Men's Golf Places Sixth at Marshall Invitational

 
Senior Justin Dorward took home 11th place.


Senior Justin Dorward took home 11th place.

Sept. 13, 2011

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The University of Louisville men's golf team moved up one spot to finish sixth at the 15-team Marshall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon in Huntington, W.Va. The Cardinals fired a one-over 285 in the final round at the par 71, 6,534-yard course at Guyan Country Club. Louisville shot 285-279-285=849 for the tournament, good for three-under par.

Ohio State repeated as the team champion at the 42nd-annual Marshall Invitational. The Buckeyes fired a tournament low 18-under 834 to clinch the team title while Alex Redfield shot a nine-under 204 to take home medalist honors.

Justin Dorward led the Cardinals with an 11th place finish. The senior fired 70-69-70=209 for four-under par. Freshman Henry Tomlinson was right behind him tying for 12th with two rounds under par after scores of 71-69-70=210.

Junior Nick Umholtz tied for 25th after shooting 73-69-72=214 while Kyle Blackston tied for 40th with rounds of 72-72-73=217. Sophomore Charlie Macneal carded 72-72-75=219 and finished tied for 52nd.

Chris Malec competed as an individual and tied for 40th after carding 72-72-73=217.

The field of competitors tallied ten eagles and 679 birdies throughout the 54 holes. The course offered several challenges too as 113 double bogeys were recorded alongside 18 scores higher than double bogey. Number eight, a par five, 525-yard hole, recorded the most negative strokes with five eagles and 95 birdies. Number two rattled the field the most, however, posting the highest amount of double bogeys (21).

 

 

The Cardinals return to action on Monday, Sept. 26 when they host the two-day Cardinal Invitational at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville, Ky.
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