Landvatter's Top 10 Finish Leads Men's Golf In Janesville

Photo Credit: WLC Athletic Communications
Photo Credit: WLC Athletic Communications

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WLCSports.com) – The Wisconsin Lutheran College men's golf team opened its 2017 fall campaign with a sixth-place finish out of 20 teams at the Culver's-Edgewood Fall Classic at Glen Erin Golf Club Friday and Saturday. The Warriors registered rounds of 316 and 309 for a two-day total of 625.

THE BASICS

  • Event: Culver's-Edgewood Fall Classic
  • Location: Glen Erin Golf Club, Janesville, Wis.
  • Course Info: Par 71, 6,849 Yards
  • WLC Team: 6th of 20 (+57)
  • Top WLC Individual: Ben Landvatter (Watertown, Wis.) (+9), 10th of 108

INSIDE THE SCORECARD

  • Landvatter fired the low round for the Warriors Friday and Saturday with scores of 76 and 75 for a 151. His 75 marked a career-best.
  • Tim Pridemore (Hartford, Wis.) registered rounds of 79 and 76 to finish 13-over-par and tied for 23rd overall.
  • Damon Gnewikow (Warrens, Wis.) carded the third-lowest round for the Warriors with scores of 79 and 78 for a final total of 157 (+15)
  • Derick Disch (Greenfield, Wis.) turned in rounds of 82 and 80 for a total score of 162 (+20).
  • Johnny Kositzky Jr. (Escanaba, Mich.) and Quinn Schultz (Chaseburg, WIs.) made their collegiate debuts, with total scores of 157 (+15) and 169 (+27), respectively.
  • The Warriors shot an opening-round 316 and trailed first-round leaders Central and Webster by 16 strokes heading into final round play.
  • WLC ended the second round with a 309, finishing in sixth place, trailing St. Olaf by only two strokes.

WLC RESULTS

FOR THE FOES

  • Webster earned the top spot in the tournament, posting scores of 300 and 293 for a total score of 593 (+25), winning by four strokes over host Edgewood.
  • Webster's Will Hocker claimed medalist honors with a 144 (75-69) to finish two-over.

UP NEXT

  • The Warriors compete next Friday and Saturday at the Carthage Fall Classic at Randall Oaks Golf Club in West Dundee, Ill. Tee times are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. each day.