Oct. 1, 2013
MADISON, Wis. - Yuki Kato (Las Vegas, Nev./Faith Lutheran) carded a 4-over 76 in the third round to finish tied for eighth place on the individual leaderboard as the Xavier men’s golf team finished tied for ninth place at the 2013 Badger Invitational played at the University Ridge Golf Course.
The Musketeers team score of 899 (287-303-309) put them five shots out eighth place and eight shots out of a top five finish. South Carolina led wire-to-wire to win the 54-hole Badger Men’s Golf Invitational Tuesday at the par 72, 7.259-yard University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wis. The Gamecocks claimed the first two individual spots and the team shot an 8-under 282-283-291—856 which ranked fifth on the Badger Invitational 54-hole team marks.
Matt Gerard (Cleveland, Ohio/St. Ignatius), who finished second in the field in par 5 scoring (6-under), carded a five-over 77 in the final round to finish tied for 29th place. Korey Ward (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota West) turned in a 78 on the final day and finished tied for 33rd. John Burger (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle) carded a 6-over 78 and concluded the event tied for 52nd place.
Tanapol Vattanapisit (Rayong, Thailand/The Pendleton School) rounded out the Musketeer scoring and finished in 69th place, carding an 83 on day three.
The Blue and White will return to the course when they head to Bealsville, Md. to participate in the Hoya Invitational from Oct. 21 through Oct. 22. Results and recaps from the tournament will be provided at GoXavier.com at the conclusion of each day.
2013 Badger Invitational First Round Results
Verona, Wis. Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2013 Xavier Finals Scores
University Ridge Golf Course Badger Men's Invt. - Par 72, 7259 yards