Men’s Golf Places Third at Gustie Spring Classic

Posted on April 19th, 2005 by

The final round of the Gustie Spring Classic was played on Tuesday, April 19 at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn. The Gustavus men’s golf team compiled a 54-hole total of 299-295-298–892 to place third out of 14 teams at the tournament. Saint John’s University won the classic with a final score of 285-298-302–885, while Winona State University placed second with a final score of 300-299-288–887.

Winona State’s Troy Merritt earned the individual medalist honors with a 54-hole total of 74-72-66–212. Merritt’s 66 on Tuesday was the 18-hole low score for this year’s competition. Saint John’s Kyle Fredrickson placed second with a score of 69-74-71–214, while Derek Pirkl from UW- Eau Claire and Mike Eisele from Luther College tied for third place with a final score of 217.

The top three performers for Gustavus were Clayton Johnson, Brady Hoffman and Eric Tone. Johnson tied for eighth place with a final score of 75-72-74-221 to lead the Gusties. Brady Hoffman and Eric Tone tied for 11th place with a final 54-hole total of 222.

Gustavus will return to action on Sunday, April 24 at the Saint John’s University Invitational. The 36-hole event will take place at the Monticello Country Club.

Final Team Standings and Top 20 Individuals

Complete Team Results


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