Men’s Golf Comes From Behind to Win Buena Vista Classic

Posted on April 16th, 2005 by

Gustavus Adolphus College came from eight strokes down to win the Buena Vista University men’s golf classic on Saturday. The 36-hole tournament concluded with Saturday’s round at the Lake Creek country club.

Gustavus shot a 292 on Saturday to win the tournament by one stroke over Indian Hills Community College. Gustavus finished with a two-day total of 583. Indian Hills, which shot a 297 on Saturday, placed second with a two-day total of 584. Nebraska Wesleyan University, who had held a first-day lead, finished third with 591 strokes after firing a 308 on Saturday.

Brad Smith of Indian Hills won the individual competition with a two-day total of 138. He carded a 72 on Saturday to go along with his first-round score of 66 to win the invitational by four strokes. Senior Brady Hoffman led the Gusties with a fourth place finish. Hoffman shot a 36-hole total of 73-71–144.

Gustavus will return to action on Monday, April 18 when they host 13 teams at the Gustie Spring Invite. Monday’s round will be played at LeSueur Country Club, while Tuesday’s round will be played at the Ridges at Sand Creek.

Final Team Results
1 Gustavus Adolphus C. 291 292 583
2 Indian Hills CC 287 297 584
3 Nebraska Wesleyan 283 308 591
4 Central College (IA) 296 303 599
5 Luther College 290 312 602
6 Wartburg College 297 306 603
7 Loras College 295 313 608
8 Simpson College 297 314 611
9 Wisconsin-Eau Claire 303 314 617
10 Mount Mercy College 298 322 620
11 Central JV 307 314 621
12 Augsburg College 306 317 623
13 Coe College 306 326 632
14 Northwestern Coll IA 310 325 635
15 Buena Vista Univ. 309 334 643
16 Iowa Lakes CC 316 335 651
17 Cornell College 322 333 655
18 Upper Iowa Univ. 340 353 693

Complete Results

 

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