Badgers 13th after first round of Wendy's Kiawah Classic


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Nov. 3, 2013

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MADISON, Wis.
- The Wisconsin men’s golf team teed off its season-closing tournament on Sunday, placing 13th after 18 holes of the 54-hole Wendy’s Kiawah Classic in Kiawah Island, S.C.

UW sits in 13th place with a 17-over par 305 after round one at the tournament hosted by Charleston Southern at the Par 72, 7,100-yard Turtle Point Golf Club.

After winning the tournament last year with a 7-over par 282-293-284—859, South Carolina is competing for a second-straight championship. The only team to finish the first round below par, South Carolina stands atop the 18-team field with a 5-under par 283.

Radford is second with a 3-over par 291, while Presbyterian College, Charleston Southern and Marquee are tied for third place with a 4-over par 292.

Individually, Radford’s Nick Brediger and South Carolina’s Will Starke are leading the field with a 3-under par 69.

Senior Robert Jacobsen recorded the best score for Wisconsin, tallying an even-par 72 to tie for 12th. Senior Jack Watson is tied for 17th place after earning a 1-over par 73.

Also for Wisconsin, freshman Ben Skogen is tied for 69th place with a 7-over par 79. Senior Zach Balit finished the day with a 9-over par 81 and is tied for 83rd, while senior John Gullberg finished with a 10-over par 82 tying for 87th.

Competition continues on Monday, with tee times beginning at 6:55 a.m. (CT). The event concludes on Tuesday with a shot gun start.

Live scoring and results from the Wendy’s Kiawah Classic can be found on Golfstat.com.

UW Scores

T12 Robert Jacobsen E 72
T17 Jack Watson +1 73
T69 Ben Skogen +7 79
T83 Zach Balit +9 81
T87 John Gullberg +10 82

 

Team Scores

1
33 South Carolina               
      -5    283
               2
  Radford               
      +3    291
               T3
  Presbyterian College               
      +4    292
               T3
  Charleston Southern               
      +4    292
               T3
  Marquette               
      +4    292
               T6
  Towson               
      +7    295
               T6
  Winthrop               
      +7    295
               8
  USC Upstate               
      +9    297
               T9
  Western Kentucky U.               
     +11    299
               T9
  Missouri               
     +11    299
               11
  Elon               
     +12    300
               12
  Richmond               
     +13    301
               13
  Wisconsin               
     +17    305
               14
  Jacksonville St.               
     +18    306
               15
  Minnesota               
     +21    309
               16
  Creighton               
     +24    312
               17
  Campbell               
     +28    316
               18
  George Washington U.               
     +33    321
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