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Badgers tie for ninth at Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational


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April 13, 2014

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IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Wisconsin men’s golf team wrapped up play at the 54-hole Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa., on Sunday tied for ninth place.

The Badgers tied for ninth in the 12-team field after recording 35-over par 306-291-302--899. UW concluded tournament play at the par 72, 7,239-yard Finkbine Golf Course with a third-round score of 14-over par 302.

Host school Iowa was crowned tournament champion with an 11-under par 286-282-285--853. Iowa State claimed second place with a 4-over par 297-287-284--868, while Minnesota rounded out the top-3 teams with a 6-over par 290-284-296--870.

Iowa’s Steven Ihm earned the individual title with 7-under par 69-71-69--209, and Iowa State’s Scott Fernandez took second place among the 65-player field with 5-under par 72-70-69--211. Minnesota’s Jose Mendez finished in third place with 3-under par 70-67-76--213.

Leading the way for the Badgers was redshirt senior Zach Balit, who earned a 14th-place finish after tallying an even-par 72 in round three and recording a 3-over par 75-72-72--219.

After closing out Saturday’s play tied for seventh with a career 36-hole best 1-under par 73-70--143, junior Thomas O’Bryan recorded a 9-over par 81 on Sunday. O’Bryan tied for 26th place with his season 54-hole best 8-over par 73-70-81--224.

Redshirt senior Jack Watson tied for 42nd place with 13-over par 78-77-74--229, while teammate Robert Jacobsen finished one stroke back with 14-over par 80-75-75--230 to tie for 47th place.

Freshman Richard Hubbard rounded out the Badgers’ roster in 63rd place with 25-over par 80-74-87--241.

Up next, the Badgers have a couple weeks of preparation before competing in the Big Ten Championship on May 2-4, in French Lick, Ind.

Wisconsin Results

T9 Wisconsin +35 306 291 302 899
14 Zach Balit +3 75 72 72 219
T26 Thomas O'Bryan +8 73 70 81 224
T42 Jack Watson +13 78 77 74 229
T47 Robert Jacobsen +14 80 75 75 230
63 Richard Hubbard +25 80 74 87 241

Team Results

1
Iowa
-11 286 282 285 853
2
  Iowa State
+4 297 287 284 868
3
  Minnesota
+6 290 284 296 870
4
  Kansas
+8 292 287 293 872
5
  Marquette
+28 298 287 307 892
6
  Nebraska
+31 305 302 288 895
7
  Denver
+33 289 303 305 897
8
  Washington State
+34 293 294 311 898
T9
  Michigan State
+35 303 294 302 899
T9
  Wisconsin
+35 306 291 302 899
11
  DePaul
+48 312 298 302 912
12
  Northern Illinois
+54 311 302 305 918
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