Men's Golf

Ohio State Concludes Fall Slate at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate

Max Rosenthal
Max Rosenthal

Oct. 26, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s golf team finishes the fall season at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, Oct. 28-29. The two-day, 54-hole tournament will be played on the par 71, 7,068-yard Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas.

Live scoring will be available at Golfstat.com, while a recap of each day will be posted to OhioStateBuckeyes.com. For updates throughout the tournament, check out Ohio State’s Twitter account: OhioState_MGOLF.

TOURNAMENT BASICS
Name: Royal Oaks Intercollegiate
Course: Royal Oaks Country Club (par 71, 7,068 yards)
Field: 14 teams (Golfweek/Sagarin rankings)
Augusta State
Baylor
Iowa
Lamar
North Carolina (24)
Missouri (17)
New Mexico (5)
Ohio State

Oklahoma (44)
Oklahoma State (16)
SMU (6)
Texas A&M (33)
Texas Tech (41)
Tulsa (30)

THE BUCKEYE LINEUP
Ohio State will be represented once again by a youthful group of Buckeyes in two sophomores and three freshmen. Sophomores Boo Timko and Grant Weaver are joined by freshmen Michael Bernard, Tee-K Kelly and Max Rosenthal.

THE ROYAL OAKS INTERCOLLEGIATE
This year marks the fifth-annual Royal Oaks Intercollegiate with Texas A&M entering as the reigning champion. The team captured the crown last year with a score of 830, marking the third team title in four years. Lamar’s MJ Daffue won the individual title with a 202.

In its inaugural year, Texas A&M took the team title and SMU’s James Kwon won the individual crown after carding a 212.


 

 

RECAP: JACK NICKLAUS INVITATIONAL
The Ohio State men’s golf team finished 11th with a 36-hole score of 629 on the par 72, 7,353-yard Muirfield Village Golf Club at the shortened Jack Nicklaus Invitational in Dublin, Oct. 8-9. The tournament was cut to 36 holes instead of 54 due to frost both days.

Freshman Tee-K Kelly led Ohio State with an 11-over 155 to finish tied for 23rd. A trio of Buckeyes in Boo Timko, Matt Turner and Grant Weaver concluded with a 14-over 158 to tie for 35th.

UP NEXT
The Buckeyes kick off the spring season at the Big Ten Match Play Championship in Sarasota, Fla., Feb. 8-9.

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