METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- La Crosse, WI-- The 7th ranked Kirkwood Eagles placed fourth out of 10 teams at the Ronnie Eastman Invitational golf tournament at the La Crosse Country Club Monday. Blaine Buhr finished 15th for the Eagles with rounds of 80 and 75 for a 36-hole total of 155. Bennett Laxton led Viterbo to the team championship at 1-over-par 145.
1. Viterbo Cardinal 590, 2. AIB 598, 3. Winona State Purple 613, 4. Kirkwood 616, 5. Luther 627, 6. Wartburg 635, 7. Winona State White 649, 8. Jamestown 652, 9. Clarke 667, 10. Viterbo Silver 705.
GOLFSTAT.COM- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Golf Stat released their team and individual rankings on Wednesday, October 1st. Golf Stat was hired by the NJCAA to administer computer Ratings and Rankings for NJCAA Men and Women. Provides additonal Live Scoring services including action photo galleries, video clips, and player and coach interviews that are shown on Golfstat.com.
The Kirkwood Golf team has played in four tournaments during the 2014 fall season with an average score of 297.88. Golf Stat ranks Kirkwood 1st in Region XI and 7th in NJCAA. Individually, Carson Whittington holds an average score of 74.13 ranking him 99th nationally. Following Whittington in order: Dylan Daxon (137th), Dan Cuttcomp (156th), Blaine Buhr (164th), Alex Garcia (195th), Mitch Williams (254th), Ben Jones (254th), Eddie Doyle (272nd), and Drew Digman (297th).
Lake Panorama- Panora, IA-- The Kirkwood men's golf team traveled to Panora, Iowa on Friday and Saturday to compete in the AIB Invitational. The Kirkwood team shot 303-292 (595) and took 3rd place in the 10 team field. Individually, the Eagles were led by Carson Whittington who shot 72-69 (141) and placed 2nd overall. The Eagles were followed by T9th-Dylan Daxon 78-72 (150), T12th- Dan Cuttcomp 79-72 (151), T17th- Alex Garcia 74-80 (154), and T31st- Blaine Buhr 80-79 (159).
297-283 (580) AIB
293-289 (582) Indian Hills CC
303-292 (595) Kirkwood CC
319-306 (625) DMACC
322-313 (635) Waldorf
320-315 (635) Graceland
328-312 (640) AIB (B)
322-321 (643) Iowa Central CC
326-320 (646) AIB (C)