226.
The invitational was won by Ball State who had a team score of 818.
Ball State’s Carter took 1st in the event. He shot a total score of 199.
PFW’s next time out will be April 10. This will be start of a two day invitational known as The Jewell.
By Gavin Greer
Purdue Fort Wayne men’s golf team finished 12th out of 16 colleges at the ECU Collegiate. This event started yesterday and finished this afternoon.
PFW had one golfer finish in the top 20. This was Kasey Lilly who shot 76 in round one, 74 in round two and 74 in round three. His total score of 224 had him tied for 19th out of 90 golfers.
Four other Mastodon golfers took part in the event, Burke Pitz, Hunter Mefford, Nick Holder and Jadden Ousley.
Pitz finished the event tied at 46th. He shot 82 in the first round, 72 in the second round and 76 for a total score of 230.
Mefford finished 58th in the event. He shot 82 in round one, 73 in round two and 77 in round three for a total score of 232.
Holder and Ousley finished the event tied for 67th. Holder shot 80 in round one, 79 in round two and 76 in round three for a total score of 235. Ousley shot 78 in round one, 75 in round two and 82 in round three for a total score of 235.
PFW finished the event with a team score of 913.
East Carolina won the event with a total score of 882. They were led by Lucas Augustsson who won the event with a score of 213.
The Mastodons next time out will be March 27 where they will take part in the Butler Spring Invitational.
By Gavin Greer
Purdue Fort Wayne men’s golf team finished 9th out of 16 colleges at the Mickey Mouse Intercollegiate. PFW tied with St. Thomas for 9th place. This event ran from Sunday till this afternoon.
The Mastodons had two golfers in the top 20 of the 91-player field. Kasey Lilly and Hunter Mefford cracked the top 20 as they tied for 17th place.
Lilly shot 219 in total, 70 in round one, 74 in round two and 75 in round three.
Mefford also shot 219 having 74 in round one, 74 in round two and finishing round three on his birthday with 71.
Three other PFW golfers took part in the event. Nick Holder finished 35th in the event, Burke Pitz finished 43rd and Jadden Ousley finished 82nd.
As a team PFW finished with a score of 852.
The event was won by Wofford College who had a team score of 852. They were led by Matthew Larkin who finished 1st in the event as he shot 205.
The Mastodons next time out will be at the Daytona Beach Spring Invitational. This will be a two day event that will run from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7.