Wisconsin places 10th at Erin Hills Intercollegiate with season best of 898


Balit and Burcin

Oct. 8, 2013

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ERIN, Wis.
- The Badgers closed out the Erin Hills Intercollegiate on Tuesday with a 10th-place finish at the 54-hole event hosted by Marquette University at the Erin Hills Golf Course near Hartford, Wis.

Wisconsin carded a 9-over par 297 in the final round, earning a season-best 54-hole total 34-over par 295-306-297--898 against the 14-team field on the 7,234-yard, par-72 course.

Stanford claimed the team title with a 13-under par 280-285-286--851. The Cardinal's Patrick Rodgers was crowned individual champion with a 7-under par 68-72-69--209. St. John's Ryan McCormick placed second with a 4-under par 212, while UCLA's Lorens Chan, and SMU's Bryson Dechambeau and Harry Higgs tied for third with a 3-under par 213.  

Additionally, UCLA's Jonathan Garrick broke the Erin Hills 18-hole course record in round three with a 7-under par 65.

Leading the way for Wisconsin was senior Zach Balit, who tied for 30th with a 6-over par 76-71-75--222, which ties his 54-hole career-best score. Balit earned an eagle and two birdies in round three.

UW senior Robbie Jacobsen tied for 33rd with a 7-over par 71-77-75-223, while sophomore Matt Ross and junior Jack Watson tied for 49th a 12-over par 228. Ross earned a par 72 on the final 18 holes, earning a 75-81-72--228 and Watson tallied a 73-79-76--228.

Junior Thomas O'Bryan rounded out Wisconsin's roster, finishing tied for 66th place with an 18-over par 80-79-75--234.

Competing as an individual, freshman Tommy Schofield tied for 55th place with a 14-over par 77-76-77--230.

The Badgers return to competition this Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 12-13, when they travel to Clayton, Ind., for the Depauw Small College Classic at the Deer Creek Golf Course.

UW Results
10    Wisconsin 295-306-297--898, +34
T30   Zach Balit 76-71-75--222, +6
T33   Robert Jacobsen 71-77-75--223, +7
T49   Matt Ross 75-81-72--228, +12
T49   Jack Watson 73-79-76--228, +12
T66    Thomas O'Bryan 80-79-74--234, +18

T55   Tommy Schofield 77-76-77--230, +14 (playing as individual)

Final Team Results

1
  Stanford
-13 280 285 286 851
2
  UCLA
-5 286 294 279 859
T3
  SMU
-1 286 290 287 863
T3
  Oklahoma
-1 290 291 282 863
5
  Northwestern
+2 289 292 285 866
6
  St. John's
+4 292 290 286 868
7
  Oregon State
+14 289 295 294 878
8
  Michigan
+29 290 305 298 893
9
  Marquette
+30 290 305 299 894
10
  Wisconsin
+34 295 306 297 898
11
  Michigan State
+42 300 306 300 906
12
  Wisconsin-Green Bay
+58 295 310 317 922
T13
  Northern Illinois
+63 314 308 305 927
T13
  DePaul
+63 307 309 311 927
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