Ichabods finish 11th at first competition of season

Washburn SID

The Washburn Ichabod golf team climbed three spots from 14th to 11th while improving seven shots between the two rounds in seventh annual Kiawah Island Invitational at Cougar Point Golf Course.

The Ichabods were led by Brian Walker who finished in a tie for 34th after posting a couple of rounds of 75’s for a six-over 150. Miles Christensen carded rounds of 75 and 77 for an 8-over 152 for a 50th place. Nathan Hoefflin tied for 52nd after knocking off 11 shots of his first round 82 with a 1-under 71 for a 153. Chris Grause finished in a tie for 52nd as well with rounds of 76 and 77. Riley Piles recorded back-to-back rounds of 77 for a 10-over 154 placing him in a tie for 62nd.

Barton College carded a team tournament low round of 289 in the second round to claim the championship at the Seventh Annual Kiawah Island Invitational at the 6,875-yard, par 72 Cougar Point Golf Course.

Barton entered the second and final day of the Kiawah Island Invitational one stroke behind defending Kiawah Island Invitational champion Georgia College & State.

Barton’s one-over-par 289 in the second round help them move past GCSU in round two and claim the overall team victory with a total two-round team score of 582 (293-289).

GCSU finished the final round with a total team score of 585 (292-293) to conclude the event in third place behind second-place finisher USC Beaufort, who finished just two back of Barton with a 584 (293-291).

Pfeiffer’s Luiz Jacintho and Barton’s Daniel Claytor both ended their two rounds in a tie for first place individually at 141. Claytor’s 68 in the second round was the low individual round of the 2010 Kiawah Island Invitational.

Claytor and Jacintho played four playoff holes before Claytor emerged as the individual medalist with a birdie on the fourth playoff hole.