Hawkeyes Through Two Rounds at Wake Forest Invitational

PINEHURST, N.C. –  The University of Iowa men’s golf team concluded the first two rounds of play in the Wake Forest Invitational on Monday. The Hawkeyes shot 38-over par (300/298 = 598) and are in 12th place.

Junior Ian Meyer is the low scorer for Iowa at 8-over par. Meyer shot 75 (+5) through the first 18 holes and followed it up with a 73 (+3). Meyer’s back nine in his second round was a bogey free 1-under par. Meyer currently sits in a tie for 38th.

Freshman Noah Kent carded 75 (+5) in his opening round. Kent’s opening round was highlighted by an eagle on a par five. Kent was one of just five golfers in the tournament to eagle on Monday. Kent followed up his first round improving by one stroke shooting a 74 (+4). Kent is in a tied for 46th place.

East Tennessee State currently leads the field at 8-over par. Algot Kleen of East Tennessee State and Daniel Sheedy lead the individual field at 1-under par.


12th Team 300 298 +38 598
T38 Ian Meyer 75 73 +8 148
T46 Noah Kent 75 74 +9 149
T54 Hogan Hansen 76 76 +12 152
T62 Josh Lundmark 79 75 +14 154
T62 Mac McClear 74 80 +14 154

“We struggled from the start and never recovered. We didn’t execute shots and our putting didn’t save us. Tomorrow, we need a team effort. Better execution in all aspects of our games and a good mindset.”


  • Hogan Hansen’s par 3 average of 3.00 (E) is tied for sixth in the field.
  • Hansen’s par 5 average of 4.25 (-3) is tied for first in the field.
  • Hansen and Mac McClear lead the Hawkeyes with four birdies each.

The final round of the Wake Forest Invitational will take place on Tuesday at Pinehurst No. 2.