Hawkeyes Complete Round 2 At Calusa Cup

NAPLES, Fla. — The University of Iowa men’s golf team sits in eighth place at the Calusa Cup following Monday’s second round of competition at scenic Calusa Pines Golf Club.

The inaugural 54-hole tournament is hosted by the Hawkeyes and features some of the highest ranked competition in collegiate golf.

Fifth-year senior Alex Schaake posted Iowa’s strongest performance on Monday, sinking three consecutive birdies on the back nine and a total of four on the day. His even-par second round brings him to 4-over on the week, good for a 20th place tie on the individual leaderboard.

No. 2 Oklahoma heads into the final round in first place at 1-over par (577). No. 41 Georgia Tech is in second place ahead of four other top 15 teams.


8 Iowa 297 311 +32 608
T-20 Alex Schaake 76 72 +4 148
T-27 Gonzalo Leal Montero 72 81 +9 153
T-37 Mac McClear 74 79 +9 153
T-42 Jake Rowe 75 82 +13 157
T-42 Charles Jahn 78 79 +13 157


  • Schaake’s six birdies are the most for Iowa through 36 holes; the Hawkeyes have recorded 22 birdies this week.
  • Sophomore Mac McClear is 1-over par on par threes with a 3.13 stroke average; that ties him for eighth on the individual leaderboard. Alex Schaake is tied for ninth on par-five holes at 2-under par (4.75).
  • Iowa will be paired with Purdue and Marquette on Tuesday.

The final round of the Calusa Cup tees off Tuesday at 7 a.m. (CT).