SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The University of Iowa men’s golf team concluded day one of play at the Fighting Irish Classic. The final round of the tournament will take place on Monday.
Graduate transfer, Josh Lundmark started off the tournament birdieing five holes in the first round of the tournament. Lundmark finished 2-under par which is his lowest score as a Hawkeye.
Callum Macfie recorded the lowest score for the Hawkeyes between the first two rounds at 2-over par. Macfie had a strong second round shooting 2-under par, including four birdies on the front nine.
Freshman, Noah Kent made his first career eagle as a Hawkeye in round two of the event. Kent was able to reach the green in two strokes and nail his eagle putt on a par 5. Kent’s par 5 average of 4.25 (3-under par) is tied for sixth in the tournament.
HEAR FROM HEAD COACH TYLER STITH
“We didn’t finish well in the morning and missed a chance to post a solid round. We lost our rhythm for a few holes and it carried over into round two. The guys fought back and now we’ve got a great opportunity for tomorrow.”
• Iowa had the fifth most pars on the day finishing with 110. Mac McClear and Macfie led the team with 23 a piece.
• Kent was one of six players to get an eagle. Kent’s par 5 average of 4.25 is tied for sixth best in the event.
The final round of the Fighting Irish Classic will take place on Monday at Warren Golf Course.