Golf team faces challenges at nationals

By Glenn Judah

The No. 2 ranked Saints found the first round of the NAIA National Championships to be a challenge Tuesday, shooting a 23 over par for a score of 311.

This puts the Saints in 24th place out of 28 teams. The Saints need to be in the top 17 to make the cut on Thursday to compete in the final day Friday. Right now the Saints are six shots out of the No. 17 spot.

Anders Ekdahl was the lowest scorer for the Saints on day one with a three-over par 75. Brad Barfield followed Ekdal closely finishing the first round with a four-over par 76. Bjorn Karringer shot a 79, Dustin Funari shot an 81, and Ian Hoffman shot an 83 to round out the Saints’ first day.

Follow the Saints live scoring in the tournament. Click here.

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