September 29, 2017

“Go West, Young Men” OSU Heads to Nike Golf Collegiate Inv.

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Sept. 29, 2017

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Ohio State at Nike Golf Collegiate Inv.

Dates:

October 1-3, 2017

Course:

Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club – North Plains, Ore.

Live Scoring:

Golfstat

Tee Times:

Tee times off Nos. 1 & 10 beginning at 11 a.m. ET each round

Weather:

AM Showers (60% chance) | Mostly Sunny, 63 | Mostly Sunny, 67o

Teams:

Arizona, Clemson, Duke, Florida, Georgia, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Southern Cal, Stanford, TCU, Texas, Vanderbilt,
Wake Forest, Washington

OSU Lineup:

1. Daniel Wetterich
2. Will Grimmer
3. Caden Orewiler
4. Caleb Ramirez
5. Will Voetsch

 

When you’re playing good golf, you don’t want a week off. For Daniel Wetterich and the Buckeyes, the three week stretch continues as they head to the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club for their third event in the last three weeks.

Buckeyes at the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational

  • This will be the fourth year of the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational and the Buckeyes have played in the event each of the first three years.
  • OSU’s best finish as a team is 13th in both 2015 and 2016
  • Clark Engle finished tied for fifth in 2015 which was the best finish by a Buckeye
  • Will Grimmer was the top Buckeye last season at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas as he finished tied for 14th
  • Grimmer also played in the event in 2015 when it was played at Pumpkin Ridge

Noting the buckeyes

  • The Buckeyes are coming off a pair of 6th place finishes at the Inverness Intercollegiate and the Bearcat Invitational
  • Daniel Wetterich is playing the best golf of his Buckeye career. He has finished in the top-5 each of the last two events which are the first top-5 finishes of his career. He fired a round of 8-under 63 in the second round at the Bearcat Invitational tied for 3rd in the event at 10-under par – both are career bests.
  • Wetterich was named the Big Ten’s Golfer of the Week on Sept. 27 for his efforts at the Bearcat Inv.
  • Wetterich leads the team through the first three events with a 69.38 scoring average and seven of his eight rounds have been at par or better.
  • Ohio State opened the season for the second-straight year at The Carmel Cup at famed Pebble Beach Golf Links. Juniors Will Grimmer and Caleb Ramirez led the Buckeyes as they tied for 23rd at 3-under par.
  • The under-par finish at the Carmel Cup was the first of Caleb Ramirez’s career and he was subsequently named the Big Ten Golfer of the Week on Sept. 6.
  • Ohio State boasted two of the Big Ten’s four golfers of the week for the month of September.