Men’s golf struggles at Redhawk Invitational

The Seton Hall men’s golf team finished in 15th place at the Redhawk Invitational tournament on Monday and Tuesday.

The tournament was hosted by Seattle University at Chambers Bay Country Club in Washington.

The course played to a par-70 on Monday and then a par-71 on Tuesday.

On Monday, the Pirates shot 41-over-par while shooting a 294- 307-601 through the first two rounds of play. The team ended the day in 16th place overall.

Sophomore Cory Wilson finished the day tied for 40th place. He led the way for the Pirates on day one, shooting 6-over-par, 70- 76-146.

Right behind Wilson was freshman teammate Lloyd Jefferson Go. Only two strokes away from his fellow Pirate, Go ended the day 8-over-par with a 72-76- 148.

Junior JT Harper ended up 12-over-par with a 75-77-152 while senior Gary Dunne shot a 15-over-par, 77-78-155. Junior Derrick Kim finished the day at 20-over-par with an 82-78-160.

On Tuesday, the Hall jumped one spot in the rankings, finishing in 15th place.

The team shot a combined 55-over-par, 294-307-298-899. St. John’s, the only other Big East team in the tournament, finished in 12th at 37-over-par.

Harper shot a 1-over, 72, in the final round on Tuesday. At the end of the three-round event he was tied for 55th place with a 75- 77-72-224.

Go shot a 2-over-par, 73, in the final round.

He ended up finishing tied with Wilson for the lowest score on the team over the course of the entire tournament. The two finished at 10-over-par and tied for 42nd place overall.

Kim ended the tournament at 34-over-par with an 82-78-85- 245.

UCLA won the team event, finishing 9-under-par. San Di- ego’s Grant Forrest led the individual competition with an 11-under-par for the two days.

Seton Hall returns to action on April 12. The Pirates will be playing in the three-round Princeton Invitational.

Gary Phillips can be reached at gary.phillips@student.shu.edu.

Author: Gary Phillips

Gary Phillips is a journalism major at Seton Hall University where he serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Setonian. In addition, Phillips is also a columnist at FanRag Sports and a contributing writer for Jets Wire. He has also interned at CNBC and The Bergen Record and written for Bleacher Report and Double G Sports, in addition to freelance work. You can follow Phillips on Twitter @GaryHPhillips and see all of his work at https://garyphillips.journoportfolio.com/home-page/.

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