Dordt College News

Dordt Men's Golf Back In Action

April 16, 2013

Meet… Northwestern is hosting a spring invite on Tuesday, April 16.  This was originally scheduled for April 4 but was bumped back due to poor weather conditions.  Landsmeer is set up for par 71 and 6,441 yards in length for competition.

Participants… Dordt and Northwestern will send multiple teams to the event with Morningside, Midland and South Dakota State University all sending competitors to the single day event.

Last Time Out… Dordt College finished seventh at GPAC Qualifier #3 hosted by Doane College at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska on Monday, April 8. The Defenders totaled a 318, just barely missing out on sixth place held by Midland with a 317.

Dordt was paced by Derek Fox and Zach Kooiker who both shot 78's and tied for 19th on the day.
Wilderness Ridge was set up for par-71 and 7,107 yards in length.

Last Time On This Course… GPAC Qualifier #3 was played at Landsmeer in Orange City on September 13, 2012.  Led by Sam Vos's 74, the Dordt College Defender men's golf team finished fifth for the day.

Dordt totaled a 306 and trailed fourth place Midland by four strokes. Zach Kooiker had a 76 and Jon Holwerda a 77. Both Madison Moss and Derek Fox had 79s to account for Dordt's five scores.

Northwestern had the low score of a 282 for the day. Jay Monahan has the individual lead after shooting a 67. Vos's 74 puts him in a tie ninth and Kooiker is tied for 17th.

The Lineup… Derek Fox has a low average of 79.8 this season over eight rounds of play and Madison Moss is right at the 80 average as well with an 80.3 on all eight rounds.  Sam Vos has an 80.6 average and has finished as high as fifth in a 79 competitor field at the Briar Cliff Invite in October.  Micah Christensen has played in five rounds and has an 80.8 average. 

After This…The Defender men will go to the Buena Vista Invite on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20. 

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