Men’s golf opens spring slate at Savannah State tourney

Jared Birr

TOURNAMENT: Savannah State Spring Fling
LOCATION: Savannah, Ga. (Crosswinds Golf Club)
COURSE INFO: Par 72, 6,750 Yards
EARLHAM FINISH: 5th (+33)
TOP QUAKER: Jared Stone, T-8th (+4)

THE SHORT STORY: First year Jared Stone led a contingent of 13 Quakers in Thursday's Savannah State Spring Fling, finishing tied for eighth overall with a four-over 76. As a team, Earlham was fifth with a 321 (+33).

EARLHAM SCORES
5 – Earlham, 321
T-8 – Jared Stone, 76 (+4)
T-21 – Garrett Schuler, 80 (+8)
T-21 – Graham Sherard, 80 (+8)
T-30 – Nate Mynatt, 85 (+13)
33 – Kim Kang, 86 (+14)
Individuals
T-27 – Jared Birr, 83 (+11)
T-30 – Brevin Smith, 85 (+13)
T-30 – Matt Truex, 85 (+13)
T-34 – Josh Maclin, 87 (+15)
T-38 – Brandon Main, 89 (+17)
T-38 – Patrick Wright, 89 (+17)
T-40 – Matt Bushik, 90 (+18)
46 – Alex Palmer-Truesdell, 107 (+35)

INSIDE THE SCORECARD

  • Jared Stone's tied for eighth place is his best finish thus far in his rookie collegiate season.
  • Earlham was joined in the Savannah State tournament by Division I opponents Butler and Western Illinois, as well as the Quakers' cross-town rival I.U.-East.

NEXT UP
Earlham picks up its spring slate on Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24, when it competes at the Mount St. Joseph Invitational in Centerville, Ohio, at The Golf Club at Yankee Trace.