Hawkeyes Finish 12th at Big Ten Championships

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The University of Iowa men’s golf team concluded play at the Big Ten Championships on Sunday afternoon at Scioto Country Club. The Hawkeyes finished the tournament in 12th at 69-over par (294/310/305 = 909). Northwestern claimed the Big Ten Championship title finishing the event at 23-over par. The Wildcats led the field by 15 strokes.

Freshman Noah Kent finished as the low scorer for Iowa carding 72 (+2) in Sunday’s final round. The freshman finished the event tied for 11th, his team leading sixth top-25 finish of the season. Fellow freshman Max Tjoa finished second on the Hawkeye scorecard at 18-over par in a tie for 33rd place. Tjoa saved his best round for last shooting 74 (+4) in the final round of the tournament to move up in the standings.

Senior Mac McClear finished the tournament 21-over par in a tie for 49th. Right behind McClear at 22-over par was junior Ian Meyer finishing tied for 52nd. Rounding out the Hawkeye lineup was graduate Josh Lundmark at 25-over par.

Daniel Svard of Northwestern was the individual medalist at 1-over par, leading the field by just one stroke.


12/14 Team 294 310 305 +69 909
T11 Noah Kent 71 78 72 +11 221
T33 Max Tjoa 75 79 74 +18 228
T49 Mac McClear 76 76 79 +21 231
T52 Ian Meyer 73 77 82 +22 232
T60 Josh Lundmark 75 80 80 +25 235


  • Iowa’s par five average of 4.77 (-7) tied for third amongst all teams.
  • Iowa was one of three teams to have multiple players record an eagle.
  • The Hawkeye’s 28 birdies finished third in the field.
  • Kent’s par five average of 4.33 (-4) tied for first amongst all players.
  • Kent’s eight birdies led the Hawkeyes and finished tied for seventh in the field.