Ohio State has enjoyed their spring break week playing golf in Georgia and South Carolina preparing for this weekend’s Linger Longer Invitational at Reynolds Lake Oconee. The first round is set for Sunday, March 18 with the second and third rounds to follow on Monday and Tuesday.
NOTING THE BUCKEYES
– The Buckeyes have not played in almost a month as they finished up at the Puerto Rico Classic on Feb. 20.
– Ohio State tied for 6th last year at the Linger Longer. Jeg Coughlin III and Daniel Wettericheach tied for 19th at 3-under par
– Jeg Coughlin III led the Buckeyes at that event as he tied for 21st at 4-over par
– Caden Orewiler notched the best finish of his career with a T3 in the individual event at the Puerto Rico Classic
– The Buckeyes went 3-1 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship in their last time out last weekend. OSU defeated Michigan and Maryland on day one before falling to Iowa in a fog-shortened nine-hole match on Saturday morning. The Buckeyes closed the event with a 6-0 sweep of Minnesota on Saturday afternoon.
– Daniel Wetterich had a great fall and he opened the spring by knocking off Michigan’s Kyle Mueller who was the conference’s top-ranked player according to Golfstat.
– Wetterich leads the team with a 71.12 stroke average and a pair of top-10 finishes.
– Grimmer has a 72.53 scoring average and all but two of his rounds this year have counted towards the team score.
– Will Voetsch opened the spring with a top-5 finish at the Georgia Southern Individual Invitational.
– Ohio State notched a pair of sixth place finishes early in the fall and then capped the fall with a runner-up finish at the Dayton Intercollegiate