Gophers Win Windon Memorial Classic


Courtesy of Minnesota Golden Gophers
College CentralThe University of Minnesota mens golf team won its second tournament in as many weeks at the Windon Memorial Classic in Glenview, Ill.
The Golden Gophers fired rounds of 283-288-288=859 to win by nine shots over second place Purdue and California. The tournament was played at the par 72, 7,058-yard North Shore Country Club.
Senior preseason All-American Justin Smith (Moon Township, Pa./Moon Area) recorded his third top-10 finish of the fall season tying for second at 5-under 211. Smith fired a 71 today, his sixth consecutive round under par this year.
Junior Ben Greve (Annandale, Minn./Annandale) playing in his first tournament of the year, shot even par today and finished tied for seventh at 1-under 215. Senior David Morgan (Rochester, Minn./Robert L. Stevenson) made the biggest move of the day also carding a 71. Morgan finished tied for 19th with teammate Bronson LaCassie (Brisbane, Queensland/Kelvin Grove). The freshman shot a 74 today and both players finished at 5-over 221. Sophomore Ryan Paulson (Minneapolis, Minn./Holy Angels) finished tied for 36th at 8-over 224.
The Gophers are next in action on Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C.