Missouri Golf Post

FULTON, Mo.—The No. 2-ranked William Woods University men’s golf “Burgundy” team, sponsored by the Boone Hospital Center, won the WWU Boone Hospital Center Fall Invite by 23-strokes on Sunday, as they shot a 7-under par 569 (279-290).

Columbia College finished in second place with a 16-over par 592 (296-296), while Kansas City Kansas Community College, ended up in third, scoring a 25-over par 601 (302-299). WWU “Green” team, meanwhile, earned a fourth place finish, hitting a 29-over par 605 (301-304).

After a strong outing on Saturday, junior Billy McKenzie, was able to hold onto the overall lead and earn his first win on the year, scoring a 7-under par 137 (65-72). Teammate and fellow junior, David Houlding, turned in his scorecard with a 6-under par 138 (69-69), for second place.

Freshman Brad Kane, who was on the “Green” team, had an impressive debut, finishing with an even-par 144 (73-71), for third place. In a tie for fifth, Jack Clarkson was another “Burgundy” player to finish in the top five, as he concluded the Invite with a 1-over par 145 (73-72).

Will Rushworth (71-79), who was on the “Green” squad and “Burgundy” team members, Alasdair McDougall(72-78) and Matt Wells (73-77), all tied for 12th, totaling a 6-over par 150. Sophomore Mark Martin, collected a top-15 finish after improving his round one score by nine strokes and finished with a 7-over par 151 (80-71), for 15th place.

James Rogers (77-83), ended up in a tie for 31st with Bryan Mach (79-81), who played as an individual, as the duo totaled a 16-over par 160.Brendan Lindsay was the next “Green” player on the board, as he finished in 39th place, totaling a 22-over par 166 (80-86), while Jordan Russell, who also played as an individual, ended up in a tie for 43rd, hitting a 29-over par 173 (88-85).

Damon Burrow closed out in a tie for 47th as an individual, earning a 31-over par 175 (91-84), while Cole Gibson played one round on Sunday, collecting a 7-over par 79.

The Owls will look to keep rolling in its next outing, which will be on September 22nd and 23rd at the Central Methodist University Eagle Invitational.


*Originally posted on William Woods Owls website.


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