Ferris State Men's Golf Tied For 1st Place Overall Following First Two Rounds At Home Invite
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Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's golf team used the home course to its advantage on Monday (Sept. 18) as FSU is currently tied for first place overall following day one play at the B&R Investments Bulldog Classic being held at Katke Golf Course.
The Bulldogs shot a 586 team total thru two rounds of competition and are currently tied atop the leaderboard with Northwood entering the final round on Tuesday. FSU shot a 293 figure in round one followed by an identical 293 total in round two during day one play.
Behind FSU and Northwood is Wayne State in third place at 590 while WSU's second team shot 592 and is tied for fourth overall with Parkside, which held the first-round lead with a 291 before carding a 301 in round two.
The Bulldogs were paced by Adam Arif Madzri, who is presently tied for fourth place overall individually with a 144 total. He shot a first-round 75 followed by a two-under 69 in the second round on the par 71 layout.
FSU's McCoy Biagioli is seventh on the leaderboard with a 145 figure after two rounds, shooting a one over-par 72 in the opening round followed by a two-over 73 in round two.
The Bulldogs' Caleb Bond figured a 73 in round one and a 75 over the second 18 holes of play and is now tied for 15th with a 148 total following Monday's 36 holes of action.
Meanwhile, Nathan Kraynyk is tied for 29th with a 151 total on rounds of 73 and 78 during day one play.
Finally, Zach Koerner finished tied for 41st thru two rounds with a 153 score. He shot a 77 in the first round and a 76 in the second.
The Bulldogs also had several golfers compete as individuals on Monday. Kole Putnam is tied for 37th with a 152 mark, shooting back-to-back 76 scores, while both Drayton Cleaver and Shayne Beaufait are tied for 48th place with 154 figures. Cleaver shot a 78 in round one followed by a 76 while Beaufait followed up his first-round 89 with a 74.
Additionally, Trent Barth also competed as an individual and is presently tied for 63rd overall with a score of 157, notching an 80 over the initial 18 holes followed by a 77 in the second round.
A total of 16 teams and 93 golfers are competing in the event.
Final round play is set for Tuesday morning at Katke Golf Course.