September 1, 2017

Voetsch and Grimmer Under-Par on Day 1 of Carmel

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Sept. 1, 2017

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Junior transfer Will Voetsch, making his Ohio State debut on Friday, opened the 2017 Carmel Cup at Pebble Beach Golf Links with a stellar round of 3-under 69. He was the low-Buckeye in their season-opening round and is tied for eighth.

Voetsch made a total of five birdies on the day including four in his first seven holes. The 3-under 69 was one shot off the lowest round of his career which he posted as a freshman in 2015-16 as a member of the team at Rice.

Fellow junior Will Grimmer made three-straight birdies on holes 2-3-4 and would make one more on the long par-3 12th to finish with a round of 1-under 71. That was his third-straight under-par round at Pebble Beach coupled his final two rounds last year.

Caleb Ramirez made 14 pars and a couple of birdies in his opening round of 73 and stands in a tie for 20th. Daniel Wetterich is a shot behind him as he closed with a birdie at the par-5 18th to finish with a 74.

Sophomore Caden Orewiler played the four par-5s in 5-under par including a pair of eagles en route to a 78. Jeg Coughlin III rounded out the Buckeye six with an 81.

In the play six, count five format, the Buckeye opened with a 365 (+5) and is in eighth place.

  1. Team 365
    8. Will Voetsch                 69
    20. Will Grimmer              71
    31. Caleb Ramirez            73
    33. Daniel Wetterich       74
    44. Caden Orewiler         78
    45. Jeg Coughlin III           81