O'Bryan tied for seventh at Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment


O'Bryan

April 12, 2014

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IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Wisconsin men’s golf team is tied for eighth after two rounds of the 54-hole Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.

The 12-team field is competing at the par 72, 7,239-yard Finkbine Golf Course. The Badgers recorded an 18-over par 306 in round one on Saturday morning and logged an improved second-round score of 3-over par 291 in the afternoon to tally a 21-over par 306-291--597 after 36 holes.

The invitational concludes with the final 18 holes on Sunday with a shotgun start beginning a 9 a.m. CT.  

Iowa sits atop the leaderboard after 36 holes with an 8-under par 286-282--568. Minnesota is in second place after recording 2-under par 290-284--574, while Kansas rounds out the top-3 teams with a 3-over par 292-287--597.

Individually, Minnesota’s Jose Mendez leads the 65-player field with 7-under par 70-67--137 and Washington State’s Blake Snyder is in second place with 5-under par 67-72--139. Iowa’s Steven Ihm caps off the top three with 4-under par 69-71--140.

Leading the way for the Badgers was junior Thomas O’Bryan, who is tied for seventh after tallying a career 36-hole best 1-under par 73-70--143. O’Bryan’s 143 beats his previous career-best of 145 set at the 2012 Kiawah Classic in Kiawah Island, S.C. Additionally, his second round score of 70 is a season 18-hole best.

Redshirt senior Zach Balit is tied for 19th after recording 3-over par 75-72--147, while freshman Richard Hubbard is tied for 49th with 10-over par 80-74--154. Hubbard’s 36-hole score of 154 ties his career 36-hole best set at the Seahawk Intercollegiate in Wilmington, N.C., on March 16.

Redshirt seniors Robert Jacobsen (80-75) and Jack Watson (78-77) round out UW’s scoring tied for 54th with 11-over par 155.

Results and live scoring from the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational can be found on Golfstat.com, as well as UWBadgers.com.

 Wisconsin Results

T8 Wisconsin +21 306 291 597
T7 Thomas O'Bryan -1 73 70 143
T19 Zach Balit +3 75 72 147
T49 Richard Hubbard +10 80 74 154
T54 Robert Jacobsen +11 80 75 155
T54 Jack Watson +11 78 77 155


 Team Results

1
Iowa
-8 286 282 568
2
  Minnesota
-2 290 284 574
3
  Kansas
+3 292 287 579
4
  Iowa State
+8 297 287 584
5
  Marquette
+9 298 287 585
6
  Washington State
+11 293 294 587
7
  Denver
+16 289 303 592
T8
  Michigan State
+21 303 294 597
T8
  Wisconsin
+21 306 291 597
10
  Nebraska
+31 305 302 607
11
  DePaul
+34 312 298 610
12
  Northern Illinois
+37 311 302 613

 

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