February 18, 2018

Coughlin III Leads Buckeyes on Day 1 of Puerto Rico Classic


Feb. 18, 2018


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Rio grande, p.r. – Ohio State sophomore Jeg Coughlin III opened the Puerto Rico Classic on Sunday with a  round of 2-under 69 and is tied for ninth after the first round.

Coughlin III led the Buckeyes who posted an opening round 293 (+9) and sit in 11th place. Coughlin made five birdie in his opening round.

Redshirt-senior Josh Wick, who is playing in his first stroke place event of the year, carded an even-par 71 and is tied for 25th. Will Voetsch shot a 4-over 75 while Daniel Wetterich posted a 78 and Will Grimmer came in with an 80.

Oklahoma holds the team lead after 18 holes at 10-under par while NC State’s Stephen Franken fired a 62 and has a five-shot lead.

The teams are playing the par-71 Ocean Course this week at Rio Mar Country Club. There is also an individual tournament being played on the par-72 River Course. Buckeyes Caden Orewiler and Kevin Stone are competing in that event. Orewiler made five birdies and an eagle in his opening round of 2-under 70 and he is tied for third, just two shots back. Stone opened with a round of 6-over 78.

The second round of the team tournament will begin at 7 a.m. ET with a shotgun start. The Buckeyes are paired with Maryland and Marquette and will start on holes 12-15.

  1. Ohio State 293 (+9)
    T9. Jeg Coughlin III  69 (-2)
    T25. Josh Wick  71 (E)
    T55. Will Voetsch  75 (+4)
    T65. Daniel Wetterich  78 (+7)
    T71. Will Grimmer  80 (+9)

Individual Tournament
T3. Caden Orewiler  70 (-2)
T17. Kevin Stone  78 (+6)