FAIRFIELD, CT–– The Sacred Heart men's golf team placed third at the SHU Spring Invite at Great River Golf Club. The team shot a 294 in round one and 304 in round two. Iona College placed first at the tournament, with a 594 team score.
Nathan Kim finished first of the 37 competitors that participated in the invitational. After shooting a single-round course record of 65 in the first round, Kim shot a 74 in round two. The Pioneer finished 5-under par with a total score of 139.
Three Pioneers tied for 12th, including Saptak Talwar, Clifford Lindholm, and Hector Gutierrez. All three golfers finished +9 and 153 total. Talwar and Lindholm both managed a 77 in round one and a 76 in round two. Gutierrez shot a 75 in round one and a 78 in round two.
Alex Manner rounded out the group as he finished tied for 22nd. The Pioneer shot 15-over par with an 80 in round one and 79 in round two.
Individual Results (Par 72)
1. Nathan Kim 65-74—139 (-5)
T12. Saptak Talwar 77-76--153 (+9)
T12. Clifford Lindholm 77-76-153 (+9)
T12. Hector Gutierrez 75-78—153 (+9)
T22. Alex Manner 80-79—159(+15)