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UW hosts Badger Men's Golf Invitational at University Ridge Golf Course


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Sept. 29, 2013

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MADISON, Wis. -- The first round of the 54-hole Badger Men's Golf Invitational held Sunday at the par 72, 7,259-yard University Ridge Golf Course is complete.

Conditions were picture-perfect with sunny skies, calm winds and a temperature of 67 degrees.

Caleb Sturgeon of South Carolina tied the 18-hole University Ridge men's collegiate course record and the Badger Invitational record with a 7-under par 65.

Matt Gerard of Xavier is in second with a 3-under 69. Seventeen players shot under par in the first round.

South Carolina leads team scoring with a 6-under 282. USC Upstate is four strokes back at 286. Xavier, Missouri-Kansas City and Illinois State are tied for third with a 1-under 287.

The host Badgers are 11th in the 14-team field with a season best 18-hole team score of 7-over par 295.

The Badgers are led by transfer Jack Watson, playing in his first tournament, who is tied for 18th after shooting even par 72. Two other Badgers, playing as individuals, shot 72 including Thomas O'Bryan and Matt Ross. Freshman Richard Hubbard was scheduled to be part of the scoring team but was not able to play due to injury. Robbie Jacobsen stepped into the team lineup.

The tournament continues Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 with 18 holes daily. Tee times begin Monday at 9 a.m. and a shotgun start is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. CT on Tuesday.

2013 Badger Invitational First Round Results
Madison, Wis. • Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 • Round 1 Scores
University Ridge Golf Course  • Par 72, 7,259 yards

Team Scores Total Par
1 South Carolina 282 -6
2 USC Upstate 286 -2
T3 Xavier 287 -1
T3 Missouri-Kansas City 287 -1
T3 Illinois State 287 -1
T6 Austin Peay State 290 +2
T6 Kansas 290 +2
8 Marquette 291 +3
9 Charleston Southern 292 +4
10 Wofford College 293 +5
11 Wisconsin 295 +7
12 Rutgers University 298 +10
13 Northern Illinois 302 +14
14 Northern Kentucky 310 +22
Top Players Team Scores
1 Caleb Sturgeon South Carolina 65 -7
2 Matt Gerard Xavier 69 -3
T3 Brannan Hudson Wofford College 70 -2
T3 Sebastian Lopez Bull USC Upstate 70 -2
T3 Marco Iten Austin Peay State 70 -2
T3 Yuki Kato Xavier 70 -2
T3 Cole Chelle Missouri-Kansas City 70 -2
WISCONSIN SCORES
Team Scores
T18 Jack Watson Wisconsin 72 E
T38 Zachary Balit Wisconsin 74 +2
T38 Robbie Jacobsen Wisconsin 74 +2
T45 Ben Skogen Wisconsin 75 +3
T68 John Gullberg Wisconsin 80 +8
Playing as Individuals
T18 Thomas O'Bryan * Wisconsin 72 E
T18 Matt Ross * Wisconsin 72 E
T52 Tommy Schofield * Wisconsin 76 +4
ON WISCONSIN
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