STANFORD, Calif. – The Ohio State University men’s golf team closed out the 2016-17 season by recording its best score of the NCAA Stanford Regional, posting a 4-over 284 to move up into ninth place overall (+26) and out-perform their No. 10 seed. Sophomore Cincinnatians Daniel Wetterich and Will Grimmer ranked ‘1-2’ on the squad at even par and 4-over, respectively.
Wetterich’s progressively lowering scoring line of 71-70-69 earned him a share of 12th place among 75 players and was just strokes back of forcing a playoff for the individual slot advancing to the NCAA Championships. He moved up 15 slots on the final day and paced OSU for the fourth time this season.
Grimmer ranked tops on the team six times, combining with Wetterich to man the top spot in 10 of 11 tournaments. The duo competed in all 33 team rounds and finished ‘1-2’ among the Buckeye lineup on four occasions. Grimmer’s final round 69 launched him upward to a tie for 27th place.
The Buckeyes are expected to return over 85 percent of their ‘counted’ rounds to the 2017-18 roster. The four low season scoring averages all come from underclassmen as well:
Will Grimmer, So., 71.97
Daniel Wetterich, So., 72.33
Jeg Coughlin III, Fr., 73.74
Caleb Ramirez, So., 74.15
9th | Team 288-294-284—866 (+26)
T-12th | Daniel Wetterich 71-70-69—210 (E)
T-27th | Will Grimmer 70-76-68—214 (+4)
T-59th | Jeg Coughlin III 73-74-75—222 (+12)
T-63rd | Clark Engle 74-78-72—224 (+14)
T-63rd | Caleb Ramirez 75-74-75—224 (+14)
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