Hawkeyes Finish 7th, Kent Ties for 9th at Calusa Cup

NAPLES, Fla. — The University of Iowa men’s golf team concluded the final round of the Calusa Cup on Tuesday afternoon at Calusa Pines Golf Club. The Hawkeyes finished 7th as a team, just five shots off 5th place. Iowa was 28-over par (293/298/301 = 892) after 56-holes. Freshman Noah Kent was the low scorer for Iowa at 2-over par (71/73/74) tying for 9th.

Kent shot 2-over (38) on the front nine before carding 36 (E) on the back nine for a final round 74 (+2). Kent eagled a par five with a putt that came from off the green. Just 10 players eagled throughout the tournament.

Senior Mac McClear tied Kent for the low round of the day at 2-over. McClear had three birdies in the final round, tying sophomore Hogan Hansen and freshman Max Tjoa, for a team high. McClear finished the tournament at 8-over par to tie for 22nd.

Junior Ian Meyer placed 26th at 9-over par.

Florida won the tournament at 3-under par. Scotty Kennon of Wake Forest won the individual medalist at 6-under par.


7th/8 Team 293 298 301 +28 892
T9 Noah Kent 71 73 74 +2 218
T22 Mac McClear 76 74 74 +8 224
T26 Ian Meyer 71 75 79 +9 225
T32 Hogan Hansen 75 76 77 +12 228
40 Max Tjoa 76 82 76 +18 234



  • Iowa led the field with 162 pars as a team.
  • Noah Kent was one of 10 players to record an eagle.
    • Kent led the field in pars with 39.
    • Kent’s par four average of 4.03 (+1) tied for fifth in the field.

The Hawkeyes return to Iowa City where they host the Hawkeye Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course April 13-14.