Men's Golf

Buckeyes Tie for Fourth at Big Ten Championships

Boo Timko
Boo Timko

April 28, 2013

FRENCH LICK, Ind. – The Ohio State men’s golf team closed out the 2013 Big Ten Championships tied for fourth with a four-round total of 38-over 1190. The Buckeyes carded a team score of 8-over 296 Sunday on the par 72, 7,152-yard Pete Dye Course at the French Lick Resort.

Illinois captured the team title, finishing with an 11-over 1163. Illini Thomas Pieters took home the individual crown, finishing with a 4-under 284.

Sophomore Boo Timko earned a spot on the All-Big Ten Championship team after finishing fourth overall with a 3-over 291. The Girard, Ohio, product carded a 1-under 71 on the final day, picking up five birdies to offset four bogies. Timko’s finish marked his third Top 5 finish of the season.

Classmate Grant Weaver picked up his sixth Top 20 finish of the year, tying for eighth overall with a 7-over 295. After opening the tournament with a 78 Friday, the Wooster, Ohio, native rebounded with rounds of 73-72-72 to close out the championship. Freshman Michael Bernard came in tied for 17th with a 12-over 300 for his second Top 20 finish this season.

Freshmen Tee-k Kelly and Max Rosenthal closed out the Buckeye lineup, coming in tied for 43rd and tied for 49th, respectively. Kelly totaled a 309 over four rounds, while Rosenthal had a 310.

Ohio State hopes to secure a spot in its own NCAA Regional, May 16-18, on the Scarlet Course. The field is set to be announced May 6 on NCAA.com.

 

Big Ten Championships – Day Three
Pete Dye Golf Course
Par 72, 7,152 yards

Team Standings
1. Illinois – 291-294-285-293—1163 (+11)
2. Minnesota – 285-302-290-295—1172 (+20)
3. Iowa – 289-300-301-296—1186 (+34)
T4. Indiana – 299-291-300-300 – 1190 (+38)
T4.  Ohio State – 306-292-296-296 – 1190 (+38)

6. Northwestern – 296-305-296-303 – 1200 (+48)
7. Purdue – 304-294-302-303 – 1203 (+51)
8. Michigan State – 297-304-298-308 – 1207 (+55)
9. Nebraska – 311-297-301-305 – 1214 (+62)
10. Michigan – 301-306-312-304 – 1223 (+71)
11. Penn State – 317-297-301-309 – 1224 (+72)
12. Wisconsin – 304-308-304-316 – 1232 (+80)

Ohio State Standings
4. Boo Timko – 74-70-76-71 – 291 (+3)
T8. Grant Weaver – 78-73-72-72 – 295 (+7)
T17. Michael Bernard – 76-73-73-78 – 300 (+12)
T43. Tee-k Kelly – 81-76-75-77 – 309 (+21)
T49. Max Rosenthal – 78-77-79-76 – 310 (+22)


 

 

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