Oct. 8, 2017
Fighting Irish Classic - Day 1
WASHINGTON - Georgetown University's men's golf team sits tied for 11th after two rounds of the Fighting Irish Classic with scores of 296 and 285 for a 21-over par 581. The Hoyas shaved 11 strokes off their first round score to post the sixth-best score in the second 18 holes on Sunday in South Bend, Ind.
Sam Madsen (Madison, Wis./Cardinal Gibbons [Fla.]) is tied for 17th in the field with a 1-over par 141, shooting an opening round 70 followed by a 71 in the second, while Jack Musgrave (Chesterton, Ind./Andrean) is tied for 37th with a 3-over par 145. Musgrave shot the best round of the day for the Hoyas, carding a 69 in the second round to cut seven strokes off his opening 18-hole score of 76.
Cole Berman (Philadelphia, Pa./The Haverford School) and Eduardo Blochtein (Delray Beach, Fla./Spanish River) are both tied for 52nd with identical scores of 148 through 36 holes. Berman shot matching rounds of 74 while Blochtein shot a 71 in the second round after an opening score of 77. Patrick DiPasquale (Rochester, N.Y./McQuaid Jesuit) shot a 76 in the first round, his first collegiate competition, but did not finish the final 18.
Host Notre Dame (542) leads the field, followed by Georgia Southern (555), Fort Wayne (561) and Toledo (565). Oakland (567) and William & Mary (567) are tied for fifth followed by Utah State (570), Dayton (576), Western Illinois (578), Drake (580), DePaul (581) and the Hoyas (581) followed up by Xavier (593) in the rear.
Monday's final 18 holes for the Blue & Gray will start at 8:57 a.m. with a shotgun start. Georgetown will tee off from hole 10 against its counterparts from DePaul and Drake. Live scoring will be available throughout the day at www.golfstat.com.
Following Monday's round, the Hoyas return home to host the 33rd Annual Georgetown Intercollegiate from October 15-17 at The Four Streams Golf Club in Beallsville, Md.