As the 2017 season comes to a close, the Rutgers men’s golf team took a difficult loss at this year’s Big Ten Championship from April 28-30 by finishing in last with a final score of 892 (298-291-303). Junior team captain Matt Holuta led the Scarlet Knights by tying for 24th in a total score 217 (70-72-75). Illinois claimed the Big Ten title with a score 829 (269-279-281). Placing second and third respectively were Northwestern and Ohio State. Although Rutgers had a disappointing finish to conclude their spring season, the Knights had a strong start to their season by defeating both No. 2-seeded Michigan and No. 6-seeeded Ohio State at the Big Ten Match Play Championships in Palm Coast, Florida. Rutgers continued its momentum into the Colleton River Collegiate where the Knights finished fifth in the field.