Spring Season Begins for Green Bay Men's Golf
MACOMB, Ill. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – Sophomore Gene Kiela (Plymouth, Wis.) paced the Phoenix as the Green Bay men’s golf team opened its spring season at the Beu/Mussatto Invitational hosted by Western Illinois. The 54-hole tournament was played on the par-72 Harry Mussatto Golf Course in Macomb, Ill.
Green Bay finished the tournament in 11th place out of 13 teams with a 54-hole team total of 963 while Bradley claimed the tournament title. Chicago State’s David Keenan was the individual medalist at 3-over par 219.
Kiela finished in a tie for 30th place after rounds of 77, 81 and 79 while senior Dan Ozga (Edgerton, Wis.) was second on the squad two strokes back in a tie for 38th (79-79-81=239). Junior Tom Boockmeier (Green Bay, Wis.) recovered from an opening round 87 to card scores of 80 and 75. Boockmeier fired a 31 on the closing nine holes of the tournament on Tuesday and finished in a tie for 44th place.
Green Bay will be back in Illinois this weekend to compete in the Bradley Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at Weaver Ridge Golf Course in Peoria, Ill.
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