The Rutgers men’s golf team heads to Bridgeport, West Virginia on Sunday for its third tournament of the fall. Formerly known as the Mountaineer Intercollegiate, West Virginia University has paired with The Health Plan for the first annual Health Plan Mountaineer Invitational. The Scarlet Knights will look to keep their momentum rolling as they enter the Invitational.
The Rutgers men’s golf team wrapped up play in Richmond, Virginia on Tuesday as they completed their second tournament of the fall at the Janney Invitational. As a team, Rutgers finished seventh out of the twelve team field and shot an impressive 4-under-par through the three-round tournament, a much-improved performance from their 25-over-par, thirteenth place finish last week in Madison at the Badger Invitational.
The Rutgers men’s golf team looks to rebound from a thirteenth place finish at the Badger Invitational last week as they head to Richmond, Virginia on Monday for the Janney Invitational.
The Rutgers men’s golf team is set to kick off the 2017-2018 season as they head to Madison, Wisconsin this Sunday to begin their first of five tournaments this fall, the Badger Invitational.
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.
Rutgers men’s golf team stumbled last weekend as the Scarlet Knights finished ninth at the Rutherford Intercollegiate on Sunday, hosted by Penn State at the Blue Course in State College.
The Rutgers men’s golf team captured a tie for sixth place at the Princeton Invitational held at the Springdale Golf Club on Sunday afternoon.
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.
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.
Incredible people have incredible stories. The Rutgers men’s golf team certainly has some talent on its roster, but the Scarlet Knights’ top player might not be one who you would expect. He doesn’t have a big personality.
A chance at redemption looms large. The Rutgers men’s golf team heads to New Haven, Connecticut, for the McDonald Cup on Friday and Saturday.
In sports, bad breaks and misfortunes occur on the daily. Good teams are always able to work through the calamities and not let the off-field distractions dictate the way they compete.