Men’s Golf Opens Spring Season With 18th Place Finish At Jekyll Island Invitational

Posted on March 22nd, 2009 by

Ricky Copeland

Ricky Copeland

The Gustavus men’s golf team opened its Spring season with a 18th place finish out of 27 teams at the Jekyll Island Invitational in Jekyll Island, Georgia. Ricky Copeland was the top men’s finisher. He placed 67th with a total of 79-79-77–235. The Gusties will spend the rest of the week practicing in Florida and then return to action at the Illinois Wesleyan Invitational in Bloomington, Illinois on April 3-4.

Joining Copeland in the top five for Gustavus was AJ Olson, who placed 71st with a total of 81-77-78–235, John Anderson, who placed 77th with a total of 81-77-78–237, Josh Curb, who finished 91st with a total of 79-77-83, and Derek Hilding, who placed 136th with a total of 91-84-86–261.

Dan Barthell played in the tournament as an individual. He posted scores of 88-87 the first two days before withdrawing in the final round on Sunday.


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