Men's Golf

Buckeyes Finish Tied for Second at Marshall Invitational

Boo Timko
Boo Timko

Sept. 11, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s golf team ended the first tournament of the season tied for second at the Marshall Invitational Tuesday. The Buckeyes had a final day score of 288 to finish with a 1-over 853 on the par 71, 6,523-yard Guyan Golf & Country Club in Huntington, W. Va.

Virginia Tech carded a field-best 16-under 836 to win the team title and Xavier’s Korey Ward had a 9-under 204 to capture the individual trophy.  Ohio State finished tied for second with host Marshall.

Leading the way for Ohio State was sophomore Grant Weaver, who tallied a career-best, 54-hole score of 4-under 209 to finish seventh. He shot a 72 on the final day to go with scores of 68 and 69 shot Monday.

Classmate Boo Timko also finished in the top 10, coming in tied for eighth with a 2-under 211. After a first-round score of 69, he followed with a pair of 71s to conclude the tournament.

A trio of Buckeyes in senior Matt Turner and freshmen Tee-K Kelly and Max Rosenthal came in tied for 23rd with a 4-over 217. Freshman Michael Bernard carded a 6-over 219 to finish tied for 35th.    

Up next, the Buckeyes travel to Zionsville, Ind., for the Wolf Run Intercollegiate, Sept. 15-16.

Marshall Invitational – Round 3
Guyan Country Club, Huntington, W.Va.
Par 71, 6,523 yards

Team Standings
1. Virginia Tech – 277-271-288—836 (-16)
T2. Ohio State – 282-283-288—853 (+1)

T2. Marshall – 282-282-289—853 (+1)
4. Miami – 289-288-285—862 (+10)
T5. Toledo – 292-289-284—865 (+13)
T5. Western Kentucky – 288-287-290—865 (+13)
T7. Xavier – 289-288-290—867 (+15)
T7. Wright State – 290-292-285—867 (+15)
9. Cleveland State – 288-293-287—868 (+16)
10. Cincinnati – 294-289-288—871 (+19)
11. Eastern Kentucky – 301-288-284—873 (+21)
T12. William & Mary – 294-290-293—877 (+25)
T12. Richmond – 299-289-289—877 (+25)
14. Bowling Green – 302-287-289—878 (+26)
15. Ohio – 296-299-288—883 (+31)
16. Dayton – 298-289-297—884 (+32)


 

 

Ohio State Results
7. Grant Weaver – 68-69-72—209 (-4)
T8. Boo Timko – 69-71-71—211 (-2)
T23. Matt Turner – 73-71-73—217 (+4)
T23. Tee-K Kelly – 72-72-73—217 (+4)
T23. Max Rosenthal (I) – 73-69-75—217 (+4)
T35. Michael Bernard – 75-72-72—219 (+6)

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