Disch's Top Five Finish Leads Warriors In Wrightstown

Disch's Top Five Finish Leads Warriors In Wrightstown

WRIGHTSTOWN, Wis. – Wisconsin Lutheran College men's golfer Derick Disch (Greenfield, Wis./Martin Luther) fired a three-over par 75 in the first round to shoot a 154 (75-79) and tie for fifth out of 42 golfers at the St. Norbert Invitational Saturday and Sunday at Royal St. Patrick's Golf Links. The Warriors junior varsity squad recorded a team score of 630 to place fourth out of eight teams at the two-day event.

THE BASICS

  • Tournament: St. Norbert Invitational
  • Location: Royal St. Patrick's Golf Links, Wrightstown, Wis.
  • Course Info: 6632 Yards, Par 72
  • WLC Team: 4th of 8 (+54)
  • Top WLC Individual: Derick Disch (Greenfield, Wis./Martin Luther) (+10), T-5th

INSIDE THE SCORECARD

  • Disch's fifth-place finish is his best placement at a tournament this season after recording his lowest two-round score of the season. His previous two-round low entering this weekend's tournament was a 158.
  • Damon Gnewikow (Warrens, Wis./Tomah) had the lowest round of the tournament for the Warriors with a final round 74 to finish with a two round score of 155 (81-74) and in a tie for eighth.
  • TJ Obbink (Cedar Grove, Wis./Cedar Grove-Belgium) tied for 14th with a 157 (81-76).
  • Austin Busler (Oregon, Wis./Oregon) carded a 167 (84-83) to tie for 28th.
  • Ben Landvatter (Watertown, Wis./Luther Preparatory) and Brandon Marth (Grafton, Wis./Grafton) rounded out the Warriors' lineup after each player shot a 174 (81-93).
  • Wisconsin Lutheran finished in fourth after firing a combined 630 (318-312).
  • St. Norbert's Nick Mueller and Joe Scherer and Lake Forest's Ricky Schmidt tied for medalist honors as all three players tallied a two-round total of 151.
  • St. Norbert won its own invitational after shooting a combined 610.

WLC RESULTS

  • T-5. Derick Disch, 154 (+10)
  • T-8. Damon Gnewikow, 155 (+11)
  • T-14. TJ Obbink, 157 (+13)
  • T-28. Austin Busler, 167 (+23)
  • T-38. Ben Landvatter, 174 (+30)
  • T-38. Brandon Marth, 174 (+30)

UP NEXT

  • Wisconsin Lutheran's varsity team carries a 13-stroke lead into tomorrow's final round at the NACC Championship at Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora, Ill. Tee time is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Follow live scoring at WLCSports.com.