The William Woods University men’s golf team won its second tournament of the fall when they won the WWU Fall Invite on Monday. The WWU Fall Invite was moved to a one-day 36-hole event because of inclement weather scheduled for Tuesday.
The Owls Green team shot nine-under par 567 (285-282) for the two rounds to win the event over Columbia College by one shot. WWU White finished 12-over par 588 (290-298) to finish third. WWU Burgundy finished 10th with a score of 153-over par 729 (353-376). Full individual and team leaderboards can be found here<http://wwuowls.com/documents/2017/10/9//WWU_Fall_Invite_MGolf.pdf?id=1216>.
Leading the way for the Owls was senior Jack Clarkson<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2444>. Clarkson led the tournament after firing a first round 68. In the first round, Clarkson recorded his first ever hole in one on Hole 16 at Tanglewood Golf Course. Clarkson shot six-under par 138 (68-70) to win the tournament.
Finishing tied for second was freshman Tom North<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2460>. North finished tied for second place. After sitting in fifth place after round one, he improved three positions. He shot five-under par 139 (70-69) on the day.
Tyler Fieser<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2456> finished in seventh place after shooting one-under par 143 (73-70). Will Rushworth<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2455> shot three-over par 147 (74-73) on the round for a tied for 14th place finish. James Rogers<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2454> rounded out the Owls Green team with a score of five-over par 149 (75-74).
Leading the white team for the Owls was freshman Harvey Talarczyk<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2461>. Talarczyk shot a low-round of 68 in the first round to sit tied for the lead. However, a four-over par 76 in the second round dropped him to a tie for eight as he shot even-par 144 (68-76).
Logan Smith<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2463> finished second on the white team with a score of two-over par 146 (72-74). He finished tied for 11th. Following Smith was Travis Reger<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2453>. Reger finished tied for 27th place with a score of seven-over par 151 (77-74).
Scott Young<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2462> finished one shot behind Reger with a score of eight-over par 152 (78-74). Young finished in 29th place. Rounding out the white team was Brad Kane<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2447>. Kane shot one-over par 73 in the first round and eight-over par 80 in the second round. He was nine-over par 153 (73-80) for a tied for 30th finish.
Leading the burgundy Owls was Bryan Mach<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2450>. Mach finished in 49th place with a score of 29-over par 173 (87-86). Following Mach was Brody Liemkuehler<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2459>, who was 30-over par 174 (81-93). Liemkuehler finished in 50th place.
The final two golfers were Kyle Hooper<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2457> and Nick Hartman<http://wwuowls.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2458>. Hooper finished in 51st place with a score of 35-over par 179 (90-89) on the day. Hartman rounded out the Owls with a score of 59-over par 203 (95-108), for a 56-place finish.
WWU returns to action on Monday, October 16th they travel to Silvis, Illinois to participate in the NAIA Preview at TPC Deere Run.