Men’s Golf Takes Opening Round Lead at Sunshine Invitational in Port St. Lucie, FL
Thursday, March 22, 2012
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - After one day of competition, Calvin is in first place at the 36-hole Sunshine Invitational. Calvin is one of three teams competing in the two-day invitational. Through 18 holes, Calvin is in first place with a team score of 311 strokes while NESCAC regular season champion Williams is in second place with 317 strokes and Trinity of Connecticut third with 323 strokes.
Playing in high wind conditions, Calvin received balanced play led by sophomore Ross Ryzenga with a 75. Junior Ben Kuiper was close behind with a 76 while freshman Jon Cook had a 79. Rounding out Calvin’s team finishers were sophomore Mark Allen with an 81, freshman Michael Wierenga with an 82 and freshman Kory Kiefer with an 88.
Competing as individuals for Calvin were senior Jake DeBoer with an 80, senior Brian Haverdink with an 82, sophomore Jake Hoogstrate with an 82 and freshman James Van Noord with an 88.
The tournament concludes with an 18-hole round on Friday and will be played at the nearby Ryder Course.