Men’s Golf Fourth at Furniture City Classic
Wednesday, April 07, 2010
KENTWOOD—Playing through steady rain showers, the Calvin men’s golf team had a solid showing at the Furniture City Classic on Wednesday at the Stonewater Country Club, posting a fourth place (36-hole) score of 618 strokes, one stroke behind Grand Rapids Community College and one stroke ahead of fifth place Hope. Cornerstone took first place with a score of 598 with Davenport second (607) and Aquinas sixth (626).
Calvin was led by junior Jess Hendriksma (Grand Rapids Christian HS) who took sixth place individually with a score of 150 (76-74). Sophomore Jake DeBoer (South Christian HS) also had a strong day, placing 12th with a score of 153 (78-75). Freshman Ben Kuiper (Grand Rapids Christian HS) was 19th (76-81) with a score of 157 and freshman Dave Sarkipato (Kalamazoo Christian HS) 24th with a score of 158 (78-80). Freshman Mike Fennema (South Christian HS) also contributed a score of 168 (86-82) that was good for 34th place.
Senior Jon Kuiper (Grand Rapids Christian HS) did not play on Wednesday as he will compete in a weekend tournament hosted by Capital University.
Steve Strock of Hope was the tournament medalist with a score of 141 (74-67).
Calvin is back in action on April 17 when it competes at the Bill Gettig Invitational at the Zollner Golf Club on the campus of Trine University.