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Badgers in 10th after first round of Erin Hills Intercollegiate


Watson

Oct. 6, 2013

Results

MADISON, Wis. -- The Badger men's golf team completed the first 18 holes of the 54-hole Erin Hills Intercollegiate on Sunday, closing out round one tied for 10th at the three-day competition in Erin, Wis.

Hosted by Marquette University, the Badgers are competing against a 14-team field on the 7,234-yard, par-72 Erin Hills Golf Course. The course is the future site of the 2017 U.S. Men's Golf Open.

No. 11-ranked Stanford stands atop the leader board after the first round with an 8-under par 280, while UCLA is tied second place with SMU. Both teams recorded a 2-under par 286.

Wisconsin is tied for 10th place tying a a season-low 7-over par 295.

Three players - Marquette's Zach Gaugert, SMU's Harry Higgs and Stanford's Patrick Rodgers - are tied for first place with a 4-under par 68.

Leading the way for UW is current Big Ten Golfer of the Week Robert Jacobsen. With three birdies, the senior carded a 1-under par 71 which his second 18-hole under-par score of the season.

UW junior Jack Watson placed second for the Badgers and is tied for 33rd after recording a 1-over par 73. Sophomore Matt Ross finished the round tied for 45th place with a 3-over par 75.

Competing as an individual, freshman Tommy Schofield is tied for 59th after earning a 5-over par 77.

Also for Wisconsin, senior Zach Balit is tied for 54th place after tallying a 4-over par 76, while junior Thomas O'Bryan stands tied for 71st place with an 8-over par 80.

The Erin Hills Intercollegiate resumes on Monday with 18-holes beginning at 8:30 a.m. (CT) on the 1st tee. The tournament concludes with 18-holes on Tuesday. Live scoring and results from the second round can be found on Golfstat.com, as well as UWBadgers.com.

UW Scores

T7 Robert Jacobsen -1, 71
T33 Jack Watson +1, 73
T45 Matt Ross +3, 75
T54 Zach Balit +4, 76
T59* Tommy Schofield +5, 77
T71 Thomas O'Bryan +8, 80

*Indicates the player is competing as an individual

Team Scores

1

 Stanford

-8

280

T2

 UCLA

-2

286

T2

 SMU

-2

286

T4

 Oregon State

+1

289

T4

 Northwestern

+1

289

T6

 Michigan

+2

290

T6

 Oklahoma

+2

290

T6

 Marquette

+2

290

9

 St. John's

+4

292

T10

 Wisconsin

+7

295

T10

 Wisconsin-Green Bay

+7

295

12

 Michigan State

+12

300

13

 DePaul

+19

307

14

 Northern Illinois

+26

314

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