Missouri Golf Post

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.


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