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Oct. 10, 2011

Results

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s golf team got off to an impressive start at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational Monday finishing in first-place after two rounds of play at the beautiful par 72, 7,352-yard Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The Buckeyes wrapped up the day 2-under with a score of 574.

After posting a 286 in the opening round, Ohio State remained consistent in the second closing the round with a 288. Senior Alex Redfield led the Scarlet and Gray individually, concluding the day tied for sixth with a 2-under 142 performance. Freshman Boo Timko followed tied for ninth with an even final score of 144.

Senior Dan Charen finished tied for 19th after recording a score of 147 (+3). Freshman Grant Weaver and redshirt freshman Logan Jones completed the Buckeye lineup in the 21st (148, +4) and 27th position (149, +5), respectively.

No. 18 Kent State and No. 11 Texas are tied for second going into the final round of play, each with a two-round score of 575. UCLA (586), LSU (588) and Illinois (588) round out the top five.  Illinois’ Thomas Pieters leads the individual competition, finishing the day 7-under 137.

The Jack Nicklaus Invitational, hosted by the Buckeyes, will continue at tomorrow with the final round beginning with 8:30 a.m. tee times from holes 1 and 10. 

Jack Nicklaus Invitational- Rounds 1 & 2
Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio
Par 72, 7,352 yards 

Team Standings Scores
1. Ohio State 286-288–574        
T2. Kent State – 291-284–575
T2. Texas – 299-276–575      
4. UCLA – 289-297–586       
T5. LSU – 299-289–588
T5. Illinois – 288-300–588     
7. Arkansas – 299-291–590    
8. TCU – 298-299–597
9. Texas Tech – 303-296–599
10. Oklahoma State – 296-304–600       
11. Purdue – 305-297–602
12.  North Carolina – 301-305–606 

Ohio State Results
T6. Alex Redfield – 72-70–142
T9. Boo Timko – 72-72–144
T19. Dan Charen – 68-79–147
T21. Grant Weaver – 74-74–148
T27. Logan Jones – 77-72–149