Men’s Golf Opens Spring Season In Florida

first_imgJunior Jack Kennedy played some of his best golf of his career during the fall as he posted a 73.1 average over 15 rounds, which included four top-25 finishes. EY Match Play Bracket The two-day event will consist of 54 holes of match play competition. Teams are seeded one through eight based upon Golfstat rankings and then placed into a bracket. All teams are guaranteed three matches with losing teams from the first and second rounds continuing to compete in a consolation bracket. Each team match will consist of six individual matches. Lineup order for each team is based upon individual player Golfweek rankings, with the top-rated player in the No. 1 position and so on. Sophomore Kyle MacDonald put together one of the best 54-hole score of the season with a 213 (71-70-72) at the SIUE Derek Dolenc Invitational and finished in eight-place. MacDonald finished the fall season with a 72.6 average over 12 rounds. Following the Yestingsmeier Match Play, the Bulldogs travels to Arizona for the Loyola Intercollegiate on Feb. 25-26. Drake enters the spring season coming off a very successful fall campaign with four players scoring an average round of 74 or less.Senior Drew Ison led the team with a 72.9 round average over 15 rounds, which included a runner-up finish at the Zach Johnson Invitational. Story Links  Print Friendly Version Freshman Tim Lim has made an immediate impact with an impressive 73.5 average over 15 rounds. He and Kennedy were the team’s top scorers to close out the fall at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate with a score of 211, which were the lowest 54-hole scores of the season. The Bulldogs are the five-seed and will open the event against four-seed and host Ball State. Drake will close out the first day of the event against one-seed Miami (Ohio) or MVC foe and eight-seed Loyola (Ill.). DePaul, Eastern Michigan, Ohio and Toledo round out the rest of the eight-team field. DES MOINES, Iowa — The Drake University men’s golf team opens the spring season at the Yestingsmeier Match Play event on Monday and Tuesday at the Lake Jovita Country Club in Dade City, Fla.last_img

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