Purdue Fort Wayne Men’s Golf Team Finishes 6th In the Don Benbow Invitational

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.

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