4/30/2017 5:56pm

Rutgers ends season in disappointment with last-place finish at Big Ten Championship

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.

Junior Matt Holuta opened the Badger Invitational with a quadruple-bogey, finishing his round at five-over-par.
9/14/2016 12:10am

Rutgers opens season with 11th place finish at Badger Invitational

The outcome was a mixed bag of results for the Rutgers men’s golf team this week at the 2016 Badger Invitational in Madison, Wisconsin. At University Ridge Golf Course, the Scarlet Knights finished 11th out of 13 teams with an overall score of 33-over-par, with freshman Tony Jiang scoring a one-over-par in his debut for the Knights. While starting out the tournament with a respectable score of one-over-par, junior Matt Holuta’s second round took a turn for the worse, with him going five-over-par. “I quadruple-bogeyed my first hole," he said. "After that, things didn’t get much better, unfortunately.” Holuta went on to bogey another two holes, in addition to a double-bogey and a triple-bogey he scored on the 18th and sixth holes, respectively.  Senior Ryan Rose finished in 74th place overall in the field of 81 players, with a score of 19-over-par.  “This course is tough.

Sophomore Toks Pedro had one of the best performances of his career in Rockville, Maryland. He finished in sixth place with a plus-two, 146.
10/20/2015 8:57pm

Rutgers wraps up season with seventh place finish

Golf is one of the most daunting and frustrating sports on the planet, but Toks Pedro is making it look easy.  In his second year as a member of the Rutgers men’s golf team, the sophomore is taking the college golf world by storm. Pedro has some big goals and aspirations that he is looking to accomplish during the remainder of his career as a Scarlet Knight. One of these goals is to become not only the best golfer in the Big Ten conference, but the top collegiate golfer in the country.

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