Men's Golf

Buckeyes Continue Fall Season at Wolf Run Intercollegiate

Head Coach Donnie Darr
Head Coach Donnie Darr

Sept. 14, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After placing tied for second at the Marshall Invitational earlier this week, the Ohio State men’s golf team tees off again this weekend at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate hosted by Indiana, Sept. 15-16. The two-day tournament will feature 54 holes on the par 71, 7,195-yard Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville, Ind.

Live scoring will not be available so check out OhioStateBuckeyes.com for scores and recap of each round.

TOURNAMENT BASICS
Name:
Wolf Run Intercollegiate
Course:
Wolf Run Golf Club (par 71, 7-195 yards)
Field (14 teams):

Akron
Butler
Eastern Michigan
Illinois
Indiana
IPFW
IUPUI
Kentucky
Miami
Michigan State
Northern Illinois
Ohio State

Texas Tech
Wisconsin

THE BUCKEYE LINEUP
Lone senior Matt Turner will lead the squad of youthful Buckeyes this weekend. Joining Turner is sophomores Grant Weaver and Boo Timko and freshmen Tee-K Kelly and Michael Bernard. All five Buckeyes were members of the team’s lineup earlier this week at the Marshall Invitational.

ABOUT THE WOLF RUN INTERCOLLEGIATE
First held in 2006, the Wolf Run Intercollegiate has been held every year since with the exception of last season. The event will feature three teams from Ohio (Ohio State, Akron, and Miami) and will feature Big Ten opponents in Illinois, Michigan State, and Wisconsin.

WEATHER REPORT
The weekend looks incredibly pleasant with highs in the upper 70s. Saturday’s forecast is partly cloudy with a high of 77. Sunday looks to be even more enjoyable with a forecast of mostly sunny and a high of 79 with no chance of rain.


 

 

RECAP: MARSHALL INVITATIONAL
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.

Sophomores Grant Weaver and Boo Timko led the way for the Buckeyes, finishing seventh and tied for eighth, respectively.

WEAVER NAMED BIG TEN GOLFER OF THE WEEK
Sophomore Grant Weaver earned his first Big Ten Golfer of the Week honor, the league announced Wednesday.

The Wooster, Ohio, product finished seventh at the Marshall Invitational, guiding Ohio State to a tie for second place. Weaver opened with a career-low 68 before posting a 69 in round two and a 72 in the final round. His 54-hole score of 4-under 209 was a career-best.

UP NEXT
The Buckeyes travel to Glencoe, Ill., for the Windon Memorial, Sept. 23-24. The 54-hole tournament is hosted by Big Ten rival Northwestern.

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