Hawkeyes Start Strong At Fighting Irish Golf Classic

Sept. 30, 2007

South Bend, IN –

The University of Iowa men’s golf team started strong at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic. The Hawkeyes shot an 18-hole score of 299 (+19). Iowa is in seventh place out of 12 teams after day one. Michigan State is the front-runner and leads the Hawkeyes by 14 strokes.

Senior Todd Larson led the Hawkeyes, firing a one-under round of 69, one shot from first place. He is currently tied for third place. Junior Cole Peevler also started strong, shooting a round of 72 (+2) to tie for 12th place. In the first tournament of his career, freshman Vince India chipped in a score of 74 (+4) to tie for 21st. Adam Miller and Dan Holterhaus each shot rounds of 84 (+14) to tie for 67th. Michigan State’s Graham Baillargeon and Notre Dame’s Doug Fortner lead the field after shooting rounds of 68 (-2).

Play will resume Monday with tee times starting at 8:30 am. Iowa’s first tee time is schedule for 9:20 am. The tournament concludes with 18 holes Tuesday.

Team Results (top 3 + Iowa)1. Michigan State 285 (+5)2. Baylor 288 (+8)3. Notre Dame 289 (+9)7. IOWA 299 (+19)
Individual Results - Par 70 (Top 3 + Iowa)T1. Graham Baillargeon (Michigan State) 68 (-2)T1. Doug Fortner (Notre Dame) 68 (-2)T3. Todd Larson (IOWA) 69 (-1)T3. Colton Williams (Baylor) 69 (-1)T12. Cole Peevler (IOWA) 72 (+2)T21. Vince India (IOWA) 74 (+4)T67. Adam Miller (IOWA) 84 (+14)T67. Dan Holterhaus (IOWA) 84 (+14)

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